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 July 1, 2019

Orchestral and Band Openings

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: August 2, 2019
Audition Date: Sept. 16-18, 2019
General Information: The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting professional standards at these auditions. Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information: To apply or for more information: http://www.atlantasymphony.org/auditions

Website: http://www.atlantasymphony.org


Fort Wayne Phillharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn (full time – 1 yr/possibly permanent)
Resume Date: September 1, 2019
Audition Date: September 30, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: If a current member of the Ft. Wayne Philharmonic is awarded a position at these auditions, the audition committee may fill their vacancy.
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants may apply by sending a one-page resume to: Tim Tan, Personnel Manager: ttan@fwphil.org
Email: Ttan@fwphil.org

Website: http://www.fwphil.org


New York Philharmonic
FRENCH HORN – Principal Horn
Resume Date: July 19, 2019
Audition Date: Pre: Oct 3-4, 2019. Semi: Oct 5, 2019. Fin: Oct 6, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: The New York Philharmonic Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions. The New York Philharmonic is an equal opportunity employer, and is proud to be a partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS).
Contact Information: Please send your one-page resume to auditions@nyphil.org Please visit our website at http://www.nyphil.org/auditions
Email: auditions@nyphil.org

Website: http://www.nyphil.org/auditions


Portland Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Horn 3
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: September 17, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: approximately 94
General Information: Please visit http://www.portlandsymphony.org, scroll to the bottom of the home page and click on Auditions and Employment for complete audition information. The PSO is a per-service orchestra.
Website: http://www.portlandsymphony.org


San Diego Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn
Resume Date: September 13, 2019
Audition Date: October 13-16, 2019
Start Date: based on winner’s availability and the San Diego Symphony schedule
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
Contact Information: Apply on website: auditions@sandiegosymphony.org Questions: auditions@sandiegosymphony.org
Email: auditions@sandiegosymphony.org
Website: http://www.sandiegosymphony.org


Sarasota Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Second Horn
Resume Date: August 21, 2019
Audition Date: September 13-14, 2019
Start Date: ASAP
Salary/Benefits: $36,772.90 + Benefits (based on current CBA, subject to change based on successor CBA currently being negotiated)
Services: see website
General Information: For complete information, including excerpt lists, visit http://www.sarasotaorchestra.org/orchestra/about/the-orchestra/careers-and-auditions The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards. Winning candidates are required to show proof of eligibility to work in the US. No phone calls please.
Contact Information: Send a one-page résumé and $75 refundable deposit to: Auditions – [instrument] 709 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236
Email: auditions@sarasotaorchestra.org
Website: http://www.sarasotaorchestra.org/about/the-orchestra/careers-and-auditions


Wichita Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Fourth Horn – Permanent Position
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: August 17, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Auditions will take place in Wichita. Winning candidates are required to show proof of eligibility to work in the US.
Contact Information: Please visit wichitasymphony.org for more detailed information and for audition materials.

Website: wichitasymphony.org


Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
FRENCH HORN – Principal French Horn
Resume Date: June 1, 2019
Audition Date: September 30, 2019 – October 2, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Audition information, including repertoire, will be posted online at http://www.charlottesymphony.org. No telephone calls please. If the position is won by a current orchestra member, the runner-up may be offered the resulting vacancy. The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Contact Information: Highly qualified applicants please send a one-page resume to: 128 S. Tryon Street, Suite 350 Charlotte, SC 28202 or email: auditions@charlottesymphony.org Please put “Principal French Horn” in the subject line of your email.
Email: auditions@charlottesymphony.org
Website: http://www.charlottesymphony.org


St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

FRENCH HORN – Assistant/Utility Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: Pre Sept. 8, 9, & 23, 2019. Semi Sept. 23, 2019. Fin. Sept. 24, 2019
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Audition details and repertoire lists will be available at http://www.slso.org/auditions Please note that correspondence is primarily by email. Be sure to include an email address on your resume. No repertoire will be given over the phone or via email. The audition committee of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to immediately dismiss any candidates not meeting the highest professional standards.
Contact Information: Submit a one-page resume with online application at http://www.slso.org/auditions Powell Hall – 718 North Grand Boulevard – St. Louis, Missouri 63103-1011 Email: auditions@slso.org Phone: 314-286-4489
Phone: 314-286-4489
Email: auditions@slso.org
Website: http://www.slso.org/auditions


Modesto Symphony
FRENCH HORN – Principal and Third Horn
Resume Date: see website
Audition Date: see website
Start Date: see website
Salary/Benefits: see website
Services: see website
General Information: Auditions for 2019-20 Season
Contact Information: For more Info, Visit ModestoSymphony.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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