The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic is committed to our mission of creating performances in the pursuit of the highest artistic achievement and educating all ages in the joy of music.  We realize that our success depends on the talents and skills of our musicians.  We invite those interested to contact us about joining the Philharmonic family.

Orchestra Musicians

  Auditions are available for the 23-24 season. Please check the flyer below for more information.

Have questions? Email Layne Anspach, the CIP Personnel Manager, personnel@thecip.org

CIP Violin Audition Due: August 16

Principal Flute Audition Due August 16

CIP Viola Audition  Due: August 16

CIP Bass Auditions  Due: August 16

CIP Cello Auditions Due: August 16

CIP Bassoon Auditions  Due: October 6

CIP Bass Trombone Auditions Due: October 6

Principal Harp Audition Due October 30

Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

PYO provides an encouraging and challenging orchestral setting for middle and high school musicians. PYO musicians are mentored by Columbus Philharmonic musicians and perform in several concerts and ensemble groups each year, including the opportunity to perform side-by-side with the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. PYO rehearsals are held on Sundays, 2:00 – 4:00 PM  at Helen Haddad Hall, 315 Franklin St. in Columbus.

To schedule an audition or for questions, please call 812-376-2638, x5.

Columbus Indiana Children's Choir

Open to students in grades 4 – 9, CICC has a Descant Choir for beginning and intermediate singers and a Concert Choir for more advanced singers.  Rehearsals are at Helen Haddad Hall, 315 Franklin St. in Columbus on Monday during the school year.

Vocal assessments take place from May through September by appointment and during Choral Festival Summer Choir Camp.

To schedule a vocal assessment or for questions, please contact Melissa Garcia, CICC Artistic Director at 317-940-9640.

CICC is a collaborative effort between the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and the Indianapolis Children’s Choir.

Philharmonic Chorus

The Philharmonic Chorus is open to those age 18 and up.  No audition is needed – just the desire to sing with a group that enjoys performing choral works with the Philharmonic Orchestra.  Rehearsals are Monday evenings  7:00 – 9:30 PM during the school year.

For more information, please contact Lexi Schneider at lschneider@thecip.org or 812.376.2638.