Performance Job

Hobart, TAS, Australia
Posted: 16 Mar 2022
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Principal Third Horn

The following permanent, full-time position will be auditioned by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra:


Principal Third Horn also has a requirement to play First Horn on occasion, to facilitate appropriate rostering of the section.

This position is only open to Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Australia, or New Zealand Citizens.


Applications open: 15 March 2022
Excerpts released for auditions: Tuesday 24 May 2022, or four weeks before a confirmed recording date.
Applications close for live auditions: Tuesday 7 June 2022, 4pm
Final deadline for recording submissions: Two days following a confirmed recording date, as per Recorded Audition Guidelines
Audition date: Tuesday 21 June 2022


Set Works (all to be performed with piano accompaniment):

Mozart Horn Concerto no. 2 (K.417) OR Mozart Horn Concerto no. 4 (K.495): 1st movement, up until the start of the recapitulation


R. Strauss Horn Concerto no. 1: 1st movement


Orchestral Excerpts

More detailed information about the role, including the Position Description, can be found on the TSO website.


Please return a completed Candidate Information Form Candidate Information Form (available on our website, and a CV detailing relevant experience, training and referees to:
Jacqui Walkden
Director Operations, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Recorded Auditions
If you are submitting a recorded audition, please follow the Guidelines for the Preparation of a Recorded Audition, found on the TSO website (

If applicants experience any challenges with audition preparation or attendance due to the current COVID-19 environment, please contact to discuss options.
Closing date: 07 Jun 2022
More details/How to apply:
Audition Info and Forms
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