Employment & Auditions

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Be part of a leading arts organization that strives to make our community a better place to live. We believe in the power of music to connect and strengthen our community, and we do just that through exceptional musical experiences on and off the stage.

The Charlotte Symphony is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Different makes us better.


Open Positions

 

Project Harmony Site Coordinator

Under guidance from the Project Harmony Program Manager, the Project Harmony Site Coordinator is responsible for managing the daily operations at a Project Harmony site. Project Harmony enacts social transformation through music by engaging children in orchestra programs that foster skill development and personal empowerment.

The Site Coordinator will ensure the highest quality experience for the Project Harmony students. The Site Coordinator will lead and oversee program scheduled transition times, maintain attendance records as well as generally support other Project Harmony teachers and staff to encourage student engagement, appropriate social skills and behavior during program hours. 

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Assistant Librarian

The Assistant Music Librarian of the Charlotte Symphony helps to prepare and distribute scores and parts to musicians for rehearsals and performances.  He/she works closely with the Principal Librarian, the Music Director, Principals, and other staff members as needed to ensure that correct editions of scores are acquired and that all bowings, edits, and cuts are managed accurately and in a timely manner. 

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Director of Individual Giving

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra seeks an experienced development professional who loves music and supports our vision that music, accessible to all and experienced in many forms, unifies and enriches our community.

Reporting to the VP of Development, the Director of Individual Giving is responsible fo the CSO's direct mail strategy and management and for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of individual donors giving $1,000 - $5,000 annually. Additional responsibilities include management of the CSO's annual gala.

As a key member of the development team, s/he is responsible for contributing to the overall success of the department and achievement of annual financial goals. S/he works independently and as a member of the Symphony's Development team, and coordinates his/her activities with those of other departments, as needed. Concert and event attendance on nights and weekends is required.

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Patron Services Internship

The Patron Services Intern aids the Patron Services department in the implementation of the CSO marketing, ticketing and patron services strategy.
  • Customer Service and Ticket sales (subscription and single tickets) Answering phone calls and servicing needs of customers
  • Pricing Setup. Assist in implementing dynamic pricing.
  • Patron Inquiry Response. Reply to and organize patron inquiry and concert feedback emails.
  • Summer Pops Event Planning and Execution: Assist with overall Summer Pops execution including planning and organization, event set-up, day of show front of house operations.
  • General Administrative Support: Archive subscription orders, prepare summer season ticket mailing, other administrative duties as assigned

Planned Giving Officer

The Charlotte Symphony seeks a dynamic professional to fill the role of Planned Giving Officer on a part-time basis. Working with a committee of volunteers who have made provisions for the CSO in their own estate plans, the Planned Giving Officer will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the CSO's planned giving initiative, including marketing, prospect research and face-to-face solicitation. The ideal candidate will have experience as a financial advisor, planned giving officer or major gifts officer and have successfully secured or facilitated a significant number of planned gifts. The Charlotte Symphony is the grateful recipient of the support of a loyal patron base. This planned giving initiative will serve both the CSO and its patrons, ensuring the future of the institution for generations to come.  

Auditions

 

Extra String Musicians: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Harp

Auditions: September 23, 2019 at Booth Playhouse
Resume due: September 1, 2019

Highly qualified applicants please send a one-page resume to:

Charlotte Symphony - Orchestra Personnel Manager
128 S. Tryon Street, Suite 350
Charlotte, NC 28202

Or email: auditions@charlottesymphony.org

Please put "Extra String Audition" in the subject of your email. Please note that Extra Musicians are hired as needed. Being placed on the Extra list is not a guarantee of employment.

Violin Audition Repertoire
Viola Audition Repertoire
Cello Audition Repertoire
Double Bass Audition Repertoire

Harp Audition Repertoire

Principal French Horn - applications now closed

September 30 - October 2, 2019
Required Repertoire List