Vacancies

orchestra jobs

Associate Concertmaster

employment to begin immediately
extra payment “TVK Tätigkeitszulage 1”, Dienstreduzierung
compulsory works: one Mozart concerto: either KV 216, 218 or 219 and one major violin concerto of own choice.
audition: 22. Nov 16, 10 am *

2nd Violin (principal)

employment to begin immediately
extra payment “TVK Tätigkeitszulage 1”
compulsory works: one Mozart concerto: either KV 216, 218 or 219 and one major violin concerto of own choice.
audition: to be announced

Viola (associate principal)

employment to begin immediately
compulsory work: Concerts of Stamitz or Hoffmeister as well as one concerto of own choice. (Bartók, Hindemith, Walton each completely).
audition: 20. Dec 16, 10 am *

Cello (associate principal)

employment to begin immediately
compulsory work: cello concerto D major of Haydn and one romantic concerto of own choice.
audition: to be announced *

2nd Violin (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part time 50%
compulsory works: Mozart concerto: either KV 216, 218 or 219 and one major violin concerto of own choice
audition: to be announced *

Principal Double Bass (coordinated)

employment to begin immediately
extra payment “TVK Tätigkeitszulage 1”
compulsory works: First and second movement of a classical concerto with cadenzas as well as first and second movement of a romantic concert.
audition: 15. Oct 16, 10 am  *

Principal Flute (coordinated)

employment to begin immediately
compulsory work:  Mozart concerto in D-Dur or G-Dur as well as Honegger, Danse de la Chèvre.
audition:  01. Jul 16, 6 pm *

Double Bass (tutti)

employment to begin 13th Mai 16, part-time contract
Compulsory work 1. round: first and second movement of a classical concerto without cadenzas 2. round: one concerto of own choice 3. round: orchestra excerpts.
audition: to be announced *

Double Bass (tutti)

employment to begin 1st Feb 17
Compulsory work 1. round: first and second movement of a classical concerto without cadenzas as well as first movement of a romantic concert 2. round: one concerto of own choice 3. round: orchestra excerpts.
audition: to be announced *

Cello (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part-time contract
compulsory work: Haydn cello concerto D major and one romantic concerto of own choice.
audition: to be announced *

* Candidates who are shortlisted for an audition will receive a written invitation and detailed information about the audition requirements.


Employments of the Orchesterakademie starting from season 2016/2017

Violin

audition: 27. Jun 16
number of employments: 2

Viola

audition: 27. Jun 16
number of employments: 1

Violoncello

audition: 13. Jun 16
number of employments: 1

Clarinet (German system)

audition: 27. Jun 16
number of employments: 1

Bassoon

audition: 15. Jun 16
number of employments: 1

Percussion

audition: 20. Jun 16
number of employments: 1

The education programme is extended over a period of two years and includes instrumental training, chamber music and audition training as well as the opportunity to attend rehearsals, concerts, recordings, tours and opera performances of the Gürzenich-Orchester.

The scholarship amounts to 900,00 € per month.
The age limit of the applicants will be 27 years.

Deadline for applications: 17. May 16


Application

The city of Cologne strives to employ a higher proportion of women in management positions and under-represented occupations. Therefore, women are especially invited to apply. Severely handicapped persons with equal qualifications and aptitudes are given preference. Part-time employment is welcomed. The department endeavours to comply with the wishes of applicants.

Application documents

+ curriculum vitae
+ certificates/ reports

Please do not send audio material.

Please direct your application to:

Gürzenich-Orchester Köln
Verwaltung
Bischofsgartenstr. 1
50667 Köln

Please highlight your application for the Orchesterakademie with the heading "Orchesterakademie des Gürzenich-Orchesters".

Only postal applications are taken into consideration.