Auditions & Careers

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

Updated June 23, 2021



2021 - 2022 ORCHESTRAL AUDITIONS

The Wichita Symphony announces vacancies for Section Violin (multiple position available) and for Piano/Celeste. Auditions will take place on Saturday, August 14, 2021. For more information visit the information packet below. 

2021 - 2022 WSO Audition Information Packet

Section Violin Excerpts 

Piano/Celeste Excerpts 

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

2021 - 2022 Season

The season begins mid-September 2021 and early June 2022. The Orchestra performs approximately 60-70 services, including masterworks concert pairs, Young People's Concert series, pops concert, and other services. For more information please see the Audition Information Packet.

The Wichita Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.


Administrative and artistic Staff Openings

There are no openings at this time.


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

Wichita Symphony Chorus

Concerts, Repertoire, and Rehearsals

Information regarding the status of the WSO Chorus will be posted when available.  

Weekly rehearsals 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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