The following vacancies exist within the Orchestra. For further details please click on the appropriate link.
KWAZULU-NATAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA VACANCIES:
CO PRINCIPAL and TUTTI CELLO
Applications are invited for suitably qualified musicians for the positions of Co Principal Cello and Tutti Cello. The KZN Philharmonic is a full time professional orchestra based in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Previous orchestral experience is essential. Salary package includes six weeks paid leave, medical benefits, settling-in assistance. Applicants must be willing to relocate for a minimum of two years. Kindly submit a detailed CV and unedited (single take for solos, single take for all excerpts inclusive) DVD recording to:
The Orchestra Manager
PO Box 5353
For South African applicants a live audition is required. Please express your interest to email@example.com; audition date will be determined after the closing date. For queries contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Audition Requirements: Co Principal/Tutti Cello
All candidates auditioning for the KZN Philharmonic are required to prepare sections A, B and C as given below.
Unaccompanied J S Bach of own choice - one movement only
Haydn D Major Cello Concerto - first movement plus cadenza
Section C: Orchestral Excerpts
Mozart : Symphony No.35 - Finale: Bars 1 to 37 and bars 134 to 143
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 - 2nd mvt. Andante con moto: Bars 1 to 11; 96 to 106; 180 to 195
3rd mvt. Allegro: Bars 96 to 128
Brahms: Symphony No.2 - 2nd mvt. Adagio non troppo: Bars 1 to 19 (one bar after A); 50(C) to 52
Smetana: Bartered Bride Overture - Beginning to letter A on page 3
Strauss: Don Juan - first 8 bars; Letter C to 5 before D; Letter E to 7 before H; Letter R to S
FOR THE CO PRINCIPAL POSITION
Rossini: William Tell Overture - Andante: Cello 1: Bars 1 to 48
Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2 - Cello 1 (Complete)
RECEIPT DEADLINE: 16 JUNE 2013
Please note that shipping times to South Africa can be lengthy. Please send notification of DVD shipment to email@example.com, and allow enough time for RECEIPT by 16 June 2013. Electronic submissions are only allowed in certain circumstances and require advance approval.
KWAZULU-NATAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA VACANCY: TUTTI VIOLA
Applications are invited for suitably qualified musicians in the position of Tutti Viola. The KZN Philharmonic is a full time professional orchestra based in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Previous orchestral experience essential. Salary package includes six weeks paid leave, medical benefits, settling-in assistance. Applicants must be willing to relocate for a minimum of two years. Submit a CV and unedited DVD recording to:
The Orchestra Manager
PO Box 5353, Durban, 4000
TUTTI VIOLA AUDITION LIST:
All candidates auditioning for the KZN Philharmonic are required to prepare sections A, B, & C as given below.
A J.S. Bach work of own choice – one movement only.
First movement of any concerto of own choice, including Walton or Bartok, etc. (please include cadenza as appropriate)
Excerpts from Orchestral Repertoire:
Don Juan; 1st 7 bars; 2 bars with up-beat before "A" to 4 bars before "B"; "C" to 5 before "D";
11 bars before "E" to 10 bars after "E"
Bartered Bride: Opening until 7th after 5
Roman Carnival Overture: 3rd bar of figure 1 to figure 3
Symphony No. 4: 3rd movement Letter "H" to letter "I"
Symphony No 5: 1st movement figure 15 to figure 17
Morgenstimmen (Peer Gynt Suite No. 1): Letter A until 6 bars before E
1. Accompanists are not provided and are not essential. If an accompanist is used it is the total responsibility of the candidate.
2. All auditions will be recorded for review and presentation purposes.
3. The KZNPO does not provide pianos for such accompanists, except when auditions are held at The Playhouse, Durban.
4. For auditions held in Durban, SA, the KZNPO audition panel will be in attendance.
For audition materials email: firstname.lastname@example.org