Orchestral Vacancies

2017 Auditions

The following permanent, full time positions will be auditioned by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in 2017. Should you not be able to attend these dates in person, the MSO accepts recorded auditions.

These positions are full time positions and are only open to Citizens of Australia or New Zealand, and Australian Permanent Residents.

Section Second Violin

Thursday 5, Friday 6 & Saturday 7 October

Candidates must be available for all days, in entirety.


  • First and Second movements of Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major OR No. 5 in A Major, including cadenzas
  • PLUS orchestral excerpts, available Wednesday 23 August

Closing date: Monday 21 August

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
Tel: 03 9626 1126
Fax: 03 9626 1122