Join the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) production and audio team for an unforgettable summer in Breckenridge, CO!

The Recording Engineer is a collaborative and integral part of a six-person production and audio team and will oversee all recording and amplification aspects for the festival’s duration. 

The position start date is Monday, June 7, 2021, with the last working day on Thursday, August 5, 2021.

The Recording Engineer reports directly to the Production Manager and will work closely and effectively with a dynamic NRO team, including the Stage Manager, Assistant Production Manager, two Production Fellows, the Director of Operations and Education, the Orchestra Manager, Music Librarians, the Music Director and CEO. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Managing all aspects of the recording studio, including but not limited to: 
  • Operate and maintain sound recording equipment
  • Record all performances and rehearsals
  • Compile and edit performance recording samplers for the needs of the NRO, including radio broadcasts, grants, and sales
  • Assist in all production transportation efforts as necessary for run-out performances
  • Manage pre-season and post-season set-up and strike of all recording equipment
  • Comply with the needs of the Riverwalk Center staff in terms of striking any unused recording equipment during non-NRO events
  • Run multiple recording devices simultaneously to ensure no lost performances
  • Some front of house and live amplification duties
  • Oversee live amplification for Community Engagement events
  • Train and guide the Production Fellows to assist with recording and live audio needs
  • Create an audio advance sheet for production packet
  • Provide quality customer service; customers defined as all stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Previous orchestral recording engineering experience required
  • Ability to read music and computer skills are required
  • Knowledge of classical music is preferred
  • Must be able to work on an elevated structure (catwalk & genie lifts)
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs
  • Applicant must be able to handle confidential situations with an even-tempered and professional approach
  • Must work well under pressure, prioritize effectively, and be detail-oriented
  • Above all, must have a positive attitude and be a team player

Please note that the arrival date is June 6, 2021, with a departure on August 6, 2021.


$2,550-$3,400 (DOE), employee housing and weekly grocery stipend.


The NRO is committed to the safety and well-being of our fellows, staff, patrons and our entire community.  We will continue to practice the prevention and transmission of coronavirus with regular COVID-19 testing for staff and fellows, physical distancing, masks and adhering to public health guidelines.

All participants (staff and fellows) of the 2021 National Repertory Orchestra must be fully vaccinated for the COVID-19 Virus two weeks before arrival in Summit County. Each participant is required to provide evidence, if available, from the appropriate vaccinating authority that the shot (or shots) have been administered and that no symptoms have arisen within the appropriate time frame. If proof of vaccination is not available from a particular state, a signed affidavit by the participant will be required. These should be provided to the NRO office when the vaccination is complete.

Send a cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references (include contact information and how you know them) in PDF format to with “Recording Engineer” as the subject line.

Open until filled.