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:

Major Gifts- The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to contribute to the success of the DSO’s Development team.  The Major Gifts Officer will work with the Vice President of Development and other key staff and volunteer leaders to help the organization achieve its short- and long-term revenue objectives. The position will secure financial support from a portfolio of donor prospects with the ability to make major/leadership gifts. The Major Gifts Officer will be directly responsible for the qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts prospects to support a broad range of organizational needs, including Annual Fund, special projects and campaigns. Read Full Job Description


Assistant Orchestra Librarian- The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has an exciting and unique opportunity in its Orchestra Library! The Assistant Librarian is a full-time member of the DSO Operations Department and reports to the Principal Librarian. The work is fast-paced, detailed, precise, and deadline driven. The atmosphere is congenial, colleague-supported, and team-oriented. Library duties and schedule are shared between the Principal, Associate and Assistant Librarians. Read Full Job 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.

 

 

 

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