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Houston Symphony — Associate Principal and Assistant Principal Viola

Applications to these full-time roles will close on February 1, 2024


Founded in 1913, the Houston Symphony performs over 170 concerts for more than 350,000 people annually. Its 52-week season features a wide range of programming, from classical and pop to community-based projects.

The orchestra is currently seeking an Associate Principal Viola, Assistant Principal Viola, and a designated 5th Chair Viola.

Employment with the orchestra will include nine weeks of paid vacation; the 2023/24 minimum annual salary is $105,300, which is increasing to $109,200 for the 2024/25 season. 

Other benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, instrument insurance, disability insurance, and pension contributions to the AFM-EPF.

Held at the Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Houston, the preliminary and semi-final auditions will be on March 11, 12, and 13, 2024; the final rounds will be on March 19, 2024.

Applications must be received by February 1, 2024. 

The audition application form should be sent to [email protected] with the name of the position in the subject line of the email.

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