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/information will be available in early December and posted here on the DSO website.

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/information will be available in early December and posted here on the DSO website.

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 Orchestra Personnel- The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has a unique and exciting opportunity for Manager of Orchestra Personnel.  The primary responsibility of the Manager of Orchestra Personnel is to act as the liaison between symphony management and the orchestra’s musicians, handling logistical and organizational responsibilities to ensure the highest quality of performance for the musicians and for our patrons. 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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