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Upcoming Auditions - November 2013

In the spirit of the now-defunct Julie's Horn Page, I'm going to be keeping a list of upcoming auditions for horn jobs in the US. If you know of any openings I have not listed here, please send me an email.

Fellowships for 2014-2015:

Ensemble ACJW (Academy Program of Carnegie Hall) - Horn Fellow Application Deadline: Prescreening Recording Due December 1 See the link below for application information. (Two year program) Fellows receive a stipend of $25,000 along with health benefits and access to rehearsal and performance facilities. The average time commitment by each fellow is approximately 20 hours per week. Announcement

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Fellowship Program for African-American Musicians 18-30 - Horn Fellow Application Deadline: January 6, 2014 Application and Repertoire

New World Symphony Fellowship Program (Miami, FL) - Horn Fellow Application Deadlines: $50 - December 3, $75 - December 17, $100 - January 7 (final deadline) Application Requirements


Victoria (Texas) Symphony - Third Horn Audition Date: Friday, January 17, 2014 Send resume and $25 deposit by January 2nd to: Victoria Symphony Attn: Audition 2112 N. Navarro Victoria, TX 77901 (make check payable to VSS)

Victoria Symphony is a per-service orchestra. Announcement Repertoire

Peoria Symphony Orchestra - Principal Horn Audition Date: February 23, 2014 Send a resume and cover letter with $25 refundable deposit by February 7, 2014 to: Peoria Symphony Orchestra 101 State Street Peoria, IL 61602

Peoria Symphony is a per-service orchestra. Announcement

San Antonio Symphony - Fourth/Utility Horn Audition Dates: February 3 & 4, 2014 Send resume to by December 15, 2013 Announcement Repertoire

Shen Yun Performing Arts Orchestra - Horn Shen Yun Performing Arts, Inc. and the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra would like to invite all highly qualified musicians to take our recorded auditions. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. All orchestral positions are full-time. We provide a starting salary of $2000/month, in addition to travel and hotel accommodations during our touring season. Email for more information. Repertoire

Los Angeles Philharmonic - Fourth Horn Audition Date: Feb 23-28, 2014 & Mar 3-5, 2014 Send two copies of your one page resumé by 12/19/13 to: Ellie Nishi Auditions Coordinator Los Angeles Philharmonic 151 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 Website

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