Auditions

Auditions

Augusta, Georgia

MONDAY AND TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 and 12, 2014

Services to begin during the 2014-2015 Concert Season

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FOR THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES (Per-Service Positions):

Principal Viola (Audition August 11, 2014)
Associate Concertmaster (Audition August 11, 2014)
Principal Trumpet (Audition August 12, 2014)
Principal Oboe (Audition August 12, 2014)
Principal Horn (Audition August 12, 2014)
All Substitute/Extra Musicians (Audition August 11-12, 2014)

Approximately 52 services will be scheduled during Symphony Orchestra Augusta’s 2014-2015 season.  The per-service rates for 2.5 hours will be: Section: $65.00, Woodwind and brass principals: $90.00, Principal viola: $100.00, Associate Concertmaster: $120.00.  Mileage (27 cents per mile) and per diem ($30 per overnight) are paid when applicable, subject to limits.

All Principal players and Associate Concertmaster will be required to accept a certain number of the concert cycles offered in a given season in order to receive the compensation levels above.  In the player is not able to commit to the required number of concert cycles, then the compensation will be $76.00 per 2.5 hour service for woodwinds and brass principals,  $86.00 per 2.5 hour service for principal viola, and $100.00 per 2.5 hour service for Associate Concertmaster

A limited number of qualified applicants will be invited to these auditions.  If you are interested in auditioning, please send a cover letter (indicating your desire to audition), one-page resume, and completed application form so that these materials are received in the SOA office no later than Friday, July 25, 2014.  Please send all the above materials in one envelope.  Once your materials are received and you have been accepted, you will be extended (via email) an invitation to audition.  All applicants are responsible for obtaining their own copies of required music excerpts.  Click here for the 2014-2015 concert schedule.

Once invited to audition, a $50.00 refundable deposit is required to secure an audition time.  Your deposit check, marked with “AUDITION, AUGUST 2014”, must be received in the SOA office no later than Friday, July 25, 2014  (check made payable to “Symphony Orchestra Augusta”).   Please note that Symphony Orchestra Augusta will cash deposit check upon receipt.  Deposit monies will be refunded on the day of audition or if applicant notifies Personnel Manager of cancellation on or before Friday, July 25, 2014.  Otherwise, your deposit will be forfeited to SOA.  Specific audition schedule including audition times will be determined after Friday, July 25, 2014.  Contact Pawel Kozak with any questions.

Send to:

Pawel Kozak, Personnel Manager            Phone: (706) 255-5732
Symphony Orchestra Augusta                  Email: Pawel@soaugusta.org
P.O. Box 579
Augusta, GA 30903
 

ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF EITHER U.S. CITIZENSHIP OR A LEGAL ELIGIBILITY TO ACCEPT EMPLOYMENT WITH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA.

Symphony Orchestra Augusta is an equal opportunity employer and an employer with zero tolerance for discrimination of harassment in the workplace.

 2014 Audition Announcement

Audition Application

Repertoire – Principal Positions

Repertoire – Substitute/Extra Musicians