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Open Vacancies

Vacancies for positions as a member of Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Finland are advertised here.

Now open:

  • Principal Clarinet permanent vacancy
  • Co-Principal Timpani permanent vacancy

 

PRINCIPAL CLARINET

Permanent vacancy, full time
 

Audition dates

Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th of November, 2019. The audition will be held at Turku Concert Hall.

Audition Repertoire

  • W. A. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622 (whole Concerto)
  • C. Debussy: Première rhapsodie

Orchestral excerpts

Orchestral and chamber music excerpts can be downloaded here:

Closing date for applications

Thu 31th of October 2019 at 23:00 / 11 PM (GMT+2 Finnish time). Delayed applications will not be taken into consideration.

APPLICATIONS

Please download the application form from here:

Please send your completed application form by e-mail to: orchestra@turku.fi. The application has to be sent in MS Word or PDF format.

Invitations to attend the audition will be sent to selected candidates by email after the closing date.

 

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

Enquiries: orchestra@turku.fi.

 

CO-PRINCIPAL TIMPANI

Permanent vacancy, full time

 

Audition dates

Monday 18th of November, 2019. Pre-audition rehearsals with orchestra’s instruments will be arranged on Sunday 17th of November. The audition will be held at Turku Concert Hall.

Audition repertoire

Orchestral excerpts will be sent to selected applicants after the closing date.


Closing date for applications

Mon 7th of October 2019 at 23 PM (GMT+2 Finnish time). Delayed applications will not be taken into consideration.


APPLICATIONS

Please download the application form from here:

Please send your completed application form by e-mail to: orchestra@turku.fi . The application has to be sent in MS Word or PDF format.

Please include in the application a link to a video, which includes applicant’s performance of the following excerpts:  
1) A. P. Mäenpää: Darth Vader Meets Lohengrin in Finlandia
2) B. Lylloff: Århus etude No. 9 for snare drum
3) D. Shostakovich: Orchestral Suite from the ballet The Bolt op. 27a, 7th mvt ”The Appeaser”

Please download the excerpt materials from here:

The video must be recorded with one camera and the player and the instrument in the picture throughout. The video including all three excerpts should be filmed without cuts in one entirety. Post-processing of the sound and/or picture is prohibited. A reasonable quality should be aimed at. For voice quality reasons microphone can be adjusted and it’s placement can be changed between the excerpts. Please upload the recording online and send us the link with your application.

Invitations to attend the audition will be sent to selected candidates by email after the closing date. A pre-selection will be done based on the applications and the videos.

 

If a member of the orchestra will be chosen to the vacancy of Co-Principal Timpani, his/her vacancy can be filled by this audition.

Enquiries: orchestra@turku.fi.