Performance Job

Oulu, Finland
Posted: 09 Sep 2021
Oulu Symphony orchestra

Oulu Symphony orchestra

Trumpet player (tutti)

The Oulu Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the permanent position of TRUMPET PLAYER (tutti). The position also includes an obligation to play Bb-trumpet, C-trumpet and German trumpet.

Oulu Symphony Orchestra is composed of 61 musicians and is the northernmost symphony orchestra in Finland.

The task is to act as a trumpet player in the symphony orchestra. The player 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.

Bonuses for previous work experience shall be added to the pay in accordance with the Collective Agreement along with compensations for costume and musical instrument. Any possible recording work and working in small ensembles shall be compensated separately.

The audition will be held on Friday the 12th of November 2021 starting at 10 a.m. (Finnish time) at the Madetoja Hall, Leevi Madetojan katu 1-3, Oulu, Finland. Invitations to the audition will be sent by email after the application period.

Audition repertoire:
- Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major, Hob. VIIe/1 (1st movement with cadenza) (played with Bb-trumpet)
- Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 35 (2nd movement)
- Orchestral music repertoire, which will be sent as PDF to persons invited to audition after the closing date for submitting applications. The file will include the material for mandatory Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 35 (2nd movement).

The one who will be appointed to this position must submit a medical certificate for his/her state of health before accepting the position. The City of Oulu applies a probationary period of six (6) months in its permanent positions.

Applications should primarily be submitted through the electronic application form. Closing date for submitting applications is 22 October 2021 at 3 pm (Finnish time).
Closing date: 22 Oct 2021
Start date: January 2022
More details/How to apply:
please find the electronic application form here
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