Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Rossen Milanov, Music Director
Announces auditions for the following vacancy:

Principal Trumpet

To apply, please send a resume via email at (receipt will be confirmed via email) or USPS no later than October 25, 2019 to:

Marian Tanau, Personnel Manager
Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra
Re: Principal Trumpet
1407 Ferdon Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

A short videotaped audition may be required for consideration. If invited, the deadline for submitting the audition video will be December 15. Specific instructions will be sent to each candidate invited to participate in the videotaped audition.

Successful candidates may be required to play a trial week/s with the orchestra during the 2020 summer season.

The Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra offers a minimum of 52 services over an eight week summer season from the end of June to the end of August. The Orchestra typically performs three different programs per week from the major symphonic repertoire plus several collaboration performances with Opera, Ballet, and Theater departments. Founded in 1929, the CSO is the resident professional orchestra at Chautauqua Institution, a haven for arts, literature, philosophy, recreation and religious studies. Chautauqua is located on beautiful Chautauqua Lake in Western NY State.

The CSO is governed by a CBA which includes the following:

2020 Summer Season minimum pay = $9,620 for section plus 23% overscale for principals, plus $6,500 Professional Maintenance Allowance (housing), travel reimbursement, AFM pension, and Institutional allowance.