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, 2019

Orchestral and Band Openings

Lancaster Festival USA
FRENCH HORN – 2nd Horn
Resume Date: April 26, 2019
Audition Date: Mid-May
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: LANCASTER FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Gary Sheldon, Artistic Director July 16 – July 27, 2019 Featuring orchestra and chamber music performances. An Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: Email resume to: Lanfest.srosenberg@gmail.com
Email: lanfest.srosenberg@gmail.com
Website: http://www.lancasterfestival.org


Modesto Symphony
FRENCH HORN – Principal and Third Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Auditions for 2019-20 Season
Contact Information: For more Info, Visit ModestoSymphony.org


New Mexico Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – 2nd Horn (section, one-year with possible tenure track)
Resume Date: May 18, 2019
Audition Date: June 5-10, 2019
General Information: All positions include instrument insurance coverage. Audition materials and details will be sent upon receipt of resume.
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(s) for which you are applying Questions? Contact Katelyn Benedict at kbenedict@nmphil.org
Email: kbenedict@nmphil.org
Website: http://www.nmphil.org


Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: May 10, 2019
Audition Date: May 28, 2019
Start Date: see Webpage
Salary/Benefits: see Webpage
Services: see Webpage
General Information: Audition dates are subject to change. To download and print an information letter, audition application, deposit requirements, repertoire lists and instructions for submitting a preliminary round recording, please visit our website: http://www.orlandophil.org “about” “auditions & opportunities” The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Visit http://www.orlandophil.org
Website: http://www.orlandophil.org


Philadelphia Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn
Resume Date: April 22, 2019
Audition Date: Pre: June 3, 2019, Semi: June 10, 2019, Final: June 16, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: No phone calls, please. http://www.philorch.org The Philadelphia Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: Please submit a one-page resume with the subject “Second Horn Audition” by email or mail to: auditions@philorch.org The Philadelphia Orchestra Attn: Fourth Horn Auditions One South Broad Street, 14th Floor Philadelphia PA 19107
Fax: 315-985-0191
Email: auditions@philorch.org
Website: http://www.philorch.org


Rhode Island Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn
Resume Date: May 15, 2019
Audition Date: June 9, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: See webpage
Services: See webpage
General Information: Deposit checks will be returned at the audition.   Repertoire lists will be sent with your email confirmation and can also be downloaded at: http://www.riphil.org/auditions The RIPO is a per-service orchestra. Qualified musicians may be placed on the substitute/extra list. If an RIPO member wins the audition, his or her chair may be offered to the runner-up.
Contact Information: Send your résumé (with your email address) and a $50 deposit check to:   Auditions – Rhode Island Philharmonic 667 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914
Website: http://www.riphil.org/auditions


Richmond Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 2nd Horn, Core Tenure Track
Resume Date: April 19, 2019
Audition Date: May 13, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Additional information will be sent upon receipt of resume. The Richmond Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Apply online at http://www.richmondsymphony.com
Website: http://www.richmondsymphony.com


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 3rd Horn
Resume Date: April 23, 2019
Audition Date: May 27-28, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire and additional information available at: http://www.rpo.org/auditions Should any position be filled by a current member of the RPO, the resulting vacancy may be filled at this audition.
Contact Information: Email one-page resume with subject “3rd Horn” to: auditions@rpo.org
Email: Auditions@rpo.org
Website: http://www.rpo.org/auditions


U.S. Coast Guard Band
FRENCH HORN – French Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: May 13 – 14, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Maximum age at time of enlistment is 34. The U.S. Coast Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: For more information contact: Chief Musician Gino Villarreal: longino.villarreal@uscg.mil phone: 860-701-6810 Band Auditions, 15 Mohegan Ave. (mb) New London, CT 06320-4195 http://www.uscg.mil/band
Email: longino.villarreal@uscg.mil
Website: http://www.uscg.mil/band


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. Instrument insurance and AFM Pension Plan provided. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Please send resume before March 28, 2019 to: David Halvorson, Personnel Manager Colorado Springs Philharmonic P.O. Box 1266 Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Email: davidh@csphilharmonic.org
Website: http://www.csphilharmonic.org/auditions


Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 5th Horn/Assistant First Horn
Resume Date: April 15, 2019
Audition Date: May 5, 2019 and, if needed, May 6
Contact Information: For complete details and how to apply please visit: http://www.hso.org/about/employment-and-auditions/
Website: http://www.hso.org/about/employment-and-auditions/


New York City Ballet Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 3/21/19
Audition Date: May 13-14, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire will be sent on invitation to audition. After February 23, 2019 you may review the audition list and excerpts as well as a job description at: http://www.nycballet.com/orchauditions A limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited to audition. The Audition committee reserves the right to immediately dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards.
Contact Information: E-mail, fax or mail a SINGLE PAGE resume to: David Titcomb, Orchestra Manager New York City Ballet 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023 orchauditions@nycballet.com
Fax: 2128704097
Email: orchauditions@nycballet.com
Website: http://www.nycballet.com/orchauditions


San Antonio Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Associate Principal/3rd Horn
Resume Date: May 10, 2019
Audition Date: June 10 & 11, 2019
General Information: The San Antonio Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Highly qualified candidates should go to http://www.sasymphony.org/auditions to apply.
Email: auditions@sasymphony.org
Website: http://www.sasymphony.org/auditions

FRENCH HORN – Fourth/Utility Horn (1-year may become permanent)
Resume Date: May 10, 2019
Audition Date: June 10 & 11, 2019
General Information: The San Antonio Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Highly qualified candidates should go to http://www.sasymphony.org/auditions to apply.
Email: auditions@sasymphony.org
Website: http://www.sasymphony.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


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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