Thoughts on Teaching and Playing the Horn

Job Listings

In honor of Julia Rose’s Horn Page, I will be posting regular updates to this list of job advertisements. In addition to orchestral openings, there is also a section for academic openings and links to other resources. If you know of a horn-related job opening that you would like listed here, please contact me (boldin.james@gmail.com).

Orchestra/Band Openings: Updated October 1, 2014

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 11/15/14
Audition Date: Prelim Jan, 2015, Finals Feb 16, 2015
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Chicago Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Optional cds may be submitted for pre-preliminary auditions.  Further information on cd requirements, audition dates, and repertoire lists will be sent upon receipt of resume.DO NOT SEND CD WITH RESUME
Contact Information: Applicants should send a brief one-page resume, including Name, Address, Phone number, E-mail address, and Instrument to: Auditions Coordinator Chicago Symphony Orchestra 220 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60604 Email: auditions@cso.org
Email: auditions@cso.org
Website: http://www.cso.org/csoauditions

Lyric Opera of Chicago
FRENCH HORN – Section Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Jan/Feb 2015
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Vacancies resulting from the selection of a current Lyric Opera Orchestra member for a principal or assistant principal position may be filled at this time by any other applicant who advances to the finals in these auditions.
Contact Information: Interested musicians should send one-page typed resume and $50.00 refundable deposit to obtain required materials to: Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra Auditions 20 N. Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois 60606 For rep. list and audition dates only, email request to: Orchaud@lyricopera.org
Email: Orchaud@lyricopera.org
Website: http://www.lyricopera.org/about/auditions.aspx

Sao Paulo Symphony
FRENCH HORN – Principal French Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Contact Information: for further information: http://www.osesp.art.br/auditions
Website: http://www.osesp.art.br/auditions

Lexington Philharmonic

FRENCH HORN – Assistant Horn

Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Holding Auditions for Multiple Positions
Contact Information: Dates, Excerpts and more information available at http://www.lexphil.org

Los Angeles Philharmonic

FRENCH HORN – Third Horn

Resume Date: 9/25/14
Audition Date: Nov 16 & 20-25, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire information will not be given over the telephone. Resumés by fax will not be accepted.
Contact Information: For further information, please send two copies of your one page resumé to: Orchestra Personnel Attn: Third Horn auditions Email: Auditions@LAPhil.org Los Angeles Philharmonic 151 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012

Pro Musica Chamber Orch. Columbus

FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn & 2nd Horn

Resume Date: 10/3/14
Audition Date: 10/10/14
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Audition repertoire will not be given over the telephone. ProMusica is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY.
Contact Information: Send a one-page professional resumé and a $50 check (payable to ProMusica and refundable ) to:   Thomas Battenberg, Personnel Manager, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, 243 North Fifth St., Ste. 202, Columbus, OH 43215.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – 4th Horn

Resume Date: 9/1/14
Audition Date: Pre Oct 27 and Nov 3, 2014 Final Nov 10, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Audition materials/information will be available in early August 2014. Repertoire lists will be posted on the DSO website.
Contact Information: Please e-mail (or mail if e-mail is not possible) a one-page resume including name, address, e-mail address, phone number and instrument to: auditions@dalsym.com Scott Walzel, Personnel Manager Dallas Symphony Orchestra 2301 Flora, Suite 300 Dallas, TX 75201
Website: www.mydso.com

Houston Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Fourth Horn

Resume Date: 9/29/14
Audition Date: Nov 10-12, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Audition repertoire will also be posted (when available) on the web at: http://www.houstonsymphony.org.
Contact Information: Please email résumé in PDF or Word format to: hssauditions@houstonsymphony.org Or mail to: Audition Coordinator Houston Symphony   615 Louisiana St. Suite 102 Houston TX 77002-2798 Attn: (name of instrument) Auditions

Toledo Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Horn with Ensembles

Resume Date: 9/29/14
Audition Date: October
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see websites
Services: see website
General Information: Employment information, audition schedule and repertoire will be forwarded upon acceptance of resume. Repertoire will not be provided over the phone or website.
Contact Information: If this position is filled by a current orchestra member, the vacated position may be offered to the next best qualified candidate. For information, please write to: Keith McWatters auditions@toledosymphony.com

Utah Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Associate Principal Horn
Resume Date: 8/1/14
Audition Date: Prelim Nov 16, 2014 Final Nov 17, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: See website
General Information: 52 week season
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants should send a one-page resume, including current mailing address, email address and telephone number to: Myroslave Hagan, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager Utah Symphony | Utah Opera 123 West South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1496 Fax: 801.869.9026 / Email: auditions@usuo.org
Fax: 801-869-9026
Email: auditions@usuo.org
Website: http://www.utahsymphony.org

Handel & Haydn Society
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn (Tenure-Track)
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Oct 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Handel and Haydn Society is a per-service period instrument ensemble based in Boston. Applicants MUST have extensive experience performing with baroque and classical period instrument orchestras. For complete audition information or to apply go to http://www.handelandhaydn.org/auditions
Contact Information: http://www.handelandhaydn.org/auditions
Website: http://www.handelandhaydn.org/auditions

*Additional Job Openings Posted at Musical Chairs.

Academic Openings

University of New Mexico, Instructor of Horn, Open Rank

Stony Brook University, Artist in Residence, Horn

The University of Texas at Tyler, Assistant Professor of Music (High Brass)

Competitions

Resources

AcademicKeys.com

American Federation of Musicians (member access only)

The Chronicle of Higher Education

The College Music Society (member access only)

HigherEdJobs

International Horn Society (Performance Jobs) (Teaching Jobs)

Musical Chairs

My Auditions

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  1. Thank you for this resource! I just wanted to drop by and let you know that they changed the audition date for both horn auditions in Pittsburgh from June 17th to July 10th.

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