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Viola (Associate Principal) Vacancy for 1 (One) person

Qualification
  • Anyone who has the ability to be the viola associate principal of a professional orchestra, regardless of age and nationality.
Application
  • Resume (see screening below for details) must be received on or before 5:00pm Monday, October 22 2018 either by post or brought in person to the TMSO management office.
  • *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.


    ★Download the resume form here.

    ★Results for the document screening will be sent off on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.
    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)

Thursday, November 22, 2018

【Set Pieces】Editions are not specified.
  1. Concerto by Hoffmeister OR Stamitz (choose one)
    1st movement (with Cadenza) and 2nd movement (without Cadenza)
  2. Concerto by Bartok, Walton OR Hindemith (Der Schwanendreher) (choose one)
    1st movement only
  3. Reger Suite No.1 for Solo Viola, 1st movement and 4ht movement

【Orchestra Excerpts】

*1st round audition is in two parts. Second screening will take place on the same day for those who passed the first screening.



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

Friday, November 23, 2018

【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 only

【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 TMSO (In principle within 4 months period).

*Fee is provided in accordance with TMSO regulation.

Audition Venues 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 Thursday, November 22, 2018.
  • Results of 2nd round audition will be notified on Friday, November 23, 2018.
  • Results for 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 engage his/her own accompanist for the 1st Round Audition and 2nd Round Audition. For applicants who have difficulties engaging his/her accompanist due to coming from abroad or outside of Tokyo, TMSO will arrange an accompanist. In such case, please contact below.
  • International flights, local transportation, accommodation related to the audition are the responsibility of the applicant.
Mailing
address and
inquiries
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Att. Viola (Associate Principal) 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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19, 25 & 26 December TMSO Guide will close early due to concert.

17 December TMSO Guide service by telephone only.

18 December TMSO Guide is closed due to concert.

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Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, 1st floor,
5-45 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
110-0007