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 A vacancy for:
 

Principal Percussion

Positions begins September 1, 2018 (Finals date TBD/Start date could be after Sept. 1, 2018 or at winner’s earliest availability.)

Auditions to be held in Dallas:

Monday, March 19, 2018 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

Monday, April 16, 2018 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

Finals Date TBD (Return trip airfare and lodging for Finalists will be arranged and taken care of by the DSO.)

Deadline for resumes by email (preferred) or letter is Friday December 29, 2017.

Click here for repertoire list.

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.

 

Principal Viola and Associate Principal Viola/1st Stand (2 positions)

Positions begins September 1, 2018 (Finals date TBD/Start date could be after Sept. 1, 2018 or at winner’s earliest availability.)

Auditions to be held in Dallas:

Monday, February 26, 2018 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

Monday, March 12, 2018 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)

Finals Date TBD (Return trip airfare and lodging for Finalists will be arranged and taken care of by the DSO.)

Deadline for resumes by email (preferred) or letter is Friday December 29, 2017.

Click here for repertoire list.

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:

Manager of Budgeting and Financial Analysis- The Dallas Symphony Association has an immediate opportunity for an energetic, detail-oriented Senior Manager of Budgeting and Financial Analysis.  The primary responsibilities of this vital position include leading the annual budget process, preparing updated financial forecasts throughout the year, and assisting with the close of the monthly financial statements and preparation of Board financial packages, including variance analyses and explanations.  This position also performs account reconciliations, reviews accounts payable coding, assists with the annual audit process, provides financial information for and completes various surveys, and performs special projects for the Controller or VP of Finance, as requested.  Read Full Description

 

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