Friday May 20, 2022
Orchestra Iowa Building
119 3rd Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA
Orchestra Iowa presents more than 200 symphonic, ballet, opera, chamber music, musical theater, popular and education concerts each season, and teaches more than 400 students through the Orchestra Iowa School.
Orchestra Iowa, based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, offers a per-service wage commensurate with experience (minimum start of $200 per service). In addition to eighty guaranteed services per year, additional employment is offered through the Orchestra Iowa School.
The application deadline is May 13, 2022. Qualified candidates should mail a completed
application form, along with a one-page resume and $50 audition deposit to:
Ed Karr, Chief Operating Officer
119 Third Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Orchestra Iowa is a member of the League of American Orchestras (Group 4),
the Regional Orchestra Players Association and has a collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation of Musicians, Local 137.
General Conditions of Employment
The winning candidate must be eligible to work in the United States at the time of the audition and will be required to provide proof of eligibility. Due to the nature of working in public school district facilities, the ability to pass a background check is required for this position.
About the Audition
Live auditions will take place at Orchestra Iowa, 119 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA on May 20, 2022
To be considered for an audition time, interested applicants must submit the attached application form, a one-page resume, and a $50 audition deposit no later than Friday, May 13, 2022. Applicants will receive the audition deposit back upon check-in or upon cancelling prior to May 19. Applicants will receive an audition confirmation on May 18. Please verify that your application materials include a valid email address and mobile number.
Each applicant will be given a private practice room at least 30 minutes prior to their audition.
Preliminary and Semi-Final round auditions will be held behind a screen. The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest standards.
Concertmaster finalists will be invited to perform with the Orchestra during the
It is anticipated that the winner of this audition will be announced by April 2023 and employment will begin with Orchestra Iowa on September 1, 2023