CHORUS  | Choral Auditions 2022-2023

Hello Singers!

Please consider auditioning for The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus for our exciting 39th Season.

Choral Director, Carmen Flórez–Mansi, a native of New Mexico, has a long history as a music director with various choral arts groups in Santa Fe. In addition to her role as Pastoral Associate for Music at the Cathedral Basilica, she has performed as a vocal artist, choral conductor, vocal instructor, and liturgy specialist throughout the Southwest, including solo appearances with the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. She is is also the Director of the Choral Arts Society at St. Michael’s High School, which she founded in 2014. Learn more  …

ALL SINGERS will be required to prepare a solo piece for their audition that shows musical artistry, range, and is overall a piece that shows your voice at its best. Musical selections should be from the classical, arts song, folk, and sacred repertoire, no more than 2 to 3 minutes in length and performed from memory. Please, no pop songs. Please bring your own music for the accompanist.

Auditions will take place on August 22 & 23 from 5:30-8:30pm. Please sign up here.

Please pass on the word to any singers you may know!

ORCHESTRA | Violin Auditions 2022-2023

Sunday, August 14  2:00-5:00 PM | Albuquerque, NM


4407 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110


Required Repertoire:

Standard Repertoire Solo of choice, exposition only.

Some examples but not limited to:

Mozart 4 or 5, or Romantic Period Concerto

All Violin 1 Excerpts:

Mozart, Symphony No. 40, Mvt 4, Beginning to mm 124
Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 Mvt 3, mm 99-114
Schumann, Symphony No. 2, Mvt 2, beginning to mm 48
Strauss, Don Juan, Op 20, Beginning to letter D

The SFSO operates under cooperative structure, where the musicians, staff, board, and management work together for the good of the entire organization.  Musicians hold 7 seats on the Board of Directors. The SFSO produces 7 – 9 programs per season running from August or September through May. Approximately one concert set per month.  The ranges of salary for these positions are approximately $4000.00-$4500.00 for section players Compensation is in compliance with the Local 618 Local Musicians Union Scale and Wages.  The Santa Fe Symphony is a per service organization and is not able to pay travel for out of town players.

Please send a resume via email to the Personnel Manager, Nicolle Maniaci,, by July 30th, 2022.

SFS is not able to supply music.

Covid Safety: Terms may change but as of 6/17/2022 the below information is valid.

If not fully vaccinated, please be prepared to have a Covid-19 PCR Test no earlier than three days prior to the audition date.  You will need to provide proof of a negative test upon arrival.  If fully vaccinated, please provide a picture or scan of your vaccination card with your resume.  Masks will be worn by everyone.


© 2022 The Santa Fe Symphony & Chorus