NewPhil Orchestra


New Phil will hold auditions for all instruments on August 29, 30, & 31 and potentially in early September by appointment only.

New Philharmonia has openings for:

All strings plus Principal Bass
Co Principal, section Clarinet
Co-Principal, section Bassoon
Co-Principal, section Trumpet
Section Horn
Co-Principal, section Trombone
Subs in all sections

If you are interested in auditioning for the orchestra please feel fill out this audition form and feel free to reach out to us at Please attach a resume including your musical background and we’ll be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.

Audition material: Please be prepared to play works from the solo repertoire; one showing your fast playing and one slow sustained playing. In addition, the Music Director will be requesting orchestral sight-reading. Wind, brass and percussion players are welcome to bring excerpt books.

Some basic information about the New Phil:

The New Phil is a non-professional community orchestra based in Newton Centre. Rehearsals are generally held weekly September thru May, on Sunday evenings, 7 – 10 p.m. There are occasional Monday and other mid-week rehearsals. Rehearsals and most concerts are held at T-accessible First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton Centre.