Auditions & Careers

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

Updated October 21, 2021



ORCHESTRAL AUDITIONS

There are no openings at this time. Open positions for the 2022 - 2023 Season will be posted on this page Spring of 2023. Please check back then. 

For any further questions, please contact Matt Blauer, Personnel Manager, at orchpersonnel@wso.org.

About the Orchestra

The Wichita Symphony Orchestra is led by Music Director and Conductor Daniel Hege, and is a fully professional, part-time orchestra. Rehearsal and concert schedules are planned to allow for outside full-time employment. Rehearsals and concerts are held in Wichita's Century II Performing Arts Center (Concert Hall). Winning candidates must be eligible 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.

Wichita Symphony Orchestra

The Wichita Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.


Administrative and artistic Staff Openings

The Wichita Symphony is currently accepting applications for the position of Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestras Chamber Players Conductor. Applications will be accepted until November 19, 2021. 

CLICK HERE to view JOB DESCRIPTION

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Our youngest orchestra, the Youth Chamber Players is WSYO's only string orchestra, and it prepares young musicians to advance into the Repertory Orchestra as they grow and develop their skills. Members improve individual playing technique, develop ensemble skills, and gain valuable performing experience. They perform two concerts at Century II Concert Hall each season and participate in the WSYO Fall Educational Outreach Tour at local schools. The Youth Chamber Players is open to students entering grades 4 through 10.

For for more information on the Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestra Progam, CLICK HERE


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. 

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 Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings. Concerts are Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 

Wichita Symphony Chorus

Concerts, Repertoire, and Rehearsals

This season, the Symphony Chorus will be performing Schubert's Mass in G with the Wichita Symphony on March 12, 2022 in Century II Concert Hall. Tenors and Basses from the chorus will perform on the piece The Rose Of Sonora April 9 and 10, 2022, also in Century II Concert Hall. On December 10, 2021, the WSO Chorus will present a concert of choral repertoire at University Congregational Church. 

Beginning September 9, 2021, weekly rehearsals will take place on Thursday evenings between 7-9pm in the Chorus Room in the Riney Fine Arts Building at Friends University. If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Bailey, chorus assistant, via email at chorus@wso.org

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