Co-Principal Trumpet

With obligation to play cornet

Audition: 23 and 24 March 2019 

Application deadline: 11 February 2019 

Vacancy commencing: 1 August 2019

Audition requirements:

  • J. Haydn: Trumpet Concerto, 1. mvt. with cadenza (To be performed on Bb or C trumpet)
  • Honegger: Intrada
  • Orchestral Excerpts available for download here.

Auditions take place in Oslo Concert Hall (Chamber Hall)

Qualified applicants will receive invitation to audition after the closing date.
We are expecting many applicants and due to this, candidates not currently holding a permanent position in a professional symphony orchestra will be asked to qualify. 

All candidates not invited directly to the first round of the main audition on 24 March can choose to send a sound recording before 28 February or play a live qualification round on 23 March. 

Audition requirements for sound recording and qualification round are the following excerpts from the published collection:

  • No. 11: Mussorgsky/Ravel: Promenade
  • No. 14: Ravel: Piano Concerto
  • No. 34: Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel
  • No. 3: Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Regarding recorded qualification:
The excerpts are to be performed in this order in one continuous, unedited recording.
The jury will listen to the recordings 1-2 days after the deadline and results will be sent out by email immediately after this. Applicants choosing to qualify by recorded audition can not participate in the live qualification round. Detailed information on how to upload the recording will be included with the invitation.

Application deadline passed

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