Vacancies

Percussions / Timbales (1) – Academy

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
  • Full description
    Percussions / Timbales (1) – Academy
  • Number of positions
    1
  • Type
    Academy
  • Job share
    50%
  • Duration / Start
    September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2023
  • Application deadline
    Closed
  • Additional notes

    Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra Academy

    The newly created Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra Academy will offer the best of orchestra academy experience to seven academists, an excellent orchestral education in Luxembourg over a 2 year period starting in September 2021. 

    The programme offers:

    • Performing in concerts, recordings and tours as a member of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg during 20 weeks per season
    • Mentoring sessions with your personal mentor and other members of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
    • Tailor-made coaching sessions and workshops (Alexander technique, yoga, stress management etc.)
    • Participating in chamber music projects and private concerts
    • Audition training to prepare your further career
    • Indemnity of 1.330,- €/month
    • Housing facilities in a newly renovated house that accommodates all academists in the heart of Luxembourg City
    • Health insurance
    • Participation certificate
    • Free public transportation in Luxembourg

     

    You are eligible to apply if you are younger than 27 years old on the day of the audition and hold a Bachelor’s degree (or are in the final year of a BA programme).

     

    A first selection will be made based on the submitted application material (resume and cover letter) by members of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg by May 2021.


  • Event
    • Audition – June 10, 2021 • 10:00
      Philharmonie Luxembourg
      1, Place de l'Europe
      L-1499 Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
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  • Event notes

    Please be advised:

    - OPL does not reimburse travel and accommodation expenses.

    Instruments of competition

     

    Snare:                  Pearl Philharmonic (14´´,natural skin)

     

    Xylophone:         Studio 49 (system: 2 levels; 3.5 octaves, f1-c5)

     

    Glockenspiel:    Studio 49 (system: 1 level with pedal; 2 3/4 octaves, g2-e5)

     

    Marimba:            Yamaha (system: 2 levels; 5 octaves, C-c4)

     

    Timpani:              Adams Professional (plastic skin), boths installations possible (french or german set-up)

                                Wiener Kurbelpauken (natural skin / Beethoven) (french or german set-up)

     

    Vibraphone:       Musser Model Lionel Hampton (system: 1 level with pedal and motor; 3 octaves, f3-f6)

     

    Tambourine:     Rhazade / reLink / pivate instrument

     

    Cymbales:          22´´19´´17´´13´´inch

     

    Bass Drum:        Lefima (natural skin)

     

    Triangel:              Kolberg

     

    Warm-up room instruments for first round

     

    Snare:                  Pearl Philharmonic (14´´,natural skin)

     

    Xylophone:          Studio 49 (system: 2 levels; 3.5 octaves, f1-c5)

     

    Tambourin:         Grover   

  • Mandatory pieces

    1er Tour

    Snare

    Delécluse                            Test- Claire 

    2ème Tour

    Xylophone (free choice of one piece a or b)  

    a) Goldenberg Etude N°18

    b) Sommerfeldt Musik for En Slakverker 3

    Timpani

    Keune Etude N° 142

    Marimba

    Bach Cello Suite N°1 Prélude

  • Orchestral excerpts

    1er Tour

    Xylophone

    Stravinsky                            L´Oiseau de Feu *

    Hindemith                           Kammermusik No. 1 * 

    Tambourine

    Bizet, Debussy,                  Etude

    Stravinsky, Korsakow,

    Berlioz                                                 

    2ème Tour

    Snare

    Rimskij- Korsakow             Scheherazade *

    Shostakovich                    Symphony No.7

    Bartok                                  Concerto for Orchestra (2. Giuoco delle coppie)

    Suppé                                  Pique Dame (ed. Franz Krüger) 

    Glockenspiel

    Debussy                              La Mer *

    Dukas                                   L`Apprenti Sorcier * 

    Vibraphone

    Bernstein                             West Side Story * 

    Timpani

    Beethoven                           Symphony No.5 ( 3 & 4) *

                   

    Cymbales, Triangle, BassDrum

    on demand

    * Version Gschwendtner/Ulrich

  • Personal letter

    Merci de détailler sommairement votre motivation à passer ce concours.

    Thank you to briefly detail your motivation to pass this audition .

  • Prerequisites
    • Maximum age on June 10, 2021: 27
  • Required document(s)
    • Diploma
    • Scan of passport or ID card
    • Portrait photo