Fall 2022 Audition Announcement

Sub-List Auditions

All Instruments

Format: Auditions can be either in-person (Holland, MI), or by video recording (mp4 format).


  • Three minutes of any standard concerto, and
  • Any four excerpts from standard orchestral literature.

Contact: In-person auditions will take place in Holland, MI on September 22.

Email Greg Bassett, personnel manager, at gregoryearlbassett@gmail.com, for an audition time or with any questions or concerns. Video auditions can be sent to the same email any time before September 22.

Holland Symphony Orchestra’s yearly calendar includes 3 classical concerts, two holiday concerts, one spring discovery concert, and two summer pops concerts. Pay scale for 2022-2023 is $32-55, depending on part assignment. A mileage stipend is sometimes available.

Audition information and excerpts for the Holland Symphony Orchestra

Contact Greg Bassett, Personnel Manager, at gregoryearlbassett@gmail.com or phone the HSO office at 616-796-6780.

Holland Area Youth Orchestra and Concert Strings Fall Auditions: Date TBD.

Please see audition specifics for HACS and HAYO on the Applications/Auditions page under Youth Orchestras.

Junior Strings may audition for membership for the youth orchestra in the spring only.

For membership in Junior Strings, students need 1 year of playing experience.  Exceptions to grade level are possible with permission of the director.  Call the office with any questions/or to sign up. No audition is needed but advance registration is requested.

Applications will be received throughout the summer.  Audition videos for returning students (Junior Strings students auditioning for Concert Strings, Concert Strings students auditioning for HAYO, HAYO second violins auditioning for first violin) due August 1.