Principal Viola (alt.) Tromsø (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Arctic Philharmonic
  • Full description
    Principal Viola (alt.) Tromsø (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
  • Type
  • Job share
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Salary
    Remuneration is in accordance with CREO’s prevailing remuneration scale for Arctic Philharmonic.
  • Application deadline
    March 30, 2023
  • Additional notes

    The Arctic Philharmonic has a full-time permanent position open as a Principal Viola (alt.) with work-base Tromsø.

    The Arctic Philharmonic is an expanding orchestra. Today, the group of musicians in Tromsø is a Chamber Orchestra of 21 musicians where Henning Kraggerud is Artistic Director. A significant part of productions are co-productions together with the group of musicians residing in Bodø. The section leader viola alternates with the other section leaders on viola residing in Tromsø/Bodø. A typical season covers a broad range of repertoire, including chamber music, contemporary music, symphonic repertoire, ballet and opera. Read more about the Arctic Philharmonic’s structure at

    Desired qualifications: 

    High artistic level.

    Flexible, with interest for different music styles.

    Excellent cooperation skills and leadership skills.

    Can identify with our core values.

    Work language is Norwegian. The orchestra can offer some reimbursement for language lessons.

    Sector: Public

    Type of enterprise: Institution

    Type of position: Permanent, 100%.

    Place of work: Tromsø (with obligation to tour)

    Application procedure:

    Applications are to be sent to and must include video and CV with references.

    Deadline for applications: 30th of March 2023


    1st round: Video/application

    2nd and 3rd round: (by invitation): 30th and 31st of May 2023 in Tromsø

    Audition repertoire and video: see our webpages

    Candidates that reach the final round of the audition will be offered reimbursements for travel costs up to a total of NOK 2500,- on presentation of receipts. 

    Finalists should anticipate to play some weeks in the orchestra as a part of an extended audition (remunerated as freelance commission).