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IHS Members are invited to submit information on any upcoming horn auditions not listed here.


Armenia

Australia

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Associate Principal-Horn. Application deadline: May 9. Audition date: May 23.

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Associate Principal Horn. Application deadline: May 14. Audition date: May 21.

Austria

Belgium

Antwerp Symphony Orchestra

Academy Horn tutti. Application deadline: May 28. Audition date: June 4.

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China

Central Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra

Principal French Horn. Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: not listed.

Central Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra

French Horn Tutti. Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: not listed.

China NCPA Orchestra

French Horn Associate Principal. Application deadline: see notice. Audition date: see notice.

China NCPA Orchestra

French Horn Tutti. Application deadline: see notice. Audition date: see notice.

Kunming International Philharmonic.

French Horn (One-year contract). Application deadline: May 31. Audition date: not listed.

Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn, 2nd horn. No dates given.

Colombia

Croatia

Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn. Application deadline: May 3. Audition date: Not listed.

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Aalborg Symfoniorkester

3rd/1st Horn (Co-Principal). Application deadline: May 28. Audition date: June 12.

Ecuador

Egypt

Cairo Symphony Orchestra

1st Horn Substitute. Application deadline: Mar 25. Audition date: Not listed.

Estonia

Europe

Finland

Lahden kaupunginorkesteri / Lahti Symphony Orchestra

Principal French Horn. Application deadline: May 7. Audition date: May 31.

Kuopio Symphony Orchestra

French Horn Player. Application deadline:  April 27. Audition date: May 28.

France

Le Concert impromptu

Horn. Application deadline: February 24. Audition date: Not listed.

Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine

1 Poste de Cor Solo - 1ère Cat. A. Application Deadline: May 31. Audition date: June 11.

Orchestre National de Lille

recrute 1 3ème cor pouvant jouer une 2cd partie / 1B. Application deadline: June 27. Audition date: July 9.

Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire

2nd cor jouant le 3e (2nd French Horn playing 3rd). Application deadline: June 14. Audition date: June 28.

Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg

UN COR SOLO. Application deadline: June 15. Audition date: June 25.

Germany

Granada

Greece

Hong Kong

Hungary

Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Two French horn tutti players. Application deadline: May 28. Audition date: June 1.

Iceland

Israel

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn (Low). Application deadline: February 15. Audition date: May 14, 15.

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Horn (Utility). Application deadline: February 15. Audition date: May 16, 17.

Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra IBA

Assistant Principal Horn. Application deadline: June 24. Audition date: July 2-4.

Italy

Fondazione Arturo Toscanini

Quarto corno, con obbligo del secondo e della fila - n. 1 posto. Application deadline: June 18. Audition date: not listed.

Teatro Comunale di Bologna

(extra work/substitutes). Application deadline: February 28. Audition date: not listed. 

Japan

Kyoto Symphony Orchestra

Assistant Principal Horn ( 1st / 3rd ) ( one position ). Application deadline: June 22. Audition date: August 9-10.

NHK Symphony Orchestra

3rd Horn player. Application deadline: April 10. Audition date: May 14.

Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn. Application deadline: July 12.

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

New Zealand

Royal New Zealand Navy Band

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Norway

Kristiansand Symfoniorkester

Co-Principal Horn (with tutti horn obligation). Application deadline: May 14. Audition date: June 6.

Stavanger Symfoniorkester

2nd horn/Utility. No dates given (posted May 23)

Palestine/Israel

Poland

Warsaw Philharmonic

Horn – high horn, one position (first, third and assistant, Full time). Application deadline: June 1. Audition date: June 18-19.

Portugal

Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa

Principal Horn. Application deadline: May 11. Audition date: May 22.

Qatar

Russia

Scotland

Serbia

Slovenia

South Korea

Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal Horn. Application deadline: May 23. Audition date: June 2.

Spain

ADDA Simfònica

Horn (2 positions). Application deadline: May 31. Audition date: not listed.

Orquesta Sinfónica y Coro RTVE

Horn. Application deadline: May 24. Audition date: not listed.

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra

French Horn Associate Principal. Application deadline: June 8. Audition date: Not listed.

Turkey

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra

Principal Horn. Application deadline: Sep. 15. Audition date: Nov. 15.

United Kingdom

Corps of Army Music

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Foyle Future Firsts Development Programme - Horn. Application deadline: May 18. Audition date: July 5.

New Generation Festival

French Horn (per service, short-term). Application deadline: May 1, 2018. Audition date: see website, https://www.newgenerationfestival.org/

Philharmonia Orchestra

3rd Horn. Application deadline: March 26. Audition date: May 6, 11, 15, 20.

Royal Air Force

Horn - ongoing auditions.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal Horn. Application deadline: May 31. Audition date: July, August

Southbank Sinfonia

Horn. Application deadline: July 3. 

Southbank Sinfonia

French Horn (Apprenticeship/Academy Position). Application deadline: July 2. Audition date: not listed.

Thursford Enterprises

Orchestral Brass Players. Application deadline: Not listed. Audition date: Not listed.

USA

Chicago Sinfonietta

Second Horn. Application deadline: May 3. Audition date: May 17.

Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Fellowship | Regular Membership | Associate Membership. Application deadline: February 16, 2018. Audition dates: see website.

The Cleveland Orchestra

Principal Horn. Application deadline: June 25. Audition date: September 17.

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

French Horn II (per service). Application deadline: August 13. Audition date: September 13.

Pacific Symphony

2nd, 4th French Horn. Application deadline: May 18. Audition date: June 6.

San Antonio Symphony

Associate Principal/3rd Horn. Application deadline: May 7. Audition date: June 4-5.

Shen Yun Orchestra

Horn. Application deadline: ongoing. Audition date: ongoing.

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Replacement Assistant/Utility Horn. Application deadline: May 4. Audition date: June 4. 

United States Air Force Band

Horn with the Ceremonial Brass. Application deadline: April 24. Audition date: May 29.

USAF Band of Mid-America

Horn. Application deadline: July 2. Audition date: August 13.

U.S. Army Bands
Horn. Auditions ongoing.

US Marine Corps Musician Enlistment

Horn. Ongoing auditions. For further information please contact Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan Bley at 757-613-8215. Or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wichita Symphony Orchestra

Third and Fourth Horn. Application deadline: May 18. Audition date: June 7.

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