Application deadline and video round: August 10th, 2023
Audition: September 29th, 2023
Appointment: by mutual agreement
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for a dedicated solo flautist.
- Outstanding musical and artistic abilities.
- Good cooperation and ensemble skills.
- Good leadership skills, socially and artistically.
In addition to your musical tasks, you will be leading our four-person strong flute group. You will take part in distributing orchestral duties and keep updated on potential substitutes to the orchestra. You connect the group, section, conductor and administration, and are dedicated to making everyone in the group as good as possible.
The salary for the position is regulated by the collective agreement between CREO - the union for arts and culture and Musikkselskapet Harmonien, and will depend on seniority.
Min. NOK 668,040.
As a member of our orchestra, you will be eligible for benefits under the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme (Folketrygden), which provides financial support for residents including cash benefits for illness/disability, family support, pensions and healthcare coverage. Read more here.
How to apply:
To apply, please complete the below application form adding a link to the pre-qualification round video. A jury will consider the applications once the deadline has passed. The video round should be considered as a first round, and only highly qualified candidates will be invited to audition.
Pre-qualification round video
The candidates record a video of the following repertoire.
- Mozart: Flute concerto in G major, Exposition from mvmt. 1 with cadenza, with or without accompaniment.
- Orchestral excerpts can be downloaded here
The video must be recorded in one continuous take and must not be edited. The order should be as listed above.
You must remain visible throughout the take. You can take your time in between the pieces to tune and adjust if necessary, but the camera must be on the whole time.
A smartphone is adequate for the video recording. Ensure that the overall sound level of the recording is good. If you use a microphone, make sure it is placed with a suitable distance from your instrument. Film in landscape mode. You and the whole instrument must be visible at all times.
The video must be uploaded on YouTube, mark it as ‘not listed’ and paste the link to the video in the application form below. Videos submitted in any other way will be rejected.
For those invited to audition
All communication with the candidates will be done by email.
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If you have questions, please get in touch with the orchestra personell managers:
Aslak Bjørge Hermstad (+47 97122883) or Vidar Olsen (+47 90109247) or by email to email@example.com.