The Music Center
The Music Center

Auditions and Employment

Battle Creek Symphony piccolo player
Auditions and Employment




Percussion: Wednesday, May 17, 9 am - 12 pm

Auditions will be held at W. K. Kellogg Auditorium

W K Kellogg Auditorium
50 W Van Buren St,
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Contact Jacquelyn Ross for instructions on where to enter the building.

For more information or to apply contact
Jacquelyn Ross, Operations Manager
(269) 963-1911 x 2503

Audition excerpts:




Battle Creek Symphony 2017-2018 dates:

Saturday, September 30- Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade and Nielsen Aladdin Suite

Saturday, November 18 - Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra and Elgar Enigma Variations

Saturday, December 9 - The Messiah

Saturday, March 3- West Side Story in Concert

Saturday, May 5 - Dvorak Symphony No. 8 and Gilmore Young Artist Piano Concerto tbd


Auditions take place throughout the year, based on need. Check this page for updates, or contact the Operations and Personnel Manager for openings and more information. Per service rates are $80 for principal and assistant concertmaster and $70 for section. Mileage is reimbursed at $.28 per mile per trip to begin after the first 15 miles roundtrip, up to $35 for roundtrips less than 300 miles, and up to $80 for roundtrips greater than 300 miles. Up to one roundtrip per day is reimbursed. The maximum mileage reimbursed per concert cycle is $160.

The Music Center is committed to diversity and engages in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, The Music Center encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.  The first round of Battle Creek Symphony auditions are held behind the screen, and the identity of the candidates are anonymous.