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Founded in 1913, the Houston Symphony is one of America’s oldest performing arts organizations with a distinguished musical history. The Houston Symphony performs over 170 concerts for more than 350,000 people every year, featuring an innovative and broad spectrum of classical, popular, education and community-based symphonic programming.

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Please view the below for information on positions currently available at the Houston Symphony. The Houston Symphony is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workplace.

The Houston Symphony, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Music Director, announces auditions for the following positions:

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL BASSOON
Audition Dates: Preliminary and Semifinal rounds are January 13-14, 2020
Final Round on February 11, 202
Resume Deadline: November 8, 2019
Audition Repertoire 

Employment for each position to begin June 2020, or later, as the winning candidate’s availability and the Houston Symphony schedule allow.

Application Procedure
To be considered for an invitation to audition, highly qualified candidates should submit a one-page resume, including email address and telephone number, no later than the indicated deadline. Please email resume (PDF or MSWord) to[email protected]

Please indicate the name of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. No phone calls, please. The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest artistic standards. The Houston Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment
The Houston Symphony has a 52-week season, including 9 weeks of paid vacation. Minimum annual salary for the 2019–2020 contract year is $101,140, increasing to $105,300 in 2020-2021. Benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, instrument insurance, disability insurance, and pension contributions to the AFM-EPF.

HOUSTON SYMPHONY AUDITIONS FOR SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA MUSICIANS

The Houston Symphony Announces Audition for Per Service Substitute and Extra Musicians for the following instruments. To apply, please use the application procedure detailed at the bottom of this section.

TROMBONE SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA
Audition Date: October 8, 2019
Resume Deadline: September 25, 2019
Audition Repertoire

BASS SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA
Audition Date: October 26, 2019
Resume Deadline: October 11, 2019
Audition Repertoire

TRUMPET SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA
Audition Date: November 5, 2019
Resume Deadline: October 22, 2019
Audition Repertoire

FLUTE AND PICCOLO SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA
Audition Date: November 16, 2019
Resume Deadline: November 1, 2019
Audition Repertoire 

HORN SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA
Audition Date: November 18, 2019
Resume Deadline: October 28, 2019
Audition Repertoire

Application Procedure
To be considered for an invitation to audition, highly qualified candidates should submit a one-page resume, including email address and telephone number, no later than the indicated deadline. Please email resume (PDF or MSWord) to[email protected]

Please indicate the name of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. No phone calls, please. The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest artistic standards. The Houston Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Telesales Representatives are needed by DCM Teleservices, which manages the Houston Symphony telemarketing program. Click on the job title to view the job description and requirements.

Part-time Telesales Representative

Please submit resume to: [email protected]

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