Orchestral Vacancies

2016 Auditions

The following permanent, full time positions will be auditioned by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Should you not be able to attend these dates in person, the MSO accepts recorded auditions.


Second Trombone

Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 December

Candidates must be available for both days, in entirety.

Requirements:
Gordon Jacob Concerto, 1st Movement (with piano accompaniment)
Ferdinand David Concertino, 2nd Movement (with piano accompaniment)
J.S. Bach Sarabande from Cello Suite no.5 (unaccompanied)
PLUS orchestral excerpts, available Monday 14 November 2016

Closing date: Monday 31 October 2016

This position is a full time position and is only open to Citizens of Australia or New Zealand, and Australian Permanent Residents.


Section Viola

Tuesday 31 January & Wednesday 1 February 2017

Candidates must be available for both days, in entirety.

Requirements:
Stamitz or Hoffmeister Viola Concerto, first movement
Bartok or Walton Viola Concerto, first movement
Cadenzas should be prepared for concertos where applicable
PLUS orchestral excerpts, available Monday 19 December 2016

Closing date: Friday 30 December 2016

Please note: the MSO auditions coordinator will not be available from 23 December 2016 – 2 January 2017 inclusive, it is suggested that all enquiries are received by 21 December 2016 to allow for timely response.

This position is a full time position and is only open to Citizens of Australia or New Zealand, and Australian Permanent Residents.


The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra offers an attractive salary package for the successful candidates. Applicants wishing to send a recording should advise this upon application and as soon as possible.

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV (including mailing address, phone number and email address) to:
Auditions Coordinator
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
GPO BOX 9994
MELBOURNE VIC 3001
Email: auditions@mso.com.au
Tel: 03 9626 1126
Fax: 03 9626 1122