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Join some of the best arts professionals in the business

You’ll be contributing to Sydney’s cultural scene and helping to share music with thousands of Australians every year.

Founded in 1932, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra is one of the nation’s flagship cultural institutions.

The Orchestra performs more than 120 performances as part of its regular subscription concert season at the Sydney Opera House. We also collaborate with leading producers and agencies to present open-air concerts, broadcasts and streaming content. In addition to mainstage performances we create programs that develop new artists and future audiences to further enrich the cultural lives of our diverse communities.

Orchestral Jobs

Live Auditions

Candidates for the following positions are required to apply online using the links below. The Audition Pack includes information about the live audition, how to submit a recorded audition if you are unable to audition live, information about the position itself and the repertoire requirements.

Principal Harp

Audition dates: Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 September.
Recorded auditions due*: Friday 15 September 11.59pm
*Applicants who have requested a recorded audition will be emailed a link to submit their application
Eligibility: This position is open to applicants of all nationalities.

Applications for this audition are now closed.

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Expressions of Interest

Principal Clarinet

Eligibility: This position is open to candidates of all nationalities.
Applications close: Sunday 01 October 11.59pm AEST

Administration Jobs

We are seeking dedicated, hardworking people committed to furthering the mission of the organisation and contributing to the growth and success of our work.

We are proud to support an inclusive, professionally skilled and highly collaborative administrative team.

Customer Analyst

We’re looking for a Customer Analyst who will provide business insights that will allow us to develop more effective and focused conversations with our customers. Your insights will contribute to our planning customer experiences - from concert and event design to even more effective communications with improved results.

Download the full job description for instructions on how to apply.

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