Opportunities to join the Boulder Symphony


Rehearsals generally take place on Monday evenings, and most performances take place at the First Presbyterian Church (15th & Canyon) in downtown Boulder.

Boulder Symphony currently seeks:

  • Principal Second Violin - paid, contracted position
  • Section Violin
  • Section Viola
  • Section Double Bass

Position remains open until filled.

Please email personnelmanager@bouldersymphony.org to set up an audition.

Opera Opportunities

2017-18 Season Principal Singer Auditions

Mendellsohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream - in concert

Annual Opera - Verdi's La Traviata

Mozart's The Magic Flute with Boulder Symphony's Sister Orchestra in Denver, The Arapahoe Philharmonic

Audition information for principal roles and soloist positions:

Prescreening Requirements:

In-State Singers:

Out-of-State Singers:

  • Send a video (online links preferred) - repertoire of your choice, and resume to: marketing@bouldersymphony.org by JULY 21
  • If selected, you will be required to appear in person for callbacks on August 27th.

Audition and Callback Schedule:

August 25: 3:00pm - 9:00pm @ First Presbyterian Church in Boulder
August 26: 9:00am - 3:30pm @ Metro State University in Denver
August 27: CALLBACKS: 1:00pm - 6:00pm @ First Presbyterian Church in Boulder

All Interested Singers Please Download The PDF Below.  Included Are The required live audition excerpts and rehearsal/performance schedules for each show.

If you are interested in auditioning for and joining the chorus for any of these productions, please contact our Chorus Master, Dana Vachharajani, at chorusmaster@bouldersymphony.org

Boulder Symphony Chorus Membership

The Boulder Symphony Opera & Chorus members have the rare and exciting opportunity to perform in the annual opera and for select concerts throughout the seasons.

Membership in the 2017-18 season would include:

  • Acceptance to the choir, through live audition - See Below
  • Rehearsals on Tuesday evenings in the few weeks prior to the upcoming Opera.  This does not include stage, tech and dress rehearsals.

To Audition for the 2017-2018 Choir: 
Chorus Auditions Are On September 9, 2017 (1:00-5:00 p.m.)

Interested singers may prepare two contrasting arias/art songs.  One must be in Italian.

Open to singers ages 15 - Adult.  (See below for Children Chorus Call)

Please email, Dana Vachharajani at chorusmaster@bouldersymphony.org to set up an audition or if you have any questions.

CHILDREN'S CHORUS CALL:  Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Boulder Symphony is looking for a children's chorus to join us on this enchanting piece.

Performance, November 18, 7:00 p.m.

Light, resonant voices, requested.  Please, no belters.  Ages:  7-14

Participation Fee of $25 is requested.

General Rehearsals on Tuesdays:  6:00-7:30 p.m., October 3, 10, 17, 24

Location:  Dana V. Music, 901 Front Street, Ensemble Room-Louisville, CO

Stage, Tech, & Dress Rehearsals with Symphony & Maestro:  At First Presbyterian Church in Boulder

Dates: November, 6, 13, 16, 17 (DRESS REHEARSAL), 18 (PERFORMANCE)  Call at 7:00 p.m.

*Please note that times will change to easily accommodate time for chorus.  Please see attachment above*

Children's Audition:  September 9, 2017 (1:00-5:00 p.m.)

Please prepare one piece to sing.  Can be folk, classical, or light musical theatre.  Please MT no belting pieces.  May be asked to vocalize for director.

Internships with the symphony

Our internships provide great opportunities to gain professional experience in a unique work environment. Boulder Symphony values quality work and commitment and is willing to invest resources in your learning experience.  

All internships are unpaid and will receive complimentary tickets to performances, as well as other perks.

Administrative Staff Openings

The role of Executive Director is currently open.  We are accepting materials from interested applicants.

If you are an interested applicant, please download the PDF below to see the required Responsibilities and Deliverables we are looking to have fulfilled in the position.  Review is in progress, please submit your application ASAP.

All qualified applicants please send the following in an email to marketing@bouldersymphony.org :

1. Resume

2. Letter of application, including why you are interested in being a part of Boulder Symphony

3. 5 references

volunteer opportunities

Please click HERE to learn more about volunteer opportunities.