Posted: August 8, 2014


  • Violin – SEPTEMBER 8
  • Viola – SEPTEMBER 9
  • Cello – SEPTEMBER 11
  • 2nd Flute primary rounds – SEPTEMBER 18-19
  • 2nd Flute final rounds – SEPTEMBER 19

Applicants must request an audition appointment by emailing Sharon Smith. With your request, please include your preferred email address and cell number and include a current version of your resume.


Posted: July 15, 2014

The Akron Symphony and Music Director Christopher Wilkins announce vacancies for the 2014-15 season:

*    If this position is won by a current ASO contract member, the resulting vacancy may be offered to the next best-qualified candidate.

**  If this position becomes permanently vacant, the contract may be extended beyond one year.

Auditions will take place in September. Dates and times are noted above.

Applicants must schedule an audition appointment. To do so, contact Sharon Smith by email.

2014-2015 base compensation rate will be $98.76 per service. Principal compensation is $123.45 per service.

Check back for repertoire and additional information.


Posted: August 2014

The Akron Symphony Chorus will hold auditions for the 2014-2015 season on Saturday, August 23 at Fairlawn-West United Church of Christ at 2095 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313 from 10:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. Auditions are by appointment only. There will be open rehearsals for those interested in the Akron Symphony Chorus before auditioning on Monday, August 25th and Tuesday, September 2nd at First United Methodist Church at 7:00 p.m. Highlights of the season include Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Rachmaninoff’s Vespers. For further information, or to schedule an audition, please contact Brenda Justice, Coordinator of Choral Programs at 330.535.8131 or by email. Maria Sensi Sellner is the Akron Symphony Chorus Director.

Audition Requirements:

  • A short solo piece of your choice in any language, accompanied. Bring a copy of the music for the pianist.
  • A prepared excerpt:Rachmaninoff’s Bogoroditse Devo, which will be emailed to you. (It is not necessary to sing the original language, a neutral syllable is fine (“loo-loo”, etc)
  • Vocalization, to demonstrate the full extent of your vocal range
  • Sight reading

For more information about the Akron Symphony Chorus, visit our page.


Akron Youth Symphony auditions are scheduled for May 2014. Check here for audition information, application and complete details.

Akron Youth Philharmonic auditions take place in September. Check back for details soon.


No auditions are scheduled at this time. For more information, contact Brenda Justice.