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Career Opportunities

The SDSO is a dynamic regional orchestra of 80 professional musicians that performs in the acoustically superb Mary W. Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The orchestra’s season consists of 6 Classical concerts, 4 Pops concerts, 3 Chamber concerts, educational concerts, special programs (Lakota Music Project and Music as Medicine), and regional tours. The SDSO enjoys a growing audience and enthusiastic community support. Concerts are broadcast on South Dakota Public Radio.

Administrative Positions:

Operations & Program Director

Symphony Internship(s) Available

*Students interested in an internship with the SDSO should contact us at

Upcoming Auditions:

The SDSO plans to hold auditions for the following positions in April/May of 2021. Please continue to check back as information and audition materials will be posted here at least 2 months prior to the audition.

  • Third Flute / Piccolo
  • Third Bassoon / Contrabassoon
  • Second Trumpet
  • Principal Percussion
  • Principal Keyboard
  • Principal Harpsichord

*Musicians interested in a substitute position with the SDSO should contact us at