Principal Trumpet, Oulu Sinfonia - Oulun kaupunki

Principal Trumpet, Oulu Sinfonia

Oulu Sinfonia invites applications for the permanent position of PRINCIPAL TRUMPET. This position also includes an obligation to play a secondary musical instrument (Bb trumpet, C trumpet, German-Viennese Bb trumpet and German-Viennese C trumpet).

Oulu Sinfonia is a traditional symphony orchestra which covers a wide range of music genres. Oulu Sinfonia’s repertoire includes not only classical concerts but also light music.

The position includes acting as a principal trumpet in the symphony orchestra. The principal is expected to maintain his/her playing skills and to take care of and perform all the other tasks related to the area of responsibility for the position in question.

This position requires excellent playing skills, good social interaction skills and a passable knowledge of English. Should the person appointed to this position not speak Finnish, he/she must be willing to and prepared to learn the Finnish language passably within a year.

Bonuses for previous work experience shall be added to the pay in accordance with the Collective Agreement along with compensations for costume and musical instrument. Any possible recording work and working in small ensembles shall be compensated separately.

Audition will be held on the 11th of October 2019 starting at 10am (Finnish time) at the Madetoja Hall, Leevi Madetojan katu 1–3, Oulu, Finland.

Audition repertoire:
1. J. Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major, first and second movement with cadenzas (Eb trumpet)
2. G. Enescu: Légende
Orchestral and chamber music repertoire will be sent as PDF to persons invited to audition after the closing date for submitting applications.

The one who will be appointed to this position must submit a medical certificate for his/her state of health before accepting the position. City of Oulu applies to a probationary period of six (6) months in its permanent positions.

Applications should primarily be submitted through the electronic application form. Alternatively, applications can be submitted to the address Oulun kaupungin kirjaamo, PL 71, 90015 Oulun kaupunki, visiting address Kansankatu 55 A. Applications must include the position-specific register number OUKA/7127/2019. Closing date for submitting applications is 26th of September 2019 at 3pm (Finnish time).

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  • Oulun kaupunki, Sivistys- ja kulttuuripalvelut, Kulttuuripalvelut, Orkesteri
  • Työpaikka
  • OUL-04-1096-19
  • As agreed
  • Position-specific pay 2702.98 €/month
  • 5.7.2019 - 26.9.2019 15:00
  • OuluPohjois-Pohjanmaa

For more information contact Leena Pälli, telephone +358 44 703 7210, until 29th of June, from 1st of July to 12th of July, telephone +358 40 749 9914.

Oulun kaupunki, Sivistys- ja kulttuuripalvelut, Kulttuuripalvelut, Orkesteri
Address: Leevi Madetojankatu 1-3, 90140 Oulu

The Light of the North, Oulu – brave, fair, responsible. Oulu is the Capital of Northern Scandinavia, a city that combines creative atmosphere with cutting-edge technology, entrepreneurship with experienced professionals and the distinctive culture of a modern maritime city with lively countryside. Oulu provides a huge amount of study opportunities. In Oulu, there is Europe’s youngest population and the ability to turn know-how into international success stories, boldly and together. All this can be found in the prosperous and healthy city that is just the right size and provides excellent conditions and opportunities for a happy life. City of Oulu employs circa 11 000 people.