Auditions and Employment

Join our team

There are several ways that you can be involved with The Billings Symphony Orchestra and Chorale. We welcome your participation in one or more of the following opportunities. We look forward to having you as part of our organization.


The Billings Symphony Orchestra and Chorale is widely regarded as one of the finest orchestras in the region. Many different talents and skills are needed to provide management and support for this cultural treasure.

Current Openings: Development Campaign Manager (Part Time)
Job Summary
Assists the Executive Director with the development, management, implementation, and evaluation of an overall fundraising program consistent with the Billings Symphony Orchestra and Chorale’s (BSO&C) needs and goals. To that end, the Campaign Manager works with the Executive Director in planning, promoting, and executing annual and sponsorship solicitations as well as fundraising events and benefits. The Campaign Manager is also responsible for researching and making grant applications to government agencies, private foundations, and corporations that provide arts grants. The Campaign Manager will recommend fundraising policies and procedures to the Executive Director in accordance with a year-round development program that demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.

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Orchestra Auditions
The Billings Symphony Orchestra is a professional orchestra and all musicians must successfully complete a double-blind audition prior to engagement. Double-blind auditions are held with the auditionee performing behind a screen where s/he cannot see the audition committee and in the same fashion, the audition committee does not know her/his identity. Auditions for membership will take place Sunday, April 19, 2015. Substitute auditions may be arranged by individual appointment.

Chorale Auditions
The Billings Symphony Chorale welcomes new singers.  Rehearsals take place Monday evenings from 7-9 pm, and auditions are scheduled throughout the year.

MASO Concerto Competition
The MASO Young Artist Competition (YAC) is a biennial event with the purpose to recognize and encourage the musical talent of young Montanans.


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