Orchestra Auditions

Friday, June 24, 2022 | North State Symphony is excited to announce that we will be having auditions for the following vacancies:

-Principal Clarinet | download excerpts here (pdf)

-Principal Percussion | download excerpts here (pdf)

-Section Violin | download excerpts here (pdf)

-Substitute Section Viola | download excerpts here (pdf)

-Section Cello | download excerpts here (pdf)


Additionally, we will hold open student auditions (for qualified high school and university students) for all wind/brass/string/percussion instruments.  Please contact us for additional details and repertoire.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 12, 2022

AUDITION DATE:  Wednesday, August 17 & Thursday, August 18, 2022 (both professionals and students)

AUDITION LOCATION: Chico, CA | Performing Arts Building (PAC) at CSU, Chico


PRINCIPAL PAY: $92-$130/service, dependent on distance from Chico, CA

SECTION PAY:  $62-$100/service, dependent on distance from Chico, CA

STUDENT PAY:  $100/concert + awards available


Please send all submissions and inquiries to: symphonyassistant@csuchico.edu

January 1, 2020 update: Note that all professional players will be hired as non-benefited employees of NSS's fiscal sponsor, Chico State Enterprises.


Staff Positions

POSITION: General Manager, North State Symphony

Full-Time / Benefited / Hourly / Non-Exempt

COMPENSATION: $22.11 - $29.81 per hour

LOCATION: Chico State Campus, Sierra Hall

post date: 4/1/22

application deadline: 4/22/22