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AUDITION FORUM

Published On:

Jul 3, 2024

Finland

Aninkaistenkatu 920100 Turku, Finland

Now Announcing:

Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

Co-Principal Flute

Application Deadline:

September 12, 2024

Auditions Begin:

October 28, 2024

Overview

Salary/Wages:

About this opportunity:

CO-PRINCIPAL FLUTE

with obligation to play piccolo

Permanent vacancy, full-time


The audition will be held at Turku Concert Hall on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th of October, 2024.

Audition Repertoire


  • W. A. Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 1 G major KV 313, 1st and 2nd mvts (without cadenzas)

  • A. Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto C Major RV 443, 2nd mvt

  • Orchestral excerpts that will be sent to selected candidates after the closing date


A video pre-round will be arranged before the audition. The audition may also include an interview (in Finnish or in English).

Applications


The closing date for the applications is Thursday 12th of September 2024 at midnight, 24:00 PM (GMT+2 Finnish time).


Please include in the application a link to a video, which includes applicant’s performance of the following excerpts:


  • W. A. Mozart: Flute Concerto in G Major KV313), 1st mvt bars 31-91, without piano accompaniment

  • C. Debussy: The Afternoon of a Faun, orchestral excerpt

  • D. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 1st mvt, orchestral excerpt

  • G. Rossini: William Tell Overture, orchestral excerpt

The materials of the video excerpts are available here:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1adQzd4cXhaW_Q_YW576bX0d9OqIPRyxr?usp=sharing


Instructions for making the video


The video must be recorded with one camera and the player and the instrument in the picture throughout. The video including whole pre-round program should be filmed without cuts in one entirety in the order listed above. It is allowed to warm the piccolo (without sound) before playing the excerpt.


Post-processing of the sound and/or picture is prohibited. A reasonable quality should be aimed at. The orchestra tunes in 442. Please upload your video via your Musicalchairs application.


Applications or video materials sent by e-mail will not be taken into consideration. Feedback on the videos is not given.


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.

Enquiries: orchestra@turku.fi.

Resources

Repertoire List
Audition Info
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