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

Position available at the Kuopio Symphony Orchestra:

with obligation to Alto Trombone

Basic salary 2.990,10 € / month. The salary is increased by the experience allowance according to KVTES (The Municipal Collective Agreement) and the attire and musical instrument allowances. In addition, media compensation is paid. Trial period is 6 months.

Applications: Closing date for applications is on Wednesday 1 September, 2021 at 3 pm (Finnish time). Applications received after this date will not be accepted. Applications only at

The application form should be completed with a CV 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 relative skills in English. In case the applicant does not speak Finnish, one should be prepared to command basic skills within one year of accepting the post.

Audition: Friday 1 October, 2021 starting at 12 pm (Finnish time) 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 Friday 3 September, 2021. The post will be filled according to a separate agreement. There will also be a short interview as part of the audition.

Audition assignments:
1. F. David: Concertino Op. 4 movements I and II
2. Orchestral Music excerpts can be downloaded from the KSO website after 3 September, 2021.

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

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Kuopio Music Centre / Kuopio Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Secretary Elina Kasurinen +358 44 7182 363,
Director Katariina Kummala +358 44 7182 361,

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The city of Kuopio, The Kuopio Symphony Orchestra
Address: Kuopionlahdenkatu 23, 70100 Kuopio
Kuopion kaupunki - Rökfri arbetsplats

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