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 February  1, 2019

Orchestral and Band Openings

U.S. Navy Fleet Bands

Horn (two vacancies)

Concert Band and Ceremonial Band/Brass Quintet
Audition Date: March 19, 2019
Materials due: March 14, 2019
Audition location: Phoenix College – Phoenix, AZ
Winners will be assigned a position at one of nine U.S. Navy Fleet Bands.
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More information available at http://www.navyband.navy.mil/job_opportunities.html


Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Assistant Principal Horn 3
Resume Date: 2/15/19
Audition Date: 3/16/19
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The musicians in the Calgary Philharmonic Society are Canadian members of the American Federation of Musicians, local 547
Contact Information: Qualified musicians should e-mail a one-page resume to: Michael Thomson, Personnel Manager E-mail: auditions@calgaryphil.com with (instrument) in the subject heading. Deadline for applications is two weeks prior to the audition date.
Email: auditions@calgaryphil.com
Website: http://www.calgaryphil.com/auditions


Colorado Springs Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Principal French Horn
Resume Date: 3/28/19
Audition Date: 4/13/19
General Information: Complete information will be provided on receipt of resume. Should a current member win a position, the resulting vacancy may be offered. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic does not pay travel expenses for musicians of the orchestra who live outside of Colorado Springs. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Please send resume to: David Halvorson, Personnel Manager; C/O Colorado Springs Philharmonic; P.O. Box 1266; Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Email: davidh@csphilharmonic.org
Website: http://www.csphilharmonic.org/auditions


Minnesota Opera Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 3/4/19
Audition Date: See website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: No phone calls, please.
Contact Information: Send resume and $35 refundable deposit to: Roxanne Stouffer Cruz The Minnesota Opera 620 No. First St. Mpls., MN 55401 Attn: Orch. Auditions roxy@mnopera.org
Email: roxy@mnopera.org


Pacific Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 4th French Horn
Resume Date: 3/22/19
Audition Date: 4/5/19
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Detailed information at http://www.pacificsymphony.org
Contact Information: You may apply online at http://www.pacificsymphony.org or by mail to Auditions c/o Paul Zidbits, Personnel Manager, Pacific Symphony 17620 Fitch Ave Suite 100, Irvine, CA, 92614
Website: http://www.pacificsymphony.org


Orchestre symphonique de Montreal
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 1/11/19
Audition Date: 2/22/19
General Information: The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss, at any time during the audition procedure, any candidate who does not meet the required standard of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants please send a one page resume to: knadeau@osm.ca   Krystel Nadeau – OSM 1600 rue Saint-Urbain Montreal, QC H2X 0S1 Canada
Email: knadeau@osm.ca

Central City Opera
FRENCH HORN – Section Horn (tenure track)
No Date information was provided for this audition.
General Information: The 2019 Season is June 26 – August 6
Contact Information: For additional information, please visit http://www.CentralCityOpera.org
Website: http://www.centralcityopera.org


National Arts Centre Orchestra Canada
FRENCH HORN – Third Horn
Resume Date: 1/15/19
Audition Date: Mar 26-27, 2019 Fin Apr 15, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: 2019-2020 Institute for Orchestral Studies For those who have completed their education and want an exceptional orchestral apprenticeship opportunity
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants are asked to submit their applications online at the following address: Email auditions@nac-cna.ca For further information about the Institute for Orchestral Studies, see the website above or contact the Manager, Artist Training at (613)-947-7000 ext 568, or Claudia.Hasan-Nielsen@nac-cna.ca
Email: auditions@nac-cna.ca.
Website: nac-cna.ca/auditions


Utah Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 2/8/19
Audition Date: Pre 3/24/19, Fin 3/25/19
General Information: 52 week season
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants should apply and submit resumes via the Utah Symphony website at http://www.utahsymphony.org/the-orchestra/auditions or send a one-page resume, including current mailing address, email address and telephone number to: Andrew Williams, Orchestra Personnel Manager Utah Symphony | Utah Opera 123 West South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1496 Fax: 801.869.9026 / Email: auditions@usuo.org
Email: auditions@usuo.org
Website: http://www.utahsymphony.org/the-orchestra/auditions


Chicago Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 11/30/18
Audition Date: Jan 2019 – Final Tentative Feb 18, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Chicago Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Optional cds may be submitted for pre-preliminary auditions.  Further information on cd requirements, audition dates, and repertoire lists will be sent upon receipt of resume.DO NOT SEND CD WITH RESUME
Contact Information: Applicants should send a brief one-page resume, including Name, Address, Phone number, E-mail address, and Instrument to: Auditions Coordinator Chicago Symphony Orchestra 220 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60604 Email: auditions@cso.org
Email: auditions@cso.org
Website: http://www.cso.org/csoauditions


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:

Utah State University – Assistant Professor of Music

University of Missouri-Columbia – Assistant Teaching Professor

East Carolina University – Horn Artist Teacher (non-tenure track)

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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