The Parker Symphony Orchestra is an all-volunteer community orchestra. Our mission is to perform orchestral music that educates, entertains and inspires the people of Parker and the surrounding area. Our musicians come from all walks of life and are dedicated to performing great music together.
We are accepting auditions for all instruments and if there is no current opening we will add you to our substitutes list.
Parker Symphony Orchestra is a community orchestra of volunteer musicians. Only our concertmaster and conductor and soloists are compensated for their performances.
We rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:15 at Cherry Creek High School and all of our performances are at the PACE center in Parker.
If you are interested in auditioning for the PSO, all of the repertoire for auditions is listed below. Please complete the form below and it will be sent to our Personnel Manager, Cheryl Poules.
If you prefer to send a video of your audition, you can email a video file of under 25 MB to .
In addition to the required orchestral excerpts, please prepare a solo of your choice (no more than 3 minutes in length) which demonstrates your level of proficiency on your instrument.
Required excerpts to be played at the audition can be found in PDF format below; click on the instrument name for the corresponding excerpts.
If you are auditioning on a woodwind instrument, and you are also able, and interested in doubling when necessary on an auxiliary instrument, (Flute / Piccolo, Oboe / English Horn, Clarinet / Bass Clarinet, Bassoon / Contra Bassoon) please choose one of the listed excerpts to play on the auxiliary instrument at the audition.
If you are auditioning for percussion, please prepare a solo piece, all of the percussion orchestral excerpts, plus one excerpt for timpani. If you are auditioning only for timpani, please prepare a solo piece plus all of the timpani orchestral excerpts.