Orchestra Auditions

Orchestra Auditions

The Muny will hold auditions for Principal Percussion, Tuba, Principal Horn, Principal Cello, and Drums. If you are hired by The Muny, you must be/or become a member in good standing of M.A.S.L. Local 2-197.

The Muny Orchestra Audition Dates

Principal Percussion

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Callbacks Sunday, March 26, 2023


Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Principal Horn

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Principal Cello

Thursday, March 30, 2023


Saturday, April 1, 2023

Callbacks Sunday, April 2, 2023

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Professional experience in Musical Theater
  • Excellent Musical training/studies
  • Solid technical and artistic skills in the musical field
  • Excellent level of musical interpretation
  • Versatility, ability to interpret a large variety of musical styles
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Drummers should be comfortable using a sampling pad


Audition repertoire will be emailed after submitting your online job application. Percussion and Drum Applicants will need to bring sticks and mallets.

For general audition information, click here.


Musicians are scheduled and paid according to the instrumentation needed for each show as dictated in the collective bargaining agreement.. The season is normally 7 shows each summer from June through mid August. Weekly base wages for 2023 are$1,702.99/per week. The Muny Orchestra is covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Musicians’ Association of St. Louis, Local 2-197.


Callbacks will take place for Principal Percussion and Drum positions. We will only notify performers who move forward in the audition process. 

Audition Location

ST. LOUIS, MO – The Muny

#1 Theatre Drive

St. Louis, MO 63112

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

In an effort to provide the safest possible workplace, The Muny requires that all backstage employees be fully vaccinated including the CDC recommended booster when eligible.

Deadline to Apply Monday, February 27, 2023

Auditions are by appointment times only.

To request an appointment, please register by February 27.

The Muny is an Equal Opportunity Employer