Audition Information

We intend to hold a number of auditions in the 2021-2022 Season, including Sublist Strings.  We encourage you to visit this page again for updates in the coming months.  All positions (excluding sublist) are tenure-track and will begin at the winning candidate’s earliest availability.

Next audition date – June 5, 2022

Deposit checks can be mailed to:
Jonathan Dozois
Re: CCO Auditions
706 Linden Street, Rochester, NY 14620

To request the excerpt list or for any audition inquiries, please contact  

The CCO is a per-service orchestra with five orchestra concerts, a chamber music series, special events, and school and family performances each season.

Please note we are unable to assist with visa applications.  All musicians and staff must be eligible to work in the United States.


Employment Information

INTERNSHIPS:   If you are interested in being considered for internships (short or long-term), please contact our office, and submit a résumé with letter of interest.  Internships are unpaid, and are considered on a rolling basis. For 2021, candidates not residing in Ithaca may be considered for certain short-term projects that can be done remotely.

VOLUNTEERS:  We’re also always interested in speaking with potential candidates for our Board and in welcoming new volunteers.  Please contact us if you’re interested in being considered.

We are also seeking a Coordinator for our Bed & Breakfast program.  You do not need to be a current volunteer with the CCO, but some volunteer experience would be beneficial, along with strong organizational skills and an appreciation for the CCO’s mission.  Please contact our office if you are interested in learning more.



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