BSO Auditions

Upcoming Auditions

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL CELLO (Boston Symphony)/PRINCIPAL CELLO (Boston Pops)
Résumés due on or before: September 4, 2019
Preliminary Audition: November 4, 2019
Semi-final and Final Audition: November 5, 2019

Supplemental Recording Repertoire (PDF)

Live Round Repertoire (PDF)


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): auditions@bso.org

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.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER