Section Cello B Contract and C Contract

(One audition for 2 available positions)
Auditions will be held Tuesday, May 23, 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, 90 service minimum guarantee for the B-Contract, 30 service minimum guarantee for the C-Contract 5.5% AFM Pension and Travel reimbursement when applicable Auditions will be in Chattanooga on Tuesday, May 23, 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:


Dvorak Cello Concerto, mvnt 1- beginning to #7
Bach Unaccompanied Suite for Cello #4, Prelude

Mozart Symphony # 35, mvt 4

Beethoven Symphony #5, mvts 2 & 3

Mendelssohn Midsummer Night's Dream, Scherzo

Brahms Piano Concerto #2, mvt 3, Letter D to end

Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht, Cello 1 part: Meas 310 thru 318 & 320 thru 344

Strauss Don Juan, Beginning to 4 before Letter D, Letter R thru 2nd meas of Letter T & 11th meas of Letter V thru 3rd meas of Letter W