What is Orchestra Operations?

Orchestra Operations is a department within the management staff of a professional orchestra.  The Operations department often includes positions titled General Manager, Operations Manager, Personnel Manager and stage crew.  The staff in Operations are responsible for concert production, managing orchestra musicians, and ensuring organizational compliance with a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

This website is meant to serve as a guide for those considering a career in Orchestra Operations.  The posts provided will explain the role of the Orchestra Operations department within an organization, what to expect in day to day responsibilities and how to navigate some key tasks.  A career in Orchestra Operations is rewarding and challenging!

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