Join Us

We welcome adult musicians with high school- or college-level ensemble experience. Prospective members are encouraged to attend two rehearsals before scheduling an audition.

For the audition prospective members will play one prepared technical and one prepared lyrical excerpt of their choosing for the audition committee, as well as a sight reading excerpt to be provided by the Music Director."

The following list of works from past programs is representative of the level of music APO performs:

  • Roman Carnival Overture – Berlioz
  • Symphony Nr. 4 – Beethoven
  • Piano Concerto Nr. 1 – Liszt
  • The Hebrides Overture - Mendelssohn
  • Symphony Nr. 4 (Italian) – Mendelssohn
  • Violin Concerto in E minor – Mendelssohn
  • Scheherazade Symphonic Suite – Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Polovtsian Dances - Borodin
  • Boléro – Ravel
  • Capriccio Espagnol – Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Die Moldau – Smetana
  • Symphony Nr. 9 – Dvořák

If you’re curious to see some of the actual parts, you may visit www.imslp.org.

Interested musicians should contact us. When e-mailing, please introduce yourself and answer the following questions:

  • What is your primary instrument?
  • How many years have you played?
  • When was the last time you played?
  • What is the hardest piece of music you have ever played?
  • Have you ever taken private lessons?