Are you connected to the health sciences and passionate about music? We have the right outlet for you.

The Durham Medical Orchestra is accepting new members for Fall 2019. Auditions will be held on August 24, 2019.

Audition details

To audition for the DMO, follow these steps.

  1. Sign up for a time slot at this link. (If none of the time slots work for you, please email director@dmomusic.org or personnel@dmomusic.org.)
  2. Please mark your calendar with your audition time.
  3. Complete this form with your details.
  4. Please prepare a 3-4 minute piece or examples that demonstrate your best playing ability.

Auditions will be held in Dr. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant’s office (08) in the Biddle Music Building (113 Mary Duke Biddle Music Bldg, Durham, North Carolina).

When you enter the Biddle Music Building, take the stairs on your right down one level, enter through the glass doors on your left, turn right and right again at the end of the hallway. Dr. Mösenbichler-Bryant’s office is the first one on your left.

Please unpack your instrument and warm up before you enter for your audition. Practice rooms are located just around the corner from Dr. Mösenbichler-Bryant’s office and free to use if they are empty and unlocked.

Member expectations

We perform at least two concerts a year. In addition to fall and spring concerts in Baldwin auditorium on the campus of Duke University, we also perform for special events hosted by various organizations in and around Durham.

Rehearsals take place on Sunday evenings from 6–8:30 pm. Membership dues of $50 per semester ($25 per semester for students) help cover basic costs.

Haven’t played your instrument in a while? No problem! We encourage you to join us and bring music back into your life.

If you have questions about joining the orchestra, please contact our personnel coordinator or our artistic director.