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SECOND HORN
AUGUST 25-26, 2014

Congratulations to audition winner DANIELLE KUHLMANN!

 

 

PRINCIPAL VIOLA
MAY 5-6, 2014

Congratulations to audition winner CHI-YUAN CHEN!


 

SECTION CELLO
FEBRUARY 24-25, 2014

Congratulations to audition winner XIAN ZHUO!

 

 

SECTION PERCUSSION
DECEMBER 8-10, 2013

Congratulations to audition winner ERIN DOUGLAS DOWREY!

SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY - UPCOMING AUDITIONS

"Welcome to the San Diego Symphony's Auditions page. We’ve recently returned from our debut Carnegie Hall concert as well as a tour of China, both of which received rave reviews. I'm very proud to say that our San Diego Symphony has attained Tier 1 (major orchestra) status with the League of American Orchestras. Thank you for considering an audition for our orchestra, I look forward to hearing you."

- Music Director Jahja Ling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jahja Ling (Music Director) and the San Diego Symphony announce the following vacancies:

PRINCIPAL TRUMPET
OCTOBER 6-7, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR AUDITION REPERTOIRE LIST!

 

THIRD FLUTE/PICCOLO
OCTOBER 12-14, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR AUDITION REPERTOIRE LIST!

 

PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER
OCTOBER 19-21, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR AUDITION REPERTOIRE LIST!

 

SECTION VIOLA
NOVEMBER 10-11, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR AUDITION REPERTOIRE LIST!

 

SECOND OBOE
NOVEMBER 17-18, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR AUDITION REPERTOIRE LIST!

 

SECTION CELLO
FEBRUARY 2-3, 2015

AUDITION REPERTOIRE LIST COMING SOON!

 

SECTION BASS
FEBRUARY 23-24, 2015

AUDITION REPERTOIRE LIST COMING SOON!

 


CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR ANY CURRENT AUDITION.

 

FOR INQUIRIES REGARDING THE AUDITION PROCESS, PLEASE E-MAIL auditions@sandiegosymphony.org.

(Note: audition applications are only accepted through the online form. Application must be submitted no later than 30 days before audition begins. Please do not mail any applications.) 

 

AUDITION TIMES

All auditions take place at the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center in downtown San Diego (750 B Street, 92101, NE corner of Seventh and B). Prelims will be scheduled by the hour. $100 deposit is required to reserve an audition time.

 

MUSICIAN EMPLOYMENT

The current San Diego Symphony Orchestra CBA states the following:

  • Contract: 37 weeks plus 1 week Education and Outreach, plus 4 weeks vacation. Total: 42 weeks.
  • Minimum scale is $64,008 plus $2,000 EMG (Electronic Media Guarantee).
  • Overscale for Principals: 33.5%.
  • Overscale for Associate Principals: 20%.
  • Benefits include: medical and dental insurance, long and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a pension plan contribution.
  • Season includes: Masterworks classical, pops, education and outreach and grand operas.