Street closures around NAC during the Ottawa International Jazz Festival

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
4th Horn May 10, 2017 June 23 & 24, 2017

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.)

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