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 ed-ucation. Its home is the Sibelius Hall, famous for its magnificent acoustics. The orchestra, together with its Principal Conductor Dima Slobodeniouk, seeks to recruit first-class players with good team-working skills.

The Lahti Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the position of

Viola Player and Principal Trumpet

Work starts at January 7th, 2020.


Viola Player

The salary, including the individual pay component and recording supplement is 2637–2848 € per month.

Audition repertoire

Please choose one of the following:

o   F. A. Hoffmeister: Viola Concerto D Major, 1st and 2nd mvt with cadenzas or

o   Stamitz: Viola Concerto in D, 1st and 2nd mvt with cadenzas.

Please choose one of the following:

o   Bartok: Viola Concerto, 1st mvt or

o   Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher or

o   Walton: Viola Concerto, 1st mvt.

An invitation to the audition together with orchestral excerpts will be sent by email to selected candidates on Thursday October 3rd, 2019 (during that day).

Auditions at October 19th–20th, 2019

The orchestra will choose the participants to the audition based on the information in the applications.

The Auditions will be held in the Kalevi Aho Hall of the Lahti Music Institute (Hämeenkatu 4, Lahti) on Saturday October 19th, 2019 from 11 a.m. onwards and cont´d possibly Sunday October 20th if needed.

Applications

Closing date for applications is Thursday September 26th, 2019. Please fill in your application primarily at www.kuntarekry.fi  or secondarily please send it by email to audition(a)lahti.fi

In the application you must give all the following information:

o   full contact details (home address, email and telephone number),

o   brief Curriculum vitae,

o   work details / repertoire you chose to play and

o   please inform whether you wish to use accompanist provided by the orchestra.

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. The city of Lahti is a smoke-free working place.

Enquiries

Maija Kylkilahti, Deputy General Manager, audition(a)lahti.fi

Viola Player (pdf-file)


Principal Trumpet

The salary, including the individual pay component and recording supplement is 3099–3347 € per month.

Audition repertoire

Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto, Hob.VIIe:1, E-flat major: 1st movement (Allegro) and cadenzas with Bb-trumpet *)

Henri Tomasi: Trumpet Concerto; 1st  movement until cadenza

An invitation to the audition together with orchestral excerpts will be sent by email to selected candidates on Thursday October 17th, 2019 (during that day).

Auditions at November 2nd 2019

The orchestra will choose the participants to the audition based on the information in the applications

The Auditions will be held in the Kalevi Aho Hall of the Lahti Music Institute (Hämeenkatu 4, Lahti) on Saturday Nobember 2nd, 2019 from 11 a.m. onwards.

Please note that there is a duty to play Bb-trumpet in the Audition (Haydn).

Applications

Closing date for applications is Thursday October 10th 2019. Please fill in your application primarily at www.kuntarekry.fi or secondarily please send it by email to audition(a)lahti.fi

In the application you must give all the following information:

o   full contact details (home address, email and telephone number),

o   brief Curriculum vitae and

o   please inform whether you wish to use accompanist provided by the orchestra.

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. The city of Lahti is a smoke-free working place.

Enquiries

Maija Kylkilahti, Deputy General Manager, audition(a)lahti.fi

Principal Trumpet (pdf-file, updatet August 16th)

*) The change on audition annoucement updated on August 16th 2019 (original version on August 14th 2019). The b-trumpet has been updated to Bb-trumpet.