UPCOMING NATIONAL AUDITIONS

Concertmaster

Assistant Principal Viola

Assistant Principal (3rd chair) Bass

Assistant Principal (3rd chair) Second Violin

Section First Violin

 

Concertmaster

Highly qualified candidates should fill out the online application here by no later than September 29th.

The start date for employment for this position is September 2022.

The Audition Committee of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will extend invitations to highly qualified candidates for a semi-finals trial week during the 2021-2022 MSO season.  Trial weeks will be between January 2022 and the end of the season.

If you have questions, please send an email to auditions@mso.org.

 

Assistant Principal Viola

Auditions to be rescheduled when possible.

Audition to be held June 8 & 9, 2020.

Employment to begin September, 2020, coinciding with the opening of our new symphony hall.  Minimum assistant principal compensation for the 41 week 2020-2021 season is $75,164.

Highly qualified candidates should email a one-page resume by April 17, 2020 to auditions@mso.org.

The Audition Committee of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at this audition.

 

Assistant Principal (3rd chair) Bass

Auditions to be rescheduled when possible.

Audition to be held May 17 & 18, 2020.

Employment to begin September, 2020, coinciding with the opening of our new symphony hall.  Minimum assistant principal compensation for the 41 week 2020-2021 season is $75,164.

Highly qualified candidates should email a one-page resume by March 15, 2020 to auditions@mso.org.

The Audition Committee of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at this audition.

 

Assistant Principal (3rd chair) Second Violin

Section First Violin

Auditions to be rescheduled when possible.

Audition to be held March 30 & 31, 2020. **Please note that this is a change from the originally posted October dates**

Employment to begin September, 2020, coinciding with the opening of our new hall.  Minimum assistant principal/section compensation for the 41 week 2020-2021 season is $75,164/$68,331.

Highly qualified candidates should email a one-page resume by January 15, 2020 to auditions@mso.org.

The Audition Committee of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions.

 

SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA MUSICIAN AUDITIONS

Sub auditions for violin, viola, cello, bass, clarinet, harp, piano, and guitar are scheduled for fall of 2021. The application deadline of September 20, 2021 has passed. Sub auditions for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, timpani, and saxophone will be held in the fall of 2022.

The repertoire for each instrument is listed on the Repertoire for Substitute & Extra Musician Auditions page.

Please note that the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra rarely hires substitute musicians who do not live within a 100 mile radius of Milwaukee. Acceptance to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's Substitute and Extra list does not guarantee employment.

Thank you for your interest in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra!

 

Vaccination Policy

To ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families and members of our communities, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra has decided to require proof that musicians (and other employees) are fully vaccinated as a condition of work.  According to the CDC, an individual is not considered fully vaccinated until two weeks after s/he has received the final shot.  We also will continue to follow any further recommendations for boosters by the CDC.