Vacancies

orchestra jobs:

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: 07. Jul 17, 6 pm *

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.
application deadline: 20. Oct 16
audition: 21. Dec 16, 10 am *

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
first audition: 11. Jan 17, 10 am
main audition: 12. Jan 17, 10 am *

1st Violin (tutti)

employment to begin 1st May 17
compulsory works: Mozart concerto: either KV 216, 218 or 219 and one romantic concerto of own choice
audition: 17. Jan 17, 10 am *

2nd/3rd Trombone (Wechselposaune)

employment to begin 1st Apr 18
compulsory work: »Concertino« op. 4 by F. David 1st and 2nd movement.
audition: 9th Jun 17, 10 am *

Viola

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: 22. Feb 17, 6 pm *

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 *

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.
application deadline: 05. Dez 16
auditions *
A-audition: 16. Jan 17, 9:30 am and 19. Jan 17, 2 pm
B-audition: 20. Jan 17, 6 pm

Information sheet about the audition process Principal Flute

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: 17. Feb 17, 6 pm *

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: 17. Feb 17, 6 pm*

Cello (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part-time contract
compulsory work: Haydn cello concerto D major and one romantic concerto of own choice.
application deadline: 06. Nov 16
audition: 05. Jan 17, 6 pm *

* 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.