Open vacancies

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra is a dynamic, innovative orchestra maintained by the Finnish city of Lahti. Major functions are, in addition to offering audiences a wide range of concerts, touring, recording and education. Its home is the Sibelius Hall, famous for its magnificent acoustics. The orchestra, together with its Principal Conductor Dalia Stasevska, seeks to recruit first-class players with good team-working skills.

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the position of Flute player (3. flute /piccolo)

The salary, including the individual pay component and recording supplement is 2836-3063 € per month. Work starts at August 8th 2022.

The flautist serves as the orchestra’s primary piccolo player. When selecting a player for this post, we will attach importance to his/her experience in similar positions, and to good collaborative and interactive skills.

Audition repertoire
W. A. Mozart: Flute Concerto G Major
A. Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto C Major,  1. and 2. Movements

Orchestral excerpts: Excerpts will be sent by e-mail on 29th of April 2022.

Applications
Closing date for applications is 28th April 2022. Please fill in your application at kuntarekry.fi.

Audition 31st May 2022
The orchestra will choose the participants to the audition based on the information in the applications.

Invitations to the audition will be sent on 29th April 2022.

The orchestra may invite the candidates directly to the second round.

The Audition will be held in the Kalevi Aho Hall of the Lahti Music Institute (Hämeenkatu 4, Lahti) on 31st May 2022 from 11 a.m. onwards.

The applicant should also prepare for an interview. Should a present member of the orchestra be appointed to the post, his or her successor may be selected at this same audition. The selected person must present an acceptable medical certificate before signing the employment contract, and a trial period (6 months) is assigned to the selected person.

Enquiries
Maija Kylkilahti, Deputy General Manager, audition@lahti.fi

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the position of Principal 1. violin

The salary, including the individual pay component and recording supplement is 3067-3312 € per month. Work starts at August 8th 2022.

Principal 1. violin, together with the concertmasters, is responsible for rehearsing, supervising and developing the string sections, maintaining his/her soloistic skills as required by the orchestral repertoire, and providing advice on obtaining assistant and substitute players for the First Violin section. When selecting a player for this post, we will attach importance to his/her experience in similar positions, and to good collaborative and interactive skills.

Audition repertoire
Choose the other of the following:
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in. D KV218; 1st mvt. with cadenza or
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A KV219; 1st mvt. with cadenza

Romantic concerto of the applicant´s own choice, 1st mvt

Applications
Closing date for applications is 2nd May 2022. Please fill in your application at kuntarekry.fi.

Audition 2nd June 2022
The orchestra will choose the participants to the audition based on the information in the applications.

Invitations to the audition will be sent on 3rd May 2022.

The orchestra may invite the candidates directly to the second round.

The Audition will be held in the Kalevi Aho Hall of the Lahti Music Institute (Hämeenkatu 4, Lahti) on 2nd June 2022 from 11 a.m. onwards.

The applicant should also prepare for an interview. Should a present member of the orchestra be appointed to the post, his or her successor may be selected at this same audition. The selected person must present an acceptable medical certificate before signing the employment contract, and a trial period (6 months) is assigned to the selected person.

Enquiries
Maija Kylkilahti, Deputy General Manager, audition@lahti.fi