Available Job & Audition Opportunities at Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Open Auditions

JoAnn Falletta, Music Director
Section Violin (Core)
Section Violin (Core) (1 year)
*Per-Service Violin (tenure track)
*Per-Service Violin (1 year)

May 2, 2019

 Audition Repertoire List

Deadline for Receipt of Materials: April 18, 2019
2017-18 Salary $30,470.56
Optional Community Engagement $1,599.84

2018-19 CBA under negotiation

This tenured-track position is scheduled to begin August 26, 2019. The Virginia Symphony performs a 42 week season including classical, pops, family, ballet and opera repertoire. Positions receive health and disability insurance, instrument insurance and 6.54% AFM pension.

Qualified applicants please email a one-page resume and deposit check for $100.00 by April 18, 2019 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 18, 2019.

*Per-Service Violin (1 year)
60 service guarantee
Service rate for 2017-18 $110.34

2018-19 CBA under negotiation

This position is scheduled to begin August 26, 2019. The Virginia Symphony performs a 42 week season including classical, pops, family, ballet and opera repertoire. Positions receive 6.54% AFM pension.

Administrative Opportunities

Manager of Digital Media Strategies and Patron Loyalty

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is seeking a self-starter, skilled in DTC marketing strategies, to increase patron loyalty and participation, in a creative, fast-paced performing arts environment. As part of a high-functioning, close-knit team, the successful candidate will develop, test and oversee multi-channel campaigns to achieve revenue goals.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Monica Meyer (mmeyer@virginiasymphony.org).

 

Operations Manager

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is seeking an operations manager to oversee orchestra operations and production activities. The selected candidate will possess strong management skills and operations experience along with knowledge of classical repertoire.

To apply for this position, applicants should send credentials to Christy Havens, Vice President of Orchestra Activities, at chavens@virginiasymphony.org.

 

Part-Time Teleservices Representatives

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Brooke Bates (bbates@virginiasymphony.org), Call Room Manager, and call 757.213.1423 and leave a message using your best phone voice.

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 Hannah Baumer, Manager of Marketing and Volunteer Resources, at hbaumer@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 Stephen Slater, Interim Operations Manager – sslater@virginiasymphony.org (Please title email “Operations Intern”)

Development Internship

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as an integral part of the VSO’s overall fundraising efforts to raise more than $3.1 million annually. The intern will lend support to the Development department in the areas of event planning, data management, grant writing, prospecting, and stewardship to further the organization’s fundraising initiatives.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and résumé to Lauren Pifer, Development Coordinator, at lpifer@virginiasymphony.org.

Volunteer Opportunities

For general volunteer inquiries, email Hannah Baumer at hbaumer@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

Roarchestra • 4/28

Sunday, April 28, 2019 | The Virginia Zoo, Norfolk | 2PM Thanks to Bank of America, bring your family and friends to enjoy a special evening at the Virginia Zoo as the Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs outdoors. Pack you blankets and chairs to enjoy a classic...

Violin Masterclass with Vahn Armstrong • 5/4

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | Hidenwood Presbyterian Church, 414 Hiden Blvd, Newport News | 3PM To participate in the masterclass, students must submit an application by mail, postmarked by April 26, 2019.Include all 3 of the following:- Application form- Audition recording...

The Music of Star Wars • 5/4

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 7:30PM Back by popular demand, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform music from the iconic film franchise Star Wars. Experience the entire saga through the films’ scores written by the...

Princesses and Pirates • 5/12

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 3PM Ahoy Mateys!  Join the Virginia Symphony Orchestra on a magical journey of orchestral treasures perfect for Princesses and Pirates!  This musical adventure awaits young royalty and...