Employment Opportunities

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra is a per service regional orchestra.

  • Base scale for all services in the 2018-2019 Annual Season was $76.50 per service.
  • Associate Principals: Base scale plus 10% ($84.15) per service.
  • Principals: Base scale plus 20% ($91.80) per service.

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

Substitute Musicians

The ISO is now accepting applications for substitute musicians. To apply, please send a performance résumé to the Orchestra Manager, Chet Lord-Remmert, at clordremmert@ilsymphony.org. It is strongly recommended to include a link to a video sample of your playing.

Get Involved with Illinois Symphony

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