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Principal Bassoon – ECO, Permanent – National – starting Fall 2017


National auditions for Principal Bassoon will be held at the Capitol Theatre, Windsor, on Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Lots will be drawn at 9:00am.  Auditions will begin at 10:00am.  Candidates who are not present for the drawing of lots may be refused an audition.  


WSO Season: 33 weeks, September to May, comprised of Masterworks, Chamber Orchestra, Education, Pops, and small ensemble services. 

Remuneration for 2017-2018 to be confirmed upon completion of negotiations.  Remuneration for 2016-2017 is as follows:

Principal Bassoon: minimum 124 services guaranteed at $137.70 plus 7.0% pension

The musicians of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra are Canadian members of the American Federation of Musicians, and all musicians contracted by the Windsor Symphony Orchestra must become members of Local 566.  All WSO auditions in the Fall of 2017 are National; all applicants must be Canadian Citizens or have Permanent Resident Status and be eligible to work in Canada.  Please note that the successful candidate for Principal Bassoon will be eligible for travel compensation and hotel accommodations when engaged for services with the WSO, as necessary. 


Applicants, please reply with a one-page resume and $25.00 refundable deposit by September 13, 2017.


All applications must be sent to:


Repertoire lists will be e-mailed.  Late submissions may not be granted an audition.  No phone calls, please.