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, 2017

Orchestral and Band Openings

 

Hudson Valley Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – 4th Horn
Resume Date: 9/29/17
Audition Date: 10/13/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Randall Craig Fleischer, Music Director
Contact Information: To apply for an audition, please send resume, refundable $50 deposit and SASE Bardavon Opera House 11 Cannon St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Attn: Marcia Gates, Personnel Manager Marciagates1@gmail.com
Email: Marciagates1@gmail.com
Website: http://www.bardavon.org


Pacific Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Assistant Principal /3rd French Horn
Resume Date: 10/16/17
Audition Date: 10/30/17
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 3631 S. Harbor Blvd. Suite 100, Santa Ana, CA, 92704-6951
Website: http://www.pacificsymphony.org

FRENCH HORN – 2nd French Horn & 4th French Horn
Resume Date: 10/16/17
Audition Date: 10/31/17
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 3631 S. Harbor Blvd. Suite 100, Santa Ana, CA, 92704-6951
Website: http://www.pacificsymphony.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/


U.S. Marine Band
FRENCH HORN – French Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Dec 4-5, 2017 13-14, 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
Email: marineband.operations@usmc.mil
Website: http://www.marineband.marines.mil


Air National Guard Band of the Northeast

Resume/Tape Due: September 22, 2017

Audition Date: Oct 6, 2017

Salary/Benefits:

Military Benefits: Members may qualify for benefits that include the Educational Assistance Program, which provides paid tuition at many state colleges and universities, Chapter 1606 of the Veterans’ GI Bill, medical and dental coverage, and use of professional instruments.

General Information: Perform horn in the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast.  Rehearse one weekend a month and tour the Middle Atlantic and Northeast states for two weeks during the summer. All auditions held at Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania ~ For application information and audition repertoire, visit: http://www.bandofthenortheast.ang.af.mil/careers/

Contact Information: Please submit a resume and recording to usaf.pa.193-sow.mbx.553-band-auditions@mail.mil prior to Friday, September 22, 2017.


Hudson Valley Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – 4th Horn
Resume Date: 9/29/17
Audition Date: 10/13/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Randall Craig Fleischer, Music Director
Contact Information: To apply for an audition, please send resume, refundable $50 deposit and SASE Bardavon Opera House 11 Cannon St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Attn: Marcia Gates, Personnel Manager Marciagates1@gmail.com
Email: Marciagates1@gmail.com
Website: http://www.bardavon.org


Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: 10/9-10/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Stilion Kirov, Music Director Announces the following vacancies
Contact Information: Send resume & $25 Audition Deposit to, Orchestra Manager Illinois Symphony Orchestra 524 1/2 E. Capital ave. Springfield, IL 62701
Website: http://www.Ipomusic.org


New York Philharmonic

FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn (1 position)
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


Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 3rd Horn
Resume Date: see webpage
Audition Date: Fall 2017
General Information: Auditions Fall 2017
Contact Information: Send resume to: Pittsburgh Opera 2425 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Further info can be found at: http://www.pittsburghopera.org
Website: http://www.pittsburghopera.org


Princeton Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn ll
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Sept 11-13, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Please visit princetonsymphony.org for general audition information, including resume deadline and required repertoire.
Contact Information: http://www.princetonsymphony.org
Website: http://www.princetonsymphony.org


Symphoria
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn (1 year)
Resume Date: see webpage
Audition Date: 9/14/17
Start Date: see webpage
Salary/Benefits: see webpage
Services: see webpage
General Information: Lawrence Loh, Music Director
Contact Information: Should any of these positions be offered to a current Symphoria musician, the resulting vacancy may be offered to the winner of these auditions. All audition information and application material is available on the Symphoria website. http://www.ExperienceSymphoria.org Highly qualified applicants please send a one-page resume to: Arvilla Rovit, Personnel Manager, Symphoria, 234 Harrison Street, Syracuse, NY  13202 ARovit@ExperienceSymphoria.org.
Email: ARovit@ExperienceSymphoria.org
Website: http://www.ExperienceSymphoria.org


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
Email: marineband.operations@usmc.mil
Website: http://www.marineband.marines.mil


Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 4/21/17
Audition Date: Sept 6-7, 2017
General Information: Announces 2017-2018 Auditions
Contact Information: Visit http://www.orlandophil.org/auditions
Website: orlandophil.org


Philadelphia Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Fourth Horn
Resume Date: 7/28/17
Audition Date: Pre Sept 25-29, 2017 – Semi Oct 2-3, 2017 – Fin 10/9/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire will be available on our website.
Contact Information: Please submit a one-page resume by mail, fax or email: The Philadelphia Orchestra (Name Of Audition) One South Broad Street, 14th Floor Philadelphia PA 19107
Email: auditions@philorch.org
Website: http://www.philorch.org


Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 3rd Horn
Resume Date: see webpage
Audition Date: Fall 2017
General Information: Auditions Fall 2017
Contact Information: Send resume to: Pittsburgh Opera 2425 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Further info can be found at: http://www.pittsburghopera.org
Website: http://www.pittsburghopera.org


Princeton Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn ll
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Sept 11-13, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Please visit our website for general audition information, including repertoire. http://princetonsymphony.org/about/dec14auditions/
Contact Information: http://www.princetonsymphony.org
Website: http://www.princetonsymphony.org


Sarasota Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Fourth/Utility Horn
Resume Date: 8/1/17
Audition Date: Sept 6-7, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: For more information, including excerpt list, visit http://www.sarasotaorchestra.org
Contact Information: Qualified applicants may send one-page résumé and $50 refundable deposit to: Qualified applicants may send a one page resume Audition Coordinator – Sarasota Orchestra and $50 refundable deposit to: 709 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL  34236 no phone calls
Email: auditions@sarasotaorchestra.org
Website: http://www.sarasotaorchestra.org/about/the-orchestra/careers-and-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


Utah Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 8/28/17
Audition Date: Pre 10/16/17 – Fin 10/17/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: See website
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


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


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Second Horn

Resume Date: 6/9/17
Audition Date: Sept 17-19, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: Applicants should send a one-page resume to: (Your Instrument) AUDITION Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 1280 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 4074 Atlanta, GA 30309 Resume accepted in MS Word or PDF Format:Kourtnea.stevenson@atlantasymphony.org
Email: Kourtnea.stevenson@atlantasymphony.org
Website: www.atlantasymphony.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:

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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