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

2018-2019 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. 

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


2018/2019 Orchestral Auditions

Auditions for the 2018-2019 Season took place June 7-9, and all positions were filled. For inquiries about future open positions, please contact:

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

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.

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. The 2018-2019 Season begins September 10, 2018 and ends in early June, 2019. Rehearsals and concerts are held in Wichita's Century II Performing Arts Center. 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.

SEASON

The 2018-2019 season begins September 10 and ends in early June. The Orchestra will perform approximately 70 services, including eight subscription concert pairs, two Young People's Concert series, 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.


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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