Category Archives: Double Bass jobs

Double Bass Job – Section Double Bass – China

Performance, with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Closing date: 27 Aug 2017Required Repertoire:
1. First Round – DVD submission (Applicant may choose to record 1 movement of a concerto and 3 contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice). Submitted recordings have to be video, audio recordings will disqualify the applicant and not be considered.
2. Second Round – Live Audition, including:
1) Two solo pieces of the applicant’s choice, including:
a) One piece from Classical or Baroque period.
b) One piece from Romantic period.
2) Sight Reading of orchestral excerpts
How to Apply
1. Download the application from the website
2. Mail the application form and DVD to Human Resources, 1380 Middle Fuxing Road, Shanghai, China. Postcode 200031 OR email to audition@shsymphony.com
Application Deadline:
August 27, 2017
Time and Place:
The live audition will be held in the beginning of October 2017, applicants with successful DVDs will be notified by email no later than September 8, 2017. The audition will take place at Shanghai Symphony Hall,

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Double Bass Job – Section Double Bass – China

Performance, with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Closing date: 27 Aug 2017Required Repertoire:
1. First Round – DVD submission (Applicant may choose to record 1 movement of a concerto and 3 contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice). Submitted recordings have to be video, audio recordings will disqualify the applicant and not be considered.
2. Second Round – Live Audition, including:
1) Two solo pieces of the applicant’s choice, including:
a) One piece from Classical or Baroque period.
b) One piece from Romantic period.
2) Sight Reading of orchestral excerpts
How to Apply
1. Download the application from the website
2. Mail the application form and DVD to Human Resources, 1380 Middle Fuxing Road, Shanghai, China. Postcode 200031 OR email to audition@shsymphony.com
Application Deadline:
August 27, 2017
Time and Place:
The live audition will be held in the beginning of October 2017, applicants with successful DVDs will be notified by email no later than September 8, 2017. The audition will take place at Shanghai Symphony Hall,

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Double Bass Job – Double Bass – Japan

Performance, with Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra. Closing date: 11 Dec 2017Qualified Core Member will be engaged for the period beginning on September 1, 2018 and ending August 31, 2019. The contract can be renewed every year up to August 31, 2021. The compensation is Yen 3,600,000, pre-tax, (approx. US$ 32,731, € 29,096) per year. Visit our website for full details.

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Double Bass Job – Double bass player (tutti) – Finland

Performance, with Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Closing date: 1 Nov 2017The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (FRSO) is the orchestra of the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle). The FRSO, a leading Scandinavian orchestra, can be heard in widely varied repertoire at its concert series in Helsinki Music Centre, on regular tours abroad and on radio, tv, internet and disc. The orchestra’s Chief Conductor is Hannu Lintu.

The auditions will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre on December 4–5, 2017 and the deadline for applications is 3.00 p.m. Finnish time on November 1, 2017.

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Double Bass Job – SECOND DOUBLEBASS WITH OBLIGATION TO THE SECTION AND OF THE FIFTH – Italy

Performance, with Istituzione Sinfonica Abruzzese. Closing date: 5 Sept 2017L’ISA bandisce un concorso per l’assunzione a tempo indeterminato di n. 1 posto come Secondo contrabbasso con obbligo della fila e della quinta corda (assunzione a tempo indeterminato part time pari a 80%). Info su http://ift.tt/1Uunj0C
The ISA announces a competition for one permanent employment position as Second Doublebass with obligation to the section and of the fifth string (80% part-time permanent employment). Applicants interested should fill the application form published on http://ift.tt/1Uunj0C. The application form must be sent along with: detailed Curriculum Vitae; copy of Master Degree (doublebass) issued by Conservatory, or an equivalent Institution, indicating the final result of the Diplolma. The deadline for submitting the application is 5th of September 2017. The audition will take place in L’Aquila, on 17th and 18th of September 2017 at 9:00 am. The ban and the downloadable application form can be found on http://ift.tt/1Uunj0C.

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Double Bass Job – Het Gelders Orkest Academy – Double bass – Netherlands

Performance, with Het Gelders Orkest / The Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra. Closing date: 1 Sept 2017The Dutch region of Oost-Nederland (East Holland) is in the unique position of being the location for various institutions that stimulate the development of talented musicians. Het JeugdOrkest Nederland (JON, 14-19 years) (The Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands) and the Nationaal Jeugd Orkest (NJO, 18-26 years) (National Youth Orchestra) bridge the gap between training and actually playing in an orchestra. Almost all Dutch musicians now playing in Dutch orchestras have been members of one or both of these youth orchestras. These youth orchestras play a national role for young musicians of all conservatoria and for all orchestras.

Het Gelders Orkest forms an important link in this development process and offers, within Het Gelders Orkest – Academy, places for young, very talented musicians to participate in productions while being coached by members of Het Gelders Orkest.

HGO Academy is organizing an audition for the following position for the 2017-2018 season: Double bass

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