The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, announces auditions for the following positions on the date below:

Principal and Associate Principal / Utility French Horn
Monday May 20, 2019

Per Service fee for 2018-2019 is $120.38 for Principal and $113.60 for Associate. (Approximately 50 services per season.)

Deadline for resumes postmarked by Thursday May 2, 2019.

Qualified candidates who will accept the position should it be offered should send a cover letter stating the position(s) desired (note in the letter if you would like to be considered for one or more of the French Horn positions), along with a resume, and a $40 refundable deposit check*, made out to Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, to:

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Marshall Mentz, General Manager
801 Chase Street Annapolis MD 21401

If you have any questions, please call 410-269-1132 or e-mail

More information, including specific audition times, will follow upon receipt of resume, cover letter and audition deposit. Not including these three items will delay processing of your application. Please make sure your current address, cell phone number, and e-mail address are on your resume and cover letter. Application materials sent via email will not be considered.

*You will receive your audition deposit back on the day of the audition. A candidate will also receive their deposit back if canceling by 5:00pm on Friday May 10, 2019. Your check will be deposited if you cancel after this date.

For those applying from out of state, please know that the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is a per service orchestra. We are not a full time orchestra and do not offer travel reimbursement or lodging during concert weeks. Foreign candidates need to have the proper visa in place in order to work and be paid by the Annapolis Symphony. The winner of the audition will be required to join the Musicians’ Association of Metropolitan Baltimore, Local 40-543 even if you are a member of another Local.

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