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Application Deadline for All Positions - March 3, 2024 at 11:59pm PST

For Your Audition
1. Choose the position you'd like to audition for from the drop-down on the left side of this page.

2. You will need to upload a resume as well as several audio files of selected pieces. You will see the required audition selections when you choose your position. Your resume and contact information will be hidden from the audition panel during the blind audition (first round).

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 (multiple positions)
  • Section Cello

Our Orchestra
Established in 1963, the BFO is an all-star ensemble that meets for 3 weeks each summer in the historic and beautiful southern Oregon town of Jacksonville. Our musicians come from across the globe performing with many respected year-round orchestras and teaching at some of the finest conservatories and universities in the world. The summer festival spans 20 days in June and early July with at least six performances with the full BFO, plus additional events such as chamber music concerts and curated performances for children, all at our extraordinary outdoor amphitheater under the great Oregon sky. The 2024 BFO summer season begins on June 11 and ends on June 30.

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.

To view the full BFO Master Agreement, please click here.

All applicants must be able to show proof of either U.S. Citizenship or a legal eligibility to accept employment with the Britt Festival Orchestra.

Please note that this is the only place you can apply for BFO positions. Do NOT send files or resume to Britt staff. They will not be accepted.

General Instructions for First-Time Use
After you select your instrument, click "Apply" at the bottom-left of the page.
Click on "Sign-up" to create an Acceptd account
Follow the prompts to create your account
For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.

National Alliance for Audition Support
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

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