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 March 1, 2017

Orchestral and Band Openings

Allentown Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – French Horn lV
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: 5/8/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Immediate Vacancies – 2017-2018 Season
Contact Information: Please see website for AUDITION REQUIREMENTS and APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For Information contact Personnel@allentownsymphony.org http://www.allentownsymphony.org
Email: Personnel@allentownsymphony.org
Website: http://www.allentownsymphony.org
Chicago Sinfonietta
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 3/20/17
Audition Date: 4/3/17
Start Date: See Website
Salary/Benefits: See Website
Services: See Website
General Information: Chicago Sinfonietta – Mei-Ann Chen, Music Director
Contact Information: for more information, visit chicagosinfonietta.org/auditions
Website: http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org/auditions
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Fourth Horn
Resume Date: See webpage
Audition Date: April 20 Possibly 21, 2017
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
Lancaster Festival USA
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn, 3rd & 4th Horn
Resume Date: 3/31/17
Audition Date: 4/24-26/17
General Information: An Equal Opportunity Employer LANCASTER FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Gary Sheldon, Conductor 30th Anniversary Season July 18 – July 29, 2017 Orchestra and Chamber Music concerts
Contact Information: Email resume to: Steven Rosenberg, Manager srosenberg@lancasterfestival.org
Email: srosenberg@lancasterfestival.org
Website: http://www.lancasterfestival.org
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 4/28/17
Audition Date: May 15-17, 2017
Start Date: visit website
Salary/Benefits: visit website
Services: visit website
General Information: If a position is won by a current member, vacated position   may be offered to next best qualified auditionee.
Contact Information: Only highly-qualified musicians send a one-page resume to: Alexandria Black, Audition Coordinator New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; 60 Park Place – 9th Floor; Newark, NJ 07102 or via email. Ablack@njsymphony.org
Email: Ablack@njsymphony.org
Website: http://www.njsymphony.org/auditions/index.htm
Omaha Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Section 4th Horn
Resume Date: 5/1/17
Audition Date: 5/23/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: no phone calls please
Contact Information: Candidates should submit a one-page resume by email (preferred) or US mail auditions@omahasymphony.org or OSA Auditions The Omaha Symphony 1905 Harney Street, Suite 400   Omaha, NE 68102-2318
Email: auditions@omahasymphony.org
Website: http://www.omahasymphony.org/about/auditions.asp
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 4/21/17
Audition Date: 5/5/17
General Information: Announces August Auditions
Contact Information: Visit http://www.orlandophil.org/auditions
Website: orlandophil.org
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn M/F
Resume Date: 3/20/17
Audition Date: Juune 6-8, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire will include: – Haydn, Trumpet Concerto – Tomasi, Trumpet Concerto 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/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/job-openings
Sarasota Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Section Horn
Resume Date: 4/4/17
Audition Date: May 8-9, 2017
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/orchestra/careers-and-auditions
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 5/9/17
Audition Date: May 23-24, 2017
General Information: The Virginia Symphony performs a 42 week season including classical, pops, family, ballet and opera repertoire. For complete details, please visit http://www.virginiasymphony.org
Contact Information: Qualified applicants please send one page resume, confirmation form (available from our website) and $50 audition deposit To: James B. Nesbit, Personnel Manager Virginia Symphony Orchestra 150 Boush Street, Suite 201 Norfolk, VA  23510 Email:  jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org
Email: jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org
Website: http://www.virginiasymphony.org

Chicago Sinfonietta
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 3/20/17
Audition Date: 4/3/17
Start Date: See Website
Salary/Benefits: See Website
Services: See Website
General Information: Chicago Sinfonietta – Mei-Ann Chen, Music Director
Contact Information: for more information, visit chicagosinfonietta.org/auditions
Website: http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org/auditions
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn
Resume Date: 3/10/17
Audition Date: 4/5-6/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: An Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: Winning candidates will be required to show proof of US citizenship or a work permit/green card before a contract can be offered.  Highly qualified applicants please write to:  Jane Varella, Personnel Manager, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, 126 N. Main St., Suite 210, Dayton, Ohio 45402, or FAX to (937) 223-9189, or email to: jvarella@daytonperformingarts.org
Email: jvarella@daytonperformingarts.org
Website: http://www.daytonperformingarts.org
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Section Principal Horn
Resume Date: 3/18/17
Audition Date: See website
Start Date: See website
Salary/Benefits: See website
Services: See website
General Information: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – Sir Andrew Davis – Chief Conductor
Contact Information: http://www.mso.com.au
Email: auditions@mso.com.au
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 2nd Horn
Resume Date: 2/27/17
Audition Date: 3/20-21/17
General Information: Winning candidates are required to show proof of US citizenship or eligibility to work. The Phoenix Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Please send résumé and $100 deposit check payable to The Phoenix Symphony to: Damien Shindelman, Personnel Manager, The Phoenix Symphony, 1 N 1st St, Ste 200, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Repertoire and information will be mailed following receipt of résumé.
Email: dshindelman@phoenixsymphony.org
Website: http://www.phoenixsymphony.org
Southwest Florida Symphony
FRENCH HORN – 4th Horn,
Resume Date: 3/31/17
Audition Date: 4/23/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The Southwest Florida Symphony is a professional, per-service orchestra performing approximately 50 services per season in Fort Myers and the nearby islands.
Contact Information: Qualified musicians should send a one page resume and refundable $50 deposit to: Southwest Florida Symphony – Auditions 8290 College Parkway Ste. 103 Ft Myers, FL 33919 Or E-mail to: Auditions@swflso.org
Email: Auditions@swflso.org
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn
Resume Date: 2/17/17
Audition Date: 3/8/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
Contact Information: Qualified applicants please send a one-page resume to: DeAnne Eisch, Orchestra Personnel Manager Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 500 – 833 Seymour Street Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3L4 e-mail preferred: DeAnne@vancouversymphony.ca
Email: DeAnne@vancouversymphony.ca
Website: http://www.vancouversymphony.ca

Dallas Opera
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 2/20/17
Audition Date: 4/28/17
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Employment to begin with the winning candidate’s earliest availability
Contact Information: Please send a one page resume to: The Dallas Opera Winspear Opera House 2403 Flora Street Suite 500 Dallas, TX 75201 Attn. Orchestra Audition Coordinator e-mail: orchestraauditions@dallasopera.org
Email: orchestraauditions@dallasopera.org
Grant Park Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 3rd Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Feb, Mar & Apr 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Repertoire will not be given over the phone.  For complete audition information please visit the employment opportunities page of our website at: http://www.gpmf.org
Contact Information: To receive repertoire information and to schedule an audition time, Check website at: http://www.gpmf.org   Audition Coordinator; Grant Park Music Festival 205 E. Randolph Street; Chicago, Illinois 60601
Website: http://www.grantparkmusicfestival.com
Metropolitan Opera
FRENCH HORN – 2nd Horn
Resume Date: 2/1/17
Audition Date: May 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Only highly qualified applicants.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Information: Please send one page resume as a PDF File via email to:   METauditionprincipalflute@metopera.org METauditionsecondhorn@metopera.org METauditionprincipaltimpani@metopera.org Or mail to: Rachel E. Hocking, Orchestra Office Metropolitan Opera House; 30 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, New York 10023
Website: http://www.metopera.org
Minnesota Opera Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – 4th Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: 3/27/17
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
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 4/2/17
Audition Date: 5/14-15/17
Contact Information: Highly qualified and experienced candidates should mail, fax or e-mail a cover letter and resume to the following address: Auditions Administrator Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra 350 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 183 Los Angeles, CA  90071
Email: auditions@laco.org
Website: http://www.laco.org/auditions

Central City Opera

FRENCH HORN – Section Horn

Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The 2017 Season is June 28 – August 6
Contact Information: For additional information, please visit http://www.CentralCityOpera.org
Website: www.centralcityopera.org

Portland Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: visit website
Audition Date: visit website
Start Date: visit website
Salary/Benefits: visit website
Services: visit website
General Information: PORTLAND (MAINE) SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA The PSO is a per-service orchestra and the largest professional orchestra in northern New England.
Contact Information: For further audition details, location, and repertoire, please visit: http://www.portlandsymphony.org
Website: http://www.portlandsymphony.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:

West Virginia University

University of Central Florida

Competitions

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

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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