Second Solo Player and Two Tutti Positions in the Second Violin Group (3) – Permanent

  • Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester
  • Full description
    Second Solo Player and Two Tutti Positions in the Second Violin Group (3) – Permanent
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  • Duration / Start
    April 17, 2023
  • Application deadline
  • Additional notes

    Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester / South Denmark Philharmonic will conduct auditions for the 2nd Solo player and two tutti positions in the 2nd violin group


    The audition will take place on Tuesday, February the 7th, 2023 starting at 10 A.M.

    Employment begins from the 17th of April, 2023, or by agreement with the winning candidate.

    Deadline for application: January 24th, 2023 at 12.00 P.M.


    Alsion Concert Hall

    Alsion 2, 6400 Sønderborg


    AUDITION Details

    The audition will be held in two rounds. The first round will be played behind a screen.

    The orchestra will provide a pianist for the audition on February the 7th 2023 and there will be time for a short rehearsal with the pianist for each participant right before their audition.


    1st Round

    • Mozart: Violin Concerto: No. 3 (KV 2016), No. 4 (KV 2018) or No. 5 (KV 2019): 1st movement. Only the exposition and the cadenza
    • Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20 (Orchestral excerpt, 2nd violin part)

    2nd Round

    • Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Sibelius or Nielsen Violin Concertos: First movement with cadenza.
    • D. Shostakovich: Waltz (Part: Violin II) from Five Pieces for 2 Violins and Piano • To be played together with the Principal and a Pianist
    • J.S.Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Orchestra excerpt)
    • C. Nielsen: Helios Ouverture, Op. 17 (Orchestral excerpt)
    • J. Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1, 3rd Movement (Orchestra excerpt)
    • C. Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, 2nd Movement (Orchestra excerpt)
    • L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, 2nd Movement (Orchestra excerpt)

    All participants, both those applying for the SOLO and the TUTTI positions, will play all of the above excerpts.

    The orchestral excerpts will be available for download from the orchestra website: from Monday the 21st of November, 2022.


    The salary package is paid according to the agreement between the Danish Regional Orchestras and the Danish Musicians’ Union (DMF) and is commensurate with professional orchestral experience.


    Application forms are available by e-mail from or by direct download from the orchestra’s website:

    Applicants with non-EU citizenship are responsible for obtaining valid residence and work permits by the time of employment in Denmark.

    The completed application should be sent to no later than January 24th 2023, at noon.

    For questions regarding the audition please contact the producer for The South Denmark Philharmonic at +45 48 80 89 58 or


    Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester (SSO) / South Denmark Philharmonic is a symphony orchestra with 65 members based in Sønderborg, Denmark. It serves as the state orchestra for Denmark’s South Jutland region and Southern Schleswig in Germany. The orchestra plays around 155 concerts per year – classical symphonic music, chamber music, school concerts, and opera.