Employment Opportunities

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra is a per service regional orchestra. All auditioned positions will begin in the 2019-2020 season.

  • Base scale for all services in the 2019-2020 Annual Season will be $78.00 per service.

  • Associate Principals: Base scale plus 10% ($85.80) per service.
  • Principals: Base scale plus 20% ($93.60) per service.

Season includes: Masterworks classical, chamber, pops, education, “Around the Town” chamber concerts, and “Music Matters” educational outreach programs.

Principal Cello (1-Year Position)

Auditions will be held Monday, September 9, 2019. To apply, please send a one page resumé & $50 audition deposit to: Orchestra Manager Illinois Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 5191 Springfield, IL …

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Section Cello (Two Positions & One 1-Year Position)

Auditions will be held Monday, September 9, 2019. To apply, please send a one page resumé & $50 audition deposit to: Orchestra Manager Illinois Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 5191 Springfield, IL …

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Bassoon 2

Auditions will be held Monday, September 9, 2019. To apply, please send a one page resumé & $50 audition deposit to: Orchestra Manager Illinois Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 5191 Springfield, IL …

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Principal Viola (1-Year, Possibly Permanent)

Auditions will be held Tuesday, September 10, 2019. To apply, please send a one page resumé & $50 audition deposit to: Orchestra Manager Illinois Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 5191 Springfield, IL …

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Associate Principal Viola

Auditions will be held Tuesday, September 10, 2019. To apply, please send a one page resumé & $50 audition deposit to: Orchestra Manager Illinois Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 5191 Springfield, IL …

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Section Violin I (Three Positions)

Auditions will be held Tuesday, September 10, 2019. To apply, please send a one page resumé & $50 audition deposit to: Orchestra Manager Illinois Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 5191 Springfield, IL …

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Section Violin II (Three Positions & One 1-Year Position)

Auditions will be held Tuesday, September 10, 2019. To apply, please send a one page resumé & $50 audition deposit to: Orchestra Manager Illinois Symphony Orchestra P.O. Box 5191 Springfield, IL …

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Substitute Musicians

The ISO is now accepting applications for substitute musicians. To apply, please send a performance resumé to the Orchestra Manager, Chet Lord-Remmert, at clordremmert@ilsymphony.org. It is strongly recommended to include…

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