Section Principal Trumpet

This position is only open to Australian citizens and permanent residents and New Zealand citizens.

Auditions will be held in Brisbane on 5 and 6 November 2019. Applicants are required to be available for both days and an accompanist will be provided.


Applicants may be required to attend a Shortlisting round which will be held on Tuesday 5 November 2019. Applicants required for Shortlisting auditions must be available for the whole day.

Audition Requirements 

Set works (to be performed with piano accompaniment)

Henri Tomasi Trumpet Concerto

  • 1st movt

Haydn Trumpet Concerto

  • 1st movt (without cadenza)
  • 2nd movt

Orchestral excerpts (to be performed solo) 

Orchestral excerpts will be available for applicants via download or as hardcopy on request from the week of Monday 30 September 2019.

Recorded Auditions 

Queensland Symphony Orchestra encourages all applicants to audition live in person. However, recorded auditions will be accepted as Audio-Video only and must be received by Queensland Symphony Orchestra by close of business Monday 28 October 2019.

Salary range 

(Australian Dollars) $94,612 to $98,917 package including 9.5% superannuation, plus allowances.


To apply, please email your CV to

Further enquiries 

Matthew Farrell, Director – Orchestra Management

Applications close 5pm AEST on Monday 21 October 2019.

No unsolicited recruitment agencies CVs will be accepted.

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