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 August 1, 2018

Orchestral and Band Openings

Akron Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – FOURTH HORN*
Resume Date: visit website
Audition Date: visit website
Start Date: visit website
Salary/Benefits: visit website
Services: visit website
General Information: If a current member of the orchestra wins a position, the vacated position may be offered to the next best qualified candidate. For exact dates, repertoire, and further details please contact the ASO. *If this position is won by a current ASO contract member, the resulting vacancy may be offered to the next best-qualified candidate. 1-year positions may become permanent.
Contact Information: Auditions, exact dates, repertoire, and further details, please visit our website at http://www.akronsymphony.org/musicians.
Website: http://www.akronsymphony.org


Colorado Springs Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Principal French Horn
Resume Date: 8/30/18
Audition Date: 9/13/18
Start Date: see Website
Salary/Benefits: see Website
Services: see Website
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


Illinois Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn, Horn 3
Audition Date: 9/10/18
General Information: Announces the following vacancies:
Contact Information: Send one-page résumé & $25 deposit to Orchestra Manager, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, P.O. Box 5191, Springfield, IL 62705 auditions@ILSymphony.org        www.ILSymphony.org
Email: auditions@ILSymphony.org
Website: http://www.ILSymphony.org


Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – French Horn II
Resume Date: 8/13/18
Audition Date: 9/13/18
General Information: Repertoire lists and job descriptions are available at http://www.kalamazoosymphony.com/contact/employment
Contact Information: No phone calls please.  Applicants should submit a one-page resume and $50 refundable deposit check by US mail, postmarked no later than the application deadline to: Audition Coordinator (Specify Instrument) Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100; Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Website: http://www.kalamazoosymphony.com


Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Third Horn
Resume Date: See webpage
Audition Date: 9/10/18
General Information: For repertoire lists and information about these positions please visit the Knoxville Symphony website at: http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com
Contact Information: Please send resumes to: Mark Tucker, Personnel Manager, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra mtucker@knoxvillesymphony.com P.O. Box 360, Knoxville, TN  37901-0360 Fax; 865-546-3766
Email: mtucker@knoxvillesymphony.com
Website: http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com


Peoria Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn & Horn 4
Resume Date: 8/29/18
Audition Date: Sept 15 & 23, 2018
General Information: Music Director George Stelluto
Contact Information: For all Applications send: One-page Resume, Cover Letter, $40 application fee to: Peoria Symphony Orchestra 101 State Street Peoria, IL 61602 Additional Information: peoriasymphony.org/contact/auditions/ Michelle Seibert, Operations Coordinator PSOoperations@peoriasymphony.org
Email: PSOoperations@peoriasymphony.org
Website: peoriasymphony.org/contact/auditions/


Symphony Silicon Valley
FRENCH HORN – French Horn Section Members, French Horn Associate Principal
Resume Date: 10/6/18
Audition Date: 10/22/18
General Information: Auditions held at San Jose’s California Theatre
Contact Information: To receive an information packet and repertoire list, qualified applicants should send a one-page resume and cover letter to: Audition Coordinator Symphony Silicon Valley P.O. Box 790 San Jose, CA 95106-0790 e-mail: mdigiacinto@symphonysiliconvalley.org For more information visit our web site: http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org
Email: mdigiacinto@symphonysiliconvalley.org
Website: http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org


Cincinnati Symp. & Pops Orch.
FRENCH HORN – Assistant Principal/Utility Horn
Resume Date: 8/13/18
Audition Date: Pre 9/24/18 – Fin 9/25/18
General Information: The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards of this audition. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Only highly qualified applicants should send a one-page resume by fax, mail or e-mail to: Rachel Kilgore, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 1241 Elm Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Fax: (513) 744-3535 E-mail: rkilgore@cincinnatisymphony.org
Email: rkilgore@cincinnatisymphony.org


Colorado Springs Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Principal French Horn
Resume Date: 8/30/18
Audition Date: 9/13/18
Start Date: see Website
Salary/Benefits: see Website
Services: see Website
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


Florida Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn
Resume Date: 10/15/18
Audition Date: Nov 12-13, 2018
General Information: Florida Orchestra serves the Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater areas.
Contact Information: HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND A ONE-PAGE RESUME TO: plandmeyer@floridaorchestra.org
Email: plandmeyer@floridaorchestra.org


Illinois Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn, Horn 3
Audition Date: 9/10/18
General Information: Announces the following vacancies:
Contact Information: Send one-page résumé & $25 deposit to Orchestra Manager, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, P.O. Box 5191, Springfield, IL 62705 auditions@ILSymphony.org        www.ILSymphony.org
Email: auditions@ILSymphony.org
Website: http://www.ILSymphony.org


Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – French Horn II
Resume Date: 8/13/18
Audition Date: 9/13/18
General Information: Repertoire lists and job descriptions are available at http://www.kalamazoosymphony.com/contact/employment
Contact Information: No phone calls please.  Applicants should submit a one-page resume and $50 refundable deposit check by US mail, postmarked no later than the application deadline to: Audition Coordinator (Specify Instrument) Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100; Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Website: http://www.kalamazoosymphony.com


Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Third Horn
Resume Date: See webpage
Audition Date: 9/10/18
General Information: For repertoire lists and information about these positions please visit the Knoxville Symphony website at: http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com
Contact Information: Please send resumes to: Mark Tucker, Personnel Manager, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra mtucker@knoxvillesymphony.com P.O. Box 360, Knoxville, TN  37901-0360 Fax; 865-546-3766
Email: mtucker@knoxvillesymphony.com
Website: http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com


Richmond Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn (1 year possibly permanent)
Resume Date: 8/20/18
Audition Date: Sep 17-18, 2018
General Information: Position requirements: Highly qualified Legally authorized to work in the United States Conform to Code of Virginia public school standards
Contact Information: The Richmond Symphony is an equal opportunity employer. It reserves the right to dismiss any candidate who does not meet the required standards. Highly qualified applicants please email a one page resume to: Kevin Estes, Personnel Manager auditions@richmondsymphony.com
Email: auditions@richmondsymphony.com
Website: http://www.richmondsymphony.com


San Antonio Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Associate Principal 3rd Horn
Resume Date: 7/22/18
Audition Date: Aug 28-29, 2018
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
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


Sarasota Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Fourth/Utility Horn
Resume Date: 7/29/18
Audition Date: Sept 17-18, 2018
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


Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – French Horn II
Resume Date: 8/13/18
Audition Date: 9/13/18
General Information: Repertoire lists and job descriptions are available at http://www.kalamazoosymphony.com/contact/employment
Contact Information: No phone calls please.  Applicants should submit a one-page resume and $50 refundable deposit check by US mail, postmarked no later than the application deadline to: Audition Coordinator (Specify Instrument) Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100; Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Website: http://www.kalamazoosymphony.com


Sarasota Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Fourth/Utility Horn
Resume Date: 7/29/18
Audition Date: Sept 17-18, 2018
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


West Point Band
FRENCH HORN – Fourth Horn/Utility
Resume Date: 6/25/18
Audition Date: 8/27/18
General Information: 30 Days Paid vacation yearly, Full military benefits (Medical/Dental/Retirement Plans) Tuition Assistance & Post 9/11 GI Bill
Contact Information: For application and requirements, audition repertoire, and to submit your packet visit auditions.westpointband.com
Website: auditions.westpointband.com


Cleveland Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 6/25/18
Audition Date: 9/17/18
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards of The Cleveland Orchestra. Repertoire will be posted on our website:  www.clevelandorchestra.com
Contact Information: Please send a one-page resume by fax, mail, or email to: The Cleveland Orchestra Auditions Severance Hall 11001 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH  44106
Email: auditions@clevelandorchestra.com
Website: http://www.clevelandorchestra.com


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:

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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