The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra currently has no openings or auditions scheduled



The DSSO is a per service orchestra playing approximately 41 services per year.

2023-2024 minimum pay scale for section $80/service
2023-2024 pay scale for principal $98/service

Members of the DSSO are members of AFM Local 18


 Send inquiries to David Arnott (


Excerpts are available at



*Local auditions are open to all whose residence is within the jurisdiction of Local 18 which is comprised of the Minnesota counties of Lake of the Woods, Beltrami, Koochiching, Clearwater, St. Louis, Itasca, Hubbard, Cass, Wadena, Crow Wing, Aitken, Lake, Cook, Pine and Carlton; and the Wisconsin counties of Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland and Burnett; as well as to all Regular Members of the Orchestra. Substitute Musicians shall be considered Local if they have satisfactorily performed at least three (3) Masterworks concerts with the Orchestra over the previous three (3) years of the audition date.


Excerpts are subject to change. Please check the individual postings to be sure you have the most current audition requirements and the correct excerpts. All current excerpts will be available shortly.