Principal Timpani 100% (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Arctic Philharmonic
  • Full description
    Principal Timpani 100% (1) – Permanent
  • Obligatory instrument
  • Number of positions
  • Type
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Salary
    Remuneration is in accordance with CREO’s prevailing remuneration scale for Arctic Philharmonic (Gross fee NOK 583 958,- – NOK 6
  • Application deadline
  • Additional notes

    The Arctic Philharmonic has a full-time permanent position open as a Principal Timpani with obligation to play percussion, with work-base Bodø. The position has duty as Sectional Leader.

    The Arctic Philharmonic is an expanding orchestra. Today, the group of musicians in Bodø is a Sinfonietta of 15 musicians with one musician on each part. A significant part of productions are co-productions together with the group of musicians residing in Tromsø. 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.

    Versatile, with interest for different music styles.

    Excellent cooperation skills and leadership skills.

    Can identify with our core values.

    Work language is Norwegian. The orchestra offers reimbursement for language lessons.

    Salary: Remuneration is in accordance with CREO’s prevailing remuneration scale for Arctic Philharmonic (Gross fee NOK 583 958,- – NOK 651 301,- (depending on seniority).

    Sector: Public

    Type of enterprise: Institution

    Type of position: Permanent, 100%.

    Place of work: Bodø (with obligation to tour)

    Application procedure:

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

    Deadline for applications: 1st of June 2020

    Selected candidates will be invited to audition.

    Audition (by invitation): 17th and 18th of August 2020 in Stormen Concert Hall, Bodø.

    Audition repertoire: see our webpages.

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

    Questions about the position: Orchestra Director Geir Nordeng (

    Our lists of applicants remain public information, and names of applicants may be released to the media.