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.







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:




Current Vacancies



Orchestra Coordinator:

6-month fixed term contract

The Orchestra Coordinator is a broad and diverse role within Orchestra Victoria's operations team, which has primary responsibility for operational and production planning for performances and events. This role would suit an experienced operations technician with excellent time management and problem-solving skills, who can take initiative across a broad range of tasks and work collaboratively in a team.

The position is based in Melbourne but may require travel within Australia. Hours of work vary to accommodate the performance schedule and will include work on weekends and in the evenings.


View the position description to find out more.


To apply, please submit a brief cover letter, and application addressing the selection criteria and your resume to

If you have questions about the role, you may contact Jacinta Ewers, Head of Operations and Planning:

Applications close on Wednesday 6 April at 5pm AEDT