Category Archives: Violin jobs

Violin Job – Concertmaster – United States

Performance, with Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra. Closing date: 12 Mar 2018• Up to $2,000/week, depending on weekly number of services.
• 13 non-consecutive weeks offered with at least 9 required.
• A $500 travel stipend per concert cycle
• Housing in a minimum three-star hotel
• Local car
• 5% pension after tenure
Audition Date April 11, 2018. Application deadline March 12, 2018.

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Violin Job – Entrepreneurial String Teachers & Orchestral Players – United States

Teaching Post, with South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. Closing date: 31 Aug 2017The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) seeks entrepreneurial string players (violin, viola, and cello) interested in starting a Suzuki studio in Sioux Falls, SD. The SDSO is leading the effort to add more musicians and teachers to the area, as the demand for additional Suzuki teachers in the Sioux Falls region is high and many of the local Suzuki teachers have over a two-year waiting list of students. Local Suzuki teachers fully support additional teachers in the area and will provide contacts to build teaching network. In addition, the SDSO is in need of talented string players to fill out the sections of the orchestra. The ideal candidate for this position demonstrates outstanding artistry, dynamic communication skills, and a desire to contribute to the creative environment of a growing orchestra.

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Violin Job – Associate Concertmaster – United States

Performance, with South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. Closing date: 30 Sept 2017The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) is a dynamic regional orchestra of 86 professional musicians that performs in the 1800-seat, acoustically superb Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The orchestra’s season consists of 7 Classical concerts, 4 Pops concerts, 5 Chamber concerts, family and educational concerts, special programs (Lakota Music Project and Music as Medicine), and regional tours. The SDSO enjoys a growing audience and numerous sold-out performances. Recent and upcoming guest artists include Time for Three, Eliot Fisk, Emanuele Arciuli, and Martin Kuuskmann. Concerts are broadcast on South Dakota Public Radio.

This position is available for employment at the beginning of the 2017-2018 season; benefits are not available. The SDSO expects associate musicians to be available for at least 80% of the guaranteed services; more details are available upon request. These are currently one-year positions, with the potential to be tenured track positions.

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Violin Job – Two Violin positions in 1st Violin – Iceland

Performance, with Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Closing date: 9 Sept 2017Audition: November 27th 2017 in Harpa, Reykjavik, Iceland
Application deadline is September 9th 2017.

Solo works:
1. Mozart Violin Concerto (1st movement with cadenza) No. 3 in G major, No. 4 in D major or No. 5 in A major.
2. A romantic concerto (1st movement with cadenza).

Orchestral excerpts will be available at least two weeks before the audition day. The excerpts will be sent to applicants by e-mail as well as information regarding the audition location.

Please send the application as well as a copy of diplomas and curriculum vitae as an attachment to An account of training and previous experience is required together with contact information. Selected candidates will receive an invitation by e-mail shortly after the deadline. Application deadline may be extended. All applications will be answered. Applications and auditions are valid for one year.

For further information please contact Human Resource Director, c/o Una Eythorsdottir (starf@sinfon

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