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 one of the world’s most liveable cities? 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

For more information, you may contact: orchestrajobs@australianballet.com.au

 

 

 

 

Current vacancies

 

Associate Principal Bass

Orchestra Victoria seeks a musician of outstanding ability for the position of Associate Principal Bass. Applications are open to Australian and New Zealand citizens, and Australian permanent residents.

Click here to view the position description and download the application form.


To download the excerpt book, click here: Associate Principal Bass Audition Book

 

Applications close Friday 30 July

Audition dates
Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 August 2021
Applicants must be available for both days

Further information
For further information on how to apply and recorded auditions, please view the position description and application form linked above.
If you have further queries, please contact Simonette Turner on 03 9694 3600 or orchestrajobs@australianballet.com.au

 

 

 

 


 

 

Casual Auditions

 

Applications are now being accepted for casual auditions for the following instruments:


 

 

Flute (recorded auditions only)

 

Please note: due to the current lockdown and restrictions in place in Victoria, we have had to make the difficult decision to not proceed with ‘in-person’ auditions.

To submit a recorded audition, please follow the recording guidelines attached below.

Please submit your recording no later than 5pm AEST on Wednesday 4 August.

To download the recording guidelines, click here: Casual Audition Recording Guidelines - Flute

To download the excerpt book, click here: Casual Flute Excerpt Book


 

 

Trumpet (recorded auditions only)

 

To submit a recorded audition, please follow the recording guidelines attached below.

Please submit your recording no later than 5pm AEST on Friday 13 August.

To download the recording guidelines, click here: Casual Audition Recording Guidelines - Trumpet

To download the excerpt book, click here: Casual Trumpet Except Book


 

 

Clarinet

 

Applications due: Wednesday 11th August

Audition date: Wednesday 18th August

To apply, please email your CV to orchestrajobs@australianballet.com.au

To download the excerpt book, click here: Casual Clarinet Excerpt Book