Auditions

Please see below for information on upcoming auditions.

  • Bassoon

    Hartford Symphony Assistant Principal Bassoon and Sub List

    Audition Date: Monday, February 17, 2020

    Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020

    Audition Location:   Theater for the Performing Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  354 Washington Street                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Hartford, CT

    Click HERE for audition repertoire. 

    All resumes and deposit checks (no money orders please) must be RECEIVED by 5:00pm EST, Friday, January 31, 2020.

    One (1) position is currently available for Assistant Principal Bassoon which is a “Core” 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 expected start date for this position is March 9, 2020 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 Monday, February 10, 2020.  Cancellations after this date are very disruptive to the audition process; any cancellations after Monday, February 10, 2020 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.

  • Third/Bass Clarinet

    Hartford Symphony Third/Bass Clarinet and Sub List

    Audition Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020

    Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 

    Audition Location:           Trinity College Recital Hall                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          300 Summit Street                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hartford, CT

    Click HERE for audition repertoire. 

    All resumes and deposit checks (no money orders please) must be RECEIVED by 5:00pm EST, Friday, January 31, 2020.

    One (1) position is currently available for Third/Bass Clarinet which is a “Right-of-First-Refusal” position.

    The per service rate for the Third/Bass Clarinet “Right-of-First-Refusal” position is $136.52 during the 2018-2019 season.  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 March 17, 2020 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 Monday, February 24, 2020.  Cancellations after this date are very disruptive to the audition process; any cancellations after Monday, February 24, 2020 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.

     

  • Trombone

    Hartford Symphony Assistant Principal Trombone and Sub List

    Audition Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020

    Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020

    Audition Location:           Hartt School, University of Hartford                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 200 Bloomfield Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              West Hartford, CT

    Audition repertoire will be announced shortly, please check back for more information. 

    All resumes and deposit checks (no money orders please) must be RECEIVED by 5:00pm EST, Friday, January 31, 2020.

    One (1) position is currently available for Assistant Principal Trombone which is a “Basic” position.

    Basic Musicians are guaranteed ninety-eight (98) 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 Basic Players is $157.00 during the 2018-2019 season.  The annual salary for an Assistant Principal Core Player is $15,752.33 paid in bi-weekly installments of $732.66 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 March 17, 2020 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 Monday, February 24, 2020.  Cancellations after this date are very disruptive to the audition process; any cancellations after Monday, February 24, 2020 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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