Auditions and Employment


Full-Charge Bookkeeper

Job Description
The Full-charge bookkeeper at the PSO maintains the records of financial transactions on a daily basis and prepares payroll. The PSO uses QuickBooks accounting software and Evolution payroll software from Bangor Savings Payroll.

This position reports to the Director of Finance and is for 25-30 hours per week.

Job Duties:

  • Prepare daily bank deposit; enter in accounting records
  • Enter Accounts Payable transactions
  • Prepare Accounts Receivable invoices, including Education Invoices
  • Prepare Accounts Payable checks and distribute
  • Prepare and enter payroll transactions bi-weekly, or as required by musician contract
  • Reconcile financial records to Development database on a monthly basis
  • Maintain historical financial records
  • Work with Director of Finance to prepare for annual audit
  • Work with Director of Finance to prepare for Form 990
  • Work with Director of Finance on special projects, as needed
  • Contribute to the overall mission of the PSO by accomplishing related results as needed


Minimum of Associate Degree in Accounting; excellent working knowledge of QuickBooks software; good working knowledge of Excel; experience preparing large, detailed payrolls.

Deadline for applications is September 14, 2014. Contact Beth Ansheles, Director of Finance, to apply.


The application deadline for the position of 2nd Horn and Section Bass has passed. Deposit checks will be returned upon audition check-in or will be mailed back if the audition is cancelled before Friday, September 5, 2014.

Please direct any questions to Leah Puleio, personnel manager.

Auditions will be held:

  • September 25, 2014 – Second Horn
  • September 26, 2014 – Section Bass

All auditions will take place at Woodfords Congregational Church.

Audition Repertoire: Bass

Solo of choice
Bach Violin Concerto in E Major second movement
Mozart Symphony No. 40 first and fourth movements
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 third movement
Brahms Symphony No. 2 first and fourth movements
Strauss Ein Heldenleben
Britten Young Persons Guide variation H

Audition Repertoire: Second Horn

Bach Brandenburg #1  Entire work: 2nd horn part
Beethoven Symphony No. 3  3rd Movement: 2nd horn part
Beethoven Symphony No. 7  Entire work: 2nd horn part
Beethoven Symphony No. 9  3rd Movement: 4th horn part
Brahms Haydn Variations  Entire work: 2nd horn part
Mahler Symphony No. 1  Opening duet: 2nd horn part
Mozart Symphony No. 29  Entire work: 2nd horn part
Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No. 1  Entire work: 2nd horn part
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5  Entire work: 2nd horn part
Strauss Don Juan  Entire work: 2nd horn part
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5  2nd Movement: 1st horn solo
Wagner Das Rheingold  Opening: 2nd horn part
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