Thank you for your interest in the Women's Bandura Ensemble of North America!
We seek bandurists:
ages 16 and older
able to play advanced repertoire
with vocal experience
1. Complete the form in the button below. Once it is done, we will send further information and coordinate the rest of the audition process.
2. Prepare two pieces; one instrumental, and one piece that includes singing and playing, to be submitted as a pre-recorded video.
3. Selected candidates will be contacted for a video call with WBENA leadership .
We welcome auditions from female bandurists aged 16 and over. Successful candidates are already advanced bandura players. Some knowledge of the Ukrainian language or the Cyrillic alphabet is considered an asset, as are prior ensemble experiences and past vocal instruction. In addition, candidates should be able to travel throughout North America to attend rehearsals and concerts, and are encouraged to participate in bandura workshops.
If you have questions, or would like to set up an audition, send us an email at with the subject line "Audition Inquiry."