I Violin Principal - Kuopion kaupunki

I Violin Principal

Chief Conductor Jaakko Kuusisto | Second Conductor Atso Almila | Honorary Conductor Jorma Panula

Position available at the Kuopio Symphony Orchestra:


The post will be filled according to a separate agreement.
Payment according to the Finnish trade union contract.

Audition: Tuesday 7 January, 2020 starting at 3 pm at the Kuopio Music Centre Concert Hall (address: Kuopionlahdenkatu 23, Kuopio, Finland). The persons chosen for the audition based on the applications will be informed by Tuesday 17 December, 2019 via eMail.

Audition assignments:
1. W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in G or No 4 in D or No 5 in A (I movement with cadenzas)
2. Romantic concerto for Violin by Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Brahms or Beethoven (I movement with cadenzas)
3. Chamber Music and Orchestral Music excerpts can be downloaded from the orchestra’s website. The link will be sent to the chosen applicants by eMail after the closing of the application period.

The orchestra will provide an accompanist, however, use of own accompanist at the applicant’s own expense is also possible.

Applications: Closing date for applications is on Tuesday 10 December, 2019 at 3 pm. Applications received after this date will not be accepted. Applications only at www.kuopio.fi/kuntarekry.

The application form should be completed with an up to date CV (see Fill Application > Basic Information > Attachment 1) specifying, for example, the applicant’s musical education and work history, especially in the field of symphony orchestras. The post requires excellent skills as a musician, good social and communication skills as well as intermediate skills in English. In case the applicant does not speak Finnish, one should be prepared to command intermediate skills within one year of accepting the post.

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Kuopio Music Centre / Kuopio Symphony Orchestra
Director Katariina Kummala +358 44 7182 361, katariina.kummala@kuopio.fi
Orchestra Secretary Elina Kasurinen +358 44 7182 363, elina.kasurinen@kuopio.fi

The city of Kuopio, The Kuopio Symphony Orchestra
Address: Kuopio