14 June 2017

ORCHESTRA ENSEMBLE KANAZAWA AUDITION

1. Position

  • Horn (mainly 2nd) : One position

2. Eligibility

  • The OEK is an equal opportunity employer

3. Application deadline

  • Application must arrive by 15 September 2017 by post

4. Auditions

Auditions will be held in three rounds

  • [Preliminary] Recording Audition
    • Applicants should send a detailed resume and your recording of the required repertoire in CD format.
  • [First Round] Live Audition with piano accompaniment for those who passed the Preliminary round.
    23 October 2017 at Ishikawa Ongakudo Hogaku Hall (Kanazawa, Japan)
  • [Second Round] Live Audition with piano accompaniment for those who passed the First round.
    24 October 2017 at Ishikawa Ongakudo Hogaku Hall (Kanazawa, Japan)
    • Rehearsal with an accompanist who arranged by OEK is scheduled for 22 October
  • Repertoire Lists
    • [Preliminary] Please submit a recording 1 and 2 in the following order.
      1. Beethoven: Horn Sonata in F major, Op. 17, First movement (G. Henle Verlag Edition) with piano accompaniment *NO REPEAT
      2. Orchestra excerpts (You may download from this page)
    • [First Round] Please play the following 1 and 2
      1. Beethoven: Horn Sonata in F major, Op. 17, First movement (G. Henle Verlag Edition) with piano accompaniment *NO REPEAT
      2. Orchestra excerpts (The detail will be informed to those who pass the preliminary round)
    • [Second Round] Please play the following 1 and 2
      1. Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major, K. 447, First movement with piano accompaniment *WITHOUT CADENZA
      2. Orchestra excerpts (The detail will be informed to those who pass the preliminary round)

5. How to Apply

  • You must submit the following materials by post.
    1. Application form for OEK audition
    2. Recording in CD format
    • You may download the Application form and Music for preliminary round from this page.
    • Please check your recording before sending.
    • All submitted docments and recordings are not returnable.

6. Result

  • All applicants will receive a notification of the Preliminary result by e-mail. If you don't receive the notification by 29 September 2017, Please contact with OEK.

7. Employment Conditions

  • Yearly salary; This contract is renewed annually
    • 6,500,000JPY (a year, including TAX)
    • Social insurance and national health insurance system included

8. Trial Period

  • Trial period is 6 months
  • Final decision will be made by the Music director and Orchestra members

9 Note

  • Candidate is responsible for all travel and accommodation expenses for the live rounds
  • The winning candidate will be interviewed for approval by the Ishikawa Orchestra Foundation

Contact Infomation

The Ishikawa Orchestra Foundation / Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa
Showa-machi 20-1, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan 920-0856
Department of Audition
Tsuyoshi Tokobo (Mr.) Koichi Takao (Mr.)
TEL +81-76-232-0171
FAX +81-76-232-0172
E-mailFaudition-oek@oek.jp

DOWNLOAD your form and musics

Application Form (PDF)
Orchestra Excerpts for Preliminary (PDF)