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IHS Members are invited to submit information on any upcoming horn auditions not listed here.


Armenia

Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal French Horn, Wechselhorn (2/3 Horn). Application deadline: August 18. Audition date: August 18 (recordings) August 28 (live auditions)

Australia

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Co-Principal Horn. Application deadline: October 30. Audition date: Not listed.

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China

China NCPA Orchestra

Associate Principal Horn and Tutti Horn. Application deadline: Deadline of Beijing Application: 27th August, 2017; Deadline of US application: 20th October. Audition date: Beijing, September 4. San Francisco, November 4. New York, November 9.

Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn, 2nd horn. No dates given.

Colombia

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Europe

Finland

Tapiola Sinfonietta

Sub Principal Horn. Application deadline: September 22. Audition date: October 30.

France

Opéra de Marseille

COR CO-SOLISTE jouant le 1er et le 3e (1re catégorie). Application deadline: November 3. Audition date: November 13.

Opéra de Lyon

3e cor jouant le 1er. Application deadline: Not listed. Audition date: September 25.

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

First principal horn - also playing third and fifth horn - Category A. Application deadline: September 14. Audition date: October 2.

Germany

Bamberger Symphoniker

Co-Principal horn. No dates given (posted 3-5-17)

Granada

Greece

Hong Kong

Iceland

Israel

Italy

Mitteleuropa Orchestra

Assistant French Horn. Application deadline: August 22. No audition date given.

Mitteleuropa Orchestra

Third French Horn. Application deadline: August 22. No audition date given.

Teatro Carlo Felice

Primo corno con obbligo del terzo e della fila. Application deadline: July 5, Audition date: July 12

Japan

Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa

Horn (mainly 2nd) : One position. Application deadline: September. 15.

Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn. Application deadline: July 12.

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Noord Nederlands Orkest

Principal Horn (60%). Application deadline: August 13. Audition date: September 27.

New Zealand

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Sub-Principal 2nd Horn. Application Deadline: July 31. Audition Recordings: July 31. Live Auditions: August 15

Royal New Zealand Navy Band

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Norway

Stavanger Symfoniorkester

2nd horn/Utility. No dates given (posted May 23)

Palestine/Israel

Poland

Warsaw Philharmonic

HORN – high horn, one position (first, third and assistant). Application deadline: Sep. 22. Audition date: October 2-3.

Portugal

Qatar

Russia

Scotland

Serbia

Slovenia

South Korea

Spain

Orquesta Sinfonica de Madrid

Principal horn. Application deadline: June 30.  Audition date: September 12

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

Turkey

United Kingdom

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sub-Principal Horn No.5/6 Doubling Wagner Tuba. Application date: June 26. Audition date: October 24 and November 12

Corps of Army Music

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Royal Air Force

Horn - ongoing auditions. 

Southbank Sinfonia

Horn. Application deadline: July 3. 

USA

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Orchestra

2nd horn. Application deadline: June 9. Audition date: Fall 2017 TBA

Boise Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn II. Application deadline: August 14. Audition date: August 28

Boise Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn III/Associate Principal. Application deadline: August 14. Audition date: August 27

Cape Symphony

Fourth Horn. Application deadline: August 4. Audition date: September 17.

Great Falls Symphony
Principal horn. Application deadline: June 19. Audition date: July 31

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Fourth Horn. Application deadline: July 28. Audition date: Preliminary and Semi-Final rounds will take place September 25 – 29, October 2 and 3, 2017. Final rounds will take place on October 9, 2017.

Quincy Symphony Orchestra

2nd Horn. Application deadline: not listed. *Interested musicians should call the Symphony Office to schedule and audition time. Audition date: August 24.

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra

Principal Horn. Application deadline: Immediate. Latest start date: August 30, 2017.

U.S. Army Bands
Horn. Auditions ongoing.

The President’s Own” United States Marine Band

Horn. Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: December 4-5

US Marine Corps Musician Enlistment

Horn. Ongoing auditions. For further information please contact Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan Bley at 757-613-8215. Or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.