Employment & Auditions

Charlotte Symphony

First Citizens Bank Plaza | 128 S. Tryon St., Ste. 350 | Charlotte, NC 28202
Administration: 704.972.2003 | Ticket Office: 704.972.2000 | Fax: 704.972.2011

Employment

 

Position: Vice President of Marketing and Patron Experience

Position Summary:
The VP of Marketing and Patron Experience is responsible for overseeing the strategic planning, development and execution of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra's programmatic and institutional marketing and patron engagement initiatives to meet or exceed earned revenue goals.

For complete information, including how to apply, please click here

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Position: Gifts Officer

Position Summary:
The Gifts Officer (GO) is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of individual and corporate donors and prospects giving $5,000 to $15,000 and will be responsible for delivering $250,000 to $500,000 in revenue annually. The GO reports to the Vice President of Development and will manage a portfolio of 100 to 150 individuals, including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts. The GO works independently and also as a member of the Symphony's Development team, and coordinates his/her activities with those of other departments as needed.

For complete information, including how to apply, please click here. 

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Position: Prospect Research Intern 


Position Summary: The Charlotte Symphony is seeking a Prospect Research Intern. The position will primarily concentrate on extensive research of individuals, corporations and foundations (current and prospective donors) for the Development department.

For complete information, including how to apply, please click here.

 


Auditions


The Charlotte Symphony announces auditons for the following orchestral vacancies:

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Section Double Bass

 
Auditions:          April 2, 3 & 4, 2017 (April 4 only if needed)

Venue:                Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Resumes due:   February 3, 2017

One full-time, permanent position is available.  Employment is available starting in September 2017.

The 2016-2017 minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,071.61.  The 2016-2017 season is 37 weeks, which includes an optional 4-week Summer Season.  

Benefits of employment 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 the AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.  All provisions of the CSO Master Agreement are subject to renegotiation for the 2017-2018 season, which is the first season for which employment in this position is available.

For the list of required audition repertoire, please click here.
 

Principal Percussion

Auditions:          February 5, 6 & 7, 2017

Venue:                Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Resumes are no longer being accepted for this position.

For the list of required audition repertoire, please click here.

Click on the links below for specific orchestral excerpts:

Bartok Concerto for Orchestra (snare drum)
Bartok Music for Strings, Percussion & Celeste (xylophone)
Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (vibraphone)
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1 (tambourine)
Bizet Carmen Suite No. 2 (triangle)
Brahms Symphony No. 4 (triangle)
Chabrier Espana (tambourine) - still to come; please check back
Copland Appalachian Spring (xylophone)
Dukas Sorcerer's Apprentice (glockenspiel)

Dvorak Carneval Overture (tambourine)
Gershwin An American in Paris (xylophone)
Gershwin Porgy & Bess (xylophone)
Hayman Pops Hoedown (xylophone)
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1 (triangle)
Mahler Symphony No. 3 (bass drum)
Mozart Abduction from the Seraglio (cymbals)
Mozart Magic Flute (glockenspiel)
Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain (cymbals)
Prokofiev Lt. Kije Suite (snare drum)
Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 (snare drum) - still to come; please check back
Ravel Bolero (snare drum)
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 (cymbals)
Respighi Pines of Rome (glockenspiel)
Schuman Symphony No. 3 (snare drum)
Schuman Symphony No. 3 (xylophone) - still to come; please check back
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 (snare drum)
Starvinsky Firebird (xylophone)
Stravinsky Petrouchka 1947 (tambourine) - still to come; please check back
Stravinsky Rite of Spring *bass drum) - still to come; please check back
Stravinsky Firebird (xylophone)
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Arabian Dance - still to come; please check back
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Waltz of the Snowflakes (glockenspiel)
Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy (cymbals) - still to come; please check back
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 (cymbals) - still to come; please check back
Williams Cowboys Overture (xylophone)
Williams Escapades (vibraphone)
Williams Harry Potter's Wondrous World (glockenspiel)

One full-time, permanent position is available.  Employment is available starting in September 2017.  

The 2016-2017 minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,285.93.  The 2016-2017 season is 37 weeks, which includes an optional 4-week Summer Season.  

Benefits of employment 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 the AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.  All provisions of the CSO Master Agreement are subject to renegotiation for the 2017-2018 season, which is the first season for which employment in this position is available.
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To Apply for Orchestra Auditions:

Highly qualified candidates please send a one-page resume (MSWord or PDF format only) by the required deadline to auditions@charlottesymphony.org. Please put the position name that you are applying for (e.g., "Principal Percussion") in the subject line of your email. 


Updated July 5, 2016