The Des Moines Symphony announces the following audition for the 2024-25 season:

Second Trombone

Tenure Track Vacancy – $139.39 Per Service. 57 Guaranteed Services. Beginning July 1, 2024, or by mutual agreement.

All candidates will also be considered for the Auditioned Substitutes and Extras List at $139.39 per service.

All interested musicians should send a one-page resume to and a $50 refundable deposit (check payable to Des Moines Symphony) postmarked not later than May 3, 2024 to:

Clarence Padilla
Orchestra Personnel Manager
Des Moines Symphony
2912 Druid Hill Drive
Des Moines, IA 50315

Upon receipt, applicants will receive correspondence from the Orchestra Personnel Manager. 

Auditions will be held Monday, May 13, 2024 beginning at 10:00am at The Temple for Performing Arts:
1011 Locust Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309

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No phone calls, please. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. The Des Moines Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.