Performance Job

Oulu, Finland
Posted: 10 Jun 2021
Oulu Symphony orchestra

Oulu Symphony orchestra

II Violin Principal

(maternity cover)
The Oulu Symphony Orchestra invites application for the temporary positions of II VIOLIN PRINCIPAL (substitute).

Oulu Symphony Orchestra is composed of 61 musicians and is the northernmost symphony orchestra in Finland. The Oulu Symphony Orchestra performs traditional symphony concerts, as well as a wide range of musical genres. Madetoja hall at the Oulu Music Center has 816 seats.

The task is to act as a II violin principal in the symphony orchestra. The II violin principal is expected to maintain his/her playing skills and carry out all other tasks within the area of responsibility. The position requires excellent playing skills and good social interaction skills.

The audition will be held on Friday the 13th of August 2021 starting at 10 am (Finnish time) at the Madetoja Hall, Leevi Madetojan katu 1-3, Oulu, Finland. Several positions will be filled based on the single audition. However, the applicant must apply for each position separately

Audition repertoire:

- 1st and 2nd movement with cadenza from one of the following:
W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G-Major K. 216
W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D-Major K. 218
W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A-Major K. 219

- 1st movement with cadenza from one of the following concertos:
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 19
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35

- orchestral and chamber music excerpts sent after the application period.

Orchestral and chamber music repertoire will be sent as PDF to persons invited to audition after the closing date for submitting applications.

If a member of the orchestra will be chosen to the vacancy of II violin principal, his/her vacancy can be filled by this audition.

A probationary period of three (3) months on this task.
Closing date: 16 Jul 2021
Start date: September 2021
More details/How to apply:
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