Vacancies


orchestra jobs:

1st Violin (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part-time for 50%
compulsory works: Mozart concert (either KV 216, 218 or 219) and one romantic concerto of own choice.
audition: 16.12.19, 6 pm

2nd Violin voice leader

employment to begin immediately, extra payment "Tätigkeitszulage 1", reduction of duty
compulsory works: Mozart concert (either KV 216, 218 or 219) and one romantic concerto of own choice.
audition:
Round A: will be announced
Round B: 06.12.19, 5 pm

Solo-Trombone

employment to begin immediately
compulsory work: »Concertino« op. 4 by F. David 1st and 2nd movement
Audition: will be announced

Bassoon (principal)

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

2nd Bassoon

employment to begin immediately, with obligation for 3./4. bassoon
audition: will be announced *

Piccolo

employment to begin at 01.09.19, with obligation for 2./3./4. flute
extra payment "Tätigkeitszulage 2"
audition: will be announced

Principal Double Bass (coordinated)

employment to begin immediately
extra payment “TVK Tätigkeitszulage 1”
reduction of duty
compulsory works: First and second movement of a classical concerto with cadenzas as well as first and second movement of a romantic concert.
audition: 06.12.19, 7 pm

Double Bass (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part-time contract (50%)
assignment mainly in concerts
Compulsory work: 1. round: a classical concerto; orchestra excerpts possible › 2. round: one romantic concerto of own choice; orchestra excerpts possible › 3. round: orchestra excerpts.
audition: 12.12.19, 6 pm
Applications for this position only via muvac.com

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: 21.01.20, 6 pm *

Viola (principal)

employment to begin immediately, special contract
compulsory work: Concerts of Stamitz or Hoffmeister as well as one concerto of own choice. (Bartók, Hindemith, Walton each completely).
audition: 11.09.19, 10 am *

Further information about the audition

* Payment: company-based tariff agreement (above the agreed pay scale). Candidates who are shortlisted for an audition will receive a written invitation and detailed information about the audition requirements.


Vacancies of the Academy in the season 2019/2020:

Violoncello (1)

Audition: 01.07.19, 10 am
Application deadline: 09.06.19

Flute (1)

Audition: 08.07.19, 12:30 am
Programme: 
Mozart Concerto : 1st und 2nd movement
Vivaldi Concerto C major: 2nd movement
Orchestral repertoire:
Flute: Brahms - 4th Symphony, Ravel - the solo from Daphnis, Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream, Beethoven - Leonore Overture
Piccolo: Rossini - Semiramis, Mozart - Zauberflöte , Schostakowitsch - 8th Symphony 2nd and 4th movement

Über die Ausbildung

Die 22-monatige Ausbildung umfasst die Mitwirkung bei Proben, Konzerten, Opern und ggf. Kinderopern des Gürzenich-Orchesters, ggf. Teilnahme an Tourneen, Kammermusik, mentales Coaching, Physiocoaching, Unterricht bei Mitgliedern des Orchesters, Probespieltrainings.

Monatliche Ausbildungsvergütung: 900.-€ brutto
Monatliches Stipendium: 75.-€ netto

more information

Requirements for application

- age limit: 27 years at the beginning of the academy
- proof of an instrument insurance
- certificate of matriculation

Participation at the audition is only possible with an invitation. Please be present at least 20 minutes before the beginning of the audition.


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