Audition to Join the APO

Current Openings


Currently seeking bass and general percussion players.

Rehearsals are on Mondays from 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM, starting September 9, 2019


We ask for a short solo, 2-3 minutes, from a piece of your choosing.  The solo should display both musicality and technique. Applicants will play their chosen solo first, and then the excerpts, which are listed below

Set up an Appointment to Audition


Auditions are by appointment only:  

Contact Anne Jones at 



(505)433-7445 (message line)

 to schedule an appointment.  

Excerpts are listed below, according to instrument family

APO is All - Volunteer


The Albuquerque Philharmonic is  an all-volunteer community orchestra.  There are no paid positions in this orchestra.

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