Vacancies

Violinist, chamber music, full time (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Ensemble MidtVest
  • Full description
    Violinist, chamber music, full time (1) – Permanent
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Job share
    100%
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Salary
    Salary and terms of employment follow the agreements for solo positions between the regional orchestras and the Danish musician’
  • Application deadline
    June 1, 2022
  • Additional notes

    VIOLINIST, chamber music, full time

    Ensemble MidtVest (Denmark) has the preceding vacancy to fill, starting November 1st, 2022, or by agreement.

    Audition will be held in Herning, Denmark on September 24th

    and 25th, 2022.

    VIDEO APPLICATION:

    All applicants must record a video with 1 solo movement for violin by J. S. Bach of their choice.

    The video must be attached to the application.

    1st ROUND:

    W. A. Mozart: 1st movement of violin concerto no. 3, 4 or 5 of own choice. Only exposition and cadenza.

    2nd ROUND:

    1st movement from a violin concerto by Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn or Sibelius of own choice.

    3rd ROUND:

    Chamber music with musicians from the ensemble, followed by an interview lasting 10-15 minutes.

    Repertoire:

    L. v. Beethoven: Septet, E flat major, op. 20, movements 1 and 4

    W. A. Mozart: Piano quartet, E flat major, KV 493, 1st movement


    The first round is to be played behind a screen. A piano accompanist will be provided. All chamber music excerpts can be downloaded from the ensemble’s webpage from July 1st, 2022.

    The ensemble does not cover travel expenses, accommodation, catering etc.

    Salary and terms of employment follow the agreements for solo positions between the regional orchestras and the Danish musician’s union.

    The probation period is one year. Applicants from non-EU countries should inform themselves about regulations and conditions concerning residence and work permits in Denmark.

    The application including a detailed CV should be sent by email to info@emv.dk. The application needs to be submitted by 12 pm June 1st, 2022, at the latest.

    For more information about Ensemble MidtVest, please look at www.emv.dk


    About Ensemble MidtVest (EMV)

    EMV plays chamber music of the highest artistic quality and delivers extraordinary music

    experiences. We live in the field of tension between the traditional chamber concerts and new innovative formats, and we challenge the chamber music's expressive possibilities with the aim of creating a personal relationship with audiences of all kinds.

    Ensemble MidtVest consists of 9 classical musicians, which together form an ensemble consisting of a string trio, a wind quintet and a pianist, plus an administration.

    The ensemble is one of Denmark's five basic ensembles supported by the Statens Kunstfond and Herning, Holstebro and Struer municipalities.

    We play approx. 100 concerts a year distributed locally, nationally and internationally, and it is our vision to make the last 500 years of classical music repertoire as well as free improvisation present and relevant to the audience of the 21st century.

  • Mandatory pieces

    VIDEO APPLICATION:

    All applicants must record a video with 1 solo movement for violin by J. S. Bach of their choice.

    The video must be attached to the application.

    1st ROUND:

    W. A. Mozart: 1st movement of violin concerto no. 3, 4 or 5 of own choice.

    Only exposition and cadenza.

    2nd ROUND:

    1st movement from a violin concerto by Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn or Sibelius of own choice.

    3rd ROUND:

    Chamber music with musicians from the ensemble, followed by an interview lasting 10-15 minutes.

    Repertoire:

    L. v. Beethoven: Septet, E flat major, op. 20, movements 1 and 4

    W. A. Mozart: Piano quartet, E flat major, KV 493, 1st movement