Thoughts on Teaching and Playing the Horn

Job Listings

I will postregular 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 December 1, 2014

Des Moines Metro Opera
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn (one-year, possibly permanent
Resume Date: December 31, 2014
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Audition materials available beginning November 3, 2014
Contact Information: For complete audition information go to desmoinesmetroopera.org
Website: desmoinesmetroopera.org

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

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

National Symphony Orchestra of Chile
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 1/21/15
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Maestro Leonid Grin, Music Director and Conductor
Contact Information: Further Information: http://www.ceac.uchile.cl/concursos-publicos
Email: gutierrezbarria@u.uchile.cl
Website: http://www.ceac.uchile.cl/concursos-publicos

Binghamton Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Assistant Utility Horn
Resume Date: 12/16/14
Audition Date: Jan 16-17, 2015
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Auditions to be held
Contact Information: Send 1 page resume and $45 deposit (payable to Binghamton Philharmonic) to: Colin Bunnell, Operations Manager Binghamton Philharmonic Auditions, 168 Water Street, 4th Floor, Binghamton, NY 13901.   Fill out the registration form at binghamtonphilharmonic.org/auditions
Website: binghamtonphilharmonic.org/auditions

Cleveland Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 12/3/14
Audition Date: 3/9/15
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards of The Cleveland Orchestra. Repertoire will be posted on our website:  www.clevelandorchestra.com
Contact Information: Please send a one-page resume by fax, mail, or email to: The Cleveland Orchestra Auditions Severance Hall 11001 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH  44106
Email: auditions@clevelandorchestra.com
Website: http://www.clevelandorchestra.com

*Additional Job Openings Posted at Musical Chairs.

Academic Openings

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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