Solo Oboe (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Esbjerg Ensemble
  • Full description
    Solo Oboe (1) – Permanent
  • Obligatory instrument
    Oboe / English Horn
  • Number of positions
  • Type
  • Job share
  • Duration / Start
    September 1, 2023
  • Salary
    Between DKK 395.014 and DKK 543.252. Further to the salary is a 14,25% pension contribution, an extensive public health care sys
  • Application deadline
    June 3, 2023
  • Additional notes

    Known for its innovative and versatile programming Esbjerg Ensemble performs chamber music repertoire spanning from classical to contemporary music, with an uncompromising sense of quality. The Ensemble currently consists of ten passionate and expressive musicians from around the world, all selected for their unique qualities comprising of wind quintet, string quartet and percussion. The ensemble collaborates regularly with guest pianists as well as other artists which enables it to present unique constellations of chamber music.

    On Sunday, 18th June 2023 we will be holding an audition for the oboe position. The position is full-time, and the successful candidate will be required to start on 1st September 2023, or otherwise as mutually agreed. The first year of employment will be probationary.

  • Mandatory pieces

    Repertoire for audition:

    First Round:

    Mozart: Concerto C Major, KV 314-285D, 1st movement Allegro with cadenza

    Henri Dutilleux: Sonata for oboe and piano

    Second Round:

    Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet Op. 43

    1st movement Allegro ben moderato

    3rd movement Preludium, Adagio and the first 16 bars of Tema con variation, Un poco andantino on English Horn

    Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F Major No. 30, KV370 1st movement Allegro and 2nd movement Adagio

    Third Round

    Benjamin Britten: Phantasy Quartet op. 2

    André Jolivet: Sonatine for oboe and bassoon 1st movement Ouverture