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Concert violin players

String musicians in Central Indiana who are interested in playing with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis
for are invited to register for an audition with the Philharmonic's music director, Orcenith Smith. Please register now to secure a time to audition on Monday,
August 29, 2022 from 6:00-7:20 PM.  You are invited to arrive as early as 5:45 PM to practice/warm-up.

Auditions for New String Players

The Philharmonic Orchestra, the largest all-volunteer orchestra in Indianapolis, is holding auditions for NEW string players on

August 29, 2022.

Brass, percussion, and woodwind musicians interested in playing with the Philharmonic should contact Dorothy Ilgen at


New string players interested in auditioning should register here.


Monday, August 29, 2022, from 6:00-7:20

Deadline to register for an audition is August 25.


Pike High School  | Orchestra Room 
6701 Zionsville Road

Indianapolis, IN 46268  


Please prepare 2 works that demonstrate your musical talents. One piece should be fast and technical and the other slow and lyrical. You may also be asked to sight-read music from our upcoming season. You will audition privately for 10 minutes with Music Director Orcenith Smith. Like the Phil itself, our auditions are friendly and relaxed.

Auditions are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. If you cannot audition on August 29, please contact We will inform you of other audition opportunities.


If you are invited to join the orchestra, the first rehearsal is also on Monday, August 29th from 7:30-10 PM.  Join US!!

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