Orchestra Auditions

Only a limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited to audition. The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards of The Cleveland Orchestra.

  • Employment of successful candidate to begin on a mutually agreed upon date.
  • The Cleveland Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

Assistant Principal Violin II

  • Audition to be held on Monday, January 9, 2023
  • Deadline for applications is Saturday, October 1, 2022
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Assistant Principal Timpani / Section Percussion

  • Preliminary audition to be held on Monday, November 28, 2022
  • Deadline for applications is Saturday, October 1, 2022
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First Assistant Principal Bass

  • Audition to be held on Monday, February 20, 2023
  • Deadline for applications is Tuesday, November 1, 2022
  • If position is filled internally, a section position may be offered
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Principal Timpani

  • Audition to be held on Monday, February 27, 2023
  • Deadline for applications is Tuesday, November 1, 2022
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