Orchestra Auditions

 (Auditions for Substitute and Extra musicians are listed at the bottom of this page) 
The Houston Symphony, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Music Director, announces auditions for the following positions:   

 

PRINCIPAL TIMPANI

Audition Dates: October 16-19 & November 20-21, 2017

Resume Deadline: August 18, 2017

Click here for audition repertoire.

Employment for this position to begin during the 2017-2018 Season, or later, as the winning candidate’s availability and the Houston Symphony schedule allow.

 

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL SECOND VIOLIN

Audition Dates: November 13-15, 2017

Resume Deadline: September 14, 2017

Click here for audition repertoire.

The Audition Committee reserves the right to award any other available positions through this audition, including any vacancy that may result from a position being offered to a current member of the Houston Symphony.

Employment for this position to begin June 2018, or later, as the winning candidate’s availability and the Houston Symphony schedule allow. 

Application Procedure

To be considered for an invitation to audition, highly qualified candidates should submit a one-page resume, including email address and telephone number, no later than the indicated deadline.

Please email resume (PDF or MSWord) tohssauditions@houstonsymphony.org

Please indicate the name of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. 

No phone calls please.

The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest artistic standards.

The Houston Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment

The Houston Symphony has a 52-week season, including 9 weeks of paid vacation. Current minimum weekly salary is $1,805. Benefits include health insurance, instrument insurance, disability insurance, and pension contributions to the AFM-EPF equivalent to 6.54% of salary.

HOUSTON SYMPHONY AUDITIONS FOR SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA MUSICIANS

The Houston Symphony annnounces auditions for per-service substitute and extra musicians for the following instruments. To apply, please use the application procedure detailed above. 

 

TRUMPET SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA

Audition Date: September 29, 2017

Resume Deadline: September 8, 2017

Click here for Audition Repertoire.

 

FLUTE/PICCOLO SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA

Audition Date: October 2, 2017

Resume Deadline: September 8, 2017

Click here for Audition Repertoire.

 

 

updated 8/15/2017

 

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