Vacancies

orchestra jobs:

Solo-Flute

Temporary employment to begin 14th Jan 18 until 22ndApr 18 as a maternity leave cover with a chance of a substitute position during parental leave afterwards

Probespieltermin: 14. Oct 17, 10 am

Bewerbungsschluss: 22. Sep 17

Compulsory work
Mozart concerto G major or D major, 1stand 2ndmovement

Orchestral posts
Bach: St Matthew Passion
Beethoven: Leonora Overture No. 3
Beethoven: Eroica
Bizet: Carmen, Overture to the 3rd act
Brahms: 1st and 4th Symphony
Debussy: Prélude à làprès-midi d´un faune
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ravel: Daphnis (Solo)
Strauss: Rosenkavalier
Strauss: Salome

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 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: to be announced *

2nd Violin (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part-time contract
compulsory works: one 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: 26. Feb 18, 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 *

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: 15. Nov 17, 6 pm *

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).
audition: to be announced *

Bassoon (principal)

employment to begin 1st Mar 18
compulsory work: Mozart, Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major KV 191; Saint-Saëns, Bassoon Sonata op. 168 1st and 2nd movement
audition: to be announced *

Solo-Trombone

employment to begin 01. Apr 18
compulsory work: »Concertino« op. 4 by F. David 1st and 2nd movement.
auditions: to be announced *


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


Vacancies of the Academy of the Orchestra:

As for now, there are no free vacancies.

* The two-year education programme includes instrumental classes, chamber music and audition training besides the possibility to participate in rehearsals, concerts, recordings, tours and opera performances of the Gürzenich-Orchester. The scholarship accounts for 900 EUR per month. The age limit of the applicants is 27.


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 direct your application for the Academy of the orchestra to:

Orchesterakademie des Gürzenich-Orchesters
c/o Gürzenich-Orchester Köln
Bischofsgartenstrasse 1
50667 Köln

Only postal applications are taken into consideration.