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:

SECOND VIOLIN
Position begins September 1, 2020

Auditions to be held in Dallas:
Monday, September 23, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)
Monday, September 30, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)
Monday, April 6, 2020 (Finals)

Deadline for resumes by email (preferred) or letter is Sunday August 4, 2019.

Audition materials/information will be available HERE

SECTION BASS

Position begins September 1, 2020

Auditions to be held in Dallas:
Monday, October 14, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)
Monday, October 28, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)
Monday, April 6, 2020 (Finals)

Deadline for resumes by email (preferred) or letter is Sunday August 4, 2019.

Audition materials/information available HERE

UTILITY TROMBONE (TENOR AND BASS)

Position begins September 1, 2020

Auditions to be held in Dallas:
Monday, November 11, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)
Monday, November 18, 2019 (Preliminary/Semi-Finals)
Monday, March 30, 2020 (Finals)

Deadline for resumes by email (preferred) or letter is Sunday August 18, 2019.

Audition materials/information will be available in mid-August and posted on the DSO website: www.mydso.com

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

Nishi Badhwar, Manager of Orchestra Personnel
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:

Part-Time Guest Services Concert Representatives- The Dallas Symphony has immediate opportunities available for 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. Read Full Description

Brass Teaching Artist- The Young Musicians Teaching Artist is a dynamic educator who teaches individual, small, and large group classes to students in grades 2-5. The classes are based on student level/age. Embracing the Young Musicians educational philosophy, the TA helps guide the musical development of the program’s students through these classes. Classes include instruction in instruments such as flute, violin, cello, clarinet, trumpet, and trombone, as well as choir, drum circle, music theory, and social/emotional skills. This methodology aims to simultaneously foster both students’ instrumental skills (i.e. technique, learning standard repertoire) and creativity (e.g. improvisation and composition), as well as provide a caring, cooperative community with positive role models and high expectations. Read Full Description

Wind Teaching Artist- 
The Young Musicians Teaching Artist is a dynamic educator who teaches individual, small, and large group classes to students in grades 2-5. The classes are based on student level/age. Embracing the Young Musicians educational philosophy, the TA helps guide the musical development of the program’s students through these classes. Classes include instruction in instruments such as flute, violin, cello, clarinet, trumpet, and trombone, as well as choir, drum circle, music theory, and social/emotional skills. This methodology aims to simultaneously foster both students’ instrumental skills (i.e. technique, learning standard repertoire) and creativity (e.g. improvisation and composition), as well as provide a caring, cooperative community with positive role models and high expectations. 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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