Auditions to be held January 28-30, 2024 in Milwaukee. The repertoire list can be found here.
Application deadline is October 13th, 2023
Minimum compensation is $70,386 for the 40-week 2023-2024 season.
Employment to begin at earliest mutually agreed upon date, but no later than September of 2024.
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra audition committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at any point during this audition process.
Substitute auditions will be held for the following:
Keyboard on Sunday, November 5, 2023
Viola, Bass, Clarinet, and Harp on Sunday, November 12, 2023
Violin and Cello on Monday November 13, 2023
Deadline to apply for keyboard is October 15th. The Deadline to apply for strings, clarinet, and harp is October 22nd.
The repertoire for each instrument is listed on the Repertoire for Substitute & Extra Musician Auditions page.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA GENERALLY HIRES SUBSTITUTE MUSICIANS WHO LIVE WITHIN A 100 MILE RADIUS OF MILWAUKEE. ACCEPTANCE TO THE MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S SUBSTITUTE AND EXTRA LIST DOES NOT GUARANTEE EMPLOYMENT.
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