Esa-Pekka Salonen and the San Francisco Symphony

announce the following vacancies

audition page updated: May 31, 2024

Associate Principal Second Violin

Section First Violin

(multiple positions)

Section Second Violin

(multiple positions)

Preliminary Round: To Be Announced

Semi-Final Round: October 14, 2024

Final Round Round: October 15, 2024

Application Deadline: June 25, 2024

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Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Candidates will be invited to participate in this audition based on their submitted application.

Contact [email protected] with any questions.

Section Percussion

and

Assistant Principal Timpani / Section Percussion


Preliminary Rounds: May 13 & 14, 2024

Semi-Final Round: June 24, 2024

Final Round: June 25, 2024

Resume Submission Deadline: February 16, 2024

Please send a ONE-PAGE resume to [email protected]

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Candidates will be invited to participate in this audition based on their submitted resume.

Principal Bassoon

After a distinguished 48-year career as the Symphony’s Principal Bassoon, Stephen Paulson will be stepping into the Associate Principal role beginning with the 2024-25 Season.

Preliminary Round: April 15, 2024

Semi-Final Round: June 30, 2024

Final Round: July 1, 2024

Resume Submission Deadline: January 22, 2024

Please send a ONE-PAGE resume to [email protected]

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Candidates will be invited to participate in this audition based on their submitted resume.

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