AUDITIONS: MAY 16-17, 2023

Monday, May 15 will no longer be utilized as an audition day. All rounds will take place on May 16-17

Deadline to Apply: APRIL 15, 2023

LACO reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards.

Audition Repertoire

Questions about our auditions? Please email

No audition deposit required. Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is proud to be a partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS), an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It will do so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition previews.

For more information about the National Alliance for Audition Support, please visit


We have moved the LA Orchestra Fellowship application to Acceptd to ease the next rounds of the application.


If you are interested in applying for the Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship, please fill out the following application. Please attach your resumé and a personal statement of 500 words or less. Reminder that the preferred deadline for resumes and personal statements is May 15. 



The second round will be a tape round which will consist of one movement of a concerto of your choice and one contrasting solo work. The deadline for to submit the tape round will be June 30.

On July 14, we will notify candidates who will be moving forward to the in-person final round in Los Angeles. Audition repertoire for the final will be announced on July 21. The final round will take place the week of October 16, 2023.

If you have any questions or would like to start the application process after the preferred deadline please email Alexa Dumont


The Fellows will participate in a 2-year program, comprised of several mutually agreeable weeks of work with LACO that consist of orchestral services, chamber music coaching and concerts, a recital, mock auditions, and teaching artist opportunities through LACO’s Meet the Music initiatives and with ICYOLA. The LA Orchestra fellowship has a $5000.00 annual minimum guarantee and does not require the musicians to live in Los Angeles. Should a candidate choose to reside outside of LA County, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra will provide travel and housing for the weeks in which the fellow is a resident artist.  The LA Orchestra Fellowship also provides financial support for participating musicians to take auditions and accept work with other orchestras.

Successful applicants will be members of historically underrepresented groups in western classical music ensembles.



Learn more about the Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship.