Work with Orchestra Victoria


Join Orchestra Victoria

Work opportunities

Orchestra Victoria is one of only two highly specialised Ballet and Opera orchestras in Australia and is the proud performance partner of The Australian Ballet, Opera Australia and Victorian Opera. 

Interested in working in one of Australia’s most innovative orchestras, in the world’s most liveable city? Orchestra Victoria is a performance partner of Australia’s national ballet company, The Australian Ballet, and national opera company, Opera Australia and has a rich performance life beyond the pit, providing orchestral concerts, education programmes, and regional festivals across the beautiful state of Victoria.


Work with us

Orchestra Victoria offers: 

  • Excellent salaries
  • Performances opportunities in the greatest of opera, ballet, symphonic and chamber music repertoire
  • A very exciting and friendly working environment
  • World-class health and well-being programs for musicians

Please check this site regularly for updates on work opportunities with us.

For more information, you may contact:

Orchestra Victoria on +61 3 9694 3600 

Current vacancies

  • Concertmaster

    Orchestra Victoria seeks a musician of outstanding ability for the position of Concertmaster.

    The ideal candidate will be a violinist of the highest calibre with the skills and experience to lead a broad spectrum of work. She/he will be very familiar with standard operatic and balletic repertoire with the capacity to perform difficult soli, and chamber music as required.

    The successful candidate will become an essential member of the artistic management team, working closely with the Artistic Director and senior players to build and grow the standards and success of the orchestra. 

    Application form

  • Head of Orchestra Management

    Orchestra Victoria is seeking a highly-experienced orchestral manager to lead its operations and management team. We are seeking an exceptional organiser, with a demonstrated ability to deliver complex productions on time, within budget and at the highest level. Orchestral management experience is essential.


    How to apply - Please address the selection criteria in the position description and send your application and resume to Ange Park, Human Resources Consultant, The Australian Ballet at by 5PM AEST Wednesday 8 November 2017.

  • Principal Piccolo

    Date: 19 – 20 February 2018
    Closing Date: 19 January 2018

    Application form

  • Principal Tuba

    9-month contract

    Audition: 21 February 2018
    Closing Date: 19 January 2018

    Application form