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 September 1, 2014

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.

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

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

Eugene Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Second Horn

Resume Date: 9/1/14
Audition Date: Sep 13 & 19, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire and more information at eugenesymphony.org
Contact Information: Submit résumé and $50 refundable audition deposit payable to: Eugene Symphony Jeffrey Peyton, Interim Operations Manager, 115 West 8th Ave. #115, Eugene, OR 97401 Audition deposit will be returned at the audition or by mail if cancellation is made before September 13,2013

Hartford Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – 2nd, 4th and 5th Horn

Resume Date: 9/1/14
Audition Date: 10/4/14
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The HSO is an equal opportunity employer and hires only those legally authorized to work in the USA.  Proper ID and/or authorization must be in place by audition date.
Contact Information: Please send your one-page résumé with a $50 refundable deposit (payable to Hartford Symphony Orchestra) to: Hartford Symphony Orchestra Attn: Audition Manager 166 Capital Ave. Hartford, CT  06106 auditions@hartfordsymphony.org

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

Portland Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Section Horn

Resume Date: visit website
Audition Date: visit website
Start Date: visit website
Salary/Benefits: visit website
Services: visit website
General Information: PORTLAND (MAINE) SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The PSO is a per-service orchestra and the largest professional orchestra in northern New England. 2014/2015 Season.
Contact Information: For further audition details, location, and repertoire, please visit: http://www.portlandsymphony.org

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

Allentown Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn 1, Section Horn 3
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: 9/6/14
Start Date: Immediate Vacancies
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Immediate Vacancies – 2014-2015 Season
Contact Information: Please see website for AUDITION REQUIREMENTS and APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Call Symphony Hall at (610) 432-7961 http://www.allentownsymphony.org
Phone: 610-432-7961
Website: http://www.allentownsymphony.org

Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Third Horn
Resume Date: 8/28/14
Audition Date: 9/6/14
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra is a per-service orchestra with approximately 35 services in the 2014-2015 season. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Contact Information: Email, send or fax resume (no phone calls, please) Betsy Bogner Wong, Personnel Manager Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra 513 Ship Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085 Email: flutewong@yahoo.com
Email: flutewong@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.smso.org

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
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Second Horn

Resume Date: 7/1/14
Audition Date: September 14-15, 2014
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 horn 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

*Additional Job Openings Posted at Musical Chairs.

Academic Openings

Interlochen Center for the Arts (Part Time Visiting Instructor)

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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