Spotlight Orchestra

Spotlight Orchestra

About the program

Students with instrumental interest or experience in musical theater are invited to audition for the Spotlight Orchestra with a submission of required materials including: resume and video audition (piece of your choosing and posted excerpts). This experience will include mentorship/rehearsals alongside industry professionals and playing Spotlight Showcase at the historic State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis.

Submission Requirements

Spotlight Orchestra auditions open every spring. For questions, please email [email protected].

What does Spotlight Education look for in a Spotlight Orchestra musician?

  • Musical skill and willingness to grow
  • Preparedness
  • Communication
  • Timeliness
  • Emotional preparedness
  • Leadership in high school theater or music programming
  • Diverse experience