Auditions

Santa Barbara Symphony

Nir Kabaretti, Music & Art Director

PRINCIPAL 2ND VIOLIN SECTION VIOLIN
(6 POSITIONS)
AUGUST 29-30, 2019

PRINCIPAL TROMBONE
AUGUST 30-31, 2019

Application Deadline:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Online Application Form: thesymphony.org/auditions

Employment will begin as soon as mutually agreeable to both the winner and the Santa Barbara Symphony. If a titled position is filled by an  existing member of the Santa Barbara Symphony, a 1-year position may also be awarded at the auditions.


The Stockton Symphony

AUDITIONS

Saturday, September 7, 2019

For the following tenure-track positions:

Associate Concertmaster

Principal Second Violin

Section Violin 1 (1 position available)

 Section Violin 2 (2 positions available)

Candidates may choose to be considered for one or more of the above positions and may indicate their preference shortly before entering their first-round audition.

Candidates:  please be advised that second-round auditions will be held the same day.

Please send resume and refundable $35 deposit to:

Stockton Symphony Association

4629 Quail Lakes Drive, Stockton, CA 95207

Audition excerpts will be sent to qualified candidates as soon as available, following submission of resume and refundable fee.  However, most excerpts are easily available online or in print versions through various music publishers; notification of scheduled audition times will be by telephone or email at least 48 hours prior to auditions.

Audition repertoire will be listed on our website: www.stocktonsymphony.org

Application deadline: August 28, 2019

48-hour cancellation notification required.  Refunds will be mailed five days following auditions.

Hal Willenborg ~ Personnel Manager ~ orchestrapersonnel@stocktonsymphony.org

Auditions are anonymous and screened.

The Stockton Symphony is California’s third-oldest continuously operating professional orchestra, whose season includes a Classics series, a Pops series, and three pairs of Steppin’ Out concerts for fourth and fifth graders.

Music Director Peter Jaffe has conducted the Stockton Symphony since 1995 and has been credited with launching a period of sustained artistic growth.  Maestro Jaffe served for fourteen seasons as resident conductor at the Aspen Music Festival, he has guest-conducted several orchestras across the country, and also directs Stockton Opera and the Auburn and Folsom Lake Symphonies.

Stockton Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SANTA CRUZ SYMPHONY

AUDITIONS FOR THE 2019 – 2020 SEASON
Daniel Stewart – Music Director

September 22, 2019
2nd Clarinet

2019-2020 wages are $105.00 per service for section musicians. Additionally, all musicians receive a daily
travel allowance, pension contribution, and housing option. Thirty eight services are planned.
Highly qualified applicants are invited to apply by submitting their résumé and a $50.00 audition deposit
refundable at the time of audition. Verified eligibility for employment is required.

Applications may be sent to:
Norman C. Peck, Personnel Manager
Santa Cruz Symphony
1860 Price Way; San Leandro, CA 94577

Applications must be received no later than one week before the date of the audition.
Candidates will be sent repertoire and other details after review and acceptance of their application.
The Audition Committee of the Santa Cruz Symphony reserves the right to dismiss immediately any
candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions.

Employment to begin in October 2019 or the candidate’s earliest availability thereafter.


Opera San Jose

Monday, October 14, 2019

For the following tenure-track position:

Assistant Principal Second Violin

Opera San Jose Offices
2149 Paragon Dr.
San Jose 95131

Second-round auditions will be held the same day.

Assistant Principal pay for the 2019-20 season is $224.89/service, with a minimum of 46 services per season.

Please send resume to either:

osjpersonnel@gmail.com

OR

Evan Kahn, Personnel Manager

Opera San Jose
2327 26th Ave., Apt. A, San Francisco, 94116

Note: Emailing resumes is highly preferred.

The list of audition excerpts will be sent by email to qualified candidates following the receipt of their resume, and PDF copies of the excerpts will be sent when they become available. Most excerpts are easily available online, through IMSLP or other websites.

Applicants will be notified of specific audition times at least 48 hours prior to auditions.

Application deadline: Oct. 4, 2019, 12:00 pm (noon)

Note: This is the deadline for receipt of the applicant’s resume. Any applications received after this date and time will not be accepted, barring extenuating circumstance.

Accepted applicants who wish to withdraw must do so by Oct. 11, 12:00 pm (noon).


OAKLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Michael Morgan, Music Director

announces openings for

Violin 1
audition date:  October 14th, 2019

Viola
audition date:  October 7th, 2019

2019-20 season to be negotiated.

Oakland Symphony is a per service orchestra, with 29 guaranteed services per year. Current rate is $148/service for section musicians.

Please send cover letter and resumé to cklein@oaklandsymphony.org


San Francisco Ballet Orchestra

Martin West, Music Director
Announces the following one-year positions
Period of employment: December 1, 2019. – May 10, 2020.

Principal Clarinet
2nd/Bass Clarinet

Auditions are scheduled for October 15, 2019.
(Please specify which position(s) you are interested in.)

Assistant Principal Bass (3rd chair)
Section Bass (4thchair)

Auditions are scheduled for November 4, 2019.

2019-20 Minimum Compensation Guarantee for these positions:
Principal Clarinet: $78,316
2nd/Bass Clarinet: $64,166 plus doubling
Asst. Principal Bass: $64,166
Section Bass: $61,336
Vacation Pay and EMG/Special Projects Guarantee are included in these salaries.
Full season is December – early May
Benefits include: 14.17% AFM-EPF pension, sick/personal leave; paid parking.

To apply please email a one-page resume to:
tdavis@sfballet.org
Please note that resumes will be screened and not everyone will be invited to the audition
Applications must be received by September 15, 2019 (Clarinets) and September 30 (Basses)

 


MARIN SYMPHONY

Alasdair Neale, Music Director
ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR

3rd Oboe/Utility English Horn

Sunday, October 20, 2019
At the San Domenico School, San Anselmo

Deadline for Application: Monday, October 7, 2019
Qualified applicants should send or email a one-page resume and a
$50 deposit (personal check only) to:

Marin Symphony
Craig McAmis, Orchestra Personnel Manager
6306 Roanoke Rd, Oakland, CA 94618
cmcamis@att.net

***Please note: Only highly qualified candidates should apply.
Resumes will be screened***
Deposit checks will be returned at audition check-in.
Repertoire and other information will be sent by email and will also
be available on the Marin Symphony web site at
www.marinsymphony.org


MARIN SYMPHONY

Alasdair Neale, Music Director
ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR

Principal Piano

Sunday, November 3, 2019

At the San Domenico School, San Anselmo
Deadline for Application: Monday, October 21, 2019
Qualified applicants should send or email a one-page resume and a
$50 deposit (personal check only) to:

Marin Symphony
Craig McAmis, Orchestra Personnel Manager
6306 Roanoke Rd, Oakland, CA 94618
cmcamis@att.net

***Please note: Only highly qualified candidates should apply.
Resumes will be screened***

Deposit checks will be returned at audition check-in.
Repertoire and other information will be sent by email and will also
be available on the Marin Symphony web site at
www.marinsymphony.org


Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Joseph Young, Music Director

announces auditions for:

3rd Chair Cello | Section Cello

Audition date:
Friday, October 25, 2019

Application requirements:
One‐page resume
$50 refundable deposit

Send to:
Berkeley Symphony Auditions
Attn. Joslyn D’Antonio
1365 Cresthaven Drive
Colfax, CA 95713
foothilljoslyn@yahoo.com

Application deadline:
Resume and deposit must be postmarked by September 25, 2019


 

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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: http://www.music.army.mil/careers/auditions/form.aspErik T. Pyne
Staff Sergeant, US Army
6th Recruiting Brigade Band Liaison
4539 North 5th Street
North Las Vegas, NV 89031
erik.t.pyne.mil@mail.mil
Office:  702-639-2048
Cell:   1-877-874-4370