Join the volunteer team at Severance Hall for
great music, new friends, and the chance to enjoy
our world-class orchestra at one of the most beautiful concert halls in the world
Open evening interview sessions available on August 5, 17, and 27
CLEVELAND – Severance Hall, home of
The Cleveland Orchestra, is seeking volunteer ushers, greeters, ticket
takers, tour guides, and store clerks for the 2015-16 season. Open
interview sessions for new
volunteers will be held at Severance Hall on Wednesday, August 5; Monday, August 17; and Thursday, August 27, from 5-8 p.m.
Those interested in volunteering are invited to come to Severance
Hall’s Smith Lobby, located on the ground floor by the Ticket Office,
any time during these hours to fill out an application, and learn about
the program and speak with Front of House staff members.
Severance Hall is looking for individuals
who are energetic, enthusiastic, and eager to assist its audiences with
the highest level of customer service. The season includes concerts by
The Cleveland Orchestra
(evening, matinee, education, family, and holiday events) and
performances by other ensembles including the Cleveland Orchestra Youth
Orchestra, Cleveland Pops Orchestra, Cleveland Institute of Music
Orchestra, Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony, and the Cleveland
Women’s Orchestra, as well as other musical and non-musical events.
Severance Hall volunteers have the opportunity to hear great music in a
beautiful venue, enjoy the company of other music-loving volunteers, and
contribute their talents and time to a premier
Tour guides – conduct public and private tours, and offer historical and architectural details about Severance Hall.
– offer sales assistance in the Cleveland Orchestra Store during weekdays and on weekends at concert times.
Junior Volunteer Corps
– middle - and high - school students who assist at Family Concerts,
Musical Rainbow performances, Cleveland Orchestra Youth
Orchestra concerts, Holiday Concerts, and other special events (mostly
daytime performances during the weekend). An orientation and training
program prepares students for service as greeters, ticket takers, and
ushers. Adult ushers serve as mentors for these
young volunteers, who may be able to earn credit toward community
service requirements at their schools.
Severance Hall volunteers are asked to
commit for the entire season, from September through June, and are
required to attend a training and orientation session prior to the
beginning of the season. There are
two sessions to choose from, held on Thursday, September 10 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 12 from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
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