Employment & Auditions


The Florida Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we strongly encourage minority candidates to apply.

Assistant Conductor

The Assistant Conductor will be an integral member of the artistic leadership team and conducting staff of The Florida Orchestra. In collaboration with key staff, s/he is responsible for creatively planning and executing The Florida Orchestra’s Education and Community Engagement concerts and activities. These highly-visible programs are essential to The Florida Orchestra’s mission. The Assistant Conductor also provides vital support for The Florida Orchestra’s Music Director, Principal Pops, and Principal Guest Conductor, guest conductors, and musicians as cover conductor for orchestra’s activities.  The position is a member of the Artistic Operations department with direct mentorship and oversight by Music Director and day-to-day reporting to the General Manager. The Assistant Conductor position is a one-season appointment (2022/23), with the potential for an additional one-season extension. Winning candidate must be available to begin work in Tampa Bay on or before September 6, 2022. For a complete job description and how to apply, click here.

Ticket Center Representative

It is the primary responsibility of the full time Ticket Center Representative to provide excellent customer service over the phone, in person, and/or e-mail. This position also requires handling concert ticket sales, patron services and daily operations related to the ticket center (located in downtown St. Petersburg) and in the venues where we perform. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. For a complete job description, click here. To apply, please email your resume to mreive@floridaorchestra.org. No phone calls, please.


Associate Principal/Utility Trumpet (1st/3rd)
Section Trumpet (2nd)

Audition Dates: January 24 and 25, 2022
Resume Deadline: January 10, 2022

$100 Refundable Deposit Check Deadline: January 14, 2022
Please make the check payable to “The Florida Orchestra” and mail to the following address:
The Florida Orchestra
C/O Personnel Department
244 2nd Avenue North, Suite 420
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

TFO 2021-22 season is 31 playing weeks and 2 paid vacation weeks with a base salary of $40,040.22

Benefits: Medical and Instrument insurance; 6.54% contribution to AFM/Employer Pension Fund Employment
to begin at winning candidates’ earliest convenience.

Click here for the audition repertoire list.

Highly qualified candidates should send a one-page resume to: auditions@floridaorchestra.org

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