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Employment & Auditions

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


Staff Accountant

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is seeking the important role of a Staff Accountant to work closely with the CSO team to capture financial activity in a timely and accurate manner. Our ideal candidate will be proficient in accounting principles, will communicate effectively with team members, and will manage time efficiently to meet deadlines and expectations, all while using initiative and good judgment in problem solving. >> Learn more

Upcoming Auditions


Section Viola

(One full-time, tenure track position available)

Resumes Due: November 5, 2022
Auditions: December 5 & 6, 2022

Employment for this position is available starting in September 2023. The 2023-24 season is 38 weeks, including an optional 4-week Summer season. The minimum weekly salary for the Section Viola position is $1,177.44. Benefits include three weeks' paid vacation, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance with 90% employer premium contribution, Instrument Insurance, and 8.72% employer contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.

Required Repertoire

Highly qualified applicants please send a one-page resume to: (please type "Section Violin" in the subject of your email), or mail to: 

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