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The Athens State Orchestra, photographed in 2014

Audition for a Principal A' in Flutes

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

The Athens State Orchestra is proclaiming an audition in order to cover the position of a Principal A’ in the family of Flutes, for a six-month contract with the possibility of renewal.

This engagement complies with the regulations of the current Greek legislation (see page in Greek for details).

The audition will take place in the rehearsal hall of the Athens State Orchestra (Megaron – the Athens Concert Hall) on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 16:00 (a detailed program of the audition will be announced after the end of application submission).

Candidates will be examined in the following programme:
A. W.A.Mozart > Concerto No.2 for flute and orchestra in D major, KV 285d (314), 1st and 2nd part (without cadenzas).
B. J.Ibert > Concerto for Flute, 1st and 2nd part.

They will also be examined in chosen fragments from orchestral pieces, copies of which will be available for the candidates at the administration offices of the Athens State Orchestra from Monday, November 6th, 2017.

The Committee maintains the right, also depending on the number of candidates, to hold the audition in two phases, in its own judgment.

Each candidate should provide his or her piano accompaniment. Applications, accompanied by a brief CV, must be submitted until Friday November 17th, 2017, either at the administration offices of the Athens State Orchestra (Vassilissis Sofias & Kokkali 1, 11521, Athens) or by email to the address (papostolidis@koa.gr).

You can download an application form in Greek here.