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Audition

Viola (Tutti) Vacancy for 1 (One) person

Qualification
  • Anyone who has the ability to be a player of a professional orchestra, regardless of age and nationality.
Application
  • Resume (see screening below for details) must be received on or before 5:00pm Friday, October 27, 2017 either by post or brought in person to the TMSO management office located in Tokyo Bunka Kaikan 1F.
  • *The resume will be used solely for the purpose of the audition and will not be returned.

Screening

① Document screening

  • Resume

*Resume should include teachers and musical experiences with ID photo attached.


    ★Please download the resume form here.

    ★Results for the document screening will be sent off on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
    Notification for 1st round audition schedule and orchestra excerpts will be mailed to successful applicants of the document screening.



② 1st round audition (held for successful applicants of the document screening)

Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

【Set Pieces】Editions are not specified.
  1. Concerto by Stamitz OR Hoffmeister (choose one)
    1st movement (with Cadenza) and 2nd movement (without Cadenza)
  2. Concerto by Bartok, Walton OR Hindemith (Der Schwanendreher) (choose one)
    1st movement

【Orchestra Excerpts】


③ 2nd round audition (held for successful applicants of the 1st round audition)

Friday, December 8, 2017

【Set Pieces】Editions are not specified.
  1. Concerto by Stamitz OR Hoffmeister (choose one)
    1st movement (with Cadenza)
  2. Concerto by Bartok, Walton OR Hindemith (Der Schwanendreher) (choose one)
    1st movement

【Orchestra excerpts】


④ Aptitude evaluation for an orchestra player (held for successful applicants of the 2nd round audition)

*To be engaged in the services of the TMSO (In principle within 4 months period).

*Fee is provided in accordance with TMSO regulation.

Audition Venue(s) ② and ③ Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, TMSO rehearsal studio
④ Respective concert halls where TMSO concerts are held
Notification for Results
  • Results of 1st round audition will be notified on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.
  • Results of 2nd round audition will be notified on Friday, December 8, 2017.
  • Results of aptitude evaluation will be notified immediately after screening.
Interview Held for applicants who passed the aptitude evaluation for an orchestra player.
Terms of employment
  • Salary will be on an annual salary scheme in accordance with the TMSO regulation.

    - 3 year contract with renewal.

    - No retirement allowance provided.

  • Commuting allowance, expenses for expendables, maintenance, and repairs of instruments are provided.
  • Social Insurance (health insurance, employees pension insurance, employment insurance) provided.

*For candidate who cannot begin work immediately because of being a student or for any other reasons may consult.

Others Applicants should bring his/her own piano accompanist needed for 1st and 2nd round audition.
Mailing
address and
inquiries
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Att. Viola (Tutti) Audition
Mr. Tateoka, Mr. Hamada
C/O Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
5-45, Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo Japan 110-0007
TEL: +81 3 3822 0728
http://www.tmso.or.jp

*Please state “Resume Enclosed” on the envelope when sending it by post.

*For inquiries please email at: audition@tmso.or.jp

PDF

Please download the resume.PDF(PDF)

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5-45 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
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