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


Charlotte Symphony is hiring for the position of Director of Choruses. To view full job description and requirements, please click here


Auditions

The Charlotte Symphony announces auditions for the following full-time orchestral positions:
 
To be considered for an invitation to audition, highly qualified candidates should send a one-page resume postmarked 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 be sure to put the position name (e.g.,"Principal Bass") in the subject of your email.  Please also be sure to include ON YOUR RESUME your NAME, email address (if you use email) and a phone number where we can reach you if necessary.
       
No telephone calls please.  The Charlotte Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please note that the Audition Committee will screen all resumes following the specified closing date for their receipt.
 
PRINCIPAL BASS

Audition dates: Sunday & Monday, October 19 & 20, 2014
Audition venue: Knight Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Resume deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014 (postmark deadline)

This is a full-time, permanent position.  Employment will begin at the winning candidate's earliest availability, subject to the Charlotte Symphony schedule.

The 2013-2014 season is 37 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season.  The current minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,260.50.  Current benefits include three weeks paid vacation, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance with payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium for Musician's share, Instrument Insurance, and 8% contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension Plan. All provisions are subject to renegotiation for the 2014-2015 season.

For a list of Required Audition Repertoire, please click here.

For printable PDFs of all required excerpts (orchestral solos & excerpts), please click here.


THIRD/ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL TRUMPET

Audition dates: Sunday & Monday, November 2 & 3, 2014
Audition venue: Knight Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Resume deadline:  Extended to Friday, September 26, 2014 (receipt deadline)

This is a full-time, permanent position.  Employment will begin at the winning candidate's earliest availability, subject to the Charlotte Symphony schedule.  If the position is won by a current member of the Charlotte Symphony, the resulting vacancy may be offered to the runner-up.

The 2013-14 season is 37 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season.  The current minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,260.50.  Current benefits include three weeks paid vacation, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance with payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium for Musician's share, Instrument Insurance, and 8% contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension plan. All provisions are subject to renegotiation for the 2014-2015 season.


For a list of Required Audition Repertoire, please click here. 

For printable PDFs of all required orchestral excerpts, please click here.


PRINCIPAL SECOND VIOLIN

Audition dates: Sunday, November 9, 2014
(Please note that this audition will be held in its entirey on Sunday, November 9, 2014).
Audition venue: Tate Recital Hall, Central Piedmont Community College-Central Campus

Resume deadline: September 1, 2014 (postmark deadline)

Employment is available at the winning candidate's earliest availability, subject to the CSO's schedule.  If the position is won by a current member of the orchestra, the runner-up may be offered the resulting vacancy,

The 2013-2014 season is 37 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season.  The current minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,260.50.  Current benefits include three weeks paid vacation, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance with payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium for Musician's share, Instrument Insurance, and 8% contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.
All provisions are subject to renegotiaion for the 2014-2015 season.

For a list of Required Audition Repertoire, please click here.


For printable PDFs of all required orchestral excerpts, please click here.



Updated 10/6/2014

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