Thoughts on Teaching and Playing the Horn

Job Listings

I will post 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. To submit corrections, or 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 March 1, 2015

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 3/30/15
Audition Date: May 18-19, 2015
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Openings for the 2015-2016 Season
Contact Information: Please send résumé and $75 deposit check to: FWSO Audition 330 E. Fourth Street, Suite 200 Fort Worth, TX 76102
Website: http://www.fwsymphony.org

Houston Grand Opera
FRENCH HORN – Fourth Horn/Third Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: May 2015
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Please check website for deadlines, repertoire lists and further information: http://www.hgo.org
Contact Information: Orchestra Auditions Houston Grand Opera, 510 Preston St, Houston, Texas 77002 Houston Grand Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Website: http://www.hgo.org/auditions

Hudson Valley Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Section 4th Horn
Resume Date: 3/30/15
Audition Date: 4/9/15
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Randall Craig Fleischer, Music Director
Contact Information: To apply for an audition, please send resume, refundable $40 deposit and SASE Bardavon Opera House 35 Market Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Attn: Zack Jacobs, Stage Manager
Website: http://www.bardavon.org

Ocean City Pops
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 3/23/15
Audition Date: 4/6/15
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Ocean City POPS is a per service orchestra performing during a 13 week Summer Season at the historic Ocean City Music Pier in Ocean City, NJ. The orchestra consists of 25 members – performing a great variety of concerts/shows.
Contact Information: Qualified applicants please email resume to markdrums@aol.com. The audition will take place in Philadelphia. Audition details / repertoire will be sent to selected applicants.
Email: markdrums@aol.com
Website: http://www.OceanCityPOPS.org

Pro Musica Chamber Orch. Columbus
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 4/28/15
Audition Date: May 7, 2015
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, 600 East Broad Street, Ste. 300, Columbus, OH 43215.
Website: http://www.promusicacolumbus.org

San Francisco Opera Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Co-Principal Horn
Resume Date: 4/20/15
Audition Date: June 23-26, 2015
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: See webpage
Services: see website
General Information: The winning candidate(s) will be required to show proof of US citizenship or eligibility to work. The San Francisco Opera Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information: Qualified applicants please email (preferred) a cover letter and one-page resume to orch-auditions@sfopera.com (specify instrument in the subject line) or MAIL to: San Francisco Opera; Attn: Tracy Davis, Orchestra Manager 301 Van Ness Ave.; San Francisco, CA  94102
Email: orch-auditions@sfopera.com

Toledo Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn with ensembles
Resume Date: 5/4/15
Audition Date: 5/18/15
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
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
Email: auditions@toledosymphony.com
Website: http://www.toledosymphony.com

The United States Navy Band, Washington, D.C.
FRENCH HORN
Concert/Ceremonial Band
Audition Date: May 6, 2015
Materials Due: April 20, 2015
Website: http://www.navyband.navy.mil/auditions.shtml

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Assistant Principal Utility Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: 5/11/15
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra is a self governing cooperative and a member of the American Federation of Musicians. Audition details are available at lpomusic.com.
Contact Information: Mail a one page resume with a $50 deposit check to JT Kane Orchestra Personnel and Popular Programming Manager 1010 Common Street, Suite 2120 New Orleans, LA 70112
Email: rebecca.cain@lpomusic.com
Website: http://www.lpomusic.com

Richmond Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 3rd/2nd Horn
Resume Date: 3/20/15
Audition Date: 4/20/15 If needed 4/21/15
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Position requirements: Highly qualified Legally authorized to work in the United States Conform to Code of Virginia public school standards
Contact Information: The Richmond Symphony is an equal opportunity employer. It reserves the right to dismiss any candidate who does not meet the required standards. Highly qualified applicants please email a one page resume to: Paul Pietrowski, Personnel Manager auditions@richmondsymphony.com
Email: auditions@richmondsymphony.com
Website: http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Assistant/Utility Horn
Resume Date: 2/27/15
Audition Date: 4/13/15
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Audition information, including repertoire, will be posted online at http://www.charlottesymphony.org.
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants please send resume to:(please put 2nd trumpet in the subject of your email) Personnel Manager Charlotte Symphony 301 S. Tryon Street, Suite 1700 Charlotte, NC  28204 or fax or email auditions@charlottesymphony.org
Email: auditions@charlottesymphony.org.
Website: http://www.charlottesymphony.org

Los Angeles Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Associate Principal Horn
Resume Date: 2/27/15
Audition Date: May 2-10, 2015
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: (Specify position) auditions Email: Auditions@LAPhil.org Los Angeles Philharmonic 151 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
Email: Auditions@LAPhil.org
Website: http://www.LAPhil.com

Grand Rapids Symphony
FRENCH HORN – Third Horn
Resume Date: 1/19/15
Audition Date: 3/5-7/15
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: See website for more information
Contact Information: Qualified applicants should send a one-page résumé and $75 refundable deposit (check payable to “Grand Rapids Symphony�) to: Auditions (Specify instrument), Grand Rapids Symphony 300 Ottawa Avenue NW, Suite 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Website: http://www.grsymphony.org/news/employment

*Additional Job Openings Posted at Musical Chairs.

Academic Openings

University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Assistant or Associate Professor of Horn

University of Idaho, Assistant Professor of Horn

University of Montana, Assistant Professor of Music in Music Theory & Applied Horn

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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