Vacancies

Viola tutti 50% (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Amsterdam Sinfonietta
  • Full description
    Viola tutti 50% (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Job share
    40%-60%
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Application deadline
    May 24, 2022
  • Additional notes

    Amsterdam Sinfonietta comprises 22 top-level musicians who play together in symbiosis. Led by artistic director Candida Thompson, the orchestra tours all over the world with adventurous programs and crossovers with other musical genres and art forms. Amsterdam Sinfonietta has evolved into the leading string orchestra of the Netherlands and a world-class orchestra.

    Characteristic of Amsterdam Sinfonietta is its innovative programming. Alongside the established string orchestra repertoire, the orchestra presents original and exciting combinations of musical works, connecting old and new music, well-known and unknown repertoire. The orchestra enters unexpected collaborations and performs groundbreaking program’s, including film, dance, and theatre.

    Amsterdam Sinfonietta plays around 8-10 projects a year which is the equivalent to a 50% job. However, the job share can fluctuate per year and the real workload will be between 40%-60%. The salary is in accordance with the national regulations of the Dutch Ensembles, section M, which will be between € 2.858,- and € 4.339,- pm for a full-time job. The start date is by mutual agreement, but preferably in September 2022.


    Profile

    We are looking for a versatile colleague who has a professional, enthusiastic, and flexible work ethic and who has the capacity to lead the group. Teamwork is a key word in our organization. As a member of the group, you may have the opportunity to participate in chamber music projects and contribute to our educational projects.

     

    Selection

    Please note that only correctly and fully completed Muvac applications will be taken into consideration by the selection committee. We would like all candidates to upload some recent videos of their own choice so we can get an impression of the candidate already. In your application in Muvac you have the option of uploading recent video material.

    The selection committee reserves the right to make a pre-selection based on application information.                         

    For further information about the vacancy please contact Jantine Postma (jantinepostma@sinfonietta.nl) or Stephan Heber (stephanheber@sinfonietta.nl), tel.: 0031-20 5270770.

  • Event
    • Audition – June 9, 2022 • 10:00
      Singelkerk Amsterdam
      Singel 452
      1017AW Amsterdam (Netherlands)
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  • Mandatory pieces

    The audition consists of two rounds, a short interview and playing chamber music with our musicians.


    First round

    • Concert of Bartók or Walton, first movement (exposition and cadenza (Bartok))
    • Bach - two contrasting movements from one of the solo suites




    Second round

    • Chamber music – Mozart, Divertimento in E flat, KV 563, first movement
    • Orchestra parts – will be sent with invitation
  • Required document(s)
    • Scan of passport or ID card
  • Video

    Video(s) are required for pre-selection purposes (details below).

    We would like all candidates to upload some recent videos of their own choice so we can get an impression of the candidate already. In your application in Muvac you have the option of uploading recent video material.

    The selection committee reserves the right to make a pre-selection based on application information.