MDSO Auditions

WITH William McClain, Music Director and Conductor

Join the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (MDSO) by applying, submitting your resume, and auditioning at the Perkinson Music Center at Millikin University in Decatur, IL. 

MDSO Auditions

Audition Announcement


The Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra and William McClain, Music Director and Conductor, announce sub positions available for all string sections.

The MDSO offers four masterworks concerts, an opera, musical production, and a Labor Day pops concert each season. Current per-service compensation for section players is $75 plus mileage. Limited Housing is available for players traveling from long distances such as Chicago and St. Louis.

Interested musicians must apply by completing the Audition Google Form and submitting a resume. 

    Submissions will be review periodically throughout the season. Pending approval of resume, candidates will be notified via email of their specific audition time and location.



    Millikin University
    1184 West Main Street
    Decatur, IL 62522
    (217) 424-3774