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Open Staff Positions

At this time, we do not have any open staff positions. 

2021 - 2022 Auditions

Please note: The KSO has a MASK and VACCINE mandate in place for the 2021-2022 season. All auditionees must show proof of vaccination and agree be masked at all times to participate in auditions.

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra announces the following auditions for the 2021-2022 season:


    Clarinet III/Utility

    Per service rate of $114.56* ⬥ 30 guaranteed services.

    Audition Date June 2, 2022. Application deadline May 23, 2022.

    Position begins based on KSO and musician mutual availability.

    To submit an application, view the repertoire list, and for additional audition details, please visit: Clarinet III/Utility Audition Website


    *Per service rates for 21-22 season. Rates subject to change based on upcoming CBA negotiations 

    If a position is won by a current member of the KSO, the resulting vacancy may be offered to a runner up as a temporary appointment with the possibility of becoming permanent.

    The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.



    With audition questions, please email auditions@kalamazoosymphony.com, and include KSO <your instrument> Auditions in the subject line, and your name, instrument, and preferred contact information in the body of the email. 

    We look forward to hearing from you!


    The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer

    At the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, disability status, marital status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Candidates from all backgrounds and walks of life are encouraged to apply.