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

The United States Navy Band, Washington, D.C.

FRENCH HORN

Concert/Ceremonial Band
Date: June 17, 2014
Materials due: June 2, 2014

Website: http://www.navyband.navy.mil/auditions.shtml 

Houston Ballet Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Second Horn

Resume Date: 4/30/14
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Please see Houston Ballet’s web site for complete information: http://www.houstonballet.org Houston Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Only qualified applicants should send a one-page resume with cover letter to: Richard Reeves, Orchestra Manager Houston Ballet 601 Preston Street Houston, TX 77002 auditions@houstonballet.org
Email: auditions@houstonballet.org
Website: http://www.houstonballet.org

Omaha Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Associate Principal Horn

Resume Date: 21 days prior
Audition Date: May 27, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: no phone calls please
Contact Information: Candidates should submit a one-page resume by email (preferred) or US mail auditions@omahasymphony.org or OSA Auditions The Omaha Symphony 1605 Howard St. Omaha, NE 68102-2705
Email: auditions@omahasymphony.org
Website: http://www.omahasymphony.org/employment.asp

FRENCH HORN – Section Horn

Resume Date: 21 days prior
Audition Date: June 9, 2014
General Information: no phone calls please
Contact Information: Candidates should submit a one-page resume by email (preferred) or US mail auditions@omahasymphony.org or OSA Auditions The Omaha Symphony 1605 Howard St. Omaha, NE 68102-2705
Email: auditions@omahasymphony.org
Website: http://www.omahasymphony.org/employment.asp

Sarasota Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Co-Principal Horn

Resume Date: 4/28/14
Audition Date: May 14-15, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: For more information, including excerpt list, visit http://www.sarasotaorchestra.org
Contact Information: Qualified applicants may send one-page résumé and $50 refundable deposit to: Qualified applicants may send a one page resume Audition Coordinator – Sarasota Orchestra and $50 refundable deposit to: 709 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236 no phone calls
Website: http://www.sarasotaorchestra.org

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Fourth Utility Horn

Resume Date: 5/5/14
Audition Date: 5/12/14
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: jt.kane@lpomusic.com
Website: http://www.lpomusic.com

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Fourth/Utility Horn

Resume Date: 4/1/14
Audition Date: May 18-19, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The San Antonio Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer For complete details visit http://www.sasymphony.org
Contact Information: Highly qualified candidates please e-mail a one-page resume (PDF or Word) by deadline to: Auditions [Instrument]- San Antonio Symphony auditions@sasymphony.org
Email: auditions@sasymphony.org
Website: http://www.sasymphony.org

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Third Horn

Resume Date: 3/7/14
Audition Date: May 31-June 5, 2014
Start Date: See website
Salary/Benefits: See website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire and dates will be posted on the PSO web page: http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org/auditions Repertoire will not be given over the telephone
Contact Information: Please mail, email, or fax a one-page resume postmarked by Friday January 24, 2014 Send To: Robert Chambers Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager Attention: Auditions Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 600 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Audition Email: Auditions@pittsburghsymphony.org Audition fax: (412) 392-4910 EMAIL CORRESPONDENCES ARE PREFERRED
Email: Auditions@pittsburghsymphony.org
Website: http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org

Spokane Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn

Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Detailed information is on our website
Contact Information: Applicants send a one page professional and/or educational resume to: Spokane Symphony Orchestra Bethany Schoeff, Personnel Manager & Operations Assistant P.O. Box 365 Spokane, WA 99210-0365 or use e-mail.
Email: bethanyschoeff@spokanesymphony.org
Website: http://www.spokanesymphony.org

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Second & Fourth Horn (2 Positions)

Resume Date: 3/3/14
Audition Date: Pre April 21-22, 2014 Finals May 12, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Audition repertoire list and position details are available at http://www.stlsymphony.org/auditions
Contact Information: Send one page resume by email, mail, or fax to: {Instrument} AUDITION ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY Powell Hall – 718 N. Grand Boulevard – St. Louis, Missouri 63103-1011
Email: auditions@stlsymphony.org
Website: http://www.stlsymphony.org/auditions

Washington National Opera

FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn

Resume Date: 3/7/14
Audition Date: May 15-17, 2014
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Information will be mailed by March 28, 2014 Equal Opportunity Employers.
Contact Information: Highly Qualified candidates should mail, fax or email a one-page résumé to: The Kennedy Center KCOHO/WNOO Auditions c/o Aaron Doty, WNO Orchestra Personnel and Operations Manager 2600 Virginia Ave, NW Suite B100 | Washington, DC 20037 Fax: (202) 416-4804, Email: kjdolbeare@kennedy-center.org
Email: kjdolbeare@kennedy-center.org

*Additional Job Openings Posted at Musical Chairs.

Academic Openings

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

University of Nevada Reno

The University of Akron

Austin Peay State University

Western Washington University

University of Dayton

West Texas A&M University

University of Virginia

Colorado State University

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of South Carolina

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

9 Responses »

  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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