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Permanent Positions

There are no permanent positions available at this time.

Seasonal/Temporary Positions

There are no seasonal/temporary positions available at this time.

Orchestra Openings


The 2024 Britt Festival Orchestra summer season spans 20 days from June 10th to 30th producing at least six performances with the full orchestra all at our extraordinary outdoor amphitheater under the great Oregon sky.

Available Positions

The following Permanent Tenure Track positions are open for audition:

  • Principal Percussion
  • Section Percussion
  • Section Violin II (multiple positions)
  • Assistant Principal Cello

The following
one-year substitute positions are available for the 2024 season:

  • Principal Flute
  • Flute II/Utility
  • Flute III/Piccolo/Utility
  • Oboe III/English Horn/Utility
  • Principal Clarinet
  • Clarinet II/Utility
  • Clarinet III/Utility/Bass Clarinet
  • Bassoon II/Utility
  • Principal Horn
  • Horn II
  • Horn IV
  • Utility Horn
  • Principal Trumpet
  • Principal Tuba
  • Principal Harp
  • Principal Keyboard
  • Assistant Concertmaster
  • Section Violin I & II (multiple positions)
  • Assistant Principal Viola
  • Section Viola
  • Section Cello

Section base compensation for the 2024 season is $96.57 per day (or $1,931.40 for the entire three-week season).

Titled allowances of the following amounts shall be paid to the following Musicians (in addition to base compensation):

  • Asst. Concertmaster: $245 per season
  • Principal: $295 per season
  • Asst. Principal (Strings only): $180 per season

Note: Rate of pay listed is based on the current Master Agreement.

Housing with a host family and a travel allowance of 40 cents per mile round trip (not to exceed $750) is also available based on terms on the current Master Agreement.

January 19, 2024 | Auditions Launch
March 3, 2024 | Deadline for Applications
Mid-April | Audition Decisions Released

For questions regarding auditions, please contact Eric Thomas at eric.thomas@brittfest.org

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The Britt Festival Orchestra is proud to be a partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS), an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It will do so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition previews. Learn more at auditionalliance.org.


Part-time internships for college credit only are available during the late winter, spring and summer months. Specific dates and work schedules are determined individually based on departmental needs and the availability of the chosen candidates. For paid, seasonal positions, please see our Seasonal/Temporary Employment section.

There are no internship positions open at this time.


Britt Music & Arts Festival is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.