Assistant Principal 2nd Violin

The Spartanburg Philharmonic and Music Director Stefan Sanders announce auditions for Assistant Principal Second Violin
to be held in Spartanburg, SC on April 16 & 17, 2019

To apply:

Please submit the following by Tuesday, April 9, 2019:

  1. Completed Registration and Availability Forms (click the button below to download)

  2. Current Résumé that includes Educational Background (include primary instrumental teachers) and Performing Organizations with which you are or have been affiliated in the last 15 years.

  3. $30 deposit check or money order made out to the Spartanburg Philharmonic, which will be refunded at the time of the audition.

Forms and Résumés may be submitted via email to:
or mailed along with the deposit to:

Attn: Peter Kay, General Manager
Spartanburg Philharmonic
200 East St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306


Required Repertoire:

  • SOLO: exposition from first movement of Mozart concerto no. 3, 4, or 5

  • Beethoven, Symphony no. 9, movement III: m.99-114

  • Brahms, Symphony no. 4, movement IV: reh. B to D;

  • Debussy, La Mer: reh. 19-20; reh. 33-38 (top line)

  • Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo

  • Mozart, Symphony no. 39: movement II, opening to m.27; movement IV, opening to reh. A

  • Schumann, Symphony no. 2, Scherzo

  • Strauss, Don Juan: opening through 14 measures after reh. D; reh. S through 4 measures after reh. U; 12 measures before reh. W to reh. X; reh. Z to reh. CC

  • Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker Overture: reh. C to D (top line); last 49 measures (top line)

Click the PDF links to download excerpts. Hard copies will be available at the audition.


All applicants are required to demonstrate either US citizenship or a legal eligibility to accept employment with the Spartanburg Philharmonic.

The Spartanburg Philharmonic is an equal opportunity employer.

Peter Kay