The MSO is currently accepting digital auditions for section players.

MSO plays 3-5 classical subscription concerts per season, 4 family educational concerts with string quartet, and 4 chamber music concerts. Musicians may also be contacted for other freelance work for regional arts nonprofits, weddings, and various other special event opportunities. 


Video audition submissions will be accepted from emailed links to Google Drive, Dropbox, and/or unlisted YouTube videos (videos to verify live recordings). Members of the Mankato Symphony are chosen by blind audition, and the personnel manager will extract audio from the video provided to forward onto the audition panel. 


In addition to recordings, include a PDF stating your full name, the order of recorded materials, and your preferred contact information. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Comments and scoring from the audition panel will be made available to auditionees, if requested.


Forward all audition materials to the following email no later than Friday, January 15, 2021, 12 p.m.




Decisions will be made and auditionees will be contacted no later than Monday, February 1, 2021. Forward any questions to cleftridge@mankatosymphony.org.


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Mankato Symphony Orchestra

Email: mso@mankatosymphony.org

Phone: 507-625-8880

*Phone hours M-F, 8a-2p

*Our office is temporarily

closed to the public.



523 South 2nd St., Mankato, MN 56001

PO BOX 645, Mankato, MN 56002

TAX ID: 23-7319396

© 2020 Mankato Symphony Orchestra


© 2020 Mankato Symphony Orchestra