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Info for SPM Musicians

Here's what players need to know for the 2022-2023 
concert season.

Symphony Pro Musica is seeking players for the upcoming season! Auditions are being held the evening of August 29th.

Based in Hudson, MA and now celebrating its 40th year, SPM is a high level, ambitious volunteer community orchestra serving MetroWest and Central MA conducted by Mark Churchill.

Current openings include:

-Strings, especially 1st violins and cellos, but all are welcome to audition.

-Oboe.  One section player and one English horn for concert II.

-Clarinet 3/Bass Clarinet

-Contra bassoon

-Principal horn and two to three section horns for Mahler 5 only.



-All instruments are very welcome as subs and/or for waitlists.

If interested, please email SPM Executive Director Mark Ford at


Concerts on November 5/6, February 4/5, March 25/26, and May 20/21. Repertoire for the season includes Mahler, Symphony No. 5; Brahms/Schoenberg, Piano Quartet No. 1; Borodin, Symphony No. 2; Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 and features soloists cellist Thomas Mesa (Jessie Montgomery world premier), violinist Maria Ioudenitch (Beethoven Concerto), pianist Benjamin Hochman (Bartok Concerto No. 3), and other shorter works.


 Rehearsals on Wednesday nights at Hudson High School. 7:15 to 10. Occasional Thursday dress rehearsals and sectional rehearsals on Monday evenings. 


Auditions on Monday evening, August 29 in Bolton, MA or by arrangement.  Players should prepare two contrasting solo works and three to four excerpts of their choice.  If interested please email Executive Director Mark Ford at

Concert Warm-Up

Warm-ups are generally scheduled for one and one-half hours before each concert. Details are announced at dress rehearsals, and will be posted on the SPM Calendar.

Concert Dress

Women – Long, all black

Men – Tuxedo or black suit with black bow tie

Concert Dress


Women – Long, all black

Men – Tuxedo or black suit with black bow tie

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