Meet Our Choral Director!

Carmen Flórez-Mansi

Adopted by Wendy Wilson and Doug Turco

When: September 12, 2023, 5:00pm
Location: Albuquerque Youth Symphony Building

Required Repertoire:

Solo Selection of Candidate’s Choice, One Movement

Orchestral Excerpts:

Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, Second Movement
Letter C for 10 bars, and pick-up to the 6th bar of E, for 15 bars
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, Third Movement
Beginning through 23 after letter B, no repeat
Beethoven, Symphony No. 9, Fourth Movement
recitative and allegro assai (First 16 measures)
Mozart, Symphony No. 40, First Movement
Measure 115 -138, and Measure 191-225
Mozart, Symphony No. 40, Fourth Movement
Measure 49–70, and 229–247
Britten, Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, op.34
Variation H (soli section)
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Movement 6, Rehearsal #56–#58
Brahms, Symphony No. 2, First Movement
12 Measures before letter B through letter B
Letter E through letter F
13 bars after letter H through next 8 Measures
Brahms, Symphony No. 2, Fourth Movement
Letter D through letter E and
8 Measures before letter L through 2 Measures before letter M
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5
Movement 1, Rehearsal #22–4 Measures after Rehearsal #26
*All music can be found in the Oscar Zimmerman books or online at

The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus operates under cooperative structure, where the musicians, staff, board, and management work together for the good of the entire organization. Musicians hold seven seats on the Board of Directors. The Santa Fe Symphony produces 7–9 programs per season running from August or September through May with approximately one concert set per month. The ranges of salary for these positions are approximately $4000–$5000 for section players. Compensation follows the Local 618 Local Musicians Union Scale and Wages. The Santa Fe Symphony is a per service organization and is not able to pay travel for out of town players.

Please send your resume via email to The Symphony’s Personnel Manager, Nicolle Maniaci,, by August 30, 2023.

The Santa Fe Symphony is not able to supply music.