- Jane Little
- 71:101 year(s):day(s)
- United States (Atlanta)
The longest career in a symphony orchestra is 71 years 101 days and was achieved by bass player Jane Little (USA) at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, as of 15 May 2016.
Jane Little was one of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's first bass players, and joined the orchestra at its first rehearsal in 1994. She was married to the orchestra's principal flute player, Warren Little, and they were an orchestra couple for 45 years.