Vacancies

Principal Trombone (1) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Full description
    Principal Trombone (1) – Permanent
  • Obligatory instrument
    Alto trombone
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Permanent
  • Job share
    100%
  • Duration / Start
    By arrangement
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes

    Based on CV you will:

    -         either be invited directly to the main audition rounds

    or

    -         invited to do a live pre-round where you can qualify to participate in the main audition round.

    All pre-rounds and main rounds will be held within February 16-17th.

     

    Live pre round: 

    Ferdinand David 1st movement without cadenza, with piano

    Ravel: Bolero

    Mozart: Tuba Mirum 

    List of excerpts according to attached file

      

    Pre-audition/Audition will be held February 16-17th 2023 in Gothenburg Concert hall.

     

    For more information contact:

    Björn Lovén, Orchestra Manager,

    bjorn.loven@gso.se 

    Union representative SYMF: Ida Rostrup +46 (0) 709 75 81 81 ida.rostrup@gso.se

  • Mandatory pieces

    Printed music will come soon in attached file.


    Live pre round: 

    Ferdinand David 1st movement without cadenza, with piano

    Ravel: Bolero

    Mozart: Tuba Mirum 


    Solo piece main round:

    Max Bruch Kol Nidrei w/piano Beginning - B

    Dorsey: I'm getting sentimental over you - à capella

    Applicants should be prepared to play prima vista


  • Orchestral excerpts

    Excerpts for the main, 2nd and or sectional round: (15 excerpts)

    •  Sibelius Symf 7: the whole symphony
    • Nielsen Symf 4: 1st movement 10-12 
    • Ravel: Bolero
    • Mahler Symf 3: 1st mvmt, three excerpts: 13-17, upbeat to 33-34, one bar before 58-62 
    • Mahler Symf 2: movement 5, 10-11
    • Tjajkovskij 4, 3rd mvmt 
    • Wagner: Die Valküre: 3 Aufzug 1. Scene until 3rd bar of 6
    • Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony, solo exerpt
    • I’m Getting sentimental over you (music attached to mail) 
    • Mozart Requiem: Kyrie 
    • Schumann: 3rd symphony, 4th movement beginning until 3rd bar of A
    • Berg: Wozzeck: 1. Act, 133-136 
    • Rossini: La Gazza ladra: 3-4 
    • Bruckner: symph no. 8 last mvmt until 40 
    • Strauss: Zarathustra, four before 16 to 16 + seventh bar of 50 to five bars before 51
    • Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, two bars before 3 until five bars before 4 + four bars before 36 until fifth bar of 37


  • Personal letter

    CV and personal letter should be attached to your application.