Principal Percussion

Submission deadline: Apr 2, 2024

Auditions: May 21, 2024

Principal Percussion

38 Weeks - Tenure Track
Auditions from Tuesday, May 21 - Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employment beginning in September 2024

About the Position

The Omaha Symphony is seeking a Percussion player for the position of Principal Percussion. This is a tenure-track position. The Omaha Symphony’s season is stylistically diverse, and equal emphasis is placed on public performances and education/community engagement programs. Some travel will be required within the Omaha Metro area.

Compensation and Benefits

The 2024/2025 season is 38 weeks. The annual salary for this position is $50,255.40. Benefits include paid personal, sick, & audition leave, a two-week paid holiday break in December, partially subsidized health & dental, and instrument insurance, and up to 4% match on an employer-sponsored 403(b) retirement fund.

Audition Process

This will be a multi-round audition taking place on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 – Wednesday, May 22, 2024. If the position is filled by a current member of the orchestra, the runner-up may be offered the resulting vacancy.

One-page résumé, and $50 deposit due by Tuesday, April 2, 2024 to:

Omaha Symphony, Attn: OSA Auditions
1905 Harney Street, Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68102

Candidates will be notified of invitation to audition by Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Omaha Symphony is not able to sponsor visas for international applicants.

Applicants must already be able to legally work in the United States.

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