Rosemary Thomson, Music Director, announces auditions for the following core orchestra vacancy

Section Second Violin, Chair 2 – effective January 2020

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra is a per service orchestra with a core of 20 musicians.

National auditions will be held as follows:

Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Location: Kelowna Community Theatre, 375 Water Street, Kelowna

National auditions are open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only.

The three year Collective Agreement (2016 – 2019) has been extended for one more year and provides the following wages and conditions for the 2019-2020 season.

  • Services: minimum 56
  • Benefits: Group Benefit Plan + 14% CFM – Musicians’ Pension Fund of Canada contribution
  • Compensation - Section: $115.26 per service + $34.28 per service expense payment + 4% vacation pay

The Core musicians of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra are Canadian members of the Canadian Federation of Musicians.

Application deadline: Friday, October 4, 2019. Interested applicants should email a one-page resume, including name, address, telephone number, education and relevant orchestral experience, citizenship status and the number of their affiliate local to:

Tim Watson
Orchestra Personnel Manager
Okanagan Symphony Orchestra
PO Box 20238, Kelowna, BC  V1Y 9H2
Email: trumpetwatson@shaw.ca


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