Principal Trumpet (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Brussels Philharmonic
  • Full description
    Principal Trumpet (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
  • Type
  • Job share
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Salary
    according to CLA Performing Arts – Music (PC 304) and depending on relevant experience; see
  • Application deadline
    April 23, 2023
  • Additional notes

    Full-time position, 70% job share.

    Programme to be announced.

    Please be advised:

    - Location to be confirmed.

    - Tuning: A = 442 Hz.

    - The jury may make a pre-selection before inviting candidates.

    - Brussels Philharmonic does not reimburse travel and accommodation expenses.

    - On the day of the audition, invited candidates need to be present by 9:30 AM at the very latest.

    - Invited candidates will receive an e-mail with more practical information a few days before the audition.

  • Event
    • Audition – May 22, 2023 • 10:00
  • Mandatory pieces

    First round:

    - J. Haydn, Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, Hob.: VII e/1 (1st and 2nd movement)

    Second round:

    - H. Tomasi, Concerto pour trompette et orchestre (1st movement)

  • Orchestral excerpts

    Orchestral excerpts (first and second round):

    • L. van Beethoven, Leonore Overture No. 3
    • M. Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel), Pictures at an Exhibition
    • G. Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F
    • G. Mahler, Symphony No. 5
    • G. Mahler, Symphony No. 3
    • M. Ravel, Piano Concerto in G
    • M. Ravel, Bolero
    • O. Respighi, Pini di Roma
    • I. Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring
    • I. Stravinsky, Pulcinella
    • I. Stravinsky, Petrushka
    • N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Sheherazade
    • R. Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra
  • Personal letter

    Please take a moment to tell us why you want to play principal trumpet with the Brussels Philharmonic.