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).

Updated September 1, 2021

Orchestral and Band Openings

Canton Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: September 17-21, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Concertmaster (1 year position), Principal Second Violin, Principal Viola, Principal Percussion, Second Horn, Section String. All other positions available for substitute openings. Canton (OH) Symphony Orchestra is a per service orchestra. Base wage per service in 2021-22 is $111.98. Auditions September 17-21, 2021 in Canton and Cleveland, OH.
Contact Information: Details available at http://www.cantonsymphony.org
Website: http://www.cantonsymphony.org


Peoria Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Assistant Principal Horn
Resume Date: September 30, 2021
Audition Date: October 17, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Sun. October 17, 2021 = Assistant Principal Horn and Third Horn. Application Deadline: September 30, 2021. Sat. November 13, 2021 = Oboe 2 and English Horn. Application Deadline: October 27, 2021.
Contact Information: For all applications send: One-page Resume, Cover Letter, $40 application fee to: Peoria Symphony Orchestra, 101 State Street, Peoria, IL 61602.  Michelle Seibert, Operations Manager, PSOoperations@peoriasymphony.org.  Additional Information: peoriasymphony.org/about/auditions/.
Email: PSOoperations@peoriasymphony.org
Website: peoriasymphony.org/about/auditions/

FRENCH HORN – Third Horn
Resume Date: September 30, 2021
Audition Date: October 17, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Sun. October 17, 2021 = Assistant Principal Horn and Third Horn. Application Deadline: September 30, 2021. Sat. November 13, 2021 = Oboe 2 and English Horn. Application Deadline: October 27, 2021.
Contact Information: For all applications send: One-page Resume, Cover Letter, $40 application fee to: Peoria Symphony Orchestra, 101 State Street, Peoria, IL 61602.  Michelle Seibert, Operations Manager, PSOoperations@peoriasymphony.org.  Additional Information: peoriasymphony.org/about/auditions/.
Email: PSOoperations@peoriasymphony.org
Website: peoriasymphony.org/about/auditions/


U.S. Air Force Academy Band
FRENCH HORN – Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Oct 18-22, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: – Annual starting salary: $57,320 – $59,120 – Full military benefits – 30 days of vacation with pay per year – Full medical and dental benefits – Post 9-11 GI Bill for college up to $80,000 – Four-year minimum enlistment required – Maximum age at time of enlistment is 39
Contact Information: For more job information and pre-screening requirements, please visit http://www.music.af.mil/auditions
Website: http://www.music.af.mil/auditions

FRENCH HORN – Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Oct 18-22, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: – Annual starting salary: $57,320 – $59,120 – Full military benefits – 30 days of vacation with pay per year – Full medical and dental benefits – Post 9-11 GI Bill for college up to $80,000 – Four-year minimum enlistment required – Maximum age at time of enlistment is 39
Contact Information: For more job information and pre-screening requirements, please visit http://www.music.af.mil/auditions
Website: http://www.music.af.mil/auditions


Alabama Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: September 9, 2021
Audition Date: October 18, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Principal Horn. Audition Date: October 18, 2021. Employment to begin on earliest mutually agreed date not later than January 25, 2022. Resume and deposit postmark deadline: September 9, 2021. Third Horn/Assistant Principal Horn. Audition Date: October 18, 2021. Employment to begin on earliest mutually agreed date not later than January 25, 2022. Resume and deposit postmark deadline: September 9, 2021.
Contact Information: Visit https://alabamasymphony.org/auditions for repertoire lists and additional audition information. COVID safety protocol will be emailed to applicants a month before the audition date. Qualified applicants please mail a one-page resume including name, instrument, email address, and phone number, and a deposit check for $50.00 to: ATTN: Horn Audition Alabama Symphony Orchestra 3621 Sixth Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35222. Please direct any questions to Seth Noble: snoble@alabamasymphony.org. The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest artistic standards.
Email: snoble@alabamasymphony.org
Website: https://alabamasymphony.org/auditions

FRENCH HORN – Third Horn/Assistant Principal Horn
Resume Date: September 9, 2021
Audition Date: October 18, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Principal Horn. Audition Date: October 18, 2021. Employment to begin on earliest mutually agreed date not later than January 25, 2022. Resume and deposit postmark deadline: September 9, 2021. Third Horn/Assistant Principal Horn. Audition Date: October 18, 2021. Employment to begin on earliest mutually agreed date not later than January 25, 2022. Resume and deposit postmark deadline: September 9, 2021.
Contact Information: Visit https://alabamasymphony.org/auditions for repertoire lists and additional audition information. COVID safety protocol will be emailed to applicants a month before the audition date. Qualified applicants please mail a one-page resume including name, instrument, email address, and phone number, and a deposit check for $50.00 to: ATTN: Horn Audition Alabama Symphony Orchestra 3621 Sixth Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35222. Please direct any questions to Seth Noble: snoble@alabamasymphony.org. The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest artistic standards.
Email: snoble@alabamasymphony.org
Website: https://alabamasymphony.org/auditions


Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: August 19, 2021
Audition Date: Oct 4-5, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra announces immediate opening for Principal Horn. AUDITION DATES = Oct 4-5, 2021. RESUME DEADLINE = August 19, 2021. 2021-22 Season is 46 Weeks. 2021-22 Principal Annual Salary: $71,818.88. All salaries pro-rated based on start date.
Contact Information: Please send one-page resume to: auditions@fwsymphony.org. A limited number of highly qualified candidates will be invited to audition. Visit fwsymphony.org for details. FWSO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supporter of The National Alliance of Audition Support (NAAS).
Email: auditions@fwsymphony.org
Website: http://www.fwsymphony.org


New Mexico Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Horn 4
Resume Date: September 2, 2021
Audition Date: October 19, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: New Mexico Philharmonic Announces auditions for the following vacancies:   Thursday, September 23, 2021 = Double Bass, chair 5 (section, tenure track – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 31 may be offered).   Tuesday, September 28, 2021 = Principal Cello (tenure track – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 65 may be offered), and Cello, chair 4 (section, tenure track – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 55 may be offered).   Tuesday, October 19, 2021 = Horn 4 (tenure track, section – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 49 may be offered), and Horn Assistant/Utility (tenure track, section – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 37 may be offered).   If the winner is a current member of the section, any resulting vacancy may be offered on a temporary basis to the runner-up.  2021-2022 rates per service: Section $129.86.  Principal & Associate Concertmaster $162.33.  All positions include instrument insurance coverage.  Audition materials and details will be sent upon receipt of resume.
Contact Information: Please send resume and $75 audition deposit no later than September 2, 2021 to: NM Phil Auditions, 3035 Menaul Blvd NE #2; Albuquerque, NM 87107.  Please state clearly the position for which you are applying.  Questions?  Contact Shea Perry at sperry@nmphil.org.  For more information:  bit.ly/nmphilaudition.
Email: sperry@nmphil.org
Website: bit.ly/nmphilaudition

FRENCH HORN – Horn Assistant/Utility
Resume Date: September 2, 2021
Audition Date: October 19, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: New Mexico Philharmonic Announces auditions for the following vacancies:   Thursday, September 23, 2021 = Double Bass, chair 5 (section, tenure track – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 31 may be offered).   Tuesday, September 28, 2021 = Principal Cello (tenure track – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 65 may be offered), and Cello, chair 4 (section, tenure track – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 55 may be offered).   Tuesday, October 19, 2021 = Horn 4 (tenure track, section – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 49 may be offered), and Horn Assistant/Utility (tenure track, section – Although NMPhil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 37 may be offered).   If the winner is a current member of the section, any resulting vacancy may be offered on a temporary basis to the runner-up.  2021-2022 rates per service: Section $129.86.  Principal & Associate Concertmaster $162.33.  All positions include instrument insurance coverage.  Audition materials and details will be sent upon receipt of resume.
Contact Information: Please send resume and $75 audition deposit no later than September 2, 2021 to: NM Phil Auditions, 3035 Menaul Blvd NE #2; Albuquerque, NM 87107.  Please state clearly the position for which you are applying.  Questions?  Contact Shea Perry at sperry@nmphil.org.  For more information:  bit.ly/nmphilaudition.
Email: sperry@nmphil.org
Website: bit.ly/nmphilaudition


U.S. Air Force Academy Band
FRENCH HORN – Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Oct 18-22, 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: – Annual starting salary: $57,320 – $59,120 – Full military benefits – 30 days of vacation with pay per year – Full medical and dental benefits – Post 9-11 GI Bill for college up to $80,000 – Four-year minimum enlistment required – Maximum age at time of enlistment is 39
Contact Information: For more job information and pre-screening requirements, please visit http://www.music.af.mil/auditions
Website: http://www.music.af.mil/auditions


Los Angeles Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – 4th HORN
Resume Date: July 18, 2021
Audition Date: late September/October 2021
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: FIRST & SECOND SECTION VIOLIN Audition to be held in late September/October Specific dates will be announced soon. 4th HORN Audition to be held in late September/October Specific dates will be announced soon.
Contact Information: Visit http://www.laphil.com/auditions for more information and to download the LA Phil Audition Application. Please email your application to auditions@laphil.org by July 18, 2021. Personalized resumes will not be accepted. Auditions will be held in Los Angeles. Employment to commence based upon the winner’s availability and Los Angeles Philharmonic schedule.
Email: auditions@laphil.org
Website: http://www.laphil.com/auditions


Academic Openings

Competitions

International Horn Competition of America

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

4 Comments

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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