Work at the DSO

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is Michigan's premier performing arts institution, performing concerts at historic Orchestra Hall, in neighborhood and community venues across Southeast Michigan, and online at for a global audience.

The DSO's administrative offices are located in the heart of midtown Detroit at the Max M. Fisher Music Center, which in addition to Orchestra Hall includes a black box theatre, the Pincus Education Center, and flexible spaces that can host a variety of musical, cultural, educational, business, and community events.  Hundreds of metro Detroit business and cultural partners rent The Max to host their events alongside the DSO's robust calendar of performances and educational activities.

The DSO offers a unique working environment and an excellent compensation package. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information on employment opportunities email

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Administrative/Staff Positions

Please submit a resume and cover letter to with the position title in the subject line, along with any additional materials specified in the job description.

Education Coordinator (PDF)

Facilities Director (PDF)

Helpdesk Administrator (PDF)

oneDSO Campaign Director (PDF)

PR Coordinator (PDF)

Ticketing Specialist (Part Time; PDF)

Driver (Part Time; PDF)


Dishwasher/Bar Back

Internship Opportunities

Candidates interested in Internship opportunities with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra may submit a resume and cover letter outlining their areas of interest  to

DSO Street Team Member (PDF)



Orchestra Auditions

Assistant Principal Percussion

Assistant Principal Percussion Repertoire Link

To apply for a posted audition please click on the appropriate link above. Links include audition information and application.

Please submit a completed application along with a one-page résumé and deposit to the address below. DO NOT SEND YOUR RÉSUMÉ ALONE! Please note that all subsequent correspondence is done via email. Be sure to include an email address on your résumé.


DSO Auditions Contact Information
Heather Hart Rochon,
Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
3711 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
fax: 313-576-5157

Do you have a question about our audition process?
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Past Audition Repertoire Lists

Assistant Principal Bassoon
Bass Clarinet
Fourth Horn