Employment and Auditions



The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is hiring a part-time Patron Services Representative for its Box Office team. Candidates are responsible for completing ticket and subscription sales, contacting patrons regarding their accounts, processing payments and acting as official representatives for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Applicants should have at least two years of customer service experience, have a team-oriented attitude, be well versed in Microsoft applications, and possess an interest in the local arts community. Job is approximately 20 hours a week, depending on concert schedule. Flexible availability, including weekends and evenings, is required.


Resumes, a cover letter and two references should be emailed to Adam Cady, Box Office Manager, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, acady@bpo.org. Please, no phone calls.


Substitute List auditions for violin:

Auditions to be held:  Thursday, September 14, 2017

Resume deadline:  Saturday, July 15, 2017

*Please note:  From this audition, the committee will also choose someone to fill a one-year position with the orchestra.

E-mail resume to:  jcomisso@bpo.org



Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3, 4 OR 5 – 1st Movement (exposition only and cadenza)

Excerpts (1st violin):

Brahms:  Symphony No. 4     
– Mvt I mm392 – End

– Mvt III Beginning – letter [B]

– Mvt. IV mm33 – letter [D]

Mozart: Symphony No. 39 
– Mvt I  Beg – mm14, mm26-mm142

– Mvt II Beg-mm28

– Mvt IV Beg-mm105

Mendelssohn:  Midsummer Night’s Dream  
– Scherzo

Strauss: Don Juan
– 1st page

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker