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 November 1, 2017

Orchestral and Band Openings

Columbus Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal French Horn
Resume Date: 12/15/17
Audition Date: Jan 20-21, 2018
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Only highly qualified applicants will be accepted. Audition details, including repertoire list, will be mailed within a week of receipt of résume.
Contact Information: Please send a ONE-page résumé (including current address, telephone, & email) to: The Columbus Symphony Orchestra Attn: Orchestra Personnel Manager 55 E. State St. / Columbus, OH  43215 or email to Auditions@columbussymphony.com
Email: Auditions@columbussymphony.com
Website: http://www.columbussymphony.com


Des Moines Metro Opera
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn, Section Fourth Horn (1 year, Possibly permanent)
Resume Date: 11/6/17
Audition Date: 1/10/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Audition materials available beginning November 6, 2017
Contact Information: For complete audition information go to desmoinesmetroopera.org
Website: desmoinesmetroopera.org


Fort Wayne Phillharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 1/8/18
Audition Date: 1/29/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Employment information, audition schedule and repertoire will be sent via email reply on receipt of résumè.
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants please email a one page resume to: Tim Tan, Personnel Manager, at Ttan@fwphil.org Employment information, audition schedule and repertoire will be sent via email reply on receipt of resume.
Email: Ttan@fwphil.org
Website: http://www.fwphil.org


New York Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 11/30/17
Audition Date: Pre Feb 9-10 & 12-13, 2018, MID 2/15/18, Fin 2/16/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Please do not send recordings at this time. Application information will be sent upon receipt of resume.
Contact Information: information regarding these auditions will be available on-line at http://www.nyphil.org/auditions
Website: http://www.nyphil.org/auditions


U.S. Marine Band
FRENCH HORN – French Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Dec 4-5, 2017
General Information: Members perform concert band, chamber orchestra, and chamber ensemble repertoire in public concerts and provide music for many official ceremonies at the White House and in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Each fall, the band travels through a portion of the United States during a 30-day concert tour. � Initial enlistment in the Marine Corps is for four years. Applicants must pass standard medical and aptitude testing and comply with age and weight restrictions to be fully qualified for enlistment. Members are exempt from recruit training and are appointed to the rank of Staff Sergeant/E-6 upon enlistment under a contract for duty with the Marine Band only.
Contact Information: For application and repertoire write to: Operations Officer, U.S. Marine Band, 8th and I Sts., SE, Washington, DC 20390 or visit http://www.marineband.usmc.mil. EOE
Phone: 202-433-5714
Email: marineband.operations@usmc.mil
Website: http://www.marineband.marines.mil


Colorado Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Assistant/Utility Horn, 4th/Utility Horn
Resume Date: 12/18/17
Audition Date: 1/15/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: NO PHONE CALLS
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants Email a one-page résumé to: Auditions@coloradosymphony.org – Include in subject line “Horn Audition”
Email: Auditions@coloradosymphony.org
Website: http://www.coloradosymphony.org


New York Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Feb 2018
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Please do not send recordings at this time. Application information will be sent upon receipt of resume.
Contact Information: information regarding these auditions will be available on-line at http://www.nyphil.org/auditions
Website: http://www.nyphil.org/auditions


Reading Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn 2
Resume Date: 10/23/17
Audition Date: Nov 10, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The RSO performs approximately 54 services per season.
Contact Information: Email resume to: auditions@readingsymphony.org Reading Symphony 147 N.5th Street Reading, PA 19601
Email: auditions@readingsymphony.org
Website: http://www.readingsymphony.org


South Bend Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn lll 1 position
Resume Date: visit website
Audition Date: Oct/Nov 2017
Start Date: visit website
Salary/Benefits: visit website
Services: visit website
General Information: Alastair Willis, Music Director
Contact Information: Send resume and $50 refundable deposit to address below. For more information, go to our website.  E-mail questions to e-mail address. Director of Operations  South Bend Symphony Orchestra 127 North Michigan; South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574-232-6343
Email: operations@southbendsymphony.com
Website: http://www.southbendsymphony.com


Washington National Opera
FRENCH HORN – ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL HORN
Resume Date: 10/27/17
Audition Date: 12/20-22/17
General Information: Equal Opportunity Employers.
Contact Information: Highly Qualified candidates should mail, fax or email a one-page résumé to: The Kennedy Center KCOHO/WNOO Auditions Attn: Amanda Joos, Orchestra Operations Manager 2600 Virginia Ave, NW Suite 210| Washington, DC 20037 Email: wnoauditions@kennedy-center.org
Email: wnoauditions@kennedy-center.org


Reading Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn 2
Resume Date: 10/23/17
Audition Date: Nov 7-9, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The RSO performs approximately 54 services per season.
Contact Information: Email resume to: auditions@readingsymphony.org Reading Symphony 147 N.5th Street Reading, PA 19601
Email: auditions@readingsymphony.org
Website: http://www.readingsymphony.org


South Bend Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn lll 1 position
Resume Date: visit website
Audition Date: Oct/Nov 2017
Start Date: visit website
Salary/Benefits: visit website
Services: visit website
General Information: Alastair Willis, Music Director
Contact Information: Send resume and $50 refundable deposit to address below. For more information, go to our website.  E-mail questions to e-mail address. Director of Operations  South Bend Symphony Orchestra 127 North Michigan; South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574-232-6343
Email: operations@southbendsymphony.com
Website: http://www.southbendsymphony.com


Toledo Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 9/29/17
Audition Date: Nov 6-7, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see websites
Services: see website
General Information: See Website
Contact Information: See Website
Website: http://www.toledosymphony.com/main/join-the-tso/


Wichita Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Fourth Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
General Information: The WSO is a per service orchestra serving southcentral Kansas.
Contact Information: Please visit WSO website for further information and print out required audition materials. http://www.wichitasymphony.org
Website: http://www.wichitasymphony.org


U.S. Army Band
FRENCH HORN
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Medical & dental benefits, 30-days paid vacation Tuition Assistance &  Post 9/11 GI BILL
Contact Information: Visit usarmyband.com/vacancies
Email: usarmyband.com/vacancies
Website: http://www.usarmyband.com

*Additional Job Openings Posted at Musical Chairs and Last Row Music.

Academic Openings:

Illinois State University, Artist/Teacher of Horn

Lawrence University, Assistant Professor of Music – Horn

University of Cincinnati, Assistant Professor of Horn

University of North Texas, Assistant/Associate Professor of Horn

University of Denver, Assistant Professor of Horn

University of Melbourne, LECTURER / SENIOR LECTURER IN MUSIC (PERFORMANCE – FRENCH 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

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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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