Orchestra Auditions

Audition Process for the Long Beach Symphony

A limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited to these auditions. We can only accept resumes for vacancies with scheduled auditions. The Audition Committee of the Long Beach Symphony reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards.

To apply, submit a one-page resume in Word or PDF format to: [email protected]eachSymphony.org.

Please specify for which position you plan to audition on your resume in the email subject line.

Long Beach Symphony performs six Classical, five POPS! and one set of Educational Concerts per season.
The Long Beach Symphony Association is an equal opportunity employer. The winning candidates will be required to show proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility to work.

Current Openings

Assistant Principal Viola (Chair 2) and Section Viola (Chairs 3 and 9)
Principal French Horn

Audition dates:

All Viola Seats: Tuesday, November 12 – Wednesday, November 13, 2019 (Assistant Principal Viola (Chair 2) and Section Viola (Chairs 3 and 9) Excerpts)

French Horn: Thursday, November 14 – Friday, November 15, 2019 (Principal Horn Excerpts)

*The preliminary round for violas starts Tuesday, November 12.
*The preliminary round for French horn starts Thursday, November 14.

The schedule of subsequent rounds immediately following preliminaries will be determined at auditions.
Auditions will be held in Long Beach, CA

Submit a one-page resume in Word or PDF format to: [email protected]

Please specify Viola Auditions or French Horn Auditions in the subject line.

Resumés must be received by October 21, 2019. Additional details emailed upon receipt of resumé.
No phone calls please. Repertoire information will not be given over the phone.

Long Beach Symphony performs six Classical, five POPS and one set of Educational Concerts per season.

2019-20 Base Scale: Rehearsal $146/Performance $184

Assistant Principal: 125% of Scale – Principal: 150% of Scale

The winning candidate(s) will be required to show proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility to work.