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

Australia

Austria

Bruckner Orchester Linz

Principal horn. Application deadline: April 2. Audition date: May 22

Belgium

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

National Symphony Orchestra of Chile

Principal horn. Application deadline: May 12. Audition date: June 20

China

Dunshan Symphonic Wind Orchestra

Horn. Audition dates: Europe: April 7-17. Hong Kong/Taiwan: May 8-14. Beijing: May 5-7

Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn. Audition date: May 2017

Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal horn, 2nd horn. No dates given.

Colombia

National Symphony Orchestra of Columbia

Principal horn. Application deadline: April 10. Audition date: May 19/20

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Europe

Finland

Tampere Filharmonia

Principal horn. Application deadline: May 10 Audition date: June 1

France

Opera Orchestre National Montpellier

1/3 horn. Application deadline: May 5. Audition date: May 22

Germany

Bamberger Symphoniker

Co-Principal horn. No dates given (posted 3-5-17)

Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt

Principal horn. Application deadline: May 15. 

Das Philharmonische Orchester Landestheater Coburg

3/1 horn. Application deadline: April 23. Audition date: May 30

WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln

2/4 horn. Application deadline: May 26. Audition date: July 2

Granada

Greece

Hong Kong

Iceland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Kyoto Symphony Orchestra

3/1 horn. Application deadline: March 9. Audition dates: April 12, 13

Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra

2/4 horn. Application deadline: February 9. Audition dates: April 3, 4, 5

Yomiuri NIppon Symphony Orchestra

3/1 horn. Application deadline: April 19. Audition date: June 1

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam

Principal horn. Application deadline: March 20. Audition date: June 6

New Zealand

Royal New Zealand Navy Band

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Norway

Palestine/Israel

Poland

Portugal

Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa

Principal horn. Application deadline: May 19. Audition date: May 30 

Qatar

Russia

Scotland

Serbia

Slovenia

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Verbier Festival Orchestra

Horn(s). Audition dates: mid-January-March, TBA

Taiwan

Turkey

United Kingdom

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Sub-Principal horn. Application deadline: April 2

Corps of Army Music

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Royal Air Force

Horn - ongoing auditions. 

Royal Opera House

Section Principal Horn. Application deadline: April 3. 

USA

Allentown Symphony Orchestra

4th horn. Audition date: May 8

Chicago Sinfonietta

Principal horn. Application deadline: March 20. Audition date: April 3

Dallas Opera

Principal horn. Application deadline: February 20. Audition date: April 28

Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

2nd horn. Application deadline: March 10. Audition date: April 5

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

4th horn. Application deadline: April 10. Audition date: April 20

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Principal horn. Application deadline: April 2. Audition dates: May 14-15

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Principal horn. Application deadline: April 28. Audition date: May 15

Omaha Symphony

4th horn. Application deadline: May 2. Audition date: May 23

Orlando Philharmonic

Principal horn. Application deadline: April 21. Audition date: May 5

Palm Beach Opera

Asst. Principal/Utility horn. Audition date: April 12

Sarasota Orchestra

Section horn ("mostly 2nd"). Application deadline: April 1. Audition dates: May 8-9

Southwest Florida Symphony

4th horn. Application deadline: March 31. Audition date: April 23

USAF Heritage Band of America Band

Horn. Application deadline: Feb. 20. Audition date: April 6

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.