Available Job & Audition Opportunities at Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Administrative Opportunities

Accountant

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Teresa Kraus, Chief Financial Officer (tkraus@virginiasymphony.org), by August 23, 2017.

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is seeking a full-time Accountant who reports directly to the CFO. Primary responsibilities include payroll, benefit administration, accounts payable, and daily deposit reconciliation. The ideal candidate is a highly organized individual with a positive attitude, who combines their knowledge and love of accounting with a desire for helpful and regular interaction with our employees.

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

Open Auditions

Assistant Conductor
View Job Description Here
Deadline for Receipt of Materials: October 15, 2017

The Virginia Symphony seeks a talented and dynamic conductor to lead a significant number of its classical, pops, and educational performances. This individual should have substantial experience conducting professional level orchestras. Thorough knowledge of symphonic repertoire and concert programming is required.

Leading candidates will have imagination, vision, leadership (on and off the podium), and a deep-rooted passion for orchestral music and education. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional oral and written communication skills in the English language. The candidate should be personable and able to create an environment that is conducive to open and direct communication.

The successful candidate should possess exceptional organizational skills and should be able to manage multiple concert cycles simultaneously.

Qualified applicants can send materials to Stephanie Harron, Executive Assistant (sharron@virginiasymphony.org).
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

2nd Trombone
October 16 & 17, 2017
Click here: Audition Repertoire List

Deadline for Receipt of Materials: October 2, 2017
2016-17 Salary $29,638.33
Optional Community Engagement $952.27
2017-18 CBA under negotiation

This tenure-track position is scheduled to begin January 14, 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 October 2, 2017 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 October 2, 2017.

Per Service Cello
September 18, 2017
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Deadline for Receipt of Materials: September 4, 2017
60 service guarantee
Service rate for 2016-17 $110.34
2017-18 CBA under negotiation

This tenure-track position is scheduled to begin at the winning candidates earliest availability. 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 September 4, 2017 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 September 4, 2017.

Per Service Double Bass
November 14, 2017
Click here: Audition Repertoire List

Deadline for Receipt of Materials: October 31, 2017
60 service guarantee
Service rate for 2016-17 $110.34
2017-18 CBA under negotiation

This tenure-track position is scheduled to begin at the winning candidates earliest availability. 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 October 31, 2017 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 October 31, 2017.

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

Concert in the Park • 8/20

Sunday, August 20, 2017| 8 PM | Town Point Park, Norfolk Town Point Park, 1 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, VA 23510 Virginia’s pre-eminent professional symphony orchestra will appear in concert Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 8:00 pm for a free evening Downtown Norfolk...

Symphony Under the Stars • 8/31

Thursday, August 31, 2017  | 7:30 PM | Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre, Williamsburg Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre, 201 Ukrop Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185 Grab your lawn chairs and picnic baskets, and join us for a free outdoor concert at the College of William & Mary's...

Symphony Under the Stars • 9/2

Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Yorktown Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown Yorktown Riverwalk Landing, 425 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690 Pack a picnic supper, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy a FREE concert by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra under a canopy of...

Symphony Under the Stars • 9/3

Sunday, September 3, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake Chesapeake City Park, 900 Greenbrier Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320 Pack a picnic supper, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy a FREE concert by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra under a canopy of...