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Auditions & Careers

The Wichita Symphony Orchestra posts all openings for orchestral musicians, administrative staff and the Wichita Symphony Orchestra Chorus on this page. 


2018/2019 Orchestral Auditions

Open Positions

TBA

Open positions and audition information for the 2018-2019 season will be posted as it becomes available.

2018/2019 Audition Dates and Locations

TBA

For inquiries, please contact:

Matt Blauer, Personnel Manager 
Email: 
orchpersonnel@wso.org
Wichita Symphony Orchestra
225 W. Douglas, Suite 207
Wichita, KS 67202

Winning candidates 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.

About the Orchestra

The Wichita Symphony primarily serves Wichita and south-central Kansas. 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.

SEASON

2018-2019 dates are TBA. The Orchestra will perform approximately 70 services, including eight subscription concert pairs, two Young People's Concert series, two Family concerts, three pops concerts and other services. 

COMPENSATION

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 season section positions is $5,000-7,000.

The Wichita Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.


2017-2018 Wichita Symphony Orchestra Chorus

The Wichita Symphony Orchestra Chorus invites all interested singers who enjoy fast-paced, energetic and inspiring rehearsals, making music with a professional orchestra and being part of a caring community of singers to join this wonderful ensemble! No audition necessary. 

For information about how to join the chorus, click here.

The WSO 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, when rehearsals are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings. Concerts are Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 

CHORUS INFORMATION

Concerts, Repertoire, and Rehearsals

Weekly rehearsals take place 7-9pm in the Chorus Room in the Riney Fine Arts Building at Friends University. Full rehearsal schedules will be posted once solidified. If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Bailey, chorus assistant, via email at chorus@wso.org


Administrative Staff Openings

There are currently no administrative positions open at the Wichita Symphony.

The Wichita Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.

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