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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 Sydney Symphony Orchestra Application Form 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.

Associate Principal Trumpet

Australian citizens and permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens only

Expressions of Interest

Applicants for the following positions are required to lodge an Expression of Interest as outlined in the Job Description. Successful candidates will be invited to undertake a 2-week trial engagement with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and perform a Recital Audition as part of the process. Required repertoire for the recital audition will be communicated to successful candidates.

Principal Timpani

Download the Expression of Interest Information form for details on how to apply.

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.

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