Current Openings

Program Manager


The Program Manager is an important full-time staff position responsible for supporting the successful execution of the American Composers Orchestra’s NYC-based artistic activities and national EarShot composer advancement programs, providing administrative, logistical and record keeping support. The Program Manager will administer contracting, scheduling, data management, and accounting for concerts, readings, workshops, residencies, and other activities as needed. 

Read the position announcement here, and use the form at the bottom of this page to apply.


ACO has paid internships available year-round, with flexible start dates and terms.

Internships are an opportunity to build a results-driven professional portfolio, build key skills, and widen your network – all while advancing ACO’s mission. We are happy to partner with your educational institution if you are interested in receiving college credit for your internship experience.

Previous internship projects have contributed meaningfully to ACO’s artistic programming and productions, educational initiatives, archive of commissioned works and recordings, and composer database.

We gave just completed our selection process for Spring 2022; we will have additional openings in Summer and Fall 2022.

Current opportunities include:

  • Artistic Programming Intern
  • Composer Advancement and Diversity Intern
  • Education Intern

Interested in working with us? Apply using the form below, and include your desired start date and internship length in your cover letter.


Our Mission & Vision

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, pre-college and college education programs, and emerging composer professional development to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

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