Auditions


PRINCIPAL TUBA

Employment to begin with the 2017-18 season or at the winning candidate’s earliest availability. Only highly qualified applicants will be invited to this audition. Repertoire is posted at the Seattle Symphony website.

Final auditions for the Principal Tuba position will be held in Seattle on Sunday April 23, 2017. Preliminary auditions may begin as early as April 19, 2017.

A brief resume listing recent orchestral experience, musical education, and audition experience placement must be received by Monday, March 13, 2017. If a preliminary recording is requested, it must be received by Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Repertoire is available here.

CURRENT CONTRACT INFORMATION - 2017-2018 SEASON:

  • 45 week season including seven weeks paid vacation plus an optional summer Seattle Opera production;
  • Minimum salary of $106,929.00 for 2017-2018 season;
  • Workload and salary shared between the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and the Seattle Opera Association;
  • Benefits include medical and dental insurance, pension, disability, life insurance, and parking.

Please e-mail a one-page resume to:
Audition.Resumes@SeattleSymphony.org
(Please include the words “Principal Tuba“ in the title of your reply, and attach your resume as a Word document or PDF).

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Seattle Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



2nd/Utility and 4th/Utility TRUMPET

Only highly qualified applicants will be invited to this audition. Employment to begin in September 2017 or by mutual agreement.

Final auditions for this position will be held in Seattle on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Preliminary auditions will begin on Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Please send a brief resume listing recent orchestral experience, musical education and audition experience placement by Sunday, April 9, 2017. Repertoire is available here.

CURRENT CONTRACT INFORMATION:

  • Minimum salary for the 2017/18 season $98,100.00
  • 47 weeks, including seven weeks paid vacation: (45 weeks Symphony/Opera and an optional 16 service Seattle Opera summer production);
  • Benefits include medical and dental insurance, pension, disability, life insurance, instrument insurance, and parking.

Please e-mail a one-page resume to:
Audition.Resumes@SeattleSymphony.org
(Please include the words “2nd/4thTrumpet Auditions“ in the title of your reply, and attach your resume as a Word document or PDF).

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Seattle Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.