Section Viola

Section Viola B Contract

Auditions will be held Friday, May 27, 2022

Section Viola B Contract Information

The CSO currently performs 7 Masterworks concerts, 5 Pops concerts, in addition to other concerts throughout Chattanooga and the surrounding area. Employment to begin September of 2022.

$107.18  per-service, 90 service minimum guarantee
5.5% AFM Pension and Travel reimbursement when applicable.

Applicants should send a one-page resume to

Auditions will be in Chattanooga on Friday, May 27, 2022. Check-in will begin at 8:00am with auditions beginning approximately at 9:30am. Individual warm-up rooms will be made available at least 15 minutes prior to each candidate’s audition time. Lots will be drawn to determine the order that candidates will audition. All preliminary rounds will be screened, but the audition committee reserves the right to remove the screen for the final round. The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate at any point during his/her audition. Music will not be made available prior to the audition, but music will be available at the audition.


Exposition only: first movement of Bartok, Walton, Hindemith, or Stamitz (D Major) Concerto



Beethoven, Symphony No 5

mvt 2, beginning to m. 106


Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture

2nd of [1] through the first measure of  [4]


Brahms, Variations on a Theme of Haydn 

Vars. V, VII, VIII


Mendelssohn, Scherzo from “Midsummer Night’s Dream” - beginning to m. 254


Mozart, Symphony No 35 “Haffner”

mvt 1: beginning to m. 66

mvt 4: m. 134 - 181


Tchaikovsky, Symphony No 6

mvt 1: Allegro non troppo (m. 19) - 3rd of [D]


Strauss Don Juan

beginning to 5 before D