Performance Job

Bulgaria
Vratsa, Bulgaria
Posted: 23 May 2023
Vratsa Symphony Orchestra

Vratsa Symphony Orchestra

Solo Bassoon, One-Year Position

(one-year)
€780 p/month
The Vratsa Symphony Orchestra is a European (EU) orchestra based in Vratsa, Bulgaria. We have an open full-time, one-year position for an orchestral Bassoonist. The ideal candidate should be comfortable performing various roles within the section, including contrabassoon (if applicable) and alternating between solo performances and secondary parts as per the section's schedule.

AUDITION PROCESS
There is no deadline for applications as we accept submissions on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. The first successful candidate can be hired immediately.

STAGE 1: VIDEO RECORDING
Submit the following:
1. Unedited video recording of you performing a solo piece of your choice, with a video length of 2-5 minutes
2. Unedited video recording of 2-5 orchestral excerpts (of your choice) from any standard audition repertoire
3. A brief CV
STAGE 2: ONLINE INTERVIEW
Successful candidates will be invited to an online interview.
STAGE 3: TRIAL PERIOD IN BULGARIA
Successful candidates will be invited to a paid trial period lasting 2-6 weeks in Bulgaria. Accommodation and salary will be provided during this period. VSO assists with work permits for non-EU applicants.

To apply for this position, please submit your materials via the Musical Chairs application system (link below). Please note that only selected candidates will receive a response and feedback.

JOB DETAILS
Duration/Start: To be arranged with the candidate.
Location: Vratsa, Bulgaria (regular season), Europe (on-tour)
Salary: €780/month (including taxes)
Cost of Living: Bulgaria offers a low cost of living compared to other EU countries & has a good quality of life. Refer to websites below for details.
Finances Covered:
1. Accommodation & Bills: VSO assists to find accommodation and covers all rent & bills directly
2. Instrument Maintenance (if applicable)
3. Full Medical Benefits
4. Annual Paid Vacation (42 days), which is used together with the entire orchestra
5. Touring Expenses
Closing date: 19 May 2024 22:59 GMT
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Bulgaria Cost of Living - Expatistan
Bulgaria Cost of Living - Numbeo
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