Sapporo Symphony Orchestra

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SAPPORO SYMPHONY ORCHSTRA AUDITION

SAPPORO SYMPHONY ORCHSTRA AUDITION

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1.Vacancy
Trumpet

In principal, applicants must be under age of 35.

2. Preliminary Audition (Recording audition)
Repertoire listed below should be recorded in its order with track numbers on a DVD.

[Audition Repertoire]
(1) Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major 1st movement (before cadenza)
(2) Telemann Trumpet Concerto in D major 4th movement
(1) must be recorded with B-flat trumpet and (2) recorded with piccolo trumpet.

[Precautions]
The recording must be made within 6 months before the date of application.
Recording must be with piano accompaniment and prelude may be excluded.
Put a tracking number before (1) and (2).
The recording device must be DVD and Blu-ray is not allowed.
Confirm the content before submitting. Avoid low volume or any echo in the recording as this may affect the judgement.
How to apply / Deadline
Send the following documents together with your recording to the address noted in 6 by post.
Mark your name on DVD
The documents and recording are not returnable.
[Documents to prepare]
1.Resume (if you are Japanese, use a standard resume form.) Please write in your music experience and maker of your instrument.
2. Recording information (note the date and place of recording in A4 format)
[Deadline]
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 (must arrive by this date)
[Result announcement for the recording audition]
Result will be sent by post no later than Monday, August 13, 2018.
3.Live Audition (Secondary and Final Audition)
[Date and Place]
Secondary Audition (Audition by Section members)
Sunday, September 23, 2018 in the afternoon (planned)

Sapporo Art Park Art Hall Arena( 2-chome Geijutsu-no-mori, Minami-ku, Sapporo)

Final Audition by all members of the orchestra
Monday (National Holiday), September 24, 2018 in the afternoon (planned)

Sapporo Art Park Art Hall Arena( 2-chome Geijutsu-no-mori, Minami-ku, Sapporo)

[Live Audition Repertoire]
(1) Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major 1st movement (before cadenza) with B-flat trumpet.
(2) Orchestral study
(Details will be announced to those who passed the primary audition.)

The orchestra will arrange a piano accompanist, but the applicant can also attend the audition with his/her accompanist. In this case, any fee incurred will be burnt by the applicant. More details will be informed on a later date.
There will be an interview for those who attend the final auditions on the same day.

4.Salary and other benefits

Salary 191,400 JPY (age 22) to 247,200 JPY (age 35)
Additional bonus twice a year
Other benefits: housing, family, cold-area, commuting and instrument.
Social welfare, unemployment insurance and retirement allowance are also available.

5. Employment starting date
Preferably January 2019 but negotiable
There will be 6-month evaluation period before official employment.
6.Inquiry and Address
Addressed to: AUDITION, Sapporo Symphony Orchestra
c/o Sapporo Concert Hall, 1-15 Nakajima-koen, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
064-0931 JAPAN
TEL:+81-11-520-1771 FAX:+81-11-520-1772
http://www.sso.or.jp e-mail:info@sso.or.jp