Available Job & Audition Opportunities at Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Open Auditions

Core Bass Audition 

JoAnn Falletta, Music Director

Audition Date: April 16, 2018
Core Bass Audition rep 2018 : as of 3.13.18
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

Education and Community Engagement Manager

The Education and Community Engagement Manager will play a key role in delivering on our mission to connect everyone in Hampton Roads through the transformative power of exceptional music while providing civic value to our diverse community well beyond residents who attend concerts.

To apply, send cover letter, salary expectation, and resume to:
Subject: Director of Education & Community Engagement Search
Attn: Dr. Christy Havens, Virginia Symphony Orchestra
chavens@virginiasymphony.org

Production Crew Member

To Apply, send resume and 3 references to Adam Robles (arobles@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.

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 Derek Page, Advertising, Public Relations, and Social Media Manager, at dpage@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 Eva Hagan, Operations Manager – ehagan@virginiasymphony.org (Please title email “Operations Intern”)

The Music of Star Wars • 4/27

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 7:30 PM Performing original music from the iconic motion picture series, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra takes audiences to a galaxy far, far away in a concert of Jedi proportions. Experience the...

OBX Outdoor Concert • 4/28

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | Roanoke Island-Festival Park, Manteo, NC | 3PM 1 Festival Park, Manteo, NC 27954 Listen to the spectacular music of The Virginia Symphony, conducted by nationally acclaimed resident conductor Benjamin Rous. This evening’s...

Afternoon Encores • 5/1

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | 2:00 PM | Chesapeake Conference Center, Chesapeake  A special concert for the Senior Community of Hampton Roads Robert Shoup, conductor Enjoy a look back in time with familiar light classics and favorite popular tunes. Join the...

Afternoon Encores • 5/2

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 2:00PM | Virginia Beach Convention Center  A special concert for the Senior Community of Hampton Roads  Enjoy a look back in time with familiar light classics and favorite popular tunes. Join the musicians of the Virginia Symphony on a musical...