Open vacancy - violin tutti

OPEN VACANCY – II violin tutti


OPEN VACANCY – II violin tutti

Audition date Sunday May 12th 2019 at 1 p.m.

Place Joensuu Conservatory Concert Hall, Rantakatu 31, 80100 JOENSUU

Closing date for applications: April 17th 2019 at 3:00 p.m. (Finnish local time)

Starting date of employment September 1st 2019 or as agreed

Basic salary based on collective labor agreement. There might also be some additions based on collective labor agreement.

Trial period six months


Set of works

  1. Mozart: Violin Concerto 3 G, 4 D or 5 A , 1st movement with cadenza
  2. 10 minutes long piece played with the pianist, applicants free choice. Piece can be a movement of a larger composition.
  3. Orchestral excerpts, which will be sent via e-mail after the closing date


To apply

Send the completed application form (link: application formand a short CV that contains the most appropriate details of your education and qualifications, and professional work experience as a musician (max 2 pages, in .doc, .rtf or .pdf format): preferably by e-mail: orkesteri@joensuu.fi (We will answer in couple of days. If you do not receive our answer, please contact us again.)

Remember to say whether you wish to use our pianist. Use of own accompanist by your own expenses is also allowed. Also the piece of free choice needs to be informed in the application form. Applicant must deliver the piano score of the free choice piece to orkesteri@joensuu.fi latest 26st April.

Closing date for applications: April 17th 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

Note: The closing time is expressed in Finnish local time. No application will be considered after the closing date.


For further information about this vacancy and audition, please contact General Manager Marjo Vattulainen: marjo.vattulainen@joensuu.fi, +358 50 415 2944, or orkesteri@joensuu.fi


Auditions will be by invitation only. Invitations will be sent to applicants after the closing date by e-mail.

Joensuu City Orchestra will not provide any compensation for travel, accommodation or any other expenses.



The Joensuu City Orchestra with its 35 musicians is an energetic ensemble with a varied repertoire. Its home venue is the Carelia Hall. Artistic Director is Jurjen Hempel. From 1st September 2019 new artistic director is Eero Lehtimäki and artistic partners are Minna Pensola and Iiro Rantala.


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