Venice Symphony Orchestra Music Director/Conductor Search

Music Director/Conductor Search


The Venice Symphony (VS) announces a search for a dynamic and talented Music Director/Conductor.  The ideal candidate will possess long-range vision, leadership and a strong commitment to continue the exciting growth of the Venice Symphony in its new venue, the Venice Performing Arts Center, together with significant conducting experience and musical talent, and the proven ability to produce a performance experience of the highest caliber.

VPA Ext at dusk



The Venice Symphony, founded in 1974, is one of the cultural gems of Southwest Florida, an area long known for its rich heritage of excellence in the performing and visual arts.  High quality concert performances that represent the very best of professional musicianship, together with providing educational opportunities which enrich the cultural experiences of the community are the core mission of the Venice Symphony.

The Venice Symphony, newly located in the stunning Venice Performing Arts Center, a 1,090 seat state-of-the-art VPA Int left balconyvenue, which debuted in October 2014, offers a concert season typically consisting of approximately seven concert series that include classical, pops, and festival concerts performed from November through May in addition to a variety of youth music education programs.

The Venice Symphony, with an annual budget of approximately $830,000 is funded through ticket sales, private and corporate contributions, grants, Tourist Development Council, Sarasota Arts Council, the Friends of the Symphony and many other philanthropic organizations.



All applications must be submitted electronically according to the instructions available below and received by SEPTEMBER 30, 2016.  Any applications received after this date will not receive consideration.

All interested parties must go HERE for additional information, including the details of the required application procedure.

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The Venice Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.


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