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Fellowship Program

The Gulf Coast Symphony invites musicians to audition for the inaugural class of the Orchestral Fellowship. Twelve musicians will be chosen to be part of our 2022-2023 class. This is commitment extends from October 2022 to May 2023. These paid fellowships offer a guaranteed fee of $135 per service (60 services, minimum) for performances, plus additional pay for outreach opportunities. This program is geared to graduates of professional music programs who are in the earlier stages of their professional career. You must be able to work in the United States, be able to play all services offered, and have local housing in the Southwest Florida area.

The following fellowships will be available for the 2022/23 season: 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 bass; 1 flute; 1 oboe; 1 clarinet; 1 bassoon; 1 horn; 1 trumpet; 1 percussion.

Fellows will not only serve as principal players in the Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestras and also as needed in the Gulf Coast Symphony, but will also curate a series of chamber music concerts and other programs to further their individual artistic curiosities and points of view. Fellows will also serve as guest coaches for various Gulf Coast Symphony educational initiatives. Additional opportunities for performances will be made available throughout the season and personal projects in music will be encouraged and supported by the Symphony. For this reason, an in person audition and interview is required for those candidates selected.

Following your initial video audition, selected instrumentalist will be invited for in-person auditions in Fort Myers Florida.

The auditions will be held September 14 – 16 at the Music and Arts Center located at 13411 Shire Lane in Fort Myers, FL, 33912.

Job type: Part-time, per service; October 2022 to May 2023


The application process is available at Acceptd.com. To apply click here

For a copy of audition excerpts, click here

If you have any questions in completing any phase of the application process, contact the Gulf Coast Symphony through the messaging tool in your online application. Emails may be sent to [email protected] No calls please.

Gulf Coast Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Access across all levels of our organization and strongly encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

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