BSO Auditions

Upcoming Auditions

We are no longer accepting resumes for auditions during the 2017-2018 season. Our website will be updated this summer with next season's audition schedule. If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to e-mail Thank you.

If you are offered an in-person audition on September 19th but cannot attend due to the Yom Kippur holiday, we will make alternate arrangements. 

Contact Information

Highly qualified applicants please send a one page résumé, including email address and telephone number, to:

Kristie Chan, Orchestra Personnel Administrator

**Please state clearly the position(s) for which you are applying in your e-mail or résumé.**  

E-mail (Highly preferred):

June - August
Tanglewood Shed
297 West Street
Lenox, MA 01240
FAX: 413-637-5329

September - May
Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
FAX: 617-638-9325

Résumés must be received on or before the listed deadline. Emailed résumés should be in Word or PDF format.

Please clearly indicate which audition you are planning to take. CDs may be required to supplement résumé, but please do not send recordings at this time. Further information will be mailed within a week following the résumé deadline.

Repertoire lists will not be provided over the phone.

Employment will begin as soon as a winner's availability and the Boston Symphony Orchestra schedule allow. Should a position be won by a current BSO member, the resulting vacancy may be offered to the runner-up of the audition.

The Audition Committee of the Boston Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions.