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 2, 2018

Orchestral and Band Openings

Pacific Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 2nd French Horn & 4th French Horn
Resume Date: 5/21/18
Audition Date: 6/6/18
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


San Antonio Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Associate Principal/3rd Horn
Resume Date: 5/7/18
Audition Date: June 4-5, 2018
General Information: The San Antonio Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer For complete details visit http://www.sasymphony.org
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


U.S. Air Force Band
FRENCH HORN – French Horn
Resume Date: 4/24/18
Audition Date: 5/29/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: All auditions held in Washington, D.C.
Contact Information: For resumes, audio requirements and repertoire go to http://www.music.af.mil/careers
Website: http://www.music.af.mil/careers


U.S. Marine Band
FRENCH HORN – French Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: April 9-10, 2018
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
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


Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn 3, Horn 4
Resume Date: 3/16/18
Audition Date: 4/8/18
General Information: Audition packages will be sent upon receipt of resume.
Contact Information: To obtain an audition package with all repertoire and further details, Please mail or email a one-page resume to: Hunter Thomas, Orchestra Personnel Manager P.O. Box 2400, Huntsville, AL 35804-2400 hunter@hso.org
Email: hunter@hso.org
Website: http://www.hso.org/about/employment-and-auditions/


Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn, Fourth Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: 5/14/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra is a self governing cooperative and a member of the American Federation of Musicians. Audition details are available at lpomusic.com.
Contact Information: Mail a one page resume with a $50 deposit check to Personnel Manager, Hsing-i Ho 1010 Common Street, Suite 2120 New Orleans, LA 70112
Email: hsing-i.ho@lpomusic.com
Website: http://www.lpomusic.com


Tacoma Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn, Assistant Principal Horn,
Resume Date: 5/4/18
Audition Date: 5/19/18
General Information: If vacancies are filled from within the TSO, runners-up may be awarded subsequent positions.
Contact Information: To apply, please mail (no email) a one-page resume to: Tacoma Symphony Auditions 901 Broadway, Suite 600 Tacoma, WA 98402


U.S. Marine Band
FRENCH HORN – French Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Apr 9-10, 2018
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: see Webpage
Audition Date: 4/4/18
Start Date: see Webpage
Salary/Benefits: see Webpage
Services: see Webpage
General Information: Announces 2018-2019 Auditions
Contact Information: Visit http://www.orlandophil.org/auditions
Website: orlandophil.org


Los Angeles Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Associate Principal Horn
Resume Date: 1/16/18
Audition Date: Pre – Mar 26,29,30, 2018 – Semi – Mar 31, 2018 – Fin – Apr 9, 2018
General Information: Repertoire information will not be given over the telephone. Resumés by fax will not be accepted.
Contact Information: For further information, please send two copies of your one page resumé to: Orchestra Personnel Attn: (Specify position) auditions Email: Auditions@LAPhil.org Los Angeles Philharmonic 151 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
Email: Auditions@LAPhil.org
Website: http://www.LAPhil.com


West Virginia Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 3/30/18
Audition Date: 4/11/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The WVSO is a per-service orchestra.If a vacant position is offered to a current member of the orchestra,the resulting vacancy may be offered to a runner-up. Audition candidates must be able to show proof of eligibility   to work in the United States at the time of the audition.
Contact Information: To apply, please send brief resume to: Personnel Manager West Virginia Symphony Orchestra; PO Box 2292; Charleston, WV  25328 OR email to personnel@wvsymphony.org
Email: personnel@wvsymphony.org
Website: http://www.wvsymphony.org/auditions


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 North Texas, Assistant/Associate Professor of Horn

University of Denver, Assistant Professor of Horn

The University of Arizona, Assistant Professor of Music – 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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