Information about auditions for local youth (ages 8-18) and adults (ages 18 & up) can be found below.
The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra
Section violin Audition Information (3 Positions)
Position – Section Violin (3 tenure-track positions), beginning the 2019 season
Audition Dates – Monday, January 14, 2019 through Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Audition Location – Mannes School of Music, 55 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011
Application Deadline – Applications are now closed.
Resumes – One page only – sent by e-mail to: ViolinAudition@glimmerglass.org
or by regular mail to:
The Glimmerglass Festival
P.O. Box 191
Cooperstown, NY 13326
All auditions are by invitation only.
Section Violin Position Information
Compensation – All amounts listed below are for the 2019 season.
Wages – $166.45/service – guaranteed minimum weekly wage of $915.48, but weekly wage is usually higher.
Number of services – 60-70 approximate
Living Allowance – $40.50/day inclusive, paid in bi-weekly amounts in advance, only if the winning candidate’s permanent address is more than 80 miles from The Glimmerglass Festival
Travel – up to 2000 round-trip miles (for one trip), paid at the current IRS rate to non-local players as above. Musicians living less than 80 miles from The Glimmerglass Festival are paid commuting mileage, at the current IRS rate.
Pension – 4.75% of wages.
Season – The season traditionally runs from late June through late August (8-10 weeks).