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Tickets For Yo-Yo Ma With The Tucson Symphony Orchestra On Sale September 19

José Luis Gomez to Conduct December 5 program

(Tucson, AZ)─Tickets for Yo-Yo Ma’s first performance in eight years with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra will go on sale Tuesday, September 19 at 10:00 a.m. The cello virtuoso will perform with the Tucson Symphony one night only Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tucson Music Hall. Tickets range in price from $175 to $75.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.tucsonsymphony.org, at the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Box Office, 2175 N. Sixth Avenue or by phone at (520) 882-8585.  TSO Box Office hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Awarded the National Medal of Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Kennedy Center honoree and 18-time Grammy®-winner Yo-Yo Ma has enthralled audiences worldwide on stage, recordings, film and television.

His debut with the Tucson Symphony in December, 2009 was sold-out. “With nuance, warmth, Ma does great show with the TSO,” stated the headline in the Arizona Daily Star. He “produced a luxuriant tone that resonated throughout the hall,” the review continued. “He is called the greatest living classical musician for a reason. He is a cellist whose energetic, inspired technical skills mesmerize from the first stroke.”

Yo-Yo Ma will perform Edward Elgar’s beloved Cello Concerto with the TSO […]

Trumpet 3 – Permanent, Tenure Track

TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Announces auditions on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 for the following position

Trumpet 3 – Permanent, Tenure Track

Per Service – 92 services guaranteed, @ $108.21, total compensation: $9,955.32 Health insurance (40% Paid), Instrument insurance paid for first $25,000 of value

Vacancies created within one year following this audition and/or vacancies created by an advancing member of the TSO may be filled through this same audition.

ONLY HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY
The Audition Committee of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions. A limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited for each audition.

TO APPLY
Email a BRIEF ONE-PAGE resume by Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to auditions@tucsonsymphony.org with the subject “trumpet audition”. Resumes must include applicant name, phone number, email address and instrument. Please attach your resume in PDF or Word formats.

Individuals invited to audition will be sent additional information and be required to submit a $50 deposit to be refunded upon appearance or upon cancelation within 72 hours of the audition.

Audition Repertoire will be available by July 1
The Tucson Symphony is unable to provide excerpts prior to the audition except for rental only parts: candidates are responsible for obtaining audition repertoire in advance from standard excerpt books, purchasable music and orchestral scores. Parts will […]

Percussion 3 – Permanent, Tenure Track

TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Announces auditions on Thursday, September 14, 2017 for the following position

Percussion 3 – Permanent, Tenure Track

Per Service – 109 services guaranteed (89 orchestral, 20 ensemble) @ $108.21,
Total compensation: $11,794.89
Health insurance (40% Paid), Instrument insurance paid for first $25,000 of value

Vacancies created within one year following this audition and/or vacancies created by an advancing member of the TSO may be filled through this same audition.

ONLY HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY
The Audition Committee of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions. A limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited for each audition.

TO APPLY
Email a BRIEF ONE-PAGE resume by Thursday, August 24, 2017 to auditions@tucsonsymphony.org with the subject “percussion audition”. Resumes must include applicant name, phone number, email address and instrument. Please attach your resume in PDF or Word formats.

Individuals invited to audition will be sent additional information and be required to submit a $50 deposit to be refunded upon appearance or upon cancelation within 72 hours of the audition.

Audition Repertoire will be available by July 1
The Tucson Symphony is unable to provide excerpts prior to the audition except for rental only parts: candidates are responsible for obtaining audition repertoire in advance from standard excerpt books, purchasable music and orchestral […]

Principal Keyboard – Permanent, Tenure Track

TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Announces auditions on Monday, October 16, 2017 for the following position

Principal Keyboard – Permanent, Tenure Track

Salaried – 131 services guaranteed (111 orchestral, 20 ensemble) @ $133.64,
Total compensation: $17,506.84
Health insurance (50% Paid), Instrument insurance paid for first $25,000 of value

Vacancies created within one year following this audition and/or vacancies created by an advancing member of the TSO may be filled through this same audition.

ONLY HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY
The Audition Committee of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions. A limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited for each audition.

TO APPLY
Email a BRIEF ONE-PAGE resume by Monday, September 25, 2017 to auditions@tucsonsymphony.org with the subject “keyboard audition”. Resumes must include applicant name, phone number, email address and instrument. Please attach your resume in PDF or Word formats.

Individuals invited to audition will be sent additional information and be required to submit a $50 deposit to be refunded upon appearance or upon cancelation within 72 hours of the audition.

Audition Repertoire will be available by July 1
The Tucson Symphony is unable to provide excerpts prior to the audition except for rental only parts: candidates are responsible for obtaining audition repertoire in advance from standard excerpt books, purchasable music and orchestral scores. Parts […]

Bass 4 – Permanent, Tenure Track

TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Announces auditions on Monday, October 2, 2017 for the following position

Bass 4 – Permanent, Tenure Track

Per Service – 80 services guaranteed, @ $108.21, Total compensation: $8656.80 Health insurance (40% Paid), Instrument insurance paid for first $25,000 of value

Vacancies created within one year following this audition and/or vacancies created by an advancing member of the TSO may be filled through this same audition.

ONLY HIGHLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY
The Audition Committee of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards at these auditions. A limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited for each audition.

TO APPLY
Email a BRIEF ONE-PAGE resume by Monday, September 11, 2017 to auditions@tucsonsymphony.org with the subject “bass audition”. Resumes must include applicant name, phone number, email address and instrument. Please attach your resume in PDF or Word formats.

Individuals invited to audition will be sent additional information and be required to submit a $50 deposit to be refunded upon appearance or upon cancellation within 72 hours of the audition.

Audition Repertoire will be available by July 1
The Tucson Symphony is unable to provide excerpts prior to the audition except for rental only parts: candidates are responsible for obtaining audition repertoire in advance from standard excerpt books, purchasable music and orchestral scores. […]

Assistant Stage Manager

POSITION: Assistant Stage Manager
REPORTS TO: Stage Manager

Job Responsibilities

The Assistant Stage Manager of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra is responsible for the organization and physical condition of the stage area.  The duties for this position include but are not limited to:

Orchestral Responsibilities:

  • Assist and provide labor to set the stage and move equipment, including venue load ins/outs; serve as stage manager for orchestral services as needed, including on tours, run-outs, and at other concerts.
  • See that the proper numbers of chairs, music stands, and risers are on stage and in position, per stage plot provided by Stage Manager
  • Assist with theatrical and technical elements such as lighting, amplified sound, recording, video, and some theatrical rigging.
  • Ensure best possible physical working conditions for the orchestra in all situations.
  • Make sure that the backstage facilities are in order, and that doors are open for arriving musicians 75 minutes prior to each event.
  • Assist Stage Manager in determining that large percussion instruments are properly placed on stage. Communicate with percussion and timpani musicians as to what  instrument needs are for any given performance as needed.
  • Ensure that the stage is properly lit so the musicians can see their parts and the conductor without difficulty.  Work with other Assistant Stage Manager/LD with lighting plots and focus.
  • Monitor temperature for each TSO service according […]