NAC Orchestra Auditions

Do you want to join the NAC Orchestra?

Music Director Alexander Shelley is pleased to announce the following auditions:

Title Application closing date Audition dates
Principal Timpani November 19, 2023 January 22, 2024
PRINCIPAL TROMBONE October 15, 2023 December 14-15, 2023
Principal Second Violin & Assistant Principal Second Violin October 15, 2023 December 4–5, 2023
SECTION VIOLIN August 31, 2023 October 18–19, 2023

Formed in 1969 at the opening of Canada's National Arts Centre, the NAC Orchestra gives over 100 performances a year with renowned artists including Itzhak Perlman, Renée Fleming, James Ehnes, Emanuel Ax and Yo-Yo Ma. It is noted for the passion and clarity of its performances and recordings, its ground-breaking teaching and outreach programs, and nurturing of Canadian creativity.

“A rich, lustrous and highly unified sound.”
New York Times (New York, U.S.A.)