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Open Vacancies

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

Now open:

  • Principal Trumpet permanent vacancy
  • 2nd Violin Tutti permanent vacancy, two positions
  • Principal Flute permanent vacancy
  • Clarinet Player with obligation to play bass clarinet
  • Double Bass Tutti permanent vacancy

 

2nd VIOLIN TUTTI

Two permanent vacancies, full time

Please note: the audition date has changed from May to August due to the epidemic situation.

 

Audition date

Wednesday 5th of August, 2020. The audition will be held at Turku Concert Hall.

Audition repertoire

  • W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 K.216, No. 4 K.218 or No. 5 K.219, 1st movement with cadenza
  • A Romantic violin concerto of applicant’s choice, 1st movement with cadenza

Orchestral excerpts

The materials of the orchestral and chamber music excerpts will be sent to selected candidates by email after the closing date.

Closing date for applications

Monday 15th of June, 2020 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.
 

Enquiries: orchestra@turku.fi.
 

DOUBLE BASS TUTTI

Permanent vacancy, full time

Audition date

Monday 10th of August, 2020. The audition will be held at Turku Concert Hall.

Audition repertoire

  • K. D. von Dittersdorf: Double Bass Concerto 1st and 2nd movements with cadenzas (Gruber)
  • A Romantic concerto of applicant’s choice, 1st movement

Orchestral excerpts

The materials of the orchestral excerpts are available here:

The audition will be played in orchestra tuning


Closing date for applications

Monday 27th of July, 2020 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.
 

Enquiries: orchestra@turku.fi.

 

PRINCIPAL FLUTE

Permanent vacancy, full time

Please note: the audition date has changed from June to August due to the epidemic situation.


Audition dates

Thu 20th  and Fri 21st of August, 2020 starting at 10 AM. A pre-round for the audition will be held on Wed 19th  of August. The audition will be held at Turku Concert Hall.

Audition repertoire

  • W. A. Mozart: Flute Concerto in G Major K.313 (285c), 1st and 2nd movements (without cadenzas)
  • H. Dutilleux: Sonatine for Flute and Piano

Orchestral excerpts

The materials of the orchestral and chamber music excerpts will be sent to selected candidates by email after the closing date.

Closing date for applications

Tuesday 16th of June, 2020 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 Flute, his/her vacancy can be filled by this audition.

Enquiries: orchestra@turku.fi.

 

PRINCIPAL TRUMPET 

Permanent vacancy, full time
 

Audition date

Monday 24th of August, 2020 starting at 10 AM. The audition will be held at Turku Concert Hall.

Audition repertoire

  • J. Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat Major, the whole concerto with the cadenza (free choice of the instrument)
  • A. Honegger: Intrada

Orchestral excerpts

The materials of the orchestral excerpts will be sent to selected candidates by email after the closing date.

Closing date for applications

Thu 25th of June 2020 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 Trumpet, his/her vacancy can be filled by this audition.

Enquiries: orchestra@turku.fi.

 

CLARINET PLAYER

With obligation to play bass clarinet

Permanent vacancy, full time
 

Audition date

Thursday 27th and Friday 28th of August, 2020 starting at 10 AM. The audition will be held at Turku Concert Hall.

Audition repertoire

  • W. A. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K 622, 1st and 2nd movement
  • L. Spohr: Clarinet Concerto No. 2, Op. 57, 2nd movement (on bass clarinet)

Orchestral excerpts

The materials of the orchestral excerpts are available here:

Closing date for applications

Tue 4th of August 2020 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.

Enquiries: orchestra@turku.fi.