2018 Recruitment


Guiyang Symphony Orchestra Audition

Guiyang, famous as “The Summer Capital of China”, is the capital city of Guizhou Province and is known for its cooling weather and beautiful nature scenery landscape. Enjoying great fame and popularity, Guiyang Symphony Orchestra is the cultural art symbol of the city Guiyang, now has ranked as one of the best orchestra in China. At the beginning of 9th season, sharing the same common view, a world widely renowned conductor Maestro Zhang Guoyong was warmly and honorably appointed as the new Music Director of Guiyang Symphony Orchestra on the basis of mutual agreement.

Orchestra will be holding another audition in 2018. We warmly welcome your application and looking forward for you to join our family in this musical journey on which hopes exactly being the one to your music dreams. Thank you. 

The GYSO invites applications for the following positions

-Second Violin, associate principal

- Violin, tutti

- Viola, associate principal

- Viola, tutti

- Cello, tutti

- Flute, associate principal

- Trumpet, tutti

- 4th Horn,tutti

- Trombone,principal

- Harp,principal

- Percussion,tutti

Audition Repertoire:

Download:Second violin, associate principalViolin, tutti  -  Viola, associate principal - Viola,tutti - Cello,tutti -Flute, associate principal - Trumpet, tutti - FrenchHorn,tutti - Trombone  - Harp  - Percussion, tutti


Sectional Principal (Monthly) ≥RMB 12,500(pre-tax) 

Sectional Associate Principal (Monthly) ≥RMB 8,000(pre-tax) 

Sectional player     (Monthly) ≥RMB 6,000(pre-tax) 

**A twelve-month salary a year

The Orchestra will provide the following for all contracted musicians:
Accommodation : single room residency for those who are not from Guiyang

Insurance: local social insurance,including medical, employment related injury

Transportation: free shuttle bus between orchestra and apartment on work days

Travel reimbursement: the orchestra will reimburse a oneway economyclass ticket (capped at RMB5000)to coming Guiyang,for the first contracted period

Working Hours:
Five days a week
Maximum working hours per week : 25
Paid annual vacation around the Chinese Lunar New Year(about 30 days) and public holidays 

Principal:professional music education is required; aged between 20 to 40; good performing skills and experiences with professional orchestras are required; good understanding of standard symphonic music repertoire; ability to rehearse and communicate in English ; regardless of nationality and gender.
Section player:professional music education is required; aged between 20 to 40; basic performing skills and experiences with orchestras; ability to rehearse and communicate in English; regardless of nationality and gender.

Application Procedures:
1. Fill in and submit the application form
2.Please send your scanned copies of passport, graduation certificates, diplomas, a photo (with blue background, 4.8cm*3.3cm) and a playing recording DVD or recording link to job@gyso.cn which should be titled with applying position and applicants name. or you can also Express to HR Department of Guiyang Symphony Orchestra, Guiyang Grand Theatre, #265 Shinan Rd. Nanming, Guiyang, China   550003
3. The orchestra will send applicants the audition information after the application has been verified and accepted.

Please be advised that application materials will not be returned.

Audition Place&Date:     Guiyang Grand Theater  2018-2-7 afternoon