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Careers and Auditions

Orchestra Personnel Manager & Youth Orchestra Manager

The Orchestra Personnel Manager and Youth Orchestra Manager is an integral member of the Billings Symphony artistic operations staff and Youth Orchestra staff, contributing to the creation of exceptional symphonic music presentations, patron experiences, and education excellence. The Orchestra Personnel Manager works directly with Orchestra musicians and has a strong understanding of the Master Agreement (MA) and can make hiring and payroll decision within the MA guidelines. This position will oversee Orchestra personnel, administration of the MA, prepare payroll, scheduling, contract musicians, hire substitute and extra musicians, coordinate auditions, address musician personnel issues, and serve as a liaison between musicians and the Music Director, guest artists, and administrative staff. The Youth Orchestra Manager works directly with the Youth Orchestra Conductors, students, parents, and advisory committee.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to careers@billingssymphony.org. Position open until filled.

Orchestra Personnel Manager & Youth Orchestra Manager Job Description


Substitute-Only Auditions

The BSOC is currently accepting substitute-only videotaped auditions for all positions. Submissions are accepted throughout the year. There are especially substitute openings for Section Viola, Cello, and Bass, as well as Section Horn.

Audition materials and instructions on how to submit your video will be emailed from our Manager of Artistic Operations upon submission of the Substitute Audition Application:

Substitute Audition Application

Substitute Audition Repertoire List


Fall 2022 Chorale Auditions

Please check back in early July regarding Billings Symphony Chorale fall auditions, which will take place in mid- to late-August.


Audition questions? Please contact Manager of Artistic Operations Matthew Glover at auditions@billingssymphony.org.