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Founded in 1913, the Houston Symphony is one of America’s oldest performing arts organizations with a distinguished musical history. The Houston Symphony performs over 170 concerts for more than 350,000 people every year, featuring an innovative and broad spectrum of classical, popular, education and community-based symphonic programming.
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Please view the below for information on positions currently available at the Houston Symphony. The Houston Symphony is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workplace.
The Houston Symphony, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Music Director, announces auditions for the following positions:
Audition Dates: May 14-16, 2018
THIS AUDITION IS NOW CLOSED.
Employment for this position to begin September 2018, or later, as the winning candidate’s availability and the Houston Symphony schedule allow.
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Audition Dates: September 22-30, 2018 (exact dates to be confirmed in early June)
Resume Deadline: July 23, 2018
Employment for this position to begin January 2019, or later, as the winning candidate’s availability and the Houston Symphony schedule allow.
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.
- Email resume (PDF or MSWord) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Remember to indicate the name of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email
- We do not accept phone calls
The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest artistic standards.
The Houston Symphony has a 52-week season, including 9 weeks of paid vacation. Current minimum weekly salary is $1,870. 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 announces auditions for per-service substitute and extra musicians for the following instruments. To apply, please use the application procedure detailed above.
THERE ARE NO SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA AUDITIONS SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME.