Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Denmark

Chief Conductor: Marc Soustrot
Principal Guest Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Artistic Director: Jesper Nordin


is seeking:

English Horn / 3rd Oboe

The audition takes place: Saturday, September 12th 2020

Required material for audition:

  • 1st round: Paul Hindemith: Sonata for English Horn and Piano (1941), 1st Movement, + orchestral excerpts
  • 2nd round: W.A. Mozart: Concerto for Oboe, C major, KV 314, 1st movement without cadenza, + orchestral excerpts
  • 3rd round: Orchestral excerpts

All music to be played in orchestral tuning A = 442 hz

Orchestral excerpts will be sent electronically to the applicants after the closing date for applications – and will be available via this page from August 12th.

The audition will take place at the Symphonic Hall at Musikhuset Aarhus (Concert Hall Aarhus), Skovgaardsgade 2C, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. The Aarhus Symphony Orchestra will provide a pianist on the day of the audition, but travelling expenses and expenses for accommodation must be met by the applicant.

SALARY: Salary pursuant to the current agreements between the musicians’ union and the Danish regional symphony orchestras.

NB: Candidates are asked to keep themselves informed as to the current rules and regulations concerning work permit in Denmark.

Closing date for applications: Monday, August 24th 2020

Only applications submitted via the form below will be accepted:

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Please upload a detailed resume of your education. Details must include names of institutions, dates and years of attendance, plus names of principal teachers. (PDF-format preferred, but Word, RTF og Text-format allowed).
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Please upload a detailed resume of your orchestral experience. Details must include names of orchestras, type of employment (full-time, contract, assistent), plus dates and years of employment. (PDF-format preferred, but Word, RTF og Text-format allowed).

Further questions can be emailed to: aso-audition@mkb.aarhus.dk

Production Manager
Nicholas Pilvang
Mobile: (+45) 4050 8422
Aarhus Symfoniorkester
Musikhuset Aarhus,
Skovgaardsgade 2C
8000 Aarhus C

About the orchestra and the city:

Aarhus Symphony Orchestra: www.aarhussymfoni.dk
The City of Aarhus: www.aarhus.dk