Director of Artistic Planning

The Director of Artistic Planning is the chief coordinator of all artistic activities, and serves as the:
* general manager of the Helena Symphony Orchestra
* executive assistant to the Music Director
* chief of staff for the Artistic Administration

Helena Symphony Orchestra

The Helena Symphony Orchestra is a regional professional orchestra and works under a collective bargaining agreement.

Auditions are scheduled as needed.  Auditions for substitute positions may be scheduled at any time. Current openings and requirements are listed in the links below.

Please contact the Director of Artistic Planning at [email protected] for more information or to schedule an audition.

Current Openings: (Click to download description)

  • Flute — substitute
  • Oboe — section player
  • Bassoon / Contrabassoon — section player
  • Horn — section player / assistant
  • Trumpet — section player
  • Percussion — Principal and Section player
  • Violin — section player
  • Violin — Associate Concertmaster and Principal Second (two players that may rotate these positions)
  • Viola — Associate Principal and Section player
  • Cello — Associate Principal and Section player
  • Bass — section player


Helena Symphony Chorale

The Helena Symphony Chorale schedules auditions upon request or as needed.  Singers must be able to read music and who have choral experience are welcome to audition.

The 90-voice chorale currently rehearses Sunday evenings, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

The Audition Information Form must be downloaded and completed prior to an audition.

Please contact the chorale manager at [email protected] for more information or to schedule an audition.