Vacancies

orchestra jobs:

2nd Violin (principal)

employment to begin immediately, reduction of duty
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: 07. Jul 17, 6 pm *

1st Violin (tutti)

employment to begin 1st Jun 18
compulsory works: Mozart concert (either KV 216, 218 or 219) and one romantic concerto of own choice.
audition: 28. Nov 17, 10 am *

2nd/3rd Bassoon

employment to begin immediately, including obligation for 4th bassoon
compulsory work: Mozart, bassoon concerto in B flat major (1st and 2nd movement).
audition: 06. Jun 17, 10 am *

Cello (tutti)

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

Cello (associate principal)

employment to begin immediately
compulsory work: cello concerto D major of Haydn and one romantic concerto of own choice.
application deadline: 01. Jun 17

auditions *
Round A: 11 Jul 17, 10 am
Round B: 12 Jul 17, 10 am

Further information about the auditions for Cello (associate principal)

Solo-Trombone

employment to begin 01. Apr 18
compulsory work: »Concertino« op. 4 by F. David 1st and 2nd movement.
application deadline: 16. Jun 17

auditions *
Round A: 29 Aug 17, 10 am
Round B: 01 Sep 17, 6 pm
Further information about the auditions for Solo-Trombone


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: 10. Jul 17, 10 am *

Double Bass (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part-time contract
Compulsory work: 1. round: concerto in E major by Dittersdorf; orchestra excerpts possible › 2. round: one romantic concerto of own choice; orchestra excerpts possible › 3. round: orchestra excerpts.
audition: to be announced *

Double Bass (tutti)

employment to begin immediately
Compulsory work 1. round: concerto in E major by Dittersdorf; orchestra excerpts possible › 2. round: one romantic concerto of own choice; orchestra excerpts possible › 3. round: orchestra excerpts.
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: to be announced *

Viola (principal)

employment to begin 1st Mar 18, special contract
compulsory work: Concerts of Stamitz or Hoffmeister as well as one concerto of own choice. (Bartók, Hindemith, Walton each completely).

auditions *
Round A: 04. Sep 17, 10 am
Round B: 07. Sep 17, 18 pm

Further information about the auditions for Solo-Viola

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


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

Only postal applications are taken into consideration.