Victoria Symphony

Christian Kluxen, Music Director

announces the following vacancy for 2023/24 Season:


National auditions will be held in the fall of 2023 at the Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria.

Salary & Benefits:

  • 2023/24
    • 36 week season at $1,393.80/week
    • 8% MPFC Pension
    • 2 weeks paid vacation

Qualified applicants should email a one-page resume, including current mailing address, email address, and telephone number to with ‘Principal Timpani Audition’ in the subject line.

Application deadline to be announced.

Repertoire and excerpts coming soon.

The musicians of the Victoria Symphony are Canadian members of the American Federation of Musicians.

This audition is open only to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents at this time. Candidates may be required to show proof of Canadian Citizenship or eligibility to work in Canada.

The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss, at any time during the audition procedure, any candidate who does not meet the required standards of the Victoria Symphony.