Second Trombone C+ Contract

Auditions will be held Wednesday, May 24, 2023.

The CSO currently performs 7 Masterworks concerts, 5 Pops concerts, in addition to other concerts throughout Chattanooga and the surrounding area. Employment to begin September of 2023.

$110.4 per-service, 65 service minimum guarantee 5.5% AFM Pension and Travel reimbursement when applicable Auditions will be in Chattanooga on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Individual warm-up rooms will be made available at least 15 minutes prior to each candidate’s audition time. Lots will be drawn to determine the order that candidates will audition. All preliminary rounds will be screened, but the audition committee reserves the right to remove the screen for the final round. The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate at any point during his/her audition. Music will not be made available prior to the audition, but music will be available at the audition.

Email resume by Monday, May 1 to:


All Excerpts are 2nd trombone except where noted as Trombone 1

Berlioz - Damnation of Faust Hungarian March: 6m before 4 to 2m after 5

Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis:  Scherzo (Turandot) movement 2 H-J

Mahler - Symphony No. 5
Movement 2: 24-25
Movement 3: 13m after 15 to 17

Mozart - Requiem: Tuba Mirium

Ravel - Boléro solo: .m after 10 to 11 |  Trombone 1

Rimsky-Korsakov - Russian Easter Overture: M to one before N

Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade:  Movement 2, 5 after D-F

Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3: Movement 1, Q - 2 m. after S | Trombone 1

R. Strauss - Ein Heldenleben: 3 m. after 60 -74

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6:  last movement

Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries: m. 55-77