Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Announces Auditions

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) under the direction of Maestro Paul Haas is pleased to announce AUDITIONS for its upcoming season beginning Fall 2014. Auditions will be held on Thursday, May 8, and Friday, May 9, at Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios, 505 W. Spring Street in Fayetteville.

Auditions are for:

-- Section Violin I and II

-- Associate Principal Violin II

-- Section Viola

-- Section Cello

-- Section Bass

-- Associate Principal Bass

-- Oboe II

-- Sub Flute/Piccolo

-- Sub Oboe/English Horn

-- Sub Clarinet and E-flat/Bass Clarinet

-- Sub Bassoon/Contrabassoon

-- Sub French Horn

-- Sub Trumpet

-- Sub Tenor/Bass Trombone

-- Sub Tuba

-- Harp

-- Sub Piano/Keyboard

-- Section and Sub Percussion

Qualified applicants should send a one-page resume to Matthew Herren, personnel manager for SoNA, at

No telephone inquiries please. All submissions received after 1 p.m. or outside of normal business hours will be confirmed the next business day.

To download the required excerpts for each instrument, please go to

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About SoNA

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) is the new name for the North Arkansas Symphony (NASO), which was founded in 1954 and has provided almost 60 years of musical performances and educational opportunities. A not-for-profit organization, SoNA is currently presenting its third season of classical and pops repertoire under the musical direction of Paul Haas, and has experienced 8 consecutive sold-out concerts. SoNA is a mobile organization with the ability to perform anywhere, and is a resident company of the Walton Arts Center. Mission: “SoNA brings great music to life in Northwest Arkansas!” For more information about SoNA, visit