Berkeley Youth Orchestra

(Jay Lehmann, Artistic Director)

Announces its upcoming summer auditions:
• June 20th, 21st, and 22nd from 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
• August 26th 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

To apply for an audition young musicians should email the following information to, and write 2017-2018 Season Audition Request on the subject line.

• Musician’s Name
• Age
• Grade
• Instrument
• Years Playing
• Parent’s or Guardian’s Name
• Parent’s or Guardian’s Email Address
• Parent’s or Guardian’s Phone number
• Preferred Audition Date

BYO auditions take place at Laney College on 900 Fallon Street crossing with 9th Street, Oakland, one block from Lake Merritt BART, where our rehearsals are held.

BYO Mission: BYO is a full symphonic orchestra whose mission is to foster the musical abilities and personal growth of dedicated young musicians in grades 5-12 throughout the greater Bay Area by providing a nurturing environment and the highest quality opportunities in both rehearsal and performance in an orchestra setting. For more information regarding BYO and our audition process, please go to


Opera San Jose

Joseph Marcheso, Music Director

Announces auditions for the following vacancies:

Assistant Principal Cello (46 services)
Per service rate for the 2017-18 Season is $214.07

Section Viola (46 services)
Per service rate for the 2017-18 Season is $186.14

Auditions will be held in September.

Highly qualified applicants should mail or email a one-page resume by Friday, August 25th, 2017 to:

Mark Veregge, OSJ Orchestra Personnel Manager
6176 Calle Del Conejo, San Jose, CA 95120

(no phone calls please)

A list of the audition repertoire and other relevant information will be sent to the candidate upon the receipt and acceptance of their resume.


Community School of Music and Arts

for the 2017 School Year

All jobs are part time, but include some pretty great benefits if someone can work 20 hours a week for us.  Will depend on the job of course!  Please pass this along to anyone you think might be interested  Here is the jobs page on our website.  Not all of them are listed yet, but the following jobs will be available:

  • 5th Grade Band Brass Teacher (Mountain View Schools, no credential necessary)
  • In School Music Teachers (several! no credential necessary)
  • Private Lessons in Trumpet, Cello, Guitar, Piano, Cl/Sax. (Need some availability on Weekends)
  • Intermediate Music Theory Classes (Saturdays with room to expand in Spring)
  • Beginning Harmony Classes (Saturdays with room to expand in Spring)
Send their resume and cover letter to


The US Army Music Program is now hiring! 14 different instrument specialties available. Benefits include full-time pay, travel, health care, dental care, and 30 days vacation per year.  If you would like to make you profession your passion, contact a United States Army Band Liaison or request an audition at:

Erik T. Pyne
Staff Sergeant, US Army
6th Recruiting Brigade Band Liaison
4539 North 5th Street
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
Office:  702-639-2048
Cell:   1-877-874-4370