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Jyväskylä Sinfonia has grown into a widely known European orchestra that constantly amazes its audiences with multifaceted and inspiring concerts. Throughout its over 60 years history, Jyväskylä Sinfonia has created unique performances that have confirmed the reputation of the orchestra.

Under its Chief Conductor Ville Matvejeff, Jyväskylä Sinfonia aims at continuous artistic development and generating holistic musical experiences at all performances.

The orchestra serves as the city's own professional symphony orchestra and has 38 musicians. Jyväskylä Sinfonia organizes over 100 music events annually, ranging from symphony concerts to entertaining evenings and educational audience work.

1st violin player

Basic salary EUR 2460,00 per month with a monthly paid media remuneration EUR 87,03

Audition: Monday 21st of May 2018 at 1 pm

Audition tasks:
1. W. A. Mozart: Violin concerto no 3 G, 4 D or 5 E, 1st movement with cadenza
2. J. S. Bach: Sonata for solo violin g minor (BWV 1001), 1st movement Adagio
3. Orchestral excerpts and chamber music tasks are published in our web site and they will be sent to the applicants after the application period has ended.

Position will be fulfilled
from 3rd of September 2018 or as agreed.

Audition takes place at the following address: Puistokatu 2 A, 6th floor (Kolmikulma shopping mall, in the centre of Jyväskylä).
Application period ends on Thursday 3rd of May 2018 at 3pm local time


Application should be sent by email or addressed to: Jyväskylä Sinfonia, Puistokatu 2 A, 40100 Jyväskylä, Finland.

Applications must include the following: full contact details, educational and performance experience. It should also be mentioned in the application whether the applicant would like to use Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s accompanist. The audition may include an interview. The applications arriving late are not accepted.

All the applicants will be invited to the audition.

General Manager Emma Anttila
+358 400 190 979, or, +358 400 640 109/Outi Räsänen

Orchestral excerpts and chamber music task:
J.S.Bach: St John Passion, 13. Aria (Ah, my soul) (bars 1-47)
W. A .Mozart: Symphony no 39, finale (until the first repeat)
J. Brahms:Symphony no 2, op 73, 1 mvt (A-B), (D with upbeat-F)
P.Tchaikovsky: Symphony nro 5, 2nd mvt (20 bars from beginning)
A. Dvořák: Symphony nro 9, 2nd mvt, Largo (44 bars)
J.Sibelius: Symphony nro 2, 3rd mvt (bars 203-293) and (301-303 beginning of finale)
G. Bizet: Carmen (rehearsal numbers 41-43)
E-J. Rautavaara: Symphony nro 7, 3rd mvt (bars 2-34, div. 1)
V-M. Puumala: Tear, div. 1 (A-E)
K. Lintinen: Concerto per orchestra (bars 329-367)
D. Shostakovich: Quintet op. 57, Intermezzo

Jyväskylä Sinfonia
Puistokatu 2 A
40100 Jyväskylä
Kaupungin vaihde: 014 266 0000
Sähköposti: jkl.sinfonia[at]

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