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2 Nov 2023


Orchestra Manager


 Syracuse, New York, United States

Job Description

Position Announcement: Symphoria (Syracuse, NY) Orchestra Manager

Reports to: Director of Operations

Status: Full-time, Non-exempt

Salary: $36,000-$42,000


Job Summary

The Symphoria Orchestra Manager is responsible for ensuring scheduling and production of all orchestral and chamber music events (concert, rehearsals, tours, run-outs, and special events) run smoothly, effectively, and in a financially responsible manner.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensure that scheduling and production of all Symphoria events run smoothly and in a financially responsible manner.

• Oversee all venue operations and coordinate activities with multiple constituencies, in a pleasant and professional manner, including staff members, presenters, and artists.

• Act as sole artistic liaison, completing and executing artist travel and lodging plans, and itineraries as well assist with coordination of media appearances.

• Generate timely expense reports as well as payroll reports for stagehands, track stagehand budget, and ensure that stagehand schedule and events orders are placed and correct.

• Assist in the rental or purchase of equipment as needed.

• Assist the other staff and Music Director with special projects as needed.

• Assist with coordination of Symphoria Education programs, including communication, sales, and scheduling.

• Other duties as assigned, including attendance at weekly and monthly meetings.

Qualifications and Skills:

• Highly organized and self-motivated, with high degree of attention to detail.

• Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people.

• Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Salesforce knowledge is desirable.

• Ability to work as part of a team, including with external staff.

• Ability to meet deadlines, often under pressure.

• College degree and/or advanced degree in music and/or arts management are required.

• 1-3 years of experience in concert production is required.

• Experience with symphony orchestra collective bargaining agreements is strongly preferred.

• Knowledge of orchestral and chamber music repertoire is an asset.


How to Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references in one attachment with Symphoria Orchestra Manager in the subject line to

Interviews will begin in early November and continue until the position is filled.


Full-Time Job in Music:
Orchestra Manager
 Syracuse, New York, United States

Job Categories: Music. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: manager, music, non-profit, orchestra, and performing arts. States: New York.