Vacancies

Liepaja Symphony Orchestra announces an open competition to 4 vacant positions:

  • Viola group deputy concertmaster
  • Cello group I concertmaster
  • Bassoon group deputy concertmaster (for a definite time period)
  • Bass-trombone musician

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT EACH VACANCY CAN BE FOUND BELOW!

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OPEN COMPETITION TO THE VACANT POSITION OF AN VIOLA GROUP DEPUTY CONCERTMASTER

The competition will take place in Liepāja, in the concert hall “Lielais dzintars” (at Radio iela 8) on 12 December 2022.

Requirements for the applicants:

- professional music degree in viola performance or a music college student in viola performance;
- experience with working in an orchestra.

Major duties:

- prepare and play the viola sections of the orchestra in high artistic quality;
- comply with the work schedules and compositions, work arrangements and other internal rules and regulations of the SJSC “Liepāja Symphony Orchestra”;
- maintain and improve individual skills throughout the contract validity period.

Submission of applications for the competition is open until 5 December 2022, at 23:59. To apply, e-mail the following documents to the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra e-mail address: info@lso.lv specifying the subject “Regarding the Competition”:

- CV (Curriculum vitae);
- copies of documents certifying your academic degree and documents on further education; for students – a statement issued by their educational institution.

Monthly salary for full-time work: EUR 1170 before the calculation of taxes stipulated in the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia.

Workplace: Radio iela 8, Liepāja, Latvia.

REGULATIONS

The music scores of the Orchetral excerpts:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – The Magic Flute overture;
Johannes Brahms – Symphony nr.3, 1st movement;
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony nr.5, 2st movement;
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony nr.9, 2st movement;
Felix Mendelssohn – Scherzo from A Midsummer Nigt’s Dream;
Pyotr Tchaikovsky – Symphony nr.6, 1st movement;
Hector Berlioz – Roman Carnival (from m.37 to m. 60);
Richard Strauss – Don Juan (from beginning to m.7, from 3 measures before A to 4 measures before B, from C to 5 measures after C).

Contact person:  Staff manager Diāna Grīnberga, e-mail: personals@lso.lv.

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OPEN COMPETITION TO THE VACANT POSITION OF AN CELLO GROUP I CONCERTMASTER

The competition will take place in Liepāja, in the concert hall “Lielais dzintars” (at Radio iela 8) on 12 December 2022.

Requirements for the applicants:

- professional music degree in cello performance;
- experience with working in an orchestra;
- ability to work in the main job with the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra.

Major duties:

- prepare and play the cello sections of the orchestra in high artistic quality;
- ensure the quality of work of the cello group;
- comply with the work schedules and compositions, work arrangements and other internal rules and regulations of the SJSC “Liepāja Symphony Orchestra”;
- maintain and improve individual skills throughout the contract validity period.

Submission of applications for the competition is open until 1 December 2022, at 23:59. To apply, e-mail the following documents to the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra e-mail address: info@lso.lv specifying the subject “Regarding the Competition”:

- CV (Curriculum vitae);
- copies of documents certifying your academic degree.

Monthly salary for full-time work: EUR 1500 before the calculation of taxes stipulated in the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia.

Workplace: Radio iela 8, Liepāja, Latvia.

REGULATIONS

The music scores of the Orchetral excerpts:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Overture to the opera The Magic Flute;
Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No.5 Movement II: beginning – t.10, t. 49-59, t.99-106;
Felix Mendelssohn – “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: fragments from Scherzo;
Gioachino Rossini – “William Tell” Overture: beginning – Allegro;
Johannes Brahms – Piano Concerto No.2, Movement III solo;
Johannes Brahms – Symphony No.3, Movement III: beginning – t.39;
Richard Strauss – “Don Quixote”: Theme and variation 1;
Richard Strauss – “Don Juan”: beginning – D;
Gustav Mahler – Symphony No.5, Movement I and II: fragments;
Dmitri Shostakovich – Symphony No.15, Movement II solo;
Giuseppe Verdi – Requiem: Offertorio: beginning – t.61.

Contact person:  Staff manager Diāna Grīnberga, e-mail: personals@lso.lv.

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OPEN COMPETITION TO THE VACANT POSITION OF AN BASSOON GROUP DEPUTY CONCERTMASTER for a definite time period

The competition will take place in Liepāja, in the concert hall “Lielais dzintars” (at Radio iela 8) on 29 November 2022.

Requirements for the applicants:

- professional music degree in bassoon performance or a music college student in bassoon performance;
- experience with working in an orchestra.

Major duties:

- prepare and play the bassoon section of the orchestra in high artistic quality;
- comply with the work schedules and compositions, work arrangements and other internal rules and regulations of the SJSC “Liepāja Symphony Orchestra”;
- maintain and improve individual skills throughout the contract validity period.

Submission of applications for the competition is open until 14 November 2022, at 23:59. To apply, e-mail the following documents to the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra e-mail address: info@lso.lv specifying the subject “Regarding the Competition”:

- CV (Curriculum vitae);
- copies of documents certifying your academic degree.

Monthly salary for full-time work: EUR 1270 before the calculation of taxes stipulated in the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia.

Workplace: Radio iela 8, Liepāja, Latvia.

REGULATIONS

The music scores of the Orchetral excerpts:
Mozart – opera The Marriage of Figaro, overture;
Ravel – Piano Concerto in G-major, Part 1 and 3;
Berlioz – Symphonie fantastique, fragments of parts 3, 4, 5;
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4, part 2;
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 6, part 1 and 4;
Donizetti – opera The Elixir of Love, Romanza of Nemorino No.19;
Bizet – Carmen opera, Introduction to Act II;
Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade.

Contact person:  Staff manager Diāna Grīnberga, e-mail: personals@lso.lv.

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OPEN COMPETITION TO THE VACANT POSITION OF AN TROMBONE (BASS-TROMBONE) GROUP MUSICIAN

The competition will take place in Liepāja, in the concert hall “Lielais dzintars” (at Radio iela 8) on 29 November 2022.

Requirements for the applicants:

- professional music degree in trombone performance;
- experience with working in an orchestra.

Major duties:

- prepare and play the bass-trombone section of the orchestra in high artistic quality according to conductor’s instructions;
- comply with the work schedules and compositions, work arrangements and other internal rules and regulations of the SJSC “Liepāja Symphony Orchestra”;
- maintain and improve individual skills throughout the contract validity period.

Submission of applications for the competition is open until 14 November 2022, at 23:59. To apply, e-mail the following documents to the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra e-mail address: info@lso.lv specifying the subject “Regarding the Competition”:

- CV (Curriculum vitae);
- copies of documents certifying your academic degree.

Monthly salary for full-time work: EUR 1130 before the calculation of taxes stipulated in the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia.

Workplace: Radio iela 8, Liepāja, Latvia.

REGULATIONS

The music scores of the Orchetral excerpts:
Ludvig van Beethoven Symphony no. 9, Finale from M (Andante maestoso);
Johannes Brahms German Requiem, 2nd movement, from the bar 271 until M;
Hector Berlioz Hungarian March from 3 until 5;
Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 5, Finale, from 21 until 7 bars after 26;
Modest Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition, The Great Geat at Kiev, from 103 until 106;
Gioachino Rossini "Wilhelm Tell" Overture, Storm Scene, from C until 181;
Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony no. 5, Finale, from 97 until 102;
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 4, Finale, from H until the end;
Richard Wagner Valkyrie, Ride of the Valkyries, from 4 until 7;
Richard Wagner Tannhäuser, Overture from A.

Contact person:  Staff manager Diāna Grīnberga, e-mail: personals@lso.lv.

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