Vacancies

Take a look below for our current player and administration job vacancies.

Player Vacancies

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45% Joint Principal Second Violin

Auditions Friday 31 October 2014.
Successful applicants will be invited to an audition that will consist of excerpts from any one of the WA Mozart Violin concertos, chosen by you, excerpts from a contrasting concerto of your choice plus orchestral excerpts provided in advance by the Philharmonia.

NB! Please note that you can use your own fingering and bowings, there is no need to follow the pencilled notes in the orchestral excerpts.

Closing date: 12 September 2014

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50% No2 First Violin

Auditions Saturday 15 November 2014.
Successful applicants will be invited to an audition consisting of the 1st movement + cadenza of any WA Mozart Violin Concerto of your choice, plus the 1st movement of any contrasting concerto of your choice plus orchestral excerpts provided in advance by the Philharmonia.
NB! Please note that you can use your own fingering and bowings, there is no need to follow the pencilled notes in the orchestral excerpts.

Closing date: 26 September 2014

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100% No3 First Violin

Auditions Saturday 15 November 2014.
Successful applicants will be invited to an audition consisting of the 1st movement + cadenza of any WA Mozart Violin Concerto of your choice, plus the 1st movement of any contrasting concerto of your choice plus orchestral excerpts provided in advance by the Philharmonia.
NB! Please note that you can use your own fingering and bowings, there is no need to follow the pencilled notes in the orchestral excerpts.

Closing date: 26 September 2014

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2nd Bassoon

Auditions Thursday 18 and Friday 19 December 2014.
Successful applicants will be invited to an audition consisting of the first movement of either the WA Mozart Bassoon Concerto in Bb K191, or the Weber Bassoon Concerto in F Op 75. No cadenzas are required.
Then the following excerpts:
1. Figaro Overture: 5 bars after letter C to letter D, (bar 139-171) - minim = 80.
2. Ravel G major 3rd mvt: 5 bars after rehearsal number 14 to 4 bars after rehearsal number 15, both 1st and 2nd bassoon parts - crotchet = 140.
3. Smetana Bartered Bride: 2nd bassoon part - letter B to 13 bars before letter C. minim = 144.
4. Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique: 5th mvt - 8 bars after rehearsal number 63 to 5 bars before rehearsal number 65. Dotted crotchet = 104.
5. Sibelius VC: 2nd mvt - bar 5 to 4 bars before rehearsal number 1. Quaver = 58.
6. Mahler Symphony No 5: Finale - 6th bar of rehearsal number 19 to 4th bar of rehearsal number 20. Minim = 116.
7. Brahms Piano Concerto No 1: 2nd mvt - opening 14 bars. Crotchet = 48.
8. Bartok Concerto for Orchestra: 2nd mvt - bar 9 to bar 181. Crotchet = 82.
Finale - complete. Crotchet = 140. Coda, minim = 80.
9. Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6: finale - bar 2 to 3 bars before letter C. Crotchet = 42.
These orchestral excerpts will be provided in advance by the Philharmonia.

Closing date: 31 October 2014

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100% Second Violin Tutti member AND Second Violin Extras

100% Second Violin Tutti member AND Second Violin Extras.
Auditions: Thursday 15 – Friday 16 & Monday 19 January 2015.
Successful applicants will be invited to an audition consisting of the 1st movement of any WA Mozart Violin Concerto of your choice, plus the 1st movement of any contrasting concerto of your choice (no cadenzas in either concerto required) plus orchestral excerpts.

Closing date: 28 November 2014

Administration Vacancies

Project Manager, iOrchestra

We are seeking a Project Manager for iOrchestra, a pioneering Consortium-led project based in the South West Peninsula region (Plymouth, Cornwall and Torbay) with the primary objective of engaging new audiences with orchestral music.

The postholder will work from the Orchestra’s office in London SE1, but will be required to travel regularly to the South West.

Fixed-term contract to 30 September 2015: it is envisaged that the successful candidate will take up the post as soon as possible after 1 October 2014.

Closing date: 08 September 2014, 12:00

Contact: Lindsay Wilson (lindsay.wilson@philharmonia.co.uk)

Download: Project Manager Iorchestra August 2014.pdf

Traineeships Currently Available

There are currently no vacant traineeships.