Open Positions

For the following position Jyväskylä Sinfonia requires:


Audition: Wednesday 24th of April 2019 at 1 pm

Audition tasks:

W. A. Mozart: Violin concerto no 3 G, 4 D or 5 E, 1st movement with cadenza
J. S. Bach: Sonata for solo violin g minor (BWV 1001), 1st movement Adagio

List of orchestral excerpts and chamber music tasks is published on our web site and the excerpts will be sent to the applicants by email after the application period has ended.

Audition takes place at Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s rehearsal hall, Puistokatu 2 A, 6th floor (Kolmikulma shopping mall, in the centre of Jyväskylä).

Basic salary EUR 2550 per month with a monthly paid media remuneration EUR 88,14 (according to Main Municipal Agreement).  

Position will be fulfilled from 2nd of September 2019 or as agreed.  The probationary period is applied.

Applications 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 which of the compulsory works the applicant plays and whether the applicant would like to use the accompanist of Jyväskylä Sinfonia. The audition may include an interview. All the applicants will be invited to the audition.

Application period ends on Monday 8th of April 2019 at 3 pm local time. The applications arriving late are not accepted.


General Manager Nikke Isomöttönen
+358 400 872 168, or, +358 400 640 109/Outi Räsänen

Orchestral and chamber music excerpts

J. S. Bach: St. John Passion, 13th aria (Ah, my soul): bars 1–47
W. A. Mozart: Symphony no 39, finale: from beginning until the first repeat
J. Brahms: Symphony no 2, 1st mov: A–B and D with the upbeat
P. Tšaikovski: Symphony no 5, 2nd mov. bars 1-20
A. Dvořák: Symphony no 9, 2nd mov: bars 1–44
J. Sibelius: Symphony no 2, 3rd mov: bars 203–293 and bars 301-303 (beginning of finale)
G. Bizet: Carmen: rehearsal numbers 18–19
E. Rautavaara: Symphony no 7, 3rd mov: bars 2–34, div.1
V-M. Puumala: Tear: rehearsal numbers A–E, div. 1
K. Lintinen: Concerto per orchestra: bars 329–367
D. Šostakovitš: Quintet op. 57, Intermezzo: rehearsal numbers 68–70