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The California Symphony is proud of the caliber of our employees, from the best musicians on stage to the most qualified and effective staff working to redefine what a 21st-century orchestra looks like. 

“the most forward-looking music organization around.”
— Mercury News

Open Positions

Teaching Artist (Choral)

Teaching Artist (Rhythm)

California Symphony is currently seeking two new teaching artists for our nationally recognized music education program, Sound Minds.  Our El Sistema inspired program is one of only two such programs in the bay area which are supported by a professional Symphony orchestra allowing us to offer students direct experiences with our Music Director and musicians as a part of their long-term trajectory. Sound Minds operates at Downer Elementary School in San Pablo and is supported by the California Symphony and a lead teaching artist.  Successful candidates will have exceptional skills working with children while creating an environment that is fun yet disciplined and nurturing environment, with the goal to empower students to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.



Orchestra Librarian

The California Symphony seeks an Orchestra Librarian to join the team that is defying the national trends of the classical music industry. Reporting to the Operations & Education Director and assisting the Music Director, the Orchestra Librarian is responsible for acquiring, preparing and distributing music for all CS activities including 5 subscription concerts, plus 1 benefit concert, and up to 2 auditions annually. The Librarian serves as a music coordinator and works collaboratively with the Music Director, Personnel Manager, guest conductors, musicians, and the administrative staff. We are seeking a dynamic team player who will thrive at a quickly growing, fast-paced arts organization. A complete job description can be found here.



There are currently no scheduled auditions.  Check back for an announcement in the Spring of 2019.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the California Symphony to provide all persons with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, marital status or any characteristic protected by federal, state, and local law. Candidates of ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American) communities are encouraged to apply.