Employment & Auditions

Charlotte Symphony


Two Wells Fargo | 301 S. Tryon Street | STE 1700 | Charlotte, NC 28282
Administration: 704.972.2003 | Ticket Office: 704.972.2000 | Fax: 704.972.2011

Employment


The Charlotte Symphony Priority Seating Department is seeking individuals on a part-time basis to sell the 2015-2016 Classics and Pops season. This is a great opportunity for students, seniors, or anyone with a flexible schedule. 

We offer:
* Hourly pay plus commission
* Bonuses
* Evening hours, Mon-Fri, 5:15-9 pm, Sat, 9:30 am-2 pm (subject to change)
* Management opportunities for qualified employees
* Free tickets to select concerts
 
You offer:
* Basic knowledge of Classical music
* 16-hour work week
* Ability to follow direction

Please email your resume to PrioritySeating@CharlotteSymphony.org or fax it to 704-972-2011. No phone calls please. Interviews will begin the week of April 13. This campaign kicks off April 20.


Auditions


The Charlotte Symphony announces auditions for the following orchestral positions:
 
To be considered for an invitation to audition, highly qualified candidates should send a one-page resume, which MUST include contact information (email preferred), by the indicated deadline to:

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
Attn: Orchestra Personnel Manager
Two Wells Fargo Center
301 South Tryon Street, Suite 1700
Charlotte, NC 28282
or fax 704-972-2012
or email to: auditions@charlottesymphony.org
       
IMPORTANT: Please put the position name you are applying for  (e.g.,"Second Trumpet") in the subject of your email.
       
Please note that the Audition Committee will screen all resumes following the specified closing date for receipt of resumes.

No telephone calls please.  The Charlotte Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
 
SECOND TRUMPET
One full-time, permanent position is available.  Employment is available starting in September 2015.
Auditions: March 22 & 23, 2015 / Venue: Booth Playhouse, NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
The resume deadline for this audition has passed.
 
Minimum salary for the 2015-16 season is $38,310 for 36 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season.  Benefits include three weeks paid vacation, employee Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, with payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium, instrument insurance, and 8.72% employer contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension plan.
 
For a list of required audition repertoire, please click here.
For PDFs of all required audition repertoire, please click here.
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PRINCIPAL SECOND VIOLIN
One full-time, permanent position is available.  Employment is available starting in September 2015.
Auditions: May 4, 2015 / Venue: Booth Playhouse, NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Resumes due: March 30, 2015

Minimum salary for the 2015-16 season is $45,972 for 36 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season. Benefits include three weeks paid vacation, employee Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, with payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium, instrument insurance, and 8.72% employer contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.

For a list of required audition repertoire, please click here.
For PDFs of all required audition repertoire, please click here.
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ASSISTANT/UTILITY HORN (Per-service)
One per-service position available. Employment is available starting in September 2015.
Auditions: April 13, 2015  / Venue: Booth Playhouse, NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Resumes due: February 27, 2015

Compensation will be $133.95 (section scale) per service in the 2015-16 season. A minimum of 125 services will be offered each season.

For a list of required audition repertoire, please click here.
For PDFs of all required audition repertoire, please click here.
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SECTION SECOND VIOLIN (Per-service)
One per-service position available. Employment is available starting in September 2015.
Auditions: May 11, 2015 / Venue: Booth Playhouse, NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Resumes due: March 30, 2015

Compensation will be $133.95 (section scale) per service in the 2015-16 season. A minimum of 125 services will be offered each season.

For a list of required audition repertoire, please click here.
For PDFs of all required audition repertoire, please click here.
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Posted 12/1/2014; updated 1/12/2015; 2/17/15; 2/20/15; 3/26/15




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