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Associate Principal Oboe/ English Horn

The North Carolina Symphony currently has a 39-week season plus and an optional 18-service summer season which runs from the end of May through early July. 

Please note: The North Carolina Symphony only hires individuals eligible for immediate employment by more than one employer in the United States and, generally, the Symphony does not provide sponsorship for employment.  The winning candidate will be required to present proof of his/her legal eligibility to work in the United States.

Responsibilities include all orchestral services required of Associate Principal Oboe/English Horn.

Salary for the 2015-2016 season is $57,642 ($1,478/week for 39 weeks). The optional summer services are paid at the position per-service rate.                                         
Benefits for this position include 9% retirement contribution, 22 days of paid vacation plus medical, life and instrument insurance.

Audition Schedule - The audition will take place January 29-31, 2016 at the Symphony’s home theatre, Meymandi Concert Hall, in downtown Raleigh.  A winner may or may not be chosen at these auditions and qualified candidates may be invited to return to play in the orchestra before a final decision is reached.

The audition committee of the North Carolina Symphony reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidates not meeting the highest artistic standards.

Position will commence September 2016.

 Musicians taking this audition should only do so with the intention of accepting the position if it is offered.  

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