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Applications are sought from musicians of outstanding ability for the following position with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Section Principal Oboe

Audition dates
Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 November 2021
Candidates must be available for both whole days

Requirements

  • First and Second movements of Mozart Oboe Concerto
  • PLUS First and Second movements of Strauss Oboe Concerto
  • PLUS Orchestra Excerpts, available Wednesday 6 October 2021

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra offers an attractive salary package for the successful candidates. Please note that this position is only available to Citizens of Australia or New Zealand, Permanent Residents of Australia or those that have the legal right to work in Australia.

Applicants wishing to send a recording should advise this upon application and as soon as possible.

Application Details

To apply, please email a CV (including mailing address, phone number and email address) to:

Auditions Coordinator
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Email: auditions@mso.com.au
Tel: 03 8646 1126
Applications by mail will not accepted.

Applications close on Tuesday 5 October 2021.

The following permanent, full time position will be auditioned by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in 2021.

Assistant Principal Viola

Requirements

  • The first and second movements of the Stamitz OR the Hoffmeister viola concerto, with cadenza
  • PLUS the first movement of the Bartók OR the Walton viola concerto
  • PLUS Orchestral excerpts

Closing date: Wednesday 27 October 2021

All candidates will be required to submit a recording for the first round. For all subsequent rounds, candidates may present live for an audition, or choose to submit a recording.

Repertoire for the first round will be advised on Thursday 28 October 2021. All recordings of the first round requirements will need to be provided to MSO by COB Thursday 25 November. All candidates will be advised of their results from the first round no later than 1 December 2021.

Audio only recordings are to be provided (no video).

For all subsequent rounds, applicants who are successful in progressing past the first round will be invited to attend a live audition in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 December 2021 or may choose to submit a recording if they are unable to present in person for the audition.

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra offers an attractive salary package for the successful candidates. Please note that this position is only available to Citizens of Australia or New Zealand, Permanent Residents of Australia or those that have the legal right to work in Australia.

Application Details

To apply, please email a CV (including mailing address, phone number and email address) to:

Auditions Coordinator
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Email: auditions@mso.com.au
Tel: 03 8646 1126
Applications by mail will not accepted.

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