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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

Executive Director

The California Symphony Orchestra seeks a colleague able to build upon our organization’s recent growth as an industry leader and to help craft new ways to sustain our goals. The Executive Director will be responsible for the management of all human and financial resources needed for our continued success. This executive will serve as the chief operating officer and report to the Board of Directors through the Board President. The Executive Director must establish a close working relationship with the Music Director, to support his or her artistic activities related to the CSO. Management of budgetary and fundraising activities that support the financial stability and sustainability of the organization will be a key responsibility.

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Marketing and Development Coordinator

The California Symphony seeks a Marketing & Development Coordinator, an important support role for the organization’s growth of earned and contributed revenue reporting to the Director of Marketing & Patron Loyalty. The Marketing & Development Coordinator is responsible for executing elements of the CSO’s marketing plan, annual fund, and donor benefit fulfillment; all aspects of the job work together to achieve the organization’s overall patron loyalty goals.

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Sound Minds Program Coordinator and Conductor

California Symphony is currently Program Coordinator and Conductor for the after-school Sound Minds program which operates at Downer Elementary School in San Pablo.  This position will work to plan, continue and oversee the effective execution of the California Symphony’s, Sound Minds program. The Coordinator will support and advise the teaching artists, students, and parents of Sound Minds and reports to the Senior Director of Operations & Education on program goals, outcomes and other details as needed. Further, the role will serve as the conductor for the two string orchestra ensembles (beginning and intermediate).

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Sound Minds Strings Teaching Artists

But wait, there’s more! California Symphony is also looking for two strings teachers (beginning and intermediate violin) for the after-school Sound Minds program which operates at Downer Elementary School in San Pablo.  This position is the second building block of a 5-level program.  The teaching artist will be responsible for 5-7 hours per week on Mondays and Wednesdays, teaching group violin classes consisting of approximately 15-25 students while collaborating with the full team of 5 teaching artists and school staff.

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Auditions

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.

California Symphony is proud to be a partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS), an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It will do so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition previews. Learn more at www.auditionalliance.org.