Performance Job

Joensuu, Finland
Posted: 11 Feb 2020
Joensuu City Orchestra

Joensuu City Orchestra

Principal oboe

The Joensuu City Orchestra with its 35 musicians is an energetic ensemble with a varied repertoire. Its home venue is the Carelia Hall. Artistic Director since autumn 2019 is Eero Lehtimäki and artistic partners are Minna Pensola and Iiro Rantala.

Audition date Friday April 17th 2020 at 1 p.m.
Place Joensuu Conservatory Concert Hall, Rantakatu 31, 80100 JOENSUU

Set of works
1. W. A. Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C major K 314, 1. movement and 2. movement without cadenzas
2. R. Strauss: Oboe Concerto in D major, 1. movement Allegro moderato, 2. movement Andante and cadenza
3. Orchestral excerpts

Orchestral excerpts can be loaded from the invitation letter which will be sent to applicants after the closing date or/and an applicant can order orchestral excerpts from address

In the event of a current member of Joensuu City Orchestra being selected, then their position can be offered in place, based on this audition.

Starting date of employment August 31st 2020 or as agreed

To apply: send the completed application form together with a short CV (max 2 pages, .doc or .pdf format) that contains the most appropriate details of your education and qualifications, and professional work experience as a musician.

You will find an application form from attachement.
Remember to say whether or not you wish to use our pianist. Use of own accompanist by your own expenses is also allowed.

Applications: Send the application form and CV by e-mail:

Closing date for applications: March 20th 2020, 3:00 p.m.
Note: The closing time is expressed in Finnish local time. No application will be considered after the closing date.

Inquiries: General Manager Marjo Vattulainen
tel. +358-50-415 2944, e-mail:

Auditions will be by invitation only. Invitations will be sent to applicants after the closing date by e-mail.
Joensuu City Orchestra will not provide any compensation for travel, accommodation
Closing date: 20 Mar 2020
More details/How to apply:
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Application form principal oboe (docx)
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