Orchestra Auditions

Founded in 1933, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra has a distinguished place in Dayton’s history as one of the Miami Valley’s oldest and longest-standing cultural institutions. A regional orchestra with 83 contracted musicians and rich in artistic tradition, the Dayton Philharmonic is honored to call the world-class, state-of-the-art Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center home. The Dayton Philharmonic proudly presents a wide variety of genres throughout each season, including Masterworks, SuperPops, Family Concert, and Rockin’ Orchestra programs, as well as Special Events, totaling nearly 50 stunning performances each year.

Current Openings

Cello (chairs 3 and 7)

2022-23 Chair 3 service guarantee is 109
2022-23 Chair 7 service guarantee is 60
2022-23 per service rate is $139.78

Resume Deadline: May 2, 2023
Audition Date: May 16, 2023

2023-2024 service guarantees and rates are currently under negotiation. Winning candidates will be required to show proof of US citizenship or a work permit/green card before a contract can be offered.

Contact Sean Vore, Personnel Manager, or submit materials to Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra via mail (Attn: Sean Vore, 126 N. Main St, Suite 210, Dayton, OH 45402) or by fax at 937-223-9189.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Our goal is to attract, develop, retain, and serve a diverse group of musicians, employees, volunteers, and audience members.