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

Priority Seating Department
 
Now hiring to assist patrons with subscription sales for the 2014-2015 Classics and Pops season.
 
Our requirements:
 
* Ability to follow directions
* Ability to fulfill 20 hour workweek
* Customer service friendly
* Articulate in conversations
* A knowledge of classical music and/or composers is extremely helpful.
 
We offer:
 
* Paid training
* Hourly wages plus commission
* Cash bonuses
* Free tickets to select concerts
 
Call 704-972-2003 ext 5128 and leave your information, or email your resume to:  PrioritySeating@charlottesymphony.org
 
Equal Opportunity Employer

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.,"Section Cello") in the subject of your email.
       
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.
 
SECTION CELLO

Audition date: Monday, April 7, 2014  Venue: Booth Playhouse, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Resume deadline: Monday, February 17, 2014 (postmark deadline)

Two positions are available; employment for both positions is available starting in September 2014:

-One Section Cello position (permanent)
-One Section Cello position (one-year, may become permanent)
 
The 2013-2014 season is 37 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season.  The current minimum weekly salary for these positions is $1,050.50.  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% employer contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.  All provisions are subject to renegotiation for the 2014-2015 season.
 
SECTION CELLO REQUIRED AUDITION REPERTOIRE

I. REQUIRED SOLO PIECESNote: Solos to be performed without piano accompaniment.
Any major concerto, first movement
                        AND
Bach:   Any prelude except G Major, No. 1
  
II. REQUIRED ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS:
Beethoven:    Symphony No. 5, movements 2 & 3
Brahms:         Symphony No. 2, movement 2, beginning to one before A
Brahms:         Variations on a Theme of Haydn - Variation 5
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Scherzo
Mozart:          Overture to The Magic Flute
Mozart:          Symphony No. 35, movement 4, beginning to A (mm. 1-38), 10 bars after D to E (mm. 134-182).
Prokofiev:      Symphony No. 5, movement 3, 75-77; movement 4, 79-80
Strauss:         Don Juan, beginning to C; and R-T
Verdi:             Requiem, Offertorio, beginning to mm. 27
  
III. SIGHTREADING:
May be required at the discretion of the Audition Committee.
 
Candidates are responsible for obtaining their own parts. Orchestral excerpts not in the public domain will be sent to invited candidates only.


PRINCIPAL SECOND VIOLIN

NOTE: The Principal Second Violin audition that had been advertised in the February 2014 International Musician with an audition date of May 5, 2014 has been postponed until further notice due to a scheduling issue.


Posted 1/14/2014; updated 1/22/2014; 2/22/2014; 3/4/2014.

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