The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus will be holding auditions for the following positions:

Violin I

Chair 3 one year, possible permanent

Chair 5 one year

Chair 7 one year


Violin II

Chair 5

Chair 6


Sunday, October 3rd in Albuquerque, New Mexico

6:00pm-10:00pm (times will be assigned)

4407 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Required Repertoire:

Standard Repertoire Solo of choice, exposition only.

Some examples but not limited to.

Mozart 4 or 5, or Romantic Period Concerto

All Violin 1 Excerpts:

Mozart, Symphony No. 40, Mvt 4, Beginning to mm 124

Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 Mvt 3, mm 99-114

Schumann, Symphony No. 2, Mvt 2, beginning to mm 48

Strauss, Don Juan, op 20, Beginning to letter D


The Santa Fe Symphony operates under cooperative structure, where the musicians, staff, board, and management work together for the good of the entire organization. Musicians hold 7 seats on the Board of Directors. The The Santa Fe Symphony produces 9 to 12 programs per season running from August or September through May—approximately one concert set per month. The ranges of salary for these positions are approximately $4000.00-$4500.00 for section players Compensation is in compliance with 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 a resume via email to the Personnel Manager, Nicolle Maniaci,, by September 20, 2021.

The Santa Fe Symphony is not able to supply music.

COVID Safety: Terms may change but as of 8/17/2021 the below information is valid.

If not fully vaccinated, please be prepared to have a COVID-19 PCR Test no earlier than three days prior to the audition date. You will need to provide proof of a negative test upon arrival. If fully vaccinated, please provide a picture or scan of your vaccination card with your resume. Masks will be worn by everyone.

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