Careers and auditions

Auditions

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Assistant Principal Bass

Core orchestra

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

Preliminary round: Monday, September 9, 2024
Advanced rounds: Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Employment will begin in October 2024.

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Section Viola

Core orchestra
2024-25 salary: $45,212.95 + Benefits*

Audition date: Wednesday, September 11, 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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Section Horn (2nd)

Core orchestra

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

Audition date: Wednesday, September 18, 2024

This will be a one-day audition. All rounds will take place on the same day.

Employment will begin in October 2024.

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Per-Service Section Horn

Per-service position
2024-25 per-service rate: $178.56*
Guaranteed minimum: 65 services

Audition date: Thursday, September 19, 2024
This will be a one-day audition. All rounds will take place on the same day.

Employment will begin in October 2024.

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Sphinx

Sarasota Orchestra is a proud partner of the Sphinx Organization's National Alliance for Audition Support

Administration

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Senior Director of Donor Engagement – Major Gifts

Known for its unique, team-oriented fundraising culture, Sarasota Orchestra seeks to engage a Senior Director of Donor Engagement – Major Gifts to join an established and successful team of fundraising professionals. This position will focus on cultivation of major gifts, while helping to implement and execute successful Giving campaigns. This position will maintain a keen awareness of Sarasota Orchestra’s overall development program which includes annual giving, foundation and corporate giving and revenue generated from special events. This position will also support the fundraising effort for a new Sarasota Music Center facility. Work and collaborate with fellow Donor Engagement Team members to establish objectives and set goals in a culture that cares deeply about stewardship and working as part of a team of development professionals.

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Youth Orchestra Coordinator

In conjunction with the Director, execute the day-to-day operations of Sarasota Youth Orchestras and Summer Music Camp. This position will also work closely with the Education staff and faculty to provide support for the community education programs including, Young Person’s Concerts, Young Artists Competition and outreach to the schools.

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Catering and Event Supervisor

Plan, coordinate and execute various orchestra-sponsored functions, rental events and concert concessions (related to Food and Beverage and non-orchestral events).

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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.

Details

If you are interested in an opportunity with Sarasota Orchestra, please apply via e-mail with a cover letter and resume to HR@SarasotaOrchestra.org or call 941-487-2704 with any questions you may have.

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.

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

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Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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