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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.

UPDATE: Please note that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, candidates will be required to submit recordings for all rounds. Updated closing and submissions dates are listed below. For further information, please contact the Auditions Coordinator at auditions@mso.com.au.

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: Tuesday 5 October 2021

Repertoire for the first round will be advised on Wednesday 6 October 2021. All recordings of the first-round requirements will need to be provided to MSO by COB Wednesday 3 November 2021. All candidates will be advised of their results from the first round no later than Wednesday 10 November 2021.

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

For candidates who progress through to the second round, repertoire required for this round and all remaining rounds will be advised no later Thursday 11 November 2021. All recordings for the remaining rounds will need to be provided to MSO no later than COB Thursday 18 November 2021.

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra offers an attractive salary package for the successful candidate. 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
Applications by mail will not accepted.

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