Suzhou Symphony Orchestra

Inaugurated in December 2016, the Suzhou Symphony Orchestra is one of China’s most dynamic and youthful orchestras, composed of musicians representing 19 countries/regions with a superb combination of skill and experience. Situated in Suzhou, a city with ancient idyll and modern vibrancy, the Orchestra has thrived rapidly in its scope of operations and programming. In concert with its expansion efforts, the Orchestra invites musicians in the following categories to join:

Violin Tutti

Principal Oboe

Principal Horn

Principal Trumpet

Principal Timpani

Second Bassoon (Contrabassoon)


**Solo repertoire and excerpt requirement will be disclosed after the invitation to audition is released.


Please send below documents to the mail address:

Application form (please click  SZSO Application Form.docx to download)

Resume in English

Certificates of academic degree

A video/audio-clip of personal performance within 15 mins



Dates and Places will be communicated in the audition invitation letters.


Employment: Labor contracts executed with a 6-month probation period for all musicians

Salary: Competitive salaryes offered, including base wage, performance supplemental fees, benefits and annual bonus 

Housing: Resettlement housing for the first two months provided for musicians not from Suzhou


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