Auditions

Since its inception, the New England Philharmonic has maintained its unique mission to perform the orchestral works of today’s composers along with the standard and lesser-known compositions by the masters of the last 250 years. This all-volunteer orchestra is composed of professional, amateur, and student musicians from the Boston area and beyond who donate their time and talent to make this mission a success.


Auditions for NEP’s 2018-2019 concert season:
Wednesday, September 5th     7pm to 10pm
Thursday, September 6th     7pm to 10pm


Want to Perform with the NEP?

The New England Philharmonic announces the following openings for new members:

  • Oboe/English Horn
  • French Horn
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Percussion
  • Harp

There are also openings for substitute players in all sections of the orchestra.

Auditions for the New England Philharmonic’s 2018-2019 concert season will take place on Wednesday, September 5th and Thursday, September 6th from 7pm to 10pm at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts, located at 855 Commonwealth Avenue. Audition requirements are a lyrical selection, a selection in fast tempo, optional orchestral excerpts, and some sight-reading. 


To schedule an audition, please apply here
or send your resume to auditions@nephilharmonic.org.


Committed to playing the best music of the past and the present, the New England Philharmonic, lead by Richard Pittman, has maintained its unique mission to perform the orchestral works of today’s composers along with standard and lesser-known compositions by the masters of the last 250 years. This all-volunteer orchestra is composed of professional, amateur, and student musicians from the Boston area and beyond who donate their time and talent to make this mission a success. The NEP rehearses regularly on Sunday evenings and will give concerts on the following dates: 10/27/18, 12/2/18, 3/2/19, and 4/27/19.

The NEP’s 2018-2019 concert season includes the music of Hector Berlioz, Anton Bruckner, Aaron Copland, John Harbison, Bernard Hoffer, Leoš Jánaček, Francis Poulenc, Sergei Rachmaninoff, David Rakowski, Lachlan Skipworth, Angela Elizabeth Slater, Igor Stravinsky, Andy Vores, Melinda Wagner, and Yehudi Wyner.

When you shop at 
smile.amazon.com,
Amazon will donate a portion
of the purchase price to NEP.