Compiled by James Boldin

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


Argentina

Armenia

Australia

Royal Australian Air Force Band

Royal Australian Air Force Band French Horn Vacancy. Application deadline: Jul. 18, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Tutti Horn. Application deadline: Nov. 22, 2022. Audition date: Nov. 29, 2022.

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Associate Principal Horn. Application deadline: Oct. 28, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Austria

Campus Grafenegg

Horn | Grafenegg Academy Orchestra (apprenticeship / academy position). Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2023. Audition date: not listed.

Belgium

Opéra Royal de Wallonie

Un 3e Cor. Application deadline: Jan. 11, 2023. Audition date: Jan. 25, 2023.

Brazil

Bulgaria

State opera - Plovdiv

Associate Principal French Horn (one-year). Application deadline: April 30, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

State Opera - Rousse

French horn. Application deadline: Dec. 12, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Vratsa Symphony

Ongoing audition for French horn player. Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: not listed.

Canada

Orchestre symphonique de Québec

Principal horn / Cor solo. Application deadline: Dec. 4, 2022. Audition date: Dec. 17, 2022.

Chile

Teatro Municipal de Santiago

Concurso Tercer Corno - Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago. Application deadline: Nov. 28, 2022. Audition date: Dec. 2022.

China

The Chamber Philharmonia ZJCM (Zhejiang conservatory of Music)

Horn (Principal). Application deadline: Dec. 31, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Horn (Low Horn). Application deadline: Dec. 31, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal French Horn. Application deadline: Aug. 30, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra

Tutti French Horn. Application deadline: Aug. 30, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Section Horn (Low) (one-year). Application deadline: Dec. 15, 2022. Audition date: Mar. 27-30, 2023.

Colombia

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Ecuador

Egypt

Estonia

Europe

Finland

Lapland Chamber Orchestra

Principal French Horn. Application deadline: Dec. 9, 2023. Audition date: Jan. 14, 2023.

France

Orchestre National Avignon-Provence

Cor solo. Application deadline: Nov. 20, 2022. Audition date: Nov. 28, 2022.

Orchestre Région Centre Val de Loire

Cor Solo (part-time). Application deadline: Jan. 30, 2023 Audition date: not listed.

Germany

Frankfurt Radio Symphony

Orchesterakademie des hr-Sinfonieorchesters Stipendiat*in Horn (Apprenticeship/Academy position). Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: not listed.

Oper Frankfurt

Solo Horn. Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: not listed.

Granada

Greece

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Israel

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn (Principal). Application deadline: Aug. 31, 2022. Audition date: Finals Mar. 26, 2023.

Italy

Fondazione Arena di Verona

Procedura selettiva per ORCHESTRA | TERZO CORNO. Application deadline: Oct. 10, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Fondazione Teatro alla Scala

Teatro alla Scala Orchestra: Third Horn. Application deadline: Jan. 9, 2022. Audition date: Feb. 9, 10, 11, 2023.

Japan

Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra

French Horn. Application deadline: Jan. 13, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

Horn (Principal). Application deadline: Dec. 26, 2022. Audition date: Round 1 Feb. 24, 2023.

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

New Zealand

Royal New Zealand Navy Band

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Norway

Palestine/Israel

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Russia

Scotland

Serbia

Singapore

Slovakia

Slovenia

South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn (Principal and 2nd/4th Horn). Application deadline: Dec. 2, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

South Korea

Spain

Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia

Trompa Principal. Application deadline: Dec. 5, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Sweden

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Low Horn. Application deadline: Oct. 24, 2022. Audition date: Dec. 1, 2022.

Switzerland

Verbier Festival

Verbier Festival Orchestra 2023 - French Horn (apprenticeship/academy position). Application deadline: Dec. 15, 2022. Audition date: Dec. 15. 2022.

Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra 2023 - French Horn. (apprenticeship/academy position). Application deadline: Jan. 19, 2023. Audition date: Jan. 19, 2023.

Taiwan

Turkey

United Arab Emirates

Firdaus Orchestra.

French Horn. Application deadline: Oct. 31, 2022. Audition date: Not listed.

United Kingdom

Corps of Army Music

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Opera North

Section Principal Horn. Application deadline: Oct. 24, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Royal Air Force

Horn - ongoing auditions.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Section Principal Horn. Application deadline: Dec. 12, 2022. Audition date: Jan. 15-16, 2023.

Southbank Sinfonia

Horn apprenticeship / academy position). Application deadline: Jan. 6, 2023. Audition date: not listed.

USA

California Symphony

French Horn (three openings, per service). Application deadline: Feb. 6, 2023. Audition date: Mar. 21, 2023.

Civic Orchestra of Chicago

French Horn Fellowship | Regular Membership | Associate Membership. Application deadline: Feb. 10, 2023. Audition date: Videos due Feb. 10, 2023.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

African-American Fellowship. Application deadline: March 31, 2022. Audition date: not listed.

Houston Symphony

THIRD HORN ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL/UTILITY HORN. Application deadline: Nov. 14, 2022. Audition date: Feb. 11, 13, 14, 2023.

The Metropolitan Opera

2nd Horn. Application deadline: Oct. 1, 2022. Audition date: January 2023.

New World Symphony

(apprenticeship/academy position). Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: not listed.

Pittsburgh Symphony

Second Horn. Application deadline: Nov. 4, 2022. Audition date: Jan. 28-Feb. 2, 2023.

Shen Yun Orchestra

Horn. Application deadline: ongoing. Audition date: ongoing.

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Second Horn/Horn as needed. Application deadline: Aug. 31, 2022. Audition date: Finals Jan. 17, 2023.

United States Air Force Band

Horn in the Ceremonial Brass (2 openings). Application deadline: Dec. 20, 2022. Audition date: Jan. 24, 2023.

United States Air Force Academy Band

Horn. Application deadline: Jan. 9, 2023. Audition date: Feb. 20-24, 2023.

United States Army Band Pershing’s Own

French Horn, The US Army Concert Band. Application deadline: Nov. 21, 2022. Audition date: Dec. 5-6, 2022.

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 Jonathan.bley@marines.usmc.mil

United States Navy Music

U.S. Navy Fleet Bands French Horn Instrumentalist. Application deadline: Jan. 28, 2023. Audition date: by appointment.

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