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1st violin; Tutti

Copenhagen Phil have an open position for 1st Violin; Tutti

The Audition will be held Sunday, April 7th , 2022 from 10:00AM at ‘Konservatoriets koncertsal‘ ,Rosenørns Alle 22, 1970 Frederiksberg, Denmark


1st round:
W.A. Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 3, 4 or 5, 1st mvt. with cadenza.
Orchestral excerpts

2nd round:
1st mvt. with cadenza of one of the following concertos:
Brahms, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius or Nielsen
Orchestral excerpts

3rd round:
W.A. Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 3, 4 or 5, 2nd mvt. without cadenza
Orchestral excerpts

Shortly after the deadline, the jury will review all applicants and categorize them into three groups: direct invitation to the 1st round, invitation to the pre-round via video, or not invited.

Orchestral excerpts will be sent out electronically app. 4 weeks before the audition. An accompanist will be available at the audition. Applicants are responsible for expenses in connection with both travel and rehearsal.

Salary and conditions of employments negotiable with current agreement for musicians in the Danish Regional Orchestras (‘LandsdelsOrkestrene’). Employment of non-EU residents is contingent upon the attainment of a valid work and residence permit. Applicants are responsible for expenses incurred in the attainment of such permits.

closing date: 03 Mar 2024
start date: May 2024


Violin / Lumbye Akademiet

Lumbye Akademiet was established in october 2022 and is connected to the Copenhagen Philharmonic. Within the first semester the orchestra academy can look back on their student’s big success winning professional auditions and competitions. World class instrumentalists, such as Daniel Müller-Schott and members of the Berlin Philharmonic has given masterclasses and teaching from within the chamber music group to be as interactive and encouraging as possible. The education of the academe consists of a balanced mix of playing with the Copenhagen Philharmonic, participating in master classes, workshops, mental training, body awareness, mock auditions and chamber music concerts. The aim is to provide an all-around support and training in the life of a professional orchestral musician.

Lumbye Akademiets educational two-year program is directed towards high level music students or young professionals (a minimum of a Bachelor degree is required) who is interested in gaining orchestral experience and be stood by individually through the process of auditioning.

Lumbye Akademiets approach is holistic and includes all aspects of music making. Its goal is to educate and develope the instrumentalist within a context of a professional orchestra and individually, through a one to one mentorship.

Chosen candidates will be invited to audition in Copenhagen at least one month prior to the audition date.

All EU citizens are encouraged to apply no matter their religious, cultural, social background or sexual orientation.

Scholar fee
As an Lumbye Academist you will receive a monthly scholarship fee of 10.500 dkkr (before danish tax).

Piano: Accompaniment provided, but candidate can bring own

May 31, 2024 – May 31, 2024 (Europe/Copenhagen)

From September 1, 2024

Application period
February 12, 2024 – April 22, 2024