Careers and auditions

Auditions

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Principal Librarian

Core orchestra
2024-25 salary: $59,342.00 + Benefits*

Remote Preliminary Round will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024 .

As a result of the Remote Preliminary Round, musicians will be invited to the Second Round to take place in person in Sarasota:
Monday, May 13, 2024 (Second round) & Tuesday, May 14, 2024 (Final round)

Employment will begin in early September 2024.

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Section Horn (4th)

Core orchestra
2024-25 salary: $47,473.60 + Benefits*

Audition date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024
This will be a one-day audition. All rounds will take place on the same day.

Employment will begin in early September 2024.

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Assistant Principal/2nd Clarinet/E-flat Clarinet

Core orchestra
2024-25 salary: $52,560.06 + Benefits*

Preliminary round: Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Advanced rounds: Thursday, May 9, 2024

Employment will begin in early September 2024.

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Flute 3/Piccolo

Per-service position
2024-25 per-service rate: $178.56*
Guaranteed minimum: 130 services

Audition date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
This will be a one-day audition. All rounds will take place on the same day.

Employment will begin in September 2024.

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Section Violin

Core orchestra
2024-25 salary: $45,212,95 + Benefits*

Audition date: Thursday, May 16, 2024
This will be a one-day audition. All rounds will take place on the same day.

Employment will begin in September 2024.

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Section Bass

Per-service position
2024-25 per-service rate: $170.06*
Guaranteed minimum: 65 services

Audition date: Friday, May 17, 2024
This will be a one-day audition. All rounds will take place on the same day.

Employment will begin in September 2024.

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Per-Service Section Violin

Per-service position
2024-25 per-service rate: $170.06*
Guaranteed minimum: 65 services

Audition date: Friday, May 17, 2024
This will be a one-day audition. All rounds will take place on the same day.

Employment will begin in September 2024.

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Sphinx
Sarasota Orchestra is a proud partner of Sphinx program's National Alliance for Audition Support.

Administration

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Campaign Director

The Campaign Director is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and management of the Sarasota Orchestra’s comprehensive campaign. The Campaign Director will also play a key role in principal and major gift solicitations toward the campaign, endowment and operating funds in collaboration with the Donor Engagement team.
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Production Assistant (Part-Time)

Assist in the setup and teardown of Sarasota Orchestra and Youth Orchestra events, Sarasota Music Festival, Summer Music Camp, Friedman Symphony Center rentals, and other functions as needed.
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House Manager (Part-Time)

Responsible for oversight of front-of-house activities and volunteer ushers for Sarasota Orchestra and Youth Orchestra Program concerts. Liaison with FOH managers at other venues where the Orchestra performs, serving as a point of contact for Orchestra volunteer auxiliaries. Responsible for reporting to and working closely with the Patron Services Manager.
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Phone

Box Office: 941-953-3434
Administration: 941-953-4252

Hours

Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
And at the concert venue one hour prior to showtime.

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.

Accessibility

Sarasota Orchestra is committed to making our performances and facilities accessible to everyone in our community.

All of the Orchestra’s facilities are accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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