Symphony Auditions & Repertoire

Due to public health considerations resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all auditions must be submitted as video links.

Candidates will need to submit a video of their playing 1 short solo and any one of the excerpts listed below.

The video should be posted on YouTube or any other online sharing platform. After uploading, applicants must send their link to along with the following required information to request your audition appointment:

  1. Full Name
  2. Instrument
  3. Major and Year in school
  4. Email and Phone Number
  5. Pieces being played



While all auditions must be submitted as video links, it's important you be available to interview with the Conductor, Dr. Stephen Tucker. Submit the information above to receive a Zoom appointment link, and be available during that time for your interview. 

Submit your request for an appointment no later than 4:00pm (PST) on Monday, September 28, 2020.



All Instruments should prepare a solo along with the excerpts.


Contact with questions.

The Conductor

Dr. Stephen Tucker is a Professor and the Robert & Marjorie Rawlins Chair of the Department of Music, Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine, and the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Riverside Lyric Opera Company.