Employment & Auditions


Employment & Auditions

Thank you for your interest in the Madison Symphony Orchestra! If you have a passion for live, classical music and would like to lend your talents to one of America’s leading regional orchestras, please use the links below to browse our open administrative positions or learn more about auditions for the Orchestra and Chorus.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Madison Symphony Orchestra Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Jobs at the Madison Symphony Orchestra

Administrative Positions

Manager of Grants and Institutional Giving
This full-time position manages all aspects of the grant proposal writing and reporting process for corporate, foundation and government funders and plays a key role in developing and implementing donor cultivation and stewardship activities for approximately 80 institutional funders. Learn more and apply by September 15.

Internships (Unpaid)

We are now accepting applications for a summer education intern:

Education Internship

Orchestra Auditions

The MSO is a fully orchestrated, part time professional ensemble comprised of 91 contracted, per-service musicians, offering approximately 80 services per season.    Auditions for the 2019-2020 season have been completed.   Auditions for the 2020-21 season will be announced in April 2020.


Madison Symphony Chorus Auditions

The Madison Symphony Chorus is comprised of more than 125 volunteer musicians who come from all walks of life who enjoy combining their artistic talent. New members are always welcome. To make an appointment to audition, contact Chorus Manager Dan Lyons at daniel.lyons1908@gmail.com