Auditions require an application and recorded audition. Interested musicians can initiate the audition process by contacting the Personnel Manager, Tom Smicklas at info@wilmingtonsymphonicwinds.org or by filling out the online application form linked below.  Tom can also be reached at 910-253-4573.

For rehearsal and performance dates, please look at our Rehearsal Schedule.

Application Form

WSW Application Form

Audition Requirements

  • 2 prepared etudes or solos of contrasting style at about 3 minutes each
  • 2 octave scales through 5 sharps and 5 flats. (C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, G, D, A, E, B) Sixteenth notes, at quarter note = 60
  • 1 full chromatic scale, also in sixteenth notes, at quarter note = 60

Recording Guidelines

Audition Introduction:

Sample Audition 1:

Sample Audition 2:

Scales Example: