Performance Job

Cologne, Germany
Posted: 22 Feb 2021
Gürzenich Orchester Köln

Gürzenich Orchester Köln

Trainee Harp

(apprenticeship / academy position)
The academy of the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln offers one trainee-position for harp
to begin at 25.08.2021, limited duration for two years
please note the information on the orchestra academy on our website:

date of audition: 26.04.2021, 10am

compulsory works:
Händel concerto 1st & 2nd movement
Debussy Danses
Hindemith 1st & 2nd movement

Orchestra excerpts:
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Verdi: Forza del Destino complete overture
Stravinsky: Symphonie in three movements / 3rd movement: Fugue (beginning from one bar before number 172 until the ending)
Britten: The Young persons guide to the orchestra, Variation 1 and fugue (until the ending)
Tschaikowsky: cadenza Nutcracker
Wagner Tannhäuser 1. Act Lied 1st + 2nd stanza
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (full piece)

the submission of video material is obligatory for the application (this does not replace the live audition!). please submit the following pieces:
Händel 1st movement
Nutcracker cadenza
Donizetti: Lucia cadenza
Stravinsky: Symphony in three movements: 3rd movement: Fugue (one bar befor number 172 until ending)
Ravel: Tzigane cadenza

The pieces must be recorded one after another as a video in one take, with the full harp displayed in the frame.

please also submit a letter of interest:
Why do you want to work with us?
What are your expectations for our academy?
What is your personal motivation?

application for this position only via
Closing date: 01 Apr 2021
Start date: August 2021
More details/How to apply:
Vacancies Gürzenich-Orchester Köln
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