Multiple Cello Positions

by Tucson Symphony

TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Announces auditions on September 11, 2023 for the following positions:

Section Cello, Multiple Positions

  • 5th Chair, Salaried, Permanent, Tenure Track
    149 services guaranteed @$127.25 per = $18,960.25
  • 9th Chair, Per-Service, Permanent, Tenure Track
    86 services guaranteed @$127.25 per = $10,943.50

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

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.

Email a BRIEF ONE-PAGE resume by August 28, 2023 to with the subject “cello audition.” Resumes must include applicant name, phone number, email address and instrument. Please attach your resume in PDF or Word formats. You must include your name in the resume file name. Applicants who fail to follow this procedure may not be considered.

Individuals invited to audition will be required to submit a $50 deposit to be refunded upon appearance or upon cancellation within 72 hours of the audition. This deposit must be submitted no later than September 4, 2023.

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 be available at the audition. Each candidate may use his or her own parts for the audition if desired.

All communication will be via email. Please direct questions to

The Tucson Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Winner of audition must be eligible for employment in the US.