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Athens State Orchestra, 2014, photo by Haris Akriviadis

Audition for a Principal B' in Trombones

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

The Athens State Orchestra is proclaiming an audition in order to cover the position of a Principal B’ in the family of Trombones (tenor trombone with obligation to bass), 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, December 6th, 2017 at 15:00 (a detailed program of the audition will be announced after the end of application submission).

Candidates will be examined in the following programme:
A. F.David > Concertino for trombone, op.4, 1st part (tenor)
B. E.Sachse > Concertino for bass trombone, 1st part (bass)

They will also be examined in chosen excerpts from orchestral pieces, copies of which will be available for the candidates at the administration offices of the Athens State Orchestra from Monday, November 20th, 2017. You may also download the same documents by clicking the following links:
1) Tenor trombone
2) Bass trombone

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 December 1st, 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 the application form (in Greek) here.