Orchestra Gradus ad Parnassum holds special Auditions for the remainder of the season and for historic tour  on June 20-23, 2018 to Carnegie Hall in New York, arguably world’s best concert hall. See the main page for details. Auditions are held on Sunday, December 3, 2017, 10AM-5PM, at San Ramon Music & Fine Art School, 12901 Alcosta Blvd, Suite 2-D, San Ramon, CA

Applicants aged 12 to 22 are eligible to apply. Exceptions to this age range may be made at the discretion of the Artistic Director.

Currently open positions are in Cello, Trumpet, French Horn, Percussion, Double bass, Flute, Oboe. Violin, Viola, Clarinet, Bassoon, Trombone, Tuba players are also encouraged to participate.

To apply, fill out an online application and wait for e-mail with confirmation (make sure to check all inboxes, including “spam”).

$15 non-refundable application fee in cash or by check is required on the day of the audition. Make checks payable to SocialGood (“For Orchestra Gradus ad Parnassum” in memo line).


To apply, fill out an online application:



One or two unaccompanied pieces of music containing slow and fast sections, any scale and arpeggio in different articulations, sight-reading.