The Wichita Symphony Orchestra posts openings for orchestral musicians and the Wichita Symphony Orchestra Chorus on this page. Available positions for administrative staff can be found here.
2013-2014 ORCHESTRAL AUDITIONS
August 22-26, 2013
ONE YEAR POSITIONS
Principal Trombone (may be extended, excerpts to be added shortly)
Section Percussion (excerpts to be added shortly)
Section Violin (excerpts to be added shortly)
Local auditions will be held at Wichita State University, Wichita, KS on August 22-26, 2013. Please contact the Wichita Symphony for the audition requirements and application form, 316-267-5259 firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to have an audition scheduled, YOU MUST FILL OUT the application form. The date and time of your audition will be mailed to you no later than August 12, 2013.
ALL WHO AUDITION MUST COMPLETE AND SEND THE FOLLOWING FORM TO THE ADDRESS BELOW
Application deadline is August 9, 2013.
Wichita Symphony Orchestra
Century II Concert Hall
225 W. Douglas, Suite 207
Wichita, KS 67202
The Wichita Symphony primarily serves Wichita and south-central Kansas. The 2013-2014 season is the fourth for Music Director Daniel Hege. The Wichita Symphony is a fully professional part-time orchestra with most members employed in other jobs within the community. Rehearsal and concert schedules are planned to allow for outside employment.
The 2013-2014 season will begin on September 26, 2013 and is anticipated to conclude no later than May 30, 2014. The Orchestra will perform approximately 70 services, including eight subscription concert pairs, two Young People’s Concert series, pops concerts and other services.
Orchestra musicians are paid on a per-service basis. Based on the requirements of repertoire to be performed during the season, the estimated salary for full year section positions is $5,000-7,000 and principal players $11,000.
The winning candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States or be able, at the candidate’s expense, to meet all eligibility requirements no later than the date upon which services would commence.
2013-2014 WICHITA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHORUS AUDITIONS
The Wichita Symphony Orchestra Chorus is a volunteer chorus that performs with the Wichita Symphony on selected concerts each season. Rehearsal and concert schedules are planned to allow for outside employment. Typical chorus rehearsals are Thursday evenings leading up to the concert week on Tuesday,Thursday and Friday. Concerts are Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.
April 5 and 6, 2014
Local auditions will be held before the first rehearsal, Thursday, February 6, 2014, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the chorus room in the Riney Fine Arts Building at Friends University. For more information and to schedule an audition please contact Cindy Bailey, chorus assistant, at 316-777-0774. Please leave a message and she will return your call in the evening.
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9