There are currently no openings for principal musicians with the LCSO.  However, if you would be interested in playing with the LCSO as a ringer or volunteer musician at any of our future concerts, please contact Artistic Director, Ron Arden via email ( 


New openings will be posted when available.

Lake County Symphony Orchestra

Current Openings: 

The Lake County Symphony Orchestra is accepting applications for the 2019/2020 season. Pay is $65 per rehearsal and $75 per concert. Qualified candidates must have a degree in music, professional orchestral experience, and some experience playing as principal is preferred. References will be requested.


The LCSO performs 6 concerts a year of diverse genres and has a mission to use professionals alongside highly-qualified students and community artists. Presently, the orchestra is self-governed built on a model of entrepreneurship where every member donates essential skills needed to manage the orchestra, aside from their playing. The LCSO is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) arts entity and all members are considered independent contractors.


To Apply: 

Please send a letter of inquiry and resume to Artistic Director, Ron Arden ( 

Further details regarding the audition process and the guidelines for membership will be discussed upon acceptance of materials. 

The LCSO does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, or sexual orientation.  


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2729 Enoch Ave.

Zion IL 60099

Tel: (847)-746-3472

Illinois Council of Orchestras
The Lake County Symphony is a proud member of the Illinois Council of Orchestras.
The Lake County Symphony is proudly supported by US Bank's Community Possible Program.
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