Auditions

Please see below for information on upcoming auditions.

  • Cello

    Audition Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019

    Application Deadline: Friday, October 4, 2019

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    All resumes and deposit checks (no money orders please) must be RECEIVED by 5:00pm EST, Friday, October 4, 2019.

    Two (2) positions are currently available, one for Assistant Principal Cello which is a “Core” position and one for Section Cello which is a “Service” position.

    Core Musicians are guaranteed one hundred twenty-five (125) services during the 2018-2019 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. 2019-2020 service guarantee to be determined pending negotiations.

    The per service rate for Assistant Principal Core Players is $157.00 during the 2018-2019 season. The annual salary for an Assistant Principal Core Player is $20,092.26 paid in bi-weekly installments of $934.52 during the 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. 2019-2020 wages to be determined pending negotiations. Salary is not individually negotiable and may be prorated based on start date. Benefits presently include pension and access to instrument insurance. Employment terms and conditions are detailed by the CBA.

    The per service rate for section Service Players is $136.52, with a minimum of 42 guaranteed services during the 2018-19 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. 2019-2020 service guarantee and wages to be determined pending negotiations. Salary is not individually negotiable and may be prorated based on start date. Benefits presently include pension and access to instrument insurance. Employment terms and conditions are detailed by the CBA.

    The expected start date for both positions is December 2, 2019 or at the earliest convenience of the winners.

    To secure your audition, please send one (1) copy of your one (1) page resume along with a $50.00 refundable deposit check (payable to Hartford Symphony Orchestra) to:

    Hartford Symphony Orchestra
    Attn: Audition Manager 
    166 Capitol Avenue 
    Hartford, CT 06106

    Please include the instrument you are auditioning for in the memo line of the deposit check.

    Candidates may withdraw from the selection pool without penalty or consequence by Friday, November 1, 2019. Cancellations after this date are very disruptive to the audition process; any cancellations after Friday, November 1, 2019 will be documented and the $50.00 audition deposit will not be returned.

    Audition information is subject to change.

    For additional questions, please contact the Auditions Manager at auditions@hartfordsymphony.org. No phone calls please.

  • Viola

    Audition Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

    Application Deadline: Friday, October 18, 2019 

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    All resumes and deposit checks (no money orders please) must be RECEIVED by 5:00pm EST, Friday, October 18, 2019 

    One (1) Core Assistant Principal position is currently available.

    Core Musicians are guaranteed one hundred twenty-five (125) services during the 2018-2019 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. 2019-2020 service guarantee to be determined pending negotiations.

    The per service rate for Assistant Principal Core Players is $157.00 during the 2018-2019 season. The annual salary for an Assistant Principal Core Player is $20,092.26 paid in bi-weekly installments of $934.52 during the 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. 2019-2020 wages to be determined pending negotiations. Salary is not individually negotiable and may be prorated based on start date. Benefits presently include pension and access to instrument insurance. Employment terms and conditions are detailed by the CBA.

    The expected start date for this position is December 19, 2019 or at the earliest convenience of the winner.

    To secure your audition, please send one (1) copy of your one (1) page resume along with a $50.00 refundable deposit check (payable to Hartford Symphony Orchestra) to:

    Hartford Symphony Orchestra
    Attn: Audition Manager 
    166 Capitol Avenue 
    Hartford, CT 06106

    Please include the instrument you are auditioning for in the memo line of the deposit check.

    Candidates may withdraw from the selection pool without penalty or consequence by Friday, November 15, 2019. Cancellations after this date are very disruptive to the audition process; any cancellations after Friday, November 15, 2019 will be documented and the $50.00 audition deposit will not be returned.

    Audition information is subject to change.

    For additional questions, please contact the Auditions Manager at auditions@hartfordsymphony.org. No phone calls please.

     

  • Violin

    Audition Date: Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, 2019

    Preliminary round auditions will take place on Saturday, and additional rounds will take place on Sunday. Applicants should plan to be available for both dates listed should they advance beyond the preliminary round.

    Application Deadline: Friday, October 18, 2019

    Please check back for audition repertoire.

    All resumes and deposit checks (no money orders please) must be RECEIVED by 5:00pm EST, Friday, October 18, 2019.

    Two (2) positions are currently available, one for Assistant Concertmaster and one for Principal Second Violin, both of which are “Core” positions.

    Core Musicians are guaranteed one hundred twenty-five (125) services during the 2018-2019 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. 2019-2020 service guarantee to be determined pending negotiations.

    The per service rate for Assistant Concertmaster Core Players is $157.00 during the 2018-2019 season. The annual salary for an Assistant Principal Core Player is $20,092.26 paid in bi-weekly installments of $934.52 during the 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. 2019-2020  wages to be determined pending negotiations. Salary is not individually negotiable and may be prorated based on start date. Benefits presently include pension and access to instrument insurance. Employment terms and conditions are detailed by the CBA.

    The per service rate for Principal Core Players is $184.30 during the 2018-2019 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. The annual salary for a Principal Core Player is $23,586.01 paid in bi-weekly installments of $1,071.52 during the 38-week winter and 5-week summer seasons. 2019-2020 wages to be determined pending negotiations. Salary is not individually negotiable and may be prorated based on start date.

    The expected start date for both positions is December 19, 2019 or at the earliest convenience of the winners.

    To secure your audition, please send one (1) copy of your one (1) page resume along with a $50.00 refundable deposit check (payable to Hartford Symphony Orchestra) to:

    Hartford Symphony Orchestra
    Attn: Audition Manager 
    166 Capitol Avenue 
    Hartford, CT 06106

    Please include the instrument you are auditioning for in the memo line of the deposit check.

    Candidates may withdraw from the selection pool without penalty or consequence by Friday, November 15, 2019. Cancellations after this date are very disruptive to the audition process; any cancellations after Friday, November 15, 2019 will be documented and the $50.00 audition deposit will not be returned.

    Audition information is subject to change.

    For additional questions, please contact the Auditions Manager at auditions@hartfordsymphony.org. No phone calls please.

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