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 May 1, 2017

Orchestral and Band Openings

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Second Horn

Resume Date: 6/9/17
Audition Date: Fall 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: Applicants should send a one-page resume to: (Your Instrument) AUDITION Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 1280 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 4074 Atlanta, GA 30309 Resume accepted in MS Word or PDF Format:Kourtnea.stevenson@atlantasymphony.org
Email: Kourtnea.stevenson@atlantasymphony.org
Website: www.atlantasymphony.org

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: 6/7/17
Audition Date: June 23-25, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Regional Northern NY
Contact Information: Send résumé & $50 Refundable deposit to: Glens Falls Symphony, PO Box 2036 Glens Falls, NY 12801 or e-mail:auditions@gfso.org
Email: auditions@gfso.org
Website: www.gfso.org

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Third Horn

Resume Date: 5/1/17
Audition Date: June 8-12, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The audition committee of the Baltimore Symphony reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions. Repertoire will be posted at http://www.bsomusic.org/auditions   when determined.  No phone calls, please. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact Information: Information regarding this audition will be available on-line: http://www.bsomusic.org/auditions
Website: www.bsomusic.org/auditions

National Arts Centre Orchestra Canada

FRENCH HORN – 4th Horn
Resume Date: 5/10/17
Audition Date: Preliminaries June 23 & 24, 2017. Finals July 5, 2017
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: CANADA’S NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA ALEXANDER SHELLEY, MUSIC DIRECTOR
Contact Information: Fletcher Gailey-Snell, Assistant Personnel Manager National Arts Centre Orchestra P.O. Box 1534, Station “B” Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 e-mail: auditions@nac-cna.ca
Phone: (613) 947-7000 ext. 342
Fax: (613) 947- 8623
Email: auditions@nac-cna.ca
Website: www.nac-cna.ca/auditions

Tacoma Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn, Horn 2
Resume Date: 5/5/17
Audition Date: 5/20/17
Start Date: see webpage
Salary/Benefits: see webpage
Services: see webpage
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

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


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: June 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


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


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


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


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:

University of Central Missouri (Instructor of Horn)

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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