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


Armenia

Australia

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Associate Principal-Horn. Application deadline: May 9. Audition date: May 23.

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Principal Horn. Application deadline: February 16. Audition date: March 5.

Austria

Belgium

Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège

COR 1er soliste. Application deadline: April 15. Audition date: April 30.

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Principal Horn / Cor solo. Application deadline: February 9, 2018. Audition date: March 15-17

Chile

China

Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal French Horn. Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: March 12.

Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn, 2nd horn. No dates given.

Colombia

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Ecuador

Egypt

Estonia

Europe

Finland

France

Le Concert impromptu

Horn. Application deadline: February 24. Audition date: Not listed.

Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine

1 Poste de Cor Solo - 1ère Cat. A. Application Deadline: May 31. Audition date: June 11.

L’Orchestre Régional de Normandie

Horn. Application deadline: April 13. Audition date: April 26.

Orchestre des Pays de Savoie

Cor solo - Horn Solo. Application deadline: February 14. Audition date: March 6.

Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg

UN COR SOLO, concours le 20 février 2018. Application deadline: February 10. Audition date: February 20.

Germany

Granada

Greece

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

Israel

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn (Low). Application deadline: February 15. Audition date: May 14, 15.

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn (Utility). Application deadline: February 15. Audition date: May 16, 17.

Italy

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Second Horn, also Fourth Horn and lower chairs, Wagner Tuba. Application deadline: April 6. Audition date: see website.

Teatro Comunale di Bologna

(extra work/substitutes). Application deadline: February 28. Audition date: not listed. 

Japan

NHK Symphony Orchestra

3rd Horn player. Application deadline: April 10. Audition date: May 14.

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

Horn (2nd and 4th). Application deadline: December 5. Audition date: February 5, 2018 (1st round)

Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn. Application deadline: July 12.

Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra

2nd/4th Horn (1 position). Application deadline: March 15. Audition date: April 24-26, 2018. 

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra)

Principal Horn. Application deadline: January 22. Audition date: April 9, 10, 11.

New Zealand

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Associate Principal 3rd Horn. Application deadline: February 5. Audition date: February 13.

Noord Nederlands Orkest

Principal Horn (60%). Application deadline: January 17. Audition date: March 7.

Royal New Zealand Navy Band

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Norway

Stavanger Symfoniorkester

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

Palestine/Israel

Poland

Orkiestra Sinfonia Varsovia

1st/3rd Horn. Application deadline: March 16. Audition date: April 9-10.

Portugal

Qatar

Russia

Scotland

Serbia

Slovenia

South Korea

Spain

Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi

1 Principal Horn Player. Application deadline: February 12, 2018. Audition date: March 8, 2018.

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra

French Horn Associate Principal. Application deadline: December 27. Audition date: See website.

Turkey

United Kingdom

Corps of Army Music

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

New Generation Festival

French Horn (per service, short-term). Application deadline: May 1, 2018. Audition date: see website, https://www.newgenerationfestival.org/

Royal Air Force

Horn - ongoing auditions. 

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Associate Principal Horn (3rd) - playing Section Leader as required. Application deadline: January 25. Audition date: February 8, 13, 14, 16.

Southbank Sinfonia

Horn. Application deadline: July 3. 

USA

Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Fellowship | Regular Membership | Associate Membership. Application deadline: February 16, 2018. Audition dates: see website.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

African-American Fellowship. Application deadline: December 1. Audition date: February 13, 2018.

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Associate Principal Horn. Application deadline: January 16. Audition date: Prelims: March 26, 29, & 30, 2018 Semis: March 31, 2018 Finals: April 9, 2018

New York Philharmonic

Principal Horn. Application deadline: November 30. Audition date: February 9-10 and 12-13, 2018.

USAF Band of Mid-America

Horn. Application deadline: March 1. Audition date: April 12.

U.S. Army Bands
Horn. Auditions ongoing.

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. 

United States Navy Music

U.S. Navy Fleet Bands - Horn (four vacancies). Application deadline: March 19. Audition date: March 24.

West Virginia Symphony

Principal Horn. Application deadline: March 30. Audition date: April 11.

Vietnam

Sun Symphony Orchestra

Principal French Horn. Application deadline: February 16. Audition date: Not listed.

Sun Symphony Orchestra

Section French Horn. Application deadline: February 16. Audition date: Not listed.