Auditions & Opportunities

Intro

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is a professional, per-service orchestra performing approximately 125 services annually in the Orlando/Central Florida area. For questions about auditions, contact Kevin Brooks, Orchestra Personnel Manager.

Orchestra Auditions

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra announces auditions for:

PRINCIPAL TRUMPET
Auditions for Principal Trumpet have been postponed. Please check back for updates.
Preliminary Audition scheduled for Friday, May 5, 2017
Finals – Saturday May 6, 2017
Application deadline is April 21, 2017
Principal Per Service Rate is $156.25 with approx. 100-120 services per year

PRINCIPAL HORN
Auditions for Principal Horn have been postponed. Please check back for updates.
Preliminary Audition scheduled for Friday, May 5, 2017
Finals – Saturday May 6, 2017
Application deadline is April 21, 2017
Principal Per Service Rate is $156.25 with approx. 120-140 services per year

ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER
Auditions for Associate Concertmaster have been postponed. Please check back for updates.
Preliminary Audition scheduled for Thursday, May 4, 2017
Finals – Friday May 5, 2017
Application deadline is April 21, 2017
ACM Per Service Rate is $143.75 with approx. 130-150 services per year

Employment to begin September 2017.
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions: Please download and print the following application and mail to the address provided on the application. Please include a one page resume with your application. All applicants are required to include a $50.00 deposit which will be refunded upon your arrival at the auditions. The Orlando Philharmonic reserves the right to immediately dismiss candidates not meeting the highest artistic standard.

Optional Recorded Preliminary Round Audition: Candidates have the option of submitting a recorded audition for the preliminary round. The deadline to submit a recorded preliminary round audition is April 14, 2017. See the attachment below for recording guidelines.

Correspondence: All audition inquiries should be directed to Orchestra Personnel Manager Kevin Brooks at kbrooks@orlandophil.org. NO PHONE CALLS.

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra (OPO) is a professional, per-service orchestra performing approximately 150 services annually in the Orlando/Central Florida area. Services include full orchestra, pops orchestra, opera orchestra, ballet orchestra, chamber orchestra, ensemble and educational activities. The OPO has an operating budget of $4 million and an endowment of $4 million. The OPO is committed to fiscal responsibility. The OPO employs a unique shared musician/management structure with By-laws requiring that 25% of the Board of Directors be comprised of musicians elected by the orchestra members. The Orlando Philharmonic works under the terms of a collective bargaining agreement with A.F.M. local 389 through 2016.