Ensemble Auditions

Orchestra rehearsal
Jazz at Settlement
Jazz Ensembles

 Wynnefield Branch

  • Helen K. Schwartz Advanced Study Jazz Ensemble
    Tuesday, September 10, 6 – 9 p.m.
  • Wheeler Pre-Advanced Jazz Ensemble
    Tuesday, September 10, 6 – 9 p.m.

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All Other Branches

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Settlement's Advanced Study students perform at the 2018 Advanced Study Concert
Chamber Music Program

Auditions at all branches are held by appointment.

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Orchestra rehearsal at the Mary Louise Curtis Branch
String Ensembles

Mary Louise Curtis Branch

  • Junior String Orchestra
    Saturday, September 14, 9 – 10 a.m.
  • Intermediate String Orchestra
    Saturday, September 14, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Germantown Branch

  • Junior String Orchestra
    Tuesday, September 10, 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Intermediate String Orchestra
    Tuesday, September 10, 6 – 8 p.m.

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Kardon-Northeast Branch

Auditions by appointment only.

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Settlement Choir

Mary Louise Curtis Branch

  • Gleeksman-Kohn Children’s Choir
    Friday, September 13, 4 – 7 p.m.

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Germantown Branch

  • Gleeksman-Kohn Children’s Choir
    Wednesday, September 11, 4 – 7 p.m.
  • High School Choir
    Monday, September 9, 5:30 p.m.

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Willow Grove Branch

  • Gleeksman-Kohn Children’s Choir
    Monday, September 9, 4 – 7 p.m.

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Wynnefield Branch

  • Gleeksman-Kohn Children’s Choir
    Tuesday, September 10, 4 – 7 p.m.

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Camden Branch

  • Gleeksman-Kohn Children’s Choir
    Auditions by appointment only.

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Percussion Ensemble

Auditions held by appointment only.

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Advanced Study students perform during the annual Advanced Study Concert
Advanced Study Ensemble

Auditions are held in the spring and fall for openings as they occur.

Advanced Study Openings 2019-2020 Season (Strings)

Current openings exist for the following instruments:
5 violins, 2 violas, & 2 cellos

Audition Requirements:
Applicants should prepare two, contrasting movements from one or more concertos or solo works and a scale of their choice. The audition will also include sight-reading. No accompanist is necessary.

For an audition appointment, please send your application to Kris Rudzinski via email or mail to Settlement Music School, PO Box 63966, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3966.

Advanced Study Openings 2019-2020 Season (Winds)

Current openings exist for the following instruments:
Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, & French horn

Auditions will be held by appointment on Thursday, September 19 between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. at our Mary Louise Curtis Branch, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147.

Learn more about our Advanced Study Woodwind Scholarships. For an audition appointment, please send your application to Kris Rudzinski via email or mail to Settlement Music School, PO Box 63966, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3966.