The Abilene Philharmonic is a part-time per service orchestra, that is proud to employ some of the best musicians in the state of Texas. If you are interested in an audition, please review our openings and procedures.
Applications for Viola due Friday, February 14, 2020 by 5 PM
Applications for Cello due Friday, April 10, 2020 by 5 PM
Please submit the following by the stated deadline above.
Please send your $25 check deposit to the following address:
The Abilene Philharmonic will notify you once your materials have been received. Incomplete submission of materials may result in a cancellation of your reservation.
The order of auditions will be randomly determined. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your audition time to check in backstage at the Abilene Convention Center (1100 N 6th St, Abilene, TX 79601). Those who do not check in may forfeit their time and deposit. You will be given a private practice space 5-10 minutes prior to your audition. Audition times will be sent to each candidate the week of the audition.
Abilene Philharmonic auditions consist of two rounds. The first round is screened, and the committee will be unable to view the candidate. Candidates are asked to refrain from speaking during the first round. Candidates who advance to the second round will be visible by the committee, and the committee will be able to review the candidates’ resume.
Please address any questions to Abilene Philharmonic Personnel Manager, Brent Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 325.677.6710.
Contracts for the 2020/21 season will be offered in May with the season beginning in September of 2020.
4 Masterworks Concerts (paid at 5 services)
3 Pops Concerts (paid at 4 services)
1 set of Student Concerts (paid at 3.5 services)
Masterworks (Thursday - Saturday Rehearsals) - Saturday Performance
Pops (Friday - Saturday Rehearsals) Saturday Performance (occasionally a matinee and evening program)
Student Concerts - Wednesday - Friday (Paired with a masterworks concert)
Travel Pay and Lodging Provided
Please submit the following materials in order to be considered.
The Abilene Philharmonic is ONLY accepting Sub List applications for the following sections:
Please send all materials to our personnel manager Brent Phillips at email@example.com.