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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 Staff Positions

No open positions at this time.

Upcoming Auditions


Section Cello

(One full-time, tenure track position available)
Auditions: May 8 & 9
Applications Due: April 8
Required Repertoire

Employment for the Section Cello 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 this position is $1,206.88. 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.

Highly qualified applicants should express an interest in auditioning to:

(Please type "Section Cello" in the subject line)
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Personnel Manager
128 S. Tryon Street, Suite 350
Charlotte, NC 28202