In our work supporting the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the mission of the Dallas Symphony Administration is to bring the DSO’s high energy, focus and excellence to our efforts behind the scenes.  As an esteemed member of the burgeoning cultural scene in Dallas, the DSA has long attracted some of the most talented, dynamic and smart minds in the area!

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is one of America’s major orchestras in the United States. Just as the magnificent music produced by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra is the result of complementary arrangements of diverse instruments, we believe the blending of diverse individuals can produce the same harmonious results. Diversity brings a depth and richness to the organization that would be otherwise unattainable.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package for full-time employees, a business casual work environment, free covered parking at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and free tickets for select concerts. If you'd like to be a part of a world-class symphony, here are a few of the positions we currently have open. 

*Equal Opportunity Employer - We value diversity in our work force.


The Dallas Symphony Orchestra announces a vacancy for:


Auditions to be held in Dallas:
Monday, September 14, 2020 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)
Monday, September 21, 2020 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)
Thursday, October 29, 2020 (Finals)

View 2020 Principal Horn Audition Master Repertoire List here

Employment to begin upon the mutual agreement of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the winning candidate.

Please submit a one-page resume to by Sunday, May 17, 2020.

The Audition Committee of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards.

The Dallas Symphony is an equal opportunity employer and a proud partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS)

Due to an increased response to the Coronavirus-COVID19 outbreak, auditions for Section Second Violin, Associate Principal Viola, Section Cello, Section Bass and Utility Trombone and Associate Principal Flute have been postponed.  When new dates have been determined, we will keep you informed.


Note, due to an increased response to the Coronavirus-COVID19 outbreak, all current openings and interviews are temporarily on hold.

Due to an increase in online scams and identity theft, please be aware that should you be selected for an interview, the Dallas Symphony Human Resources office will contact you directly by phone. The Dallas Symphony does not communicate with candidates using chat services and will not make a legitimate job offer to candidates in an online forum.