Careers

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.
 


Current MUSICIAN OPPORTUNITIES:

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra announces vacancies for:


Associate Principal Flute 

Positions begin September 1, 2019

Auditions to be held in Dallas:

Monday, January 28, 2018  (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

Monday, February 25, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

March 28, 2019 – (Finals) 

Return airfare and lodging for candidates advancing to the Finals will be paid for and arranged by the DSO.

Deadline for resumes by email (preferred) or letter is Friday, November 30, 2018.

Audition materials available here

Please e-mail (or mail) a one-page resume including name, address, email address, phone number and instrument to: auditions@dalsym.com

Scott Walzel, Director of Orchestra Personnel and Engagement

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

2301 Flora, Suite 300

Dallas, TX 75201

214-871-4009 office/cell

The audition committee of the Dallas Symphony reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest standards.


Section Cello – 2 available positions 

Positions begin September 1, 2019 

Auditions to be held in Dallas:

Monday, January 14, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

Monday, January 21, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

March 27, 2019 – (Finals) 

Return airfare and lodging for candidates advancing to the Finals will be paid for and arranged by the DSO.

Deadline for resumes by email (preferred) or letter is Friday November 30, 2018.

Audition materials available here

Please e-mail (or mail) a one-page resume including name, address,

email address, phone number and instrument to: auditions@dalsym.com

Scott Walzel, Director of Orchestra Personnel and Engagement

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

2301 Flora, Suite 300

Dallas, TX 75201

214-871-4009 office/cell

The audition committee of the Dallas Symphony reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest standards.

Section Bass

Position begins September 1, 2019

Auditions to be held in Dallas:

Monday, March 25, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (Finals)

Deadline for resumes by email (preferred) or letter is Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Audition materials available here.

Please e-mail (or mail) a one-page resume including name, address, email address, phone number and instrument to auditions@dalsym.com

Scott Walzel, Director of Orchestra Personnel and Engagement
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
2301 Flora, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75201

214-871-4009 office/cell

 

The audition committee of the Dallas Symphony reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest standards.


Current STAFF OPPORTUNITIES:

Vice President of Sales and Marketing- The Dallas Symphony has a unique and exciting opportunity for an executive to lead a talented team of marketing professionals as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  The essential duties of this role are to increase ticket revenue and attendance for all Dallas Symphony concerts and activities; to oversee the management of the DSO brand and brand promise; and to serve as a member of the senior leadership team.  The incumbent will be responsible for $12 million in earned revenue as well as the design and oversight of the DSO marketing campaign. Read Full Description

Guest Services Center Part-Time Ticketing Representative and Part-Time Concert Representative-

Part-Time Ticketing Rep: This position will support the inbound call center and walk-up counter transactions of the Box Office. Ticketing Representatives are scheduled to work approximately 12 to 16 hours per week during our peak-season (September through June). Scheduled shifts are generally 4 hours to 6 hours in length.  Weekday availability for this position is ideal.  Qualified applicants must be available for one day shift on Saturdays and Sundays.  

Part-Time Concert Rep: The Dallas Symphony has immediate opportunities available for two different part-time positions in our Guest Services Center.   This is your chance to link your love of classical music with your passion for people!  Minimum one year experience in customer service with outstanding verbal communication skills. 

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Teaching Artist- The Dallas Symphony’s community reach is growing, and we’re looking for great people who want to share the power of music as a Teaching Artist for our Young Musicians program, a music program designed to nurture promising futures for youth grades 2-5 in Southern Dallas. Read Full Description
 

DSO Internships- The Dallas Symphony is proud to offer internship opportunities for college students pursuing careers in arts administration. Interns may be placed in Marketing, Education, Artistic Operations, Communications, or Development; placement consideration is given to the candidate’s area of study and interest. To apply for an internship, please submit your resume and cover letter to recruiter@dalsym.com .  Please note your area of interest, semester term for which you are applying, along with confirmation that the internship would meet a requirement for your degree plan. All internships are unpaid, and although high school students may apply for internship, preferential consideration is given to college students.

 

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.  

 

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