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Permanent Music Director

The Brockton Symphony Orchestra (BrSO) is seeking a professional Music Director who will program & lead the orchestra to provide engaging, outstanding performances of a wide range of orchestral repertoire.


The Brockton Symphony is proud to be Brockton’s cultural treasure, presenting exciting musical performances to the South Shore community & is recognized as one of the leading community symphony orchestras in Massachusetts. For over 70 years, the BrSO has provided live, professional-level symphonic concerts to the greater Brockton community; taught and inspired children about music; and encouraged participation of local musicians and students.


The Music Director is the artistic director and conductor of the BrSO. Experienced in performance and rehearsal practice with volunteer and professional musicians alike, they will ensure that artistic excellence is attained in all aspects of the orchestra’s musical activities, including season planning, program development, artistic partnerships, the youth concerto competition, and outreach. The Music Director will be expected to bring a broad and deep knowledge of orchestral repertoire and instrumental technique.

● Serves as BrSO Music Director and conductor and leads all BrSO rehearsals
● Enhances musical appreciation and knowledge of orchestra musicians & audience
● Develops BrSO programming (including guest soloists and ensembles) within budget guidelines
● Attracts, recruits, and retains quality musicians and audition new members
● Reaches out to the public as an advocate for the BrSO to enhance community relations
● Develops and maintains long-range performance and artistic objectives
● Serves as a flexible and committed team member with BrSO administrative & artistic staff

Music Director

Brockton MA
P.O. Box 1407, Massachusetts 02303-1407 United States

Brockton Symphony Orchestra
Susan Caplan
(508) 588-3841