Principal Trumpet

Permanent position, work begins on August 1st 2022 or as agreed.

The vacancy is with obligation to play secondary instruments.

The audition is performed in two stages.

1. Pre-selection round during the application period based on videos uploaded in YouTube and a link sent with the application form by latest 27 February 2022 at 11:59 pm (Finnish time, UTC+2). Please, see the instructions for making a video through the link below. The results of the pre-selection round will be announced latest on 11 March 2022.

2. Audition on Monday 25 April 2022 at 11 am (Finnish summer time, UTC+3) at Tampere Hall. Invitations to the audition and a link to the orchestral material will be sent to approved applicants after the pre-selection round.

Applications only through this electronic form.

Required repertoire on the pre-selection video

With Bb-trumpet

  • 1. Théo Charlier: Etude No. 2 (Du Style) from the collection 36 Études Transcendantes

With optional instrument

  • 2. Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5, Part I from beginning to the exercise number 8 and exercise numbers 13–14
  • 3. Igor Stravinsky: Petruška (1947), Ballerina’s Dance and Waltz, one before exercise number 134 – up to exercise number 145

Instructions for making a video for the pre-selection round.

Invitation to the audition on 25 April 2022 and a link to the orchestral material will be sent to those selected from the pre-selection round latest on 11 March 2022.

Required audition repertoire on 25 April 2022

  • Arthur Honegger: Intrada
  • Orchestral excerpts, a list of which will be published on the orchestra’s website later this spring

The orchestra will provide a pianist to the audition.

Further information Aino Holma, Deputy General Manager (temp.),, mobile +358 50 388 7144.

Please note the following

  • Our auditions are open to all nationalities.
  • Please do not send us a tape unless we ask for one. The candidates are invited personally to the audition by e-mail after the application time.
  • Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra will not provide any compensation for travel or accommodation expenses.
  • Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra will provide a pianist for the auditions.
  • Our orchestra tunes to a1 = 442 Hz.
  • Please look for more information about the orchestra and its season schedule on our website. Also a useful source of information is the website of Tampere Hall (where the orchestra rehearses and performs).
  • Instructions for video auditions

For further information about all auditions

please contact
Deputy General Manager (temp.) Aino Holma
(from 1 Nov 2021 on)