The Colorado Music Festival features a highly professional full-sized symphony orchestra performing six week summer seasons in Boulder’s historic Chautauqua Auditorium. Musicians come from many of the finest North American orchestras and freelance communities to spend their summers in Boulder, enjoying not only its spectacular natural beauty but its bustling college town feel as well. Inspired programming performed by exceptional national and international musicians has earned Colorado Music Festival recognition from the League of American Orchestras and the National Endowment for the Arts. The festival strives to maintain a healthy life-work balance in its scheduling of musician activities, in the hope that members will want to return year after year to see longtime friends and make music together in a truly beautiful setting.
The 2019 Colorado Music Festival runs from the last week of June through the first weekend of August for musicians. We have two main orchestra series – Festival Orchestra (Thursday/Friday concerts) and Chamber Orchestra (Sunday concerts). We perform a Young People’s Concert during the summer, a group of concerts as part of a CMF’s Chamber Music Series, and a few other small ensemble engagements in which some players are involved. Members typically play about forty orchestral services as a minimum in these six weeks. We are a
CMF has one year vacancies for which we are asking interested musicians for resumes and unedited video recordings. These are single year appointments, and a further audition would be needed to have the position considered as permanent-track. We will announce when are auditioning for a permanent vacancy, most likely after the summer.
RESUME APPLICATION AND VIDEO PROCESS
PLEASE SEND YOUR MATERIALS TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
- To apply, please send a current resume. Three years of professional experience, or the equivalent are required for this position.(If applying without requisite experience, please submit letter of explanation and references). Once we have received your resume, you will be added to the audition list. Applications will be accepted through APRIL 7th.
- Upload your audition video to Youtube and send the link to: email@example.com. You may also send an additional upgraded audio recording in this email if you so choose. Recordings are due by APRIL 12th, 2020, but may be reviewed on a rolling basis.
- Audition recording should be submitted as an unedited, SINGLE TAKE video. The goal is to have a recording that is most closely representative of playing a live audition. Please include
of a concerto followed by three contrasting excerpts of your choice. exposition
- If you record the
video,but are concerned with qualityof the audio recording, you may also send a separate audio file that is higher quality (but is the same take and can be synced with the video.) This is at your discretion.
3. Please be in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about