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


Armenia

Australia

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Principal 1st Horn. Application deadline: Oct. 29. Audition date: Nov. 12.

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Associate Principal Horn. Application deadline: September 14. Audition date: not listed.

Austria

Belgium

Brussels Philharmonic

Tutti 4th/2nd horn. Application deadline: Nov. 23. Audition date: Dec. 14.

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China

Central Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra

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

Central Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra

French Horn Tutti. Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: not listed.

China NCPA Orchestra

French Horn Associate Principal. Application deadline: see notice. Audition date: see notice.

China NCPA Orchestra

French Horn Tutti. Application deadline: see notice. Audition date: see notice.

Guiyang Symphony Orchestra

Horn, associate principal. Application deadline: Nov. 25. Audition date: not listed.

Kunming International Philharmonic.

French Horn (One-year contract). Application deadline: Oct. 12. Audition date: not listed.

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Associate Principal Horn (One-year contract). Application deadline: Oct. 31. Audition date: Dec.

Suzhou Symphony Orchestra

Principal Horn (One-year contract). Application deadline: Dec. 31. Audition date: not listed. 

Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn, 2nd horn. No dates given.

Colombia

Croatia

Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn. Application deadline: May 3. Audition date: Not listed.

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Ecuador

Egypt

Cairo Symphony Orchestra

1st Horn Substitute. Application deadline: Mar 25. Audition date: Not listed.

Estonia

Europe

Finland

Oulu Symphony Orchestra

French Horn, Principal. Application deadline: Nov. 30. Audition date: Dec. 21.

Pori Sinfonietta (Pori City Orchestra)

Sub-principal Horn. Application deadline: Nov. 5. Audition date: Dec. 3

France

Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice

1 deuxième cor (2e catégorie). Application deadline: Nov. 18. Audition date: Dec. 3

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

Principal Horn / Cor Solo (2 positions available). Application deadline: Dec. 31. Audition date: Jan. 19.

Germany

Frankfurt Radio Symphony

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

Polizeiorchester Niedersachsen

Musiker/in 3./1. Horn (Maternity Cover). Application deadline: Oct. 14. Audition date: not listed.

Thüringer Symphoniker Saalfeld-Rudolstadt

Principal Horn and Sick leave cover: 2nd horn (playing 4th horn as required) (One-year contract). Application deadline: Nov. 25. Audition date: Not listed.

Granada

Greece

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Section Leader French Horn. Application deadline: n/a Audition date: not listed.

Israel

Italy

Fondazione Arena di Verona

Professori d'Orchestra - CORNO. Application deadline: January 21. Audition date: not listed.

Opera di Firenze

Concorso pubblico terzo corno con obbligo della fila, delle tube wagneriane e assistente al I corno. Application deadline: Nov. 9. Audition date: Nov. 25.

Fondazione Arturo Toscanini

Quarto corno, con obbligo del secondo e della fila - n. 1 posto. Application deadline: June 18. Audition date: not listed.

Orchestra Giovanile "Luigi Cherubini"

Audizioni Corno. Application deadline: Dec. 31. Audition date: not listed.

Teatro Massimo

terzo corno con obbligo del primo, del secondo, del quarto e a seguire (One-year contract). Application deadline: Nov. 26. Audition date: not listed.

Japan

Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra

Horn. Application deadline: Jan. 20. Audition date: see website.

Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

Horn(Second/Fourth, 2 positions). Application deadline: Oct. 29. Audition date: Prelim. Nov. 28; Final Dec. 12.

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao

The Macao Orchestra

Horn Tutti. Application deadline: Oct. 28. Audition date: Jan. 16-23.

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco

3rd French Horn. Application deadline: Oct. 14. Audition date: Nov. 3.

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

2./3./4. Horn (Part-time, One-year contract). Application deadline: Nov. 16. Audition date: Dec. 13-14.

Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra)

Principal Horn. Application deadline: Nov. 9. Audition date: January 21, 22, 23.

New Zealand

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

Principal Horn (Part-time). Application deadline: October 31. Audition date: November 7.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Sub-Principal Horn 2. Application deadline: June 17. Audition date: Not listed.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Sub-Principal Horn 4. Application deadline: Nov. 19. Audition date: Nov. 27.

Royal New Zealand Navy Band

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Norway

Palestine/Israel

Poland

Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz

Horn - Tutti (third). Application deadline: June 7. Audition date: not listed.

Portugal

Qatar

Russia

Scotland

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Slovenska filharmonija (Slovenian Philharmonic)

Principal French Horn. Application deadline: Nov. 20. Audition date: Nov. 30.

South Korea

Spain

ADDA Simfònica

Horn (2 positions). Application deadline: May 31. Audition date: not listed.

Orquesta Sinfónica y Coro RTVE

Horn. Application deadline: May 24. Audition date: not listed.

Sweden

Switzerland

Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich

Horn - 3. Horn (Permanent). Application deadline: Nov. 28. Audition date: Feb. 7, 2019

Verbier Festival

Verbier Festival Orchestra 2019 Applications Now Open - French Horn (Apprenticeship/Academy Position). Application deadline: Dec. 17. Audition date: not listed.

Taiwan

National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra

French Horn Associate Principal. Application deadline: June 8. Audition date: Not listed.

Turkey

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra

Principal Horn. Application deadline: Sep. 15. Audition date: Nov. 15.

United Kingdom

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Principal Second Horn. Application deadline: July 6. Audition date: not listed.

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 Opera House, Covent Garden

Section Principal Horn (Joint Section Principal). Application deadline: Nov. 23. Audition date: not listed.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Principal French Horn. Application deadline: Dec. 6. Audition date: Feb. 14-17.

Southbank Sinfonia

Horn. Application deadline: July 3. 

Southbank Sinfonia

French Horn (Apprenticeship/Academy Position). Application deadline: July 2. Audition date: not listed.

Thursford Enterprises

Orchestral Brass Players. Application deadline: Not listed. Audition date: Not listed.

USA

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Principal Horn. Application deadline: Nov. 30. Audition date: Prelims - Jan. 7, 8. 10, 12. Finals - Feb. 18.

Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Fellowship | Regular Membership | Associate Membership. Application deadline: February 16, 2019. Audition dates: see website.

The Florida Orchestra

Second Horn (tenure track). Application deadline: Oct. 15. Audition date: Nov. 12-13.

Greeley Philharmonic

3rd Associate Principal Horn. Application deadline: Nov. 1. Audition date: Nov. 29.

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

3rd Horn. Application deadline: Jan. 7. Audition date: Feb. 11-12.

Shen Yun Orchestra

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

USAF Band of the West

French Horn with Concert Band and Brass Quintet. Application deadline: Oct. 15. Audition date: not listed.

U.S. Army Bands
Horn. Auditions ongoing.

US Marine Music

US Marine Fleet Bands - French Horn vacancies. Application deadline: Jan. 12. Audition date: Jan. 12.

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.

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