Columbus Indiana Philharmonic

Auditions / Jobs

The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic is committed to our mission of creating performances in the pursuit of the highest artistic achievement and educating all ages in the joy of music.  We realize that our success depends on the talents and skills of our musicians.  We invite those interested to contact us about joining the Philharmonic family.

Box Office & Events Manager

The Philharmonic has a full-time position  for a Box Office & Events Manager.  This position handles all ticketing and donation activities, including ticket sales, receipt of donations and management reporting using our Customer Relationship Management software.  This position is also responsible for handling front-of-house  activities for concerts and Cabarets as well as coordination of fundraising and special events.  The full job description is available here.   Letters of interest, including a  resume, should be sent to the Executive Director, Margaret Powers, at margaretp@thecip.org.

Orchestra Musicians

Positions for the 2018-19 season have been filled.  Information about scheduling an audition for the 2019-2020 season will be available on July 1, 2019.  For questions, please contact our Orchestra Personnel Manager at CIP.Personnel.Mgr@gmail.com.

Please do not call or email the Philharmonic office.

Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (PYO)

PYO provides an encouraging and challenging orchestral setting for middle and high school musicians. PYO musicians are mentored by Columbus Philharmonic musicians and perform in several concerts and ensemble groups each year, including the opportunity to perform side-by-side with the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. PYO rehearsals are held on Sundays, 2-4 p.m. at North Christian Church, 850 Tipton Lane in Columbus.

To schedule an audition or for questions, please contact the PYO Conductor, Vanessa Edwards at Educate@thecip.org or 812-376-2638, x4.

Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir (CICC)

Open to students in grades 4 – 9, CICC has a Descant Choir for beginning and intermediate singers and a Concert Choir for more advanced singers.  Rehearsals are in Columbus from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. on Monday (Concert Choir) and Tuesday (Descant Choir) during the school year.  Vocal assessments take place from May through September by appointment and during Choral Festival Summer Choir Camp.  To schedule a vocal assessment or for questions, please contact Ruth Dwyer, CICC Artistic Director at 800-368-6852, x8066 or rdwyer@icchoir.org.

For more information, contact Ruth Dwyer, rdwyer@icchoir.org.

CICC is a collaborative effort between the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and the Indianapolis Children’s Choir.

Philharmonic Chorus

The Philharmonic Chorus is open to those age 18 and up.  No audition is needed – just the desire to sing with a group that enjoys performing choral works with the Philharmonic Orchestra.  Rehearsals are Monday evenings from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. during the school year. For more information, please contact Beth Booth Poor at 812-379-1254, 812-372-1960 or bethpoor@comcast.net.