Here at the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, we do more than make music: we make the city of Ann Arbor and all of Southeast Michigan a more vibrant place to live, work, and play. From mainstage concerts to instrument petting zoos, we create unique and memorable musical experiences for music lovers of all ages. By joining the A2SO family, you’ll help to shape these programs and directly contribute to the cultural life of our community. You’ll find all you need to know about our open positions below. We are an equal opportunity employer and thoroughly review all submissions.


The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is passionately committed to enriching the culture of the region. We foster a growing appreciation for orchestral music and regional musicians through imaginative programming and community involvement, inspiring and educating a diverse audience.


The vision of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is to nurture the love of music in community members of all ages through excellent performances of orchestral music.


The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra strives bring the best possible musical performances to our community with the greatest degree of artistic excellence, emphasizing both core repertoire and new works. We also pledge to grow our audience, musical involvement and engagement with the adult and youth community.

Current Employment Opportunities


ORCHESTRA – Application Deadline: August 23

Principal Cello – Saturday, September 7, 2019 | Repertoire
Principal Tuba
– Sunday, September 8, 2019 | Repertoire 
Section Violin – Sunday, September 8, 2019 | Repertoire 
Section Bass – Saturday, September 7, 2019 | Repertoire

All interested applicants for orchestra openings must submit contact information and upload an artistic resume below.


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To complete your application, please send a refundable check for $25.00 to The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra at 35 Research Drive, Suite 100, Ann Arbor, MI, 48103. Your $25.00 deposit will be returned to you at the time of your audition, or if you cancel on or before two weeks prior to the audition date. If you are not invited to audition, your deposit will be refunded after August 23, 2019.  


The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is looking for engaged, excited and motivated interns for the 2019-2020 season. Interns assist on special projects and the day-to-day activities of the A2SO while learning about all aspects of arts administration. Internships are part-time, unpaid and flexible.

Season 2019-2020 – Applications closed
Education & Community Engagement Intern
Marketing Intern


September 13, 2019 | Ax Plays Brahms

October 12, 2019 | Made In America

November 2, 2019 | Liszt & Tchaikovsky

November 9, 2019 The Music Of Star Wars

December 13, 2019 | Holiday Pops

January 18, 2020 | Mozart Birthday Bash

March 14 & 15, 2020 | Best Of Broadway

March 21, 2020 | West Side Story

April 25, 2020 Measha & Mahler