Employment Opportunities and Auditions

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Principal Flute

Audition Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015

Annual Compensation: $17,135.38

Description of Position:

This is a full-time or core position as Principal Flute of the MSO.  The job consists of two parts:  performing all duties of Principal Flute in the Orchestra (maximum of 95 services) and all duties of Flute in the MSO Wind Quintet (maximum of 40 services).

The MSO rehearses and performs primarily on nights and weekends.  There are some daytime orchestral educational services.  Actual service usage for the season averages around 90. 

The Wind Quintet rehearses and performs most frequently during the daytime presenting at least one pair of educational concerts most weeks during the school year.  Several times during the season the Quintet will be asked to perform incidental music for MSO functions.  There may also be occasional recitals or featured pieces on a Chamber concert.  Actual service usage for the Quintet averages around 40.  The season dates for the Quintet are the same as for the Orchestra.

Applicant agrees to perform all MSO and Wind Quintet services requested subject to the terms enumerated in the Master Agreement between the Jackson Federation of Musicians, Local 579 American Federation of Musicians and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Association.

The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra presents a 38 week season beginning September 1, 2015 and concluding May 31, 2016.  The MSO is comprised of a full-time core of 27 musicians and supplemented as needed by local and regional musicians.  The orchestra rehearses and performs primarily at night and on weekends.  Musicians of the MSO are covered under a collective bargaining agreement between the Jackson Federation of Musicians, Local 579 American Federation of Musicians and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Association.  For more on the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra please visit our website, msorchestra.com.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be hired by the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

 

 

Principal Trombone

Audition Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015

Annual Compensation: $17,135.38

Description of Position:

This is a full-time or core position as Principal Trombone of the MSO.  The job consists of two parts:  performing all duties of Principal Trombone in the Orchestra (maximum of 95 services) and all duties of Trombone in the MSO Brass Quintet (maximum of 40 services).

The MSO rehearses and performs primarily on nights and weekends.  There are some daytime orchestral educational services.  Actual service usage for the season averages around 90. 

The Brass Quintet rehearses and performs most frequently during the daytime presenting at least one pair of educational concerts most weeks during the school year.  Several times during the season the Quintet will be asked to perform incidental music for MSO functions.  There may also be occasional recitals or featured pieces on a Chamber concert.  Actual service usage for the Quintet averages around 40.  The season dates for the Quintet are the same as for the Orchestra.

Applicant agrees to perform all MSO and Brass Quintet services requested subject to the terms enumerated in the Master Agreement between the Jackson Federation of Musicians, Local 579 American Federation of Musicians and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Association.

The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra presents a 38 week season beginning September 1, 2015 and concluding May 31, 2016.  The MSO is comprised of a full-time core of 27 musicians and supplemented as needed by local and regional musicians.  The orchestra rehearses and performs primarily at night and on weekends.  Musicians of the MSO are covered under a collective bargaining agreement between the Jackson Federation of Musicians, Local 579 American Federation of Musicians and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Association.  For more on the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra please visit our website, msorchestra.com.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be hired by the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

 

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Upcoming Performances

Pops III: Pepsi Pops at the Rez’

Fri, May 08, 2015, 7:30 PM