Who We Are

Artistic Positions

Rehearsal Pianist, Richmond Symphony Chorus

The Richmond Symphony Chorus is seeking to fill its rehearsal pianist position, beginning with the 2019-2020 season. Interested pianists should submit a resume and cover letter by December 15, 2018, describing how relevant experience or any specialized knowledge could contribute to effectiveness in the role. (This role may also include duties as the Assistant Director, if interest and skill set allow.) Please submit questions to Kevin Estes, Personnel Manager, at Kestes@richmondsymphony.com.

Select candidates may participate in a phone, video, or in-person interview, after which a short list of candidates will be chosen to audition. The audition will be scheduled on a Tuesday night during the Chorus’s usual preparation time. It will include playing for a 2.5-hour rehearsal, including warm-ups, and will be compensated at the per-service orchestra rate. The audition date will be selected based on the Chorus’s schedule and the availability of each candidate. Repertoire and music will be provided once the audition date is finalized.

The Chorus rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7:30-10:00 during the regular Symphony season, generally late August through May. Rehearsals are held at the Dominion Energy Center, 612 East Grace Street, Richmond. Additional information about the Chorus is available at www.rschorus.com.

Click Here for the separate description of job duties.

Apply through our online form: Rehearsal Pianist Application – Richmond Symphony Chorus

Resume and Cover Letter Due: December 15, 2018



The Richmond Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in Central Virginia performing 39 weeks within 40 consecutive weeks with an operating budget of $6.2 million dollars. Full time core positions receive three paid weeks off, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Please send materials to: auditions@richmondsymphony.com

Additional information will be sent upon receipt of resume.

Position requirements:

  • Highly qualified
  • Legally Authorized to work in the United States
  • Conform to Code of Virginia public school standards

Interested in playing with the Richmond Symphony?

Submit your information here: Substitute Musician Application