Auditions & Employment

Auditions

String auditions will be held on August 24, 2024 in Dohnanyi Recital Hall at Florida State University.

Brass auditions will be held on August 25, 2024 in Dohnanyi Recital Hall at Florida State University.

Percussion auditions will be held on August 25, 2024 in the percussion studio at Florida State University. The percussion studio is in the Housewright Music Building, room number 113 (HMU 113.)

APPLY HERE TO AUDITION: TSO AUDITION APPLICATION

The deadline to submit an application is July 24, 2024.

Applicants will be selected to audition based on experience and proximity to Tallahassee, Florida. The Tallahassee Symphony is a per service orchestra and cannot guarantee housing accommodations.

No electronic devices are allowed in the audition room during your audition. This includes, but is not limited to: tuners, metronomes, cell phones, and recording devices.

The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards.

Musicians hired by the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra are responsible for having and maintaining proper authorization to work in the United States. Employment starts in September 2024.


Open Positions for the 24-25 Concert Season:

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VIOLIN – August 24, 2024
2 tenure track positions
4 one year contract positions
Violin Audition Packet

VIOLA – August 24, 2024
1 one year contract
Viola Audition Packet

CELLO – August 24, 2024
1 one year contract
Cello Audition Packet

BASS – August 24, 2024
1 one year contract
Bass Audition Packet

HARP – August 24, 2024
Sub positions
Harp Audition Packet

HORN – August 25, 2024
3rd Horn – tenure track
Assistant Horn/Utility – tenure track
Horn Audition Packet

TRUMPET – August 25, 2024
3rd Trumpet – one year contract
Trumpet Audition Packet

TROMBONE – August 25, 2024
2nd Trombone – tenure track
Trombone Audition Packet

PERCUSSION – August 25, 2024
2 tenure track positions
Percussion Audition Packet

Audition Resources

The National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS) is an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It does so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition previews. Visit the NAAS website to learn more.


Employment

Internships

Your TSO works with local colleges and universities to provide practical experience in the arts through paid internships. Interns assist with operations, customer service, marketing and event planning.

We are currently seeking one intern to join our team. Please see below for details and application instructions.

Box Office

In addition to internships, the orchestra employs several box office staffers to work in the office and at performance venues.

Please see below for details and application instructions.