Conductor Directing

Kenneth Freed, Music Director

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Employment, Internships & Volunteer Positions

Job Openings-Paid Positions

Operations Staff open until filled

Assists Operations Managers with concert and rehearsal setup. Stipend per event. Current MSO musicians welcome to apply. 

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Mankato Symphony Orchestra, PO Box 645, Mankato, MN 56002-0642 or email to

Audition Fall 2017

View our Audition page for information about current vacancies, arranging a midseason audition, and a rehearsal and performance schedule.

Internships Available Year Round

The Mankato Symphony has openings for part time unpaid internships or volunteer opportunities. Suggested fields are music or music industry, graphic design, nonprofit leadership, marketing and public relations, education, and writing, although we are open to new opportunities.

Desired qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and stay effectively on-task without constant direct supervision
  • Some knowledge of the non-profit world and/or performing arts and/or classical music is helpful but not necessary

Interns will have access to free tickets for symphony events and a recommendation letter or professional reference upon successful completion of the internship. Credit must be arranged through your college or university.

Contact: Email Us  or call 507-625-8880 for additional information about interning. 


We are always looking for volunteers, whether you would like to make a short or long term commitment. Please fill out this form or visit our profile on the United Way's Get Connected site for additional information. Volunteering for the Symphony is a great way to get service hours for school or a club.