Available Job & Audition Opportunities at Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Open Auditions

DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING COVID-19 ALL AUDITIONS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

JoAnn Falletta, Music Director

Horn II (Core) *
Horn (Per-Service) **

May 10, 2020

Audition Repertoire List

Deadline for Receipt of Materials: April 27, 2020

CORE *
2020-21 Salary $32,021.20
Optional Community Engagement $1,681.08

 PER-SERVICE **
60 service guarantee
Service rate for 2020-21 $123.84

This tenured-track position is scheduled to begin August 2020 (CORE), September 2020 (PER-SERVICE). The Virginia Symphony performs a 42 week season including classical, pops, family, ballet and opera repertoire. Positions receive 6.54% AFM pension.

Qualified applicants please email a one-page resume and deposit check for $100.00 by April 27, 2020 to:
James B. Nesbit, Personnel Manager
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
150 Boush Street, Suite 201
Norfolk, VA 23510
e-mail: jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org

The cancellation deadline with a refund of deposit is April 27, 2020.

JoAnn Falletta, Music Director

Per Service Violin (3 positions)

May 18, 2020

Audition Repertoire List

Deadline for Receipt of Materials: May 4, 2020

 PER-SERVICE **
60 service guarantee
Service rate for 2020-21 $123.84

This tenured-track position is scheduled to begin September 2020 (PER-SERVICE). The Virginia Symphony performs a 42 week season including classical, pops, family, ballet and opera repertoire. Positions receive 6.54% AFM pension.

Qualified applicants please email a one-page resume and deposit check for $100.00 by May 4, 2020 to:
James B. Nesbit, Personnel Manager
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
150 Boush Street, Suite 201
Norfolk, VA 23510
e-mail: jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org

The cancellation deadline with a refund of deposit is May 4, 2020.

VSO African American Fellowship Program
In Partnership with Old Dominion University

4 String Positions
Open to violin, viola, cello or bass
Application Deadline: May 24, 2020

For early-career African American orchestral string musicians. Perform as part of the Virginia Symphony in over 100 services throughout eastern Virginia, including classical, pops, family, and educational repertoire.

Fellows receive stipends and housing. Graduate experience or degree preferred.

Please submit a video audition, one-page resume, 3 references, transcript(s), and 500-word personal statement describing your interest in the program, community service, and civic engagement to:

Dr. Christy Havens, Vice President of Orchestra Activities
150 Boush Street, Suite 201
Norfolk, VA 23510
Email: chavens@virginiasymphony.org
Phone: (757) 213-1421

Administrative Opportunities

Part-Time Teleservices Representatives

To apply call Brooke Bates, Call Room Manager, at 757.213.1423 between the hours of 2pm and 4pm.

Do you enjoy symphonic music? Would you enjoy speaking with other music lovers?

Then the Virginia Symphony has a job for you!

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is seeking teleservice representatives to make outbound phone calls for fundraising, ticket and subscription sales. This is an hourly position with the ability to earn commission and bonuses. All representatives will be trained to use an appropriate calling script, but must be able to control a telephone conversation in a courteous and relaxed manner and feel comfortable representing the VSO while asking for a financial commitment.

 

Production Crew Member

To apply, send resume and 3 references to Alex Partow (apartow@virginiasymphony.org).

 

Internship Opportunities

Marketing Internship

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra Marketing Department seeks a highly motivated intern to lend support in the areas of research and promotion.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Kristen Kiekel, Manager of Volunteers and Patron Engagement, at kkiekel@virginiasymphony.org.

Operations Internship

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra seeks a highly motivated Operations Intern to provide support in the areas of operations, production, and artistic support.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Christy Havens, Vice President of Orchestra Activities – chavens@virginiasymphony.org (Please title email “Operations Intern”)

Volunteer Opportunities

For general volunteer inquiries, email Kristen Kiekel at kkiekel@virginiasymphony.org.

Virginia Symphony Orchestra League
CLICK HERE for more information or email Jaci Meurer at jaci@jsea.net

Virginia Symphony Society
CLICK HERE for more information or email: memberships@vssgw.com