Avanti Orchestra Auditions

Avanti Orchestra is a volunteer (community) orchestra of approximately 65 musicians. Performance venues include Cultural Arts Center, Church of the Epiphany, Schlesinger Concert Hall, and Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.



Auditions are rolling. Please use the contact form below to schedule.


Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
A half-block walk from Metro Center (Red, Orange, Blue Lines) or a 15-foot walk from Gallery Place (Green, Yellow, and Red Lines. Use G and 9th St exit)


String instruments excerpts are linked below. Other instrumentalists should use the contact form to request instructions.

Violin Viola Cello Double Bass

Virtual Submission

An applicant for Avanti Orchestra may opt, in lieu of a live audition, to submit a virtual audition in video (not audio) format via YouTube. Video audition submissions may be submitted at any time during the year, and will be judged within one month of receipt.


For questions, or to schedule a live audition, please use the contact form below.

If scheduling an audition, please include a brief bio of music experience.