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 April 1, 2020

Orchestral and Band Openings

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: May 17, 2020
Audition Date: Pre – September 14, 2020, Semi – September 21, 2020, Fin – October 29, 2020
Start Date: Employment to begin upon the mutual agreement of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the winning candidate
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The audition committee of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards. The Dallas Symphony is an equal opportunity employer and a proud partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS).
Contact Information: Please submit a one-page resume to auditions@dalsym.com
Email: auditions@dalsym.com


Illinois Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn II
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: August 2020
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Ken Lam, Music Director
Contact Information: Send one-page resume and $50 deposit to Orchestra Manager, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, PO Box 5191, Springfield, IL 62705
Email: auditions@ILSymphony.org
Website: http://www.ILSymphony.org


New Mexico Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Horn Assistant/Utility
Resume Date: May 17, 2020
Audition Date: June 2-5, 2020
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: 2019-20 rates per service: section $123.61, principal $154.51
Services: Although NM Phil does not offer a service guarantee, approximately 45 may be offered.
General Information: Audition materials and details will be sent upon receipt of resume For more information: bit.ly/nmphilaudition
Contact Information: Please send resume and $75 deposit 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
Email: sperry@nmphil.org


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: April 15, 2020
Audition Date: May 29-30 and June 1, 2020
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire will not be given out over the phone. The audition committee of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information: Information regarding this audition will be available online: http://www.bsomusic.org/auditions
Website: http://www.bsomusic.org/auditions


Boise Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Horn II
Resume Date: April 17, 2020
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Visit boisephil.org/auditions
Website: boisephil.org/auditions


Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Assistant Principal Horn 2
Resume Date: April 17, 2020
Audition Date: May 8-9, 2020
Start Date: September 2020
Salary/Benefits: $58,988.80 plus a 10% pension contribution, and a comprehensive health care plan.
Services: 40 week season
General Information: International Auditions For further information, including repertoire list, please refer to http://www.calgaryphil.com/auditions The CPO reserves the right to screen candidates by resumes and/or requesting an audio recording.
Contact Information: Please email a one-page resume to: Michael Thomson, Orchestra Personnel Manager Email: auditions@calgaryphil.com with Horn 2 in the subject line.
Email: auditions@calgaryphil.com
Website: http://www.calgaryphil.com/auditions


Illinois Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn II
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: May 4, 2020
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
Contact Information: Send a one-page resume & $50 deposit to Orchestra Manager, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, PO Box 5191, Springfield, IL 62705
Email: auditions@ilsymphony.org
Website: http://www.ilsymphony.org


Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: April 16, 2020
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Visit icomusic.org for more information
Website: icomusic.org


San Antonio Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: April 10, 2020
Audition Date: May 18-19, 2020
Start Date: September 2020 or at a mutually agreed upon date between the winning candidate and Management in the 2020-2021 season
Salary/Benefits: Weekly salary of $1,154 plus 17% Principal Scale and an EMG of $30. Position will include weekly salary, EMG, parking stipend, health, life, disability and instrument insurance, and pension contribution.
Services: 30 week season
General Information: Auditions may be used to fill other vacancies should they occur. The San Antonio Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants shoudl go to http://www.sasymphony.org/auditions to apply
Website: http://www.sasymphony.org/auditions


Toledo Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Fourth Horn – Core Position
Resume Date: May 2, 2020
Audition Date: June 2, 2020
Start Date: September 1, 2020
Salary/Benefits: $26,695, 40 weeks, benefits, paid vacation
Services: 190 services
General Information: If any position is filled by a current orchestra member, the vacated position may be offered to the next best qualified candidate. The Toledo Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants please visit the following link for audition application, repertoire and employment information: http://www.toldeosymphony.com/main/join-the-tso
Website: http://www.toledosymphony.com/main/join-the-tso


Virginia Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn II (Core)
Resume Date: April 27, 2020
Audition Date: May 11, 2020
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Virginia Symphony performs a 42-week season including classical, pops, family, ballet and opera repertoire. For complete details, please visit http://www.virginiasymphony.org
Contact Information: Qualified applicants please submit a $100 deposit check and a one-page resume to: James B. Nesbit, Personnel Manager Virginia Symphony Orchestra 150 Boush Street, Suite 201 Norfolk, VA 23510 Email: jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org
Email: jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org
Website: http://www.virginiasymphony.org

FRENCH HORN – Horn (Per-Service)
Resume Date: April 27, 2020
Audition Date: May 11, 2020
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Virginia Symphony performs a 42-week season including classical, pops, family, ballet and opera repertoire. For complete details, please visit http://www.virginiasymphony.org
Contact Information: Qualified applicants please submit a $100 deposit check and a one-page resume to: James B. Nesbit, Personnel Manager Virginia Symphony Orchestra 150 Boush Street, Suite 201 Norfolk, VA 23510 Email: jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org
Email: jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org
Website: http://www.virginiasymphony.org


Metropolitan Opera
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: March 15, 2020
Audition Date: June 2020
Start Date: Winning candidate to begin at earliest availability
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: An Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: ONLY HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS please send a one-page resume as a PDF to: METauditionprincipalhorn@metopera.org METauditionsecondhorn@metopera.org METauditionassistantprincipalviolin@metopera.org or mail to: Rachel E. Hocking, Orchestra Office Metropolitan Opera House 30 Lincoln Center New York, NY 10023
Email: METauditionprincipalhorn@metopera.org, METauditionsecondhorn@metopera.org, METauditionassistantprinc
Website: http://www.metopera.org

FRENCH HORN – 2nd Horn
Resume Date: March 15, 2020
Audition Date: June 2020
Start Date: Winning candidate to begin at earliest availability
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: An Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: ONLY HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS please send a one-page resume as a PDF to: METauditionprincipalhorn@metopera.org METauditionsecondhorn@metopera.org METauditionassistantprincipalviolin@metopera.org or mail to: Rachel E. Hocking, Orchestra Office Metropolitan Opera House 30 Lincoln Center New York, NY 10023
Email: METauditionprincipalhorn@metopera.org, METauditionsecondhorn@metopera.org, METauditionassistantprinc
Website: http://www.metopera.org


U.S. Air Force Academy Band
FRENCH HORN – Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: $57,320 annually, full medical and dental benefits, 30 days paid vacation per year, post 9/11 GI Bill for college up to $80,000
Services: see website
General Information: – Promotion to the Rank of Technical Sergeant (E6) – Permanent Duty Assignment – Four-year minimum enlistment required – Maximum age at time of enlistment is 39 For more information, visit http://www.music.af.mil/auditions The United State Air Force is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: Call (719) 556-9961 Email usafabandauditions@gmail.com Or vist our website at http://www.usafacademyband.af.mil for further information
Phone: 719-556-9961
Email: usafabandauditions@gmail.com
Website: http://www.usafacademyband.af.mil


Academic Openings:

Lamar University, Assistant Professor of Horn

University of Louisville, Assistant/Associate Professor of Horn

University of Memphis, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music/Artist-Teacher of Horn

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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