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


Armenia

Australia

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Associate Principal Horn. Application deadline: September 14. Audition date: not listed.

Austria

Belgium

Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège

COR SOLO 1er soliste. Application deadline: September 1. Audition date: September 11.

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Canadian Opera Company

Principal Horn. Application deadline: September 15. Audition date: October 15.

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

Odense Symfoniorkester

Horn - Associate Principal with obligation to 3rd Horn and Wagnertuba. Application deadline: Sep. 21. Audition date: Oct. 13

Ecuador

Egypt

Cairo Symphony Orchestra

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

Estonia

Europe

Finland

France

Germany

Frankfurt Radio Symphony

Solo-Horn. Application deadline: not listed. Audition date: not listed.

Granada

Greece

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Section Leader French Horn. Application deadline: n/a Audition date: not listed.

Israel

Italy

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Second Horn, also Fourth Horn and lower chairs, Wagner Tuba. Application deadline: September 30. Audition date: Oct. 12, 13, 14

Fondazione Arturo Toscanini

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

Japan

Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

Horn(Second/Fourth, 2 positions). Application deadline: Oct. 29. Audition date: Prelim. Nov. 28; Final Dec. 12.

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macao

The Macao Orchestra

Horn Tutti. Application deadline: Oct. 28. Audition date: Jan. 16-23.

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

New Zealand

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

Principal Horn (Part-time). Application deadline: October 31. Audition date: November 7.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Sub-Principal Horn 2. Application deadline: June 17. Audition date: Not listed.

Royal New Zealand Navy Band

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

Norway

Palestine/Israel

Poland

Polish Baltic Philharmonic

1st horn with obligation to play utility horn. Appplication deadline: September 14. Audition date: September 24.

Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz

Horn - Tutti (third). Application deadline: June 7. Audition date: not listed.

Portugal

Qatar

Russia

Scotland

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovak Philharmonic

member of the Slovak Philharmonic's French horn group. Application deadline: September 11. Audition date: September 25.

Slovenia

Slovenska filharmonija (Slovenian Philharmonic)

Principal French Horn (One-year contract). Application deadline: Aug. 25. Audition date: Sep. 17

South Korea

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

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

Low horn. Application deadline: Aug. 12. Audition date: Sep. 21, 22

Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich

Horn - 3. Horn (Permanent). Application deadline: Nov. 28. Audition date: Feb. 7, 2019

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

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Principal Second Horn. Application deadline: July 6. Audition date: not listed.

Corps of Army Music

Horn. Ongoing auditions.

New Generation Festival

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

Royal Air Force

Horn - ongoing auditions.

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

Akron Symphony Orchesta

Fourth Horn (per service).  Application deadline: Not listed. Audition date: September 20.

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.

Shen Yun Orchestra

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

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

Horn II. Application deadline: Aug. 21. Audition date: Sep. 18.

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

Horn III. Application deadline: August 21. Audition date: Sep. 18.

USAF Band of the Golden West

French horn. Application deadline: Aug. 19. Audition date: Oct. 5.

USAF Band of the West

French Horn with Concert Band and Brass Quintet. Application deadline: Oct. 15. Audition date: not listed.

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.

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