Open position: Principal viola
TAPIOLA SINFONIETTA INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR PRINCIPAL VIOLA for permanent position starting August 21, 2023.
The principal viola along with another principal viola is leading the section with courageous and visionary example in co-operation with the concertmasters and other section leaders. The two principals are making sure the work is divided evenly among the section's players as well as maintaining their soloistic preparedness. The position requires leadership skills and soloistic preparedness. We value initiative in artistic matters as well as overall innovative attitude. Audience outreach and chamber music in smaller ensembles are a vital part of the Tapiola Sinfonietta's activities and the musician's job description.
View the video in which Jussi Tuhkanen talks about the upcoming principal viola audition: https://youtu.be/7T9fCXl7WCk(external link)
The orchestra selects the musicians to the audition based on the applications. The audition is held in the Espoo Cultural Centre's Tapiola Hall (address Kulttuuriaukio 2, 02100 Espoo) on Monday June 5, 2023 starting at 10:00 am. Tuesday June 6, 2023 is also reserved for the audition. The orchestra does not compensate any costs of the audition for the applicants. The orchestra provides a pianist for the audition.
Audition repertoire and sheet music
See the link: https://espoo365-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/tapiola_sinfonietta_espoo_fi/EScrqLGmWrlOigukcZd30DoBM2BtxAQzJJmdEsjHoW42Ug?e=jQAZcx(external link)
Applications are accepted starting March 6, 2023. Closing date for the applications is Monday April 3rd 2023 at 3:45 pm through the recruiting system Kuntarekry (search term: Tapiola Sinfonietta): https://www.kuntarekry.fi/fi/tyopaikat/principal-viola-tapiola-sinfonietta-espoo-05-32-23/(external link)
The work starts on August 21, 2023 or according to a mutual agreement.
More information (during office hours): II Manager Anna Jaskiewicz, tel. +358 40 6206051, email@example.com