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, 2018

Orchestral and Band Openings

Orchestre symphonique de Montreal
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 2/9/18
Audition Date: Mar 15-16, 2018
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
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: mhforest@osm.ca   Marie-Helene Forest – OSM 1600 rue Saint-Urbain Montreal, QC H2X 0S1 Canada
Email: mhforest@osm.ca


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


U.S. Marine Band
FRENCH HORN – French Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: April 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


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


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/audition


Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 1/22/18
Audition Date: Feb 12-14, 2018
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Recorded solos and excerpts may be requested later at the discretion of the audition committee. Repertoire requirements and guidelines for the preparation of the recording may be found on our website http://www.concertgebouworkest.nl/en/job-openings or requested at the address below. Please do not send a recording with your resume at this time. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra works to provide its members with suitable instruments, which are loaned to the musicians during their employment with the orchestra. We reserve the right to make a preliminary selection based on letters of application.
Contact Information: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Ms. M.H.C. Bleeker Jacob Obrechtstraat 51 1071 KJ Amsterdam The Netherlands audities@concertgebouworkest.nl
Email: audities@concertgebouworkest.nl
Website: http://www.concertgebouworkest.nl/en/job-openings


U.S. Marine Band
FRENCH HORN – French Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: 4/9-10/18
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
Website: http://www.marineband.marines.mil


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


Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Feb 11-14, 2018
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: JoAnn Falletta, Artistic Advisor
Contact Information: Auditions will be held in Honolulu For complete details please visit; HawaiiSymphonyOrchestra.org/Auditions
Website: HawaiiSymphonyOrchestra.org/Auditions


Lexington Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Assistant French Horn
Resume Date: 2/2/18
Audition Date: 2/10/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Holding Auditions for Multiple Positions
Contact Information: Dates, Excerpts and more information available at http://www.lexphil.org
Website: http://www.lexphil.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


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

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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