Available Job & Audition Opportunities at Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Open Auditions

Per-Service Cello

JoAnn Falletta, Music Director

Audition Date: April 9, 2018
Audition Repertoire List: TBD
Deadline for Receipt of Materials: March 26, 2018

• 60 service guarantee
• Service rate for 2017-18 $110.34

2018-19 CBA under negotiation

This tenured-track position is scheduled to begin August 28, 2018. 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 March 26, 2018  to:
James B. Nesbit, Personnel Manager

Virginia Symphony Orchestra
150 Boush Street, Suite 201
Norfolk, VA 23510
e-mail: jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org

Section Violin (core)

JoAnn Falletta, Music Director

Audition Date: April 10, 2018
Audition Repertoire List: TBD
Deadline for Receipt of Materials: March 27, 2018

• 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 24, 2018. 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 March 27, 2018 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 March 27, 2018.

Section Bass (core)

JoAnn Falletta, Music Director

Audition Date: April 16, 2018
Audition Repertoire List: TBD
Deadline for Receipt of Materials: April 2, 2018

• 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 24, 2018. 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 March 27, 2018 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 2, 2018.

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 of Greater Williamsburg
CLICK HERE for more information or email: memberships@vssgw.com

Administrative Opportunities

Grant Writer

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is searching for the ideal candidate to provide support for the VSO’s education and community engagement programs and projects through the execution of excellent grant proposals and reports.

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

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and résumé to Kate Powell, Development Manager, at kpowell@virginiasymphony.org. Please, no phone calls about this posting.

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.

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 Derek Page, Advertising, Public Relations, and Social Media Manager, at dpage@virginiasymphony.org

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