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Artistic Director John Storgårds. 

Lapland Chamber Orchestra is the northernmost professional chamber orchestra in the European Union. The orchestra has 18 full time musicians and excellent facilities - the musicians each have their own practise room.

We currently have a vacancy for: 

Principal viola 

Post commencing 2nd January 2023. 
Salary is in accordance with the collective agreement on wages and terms of employment. 

Audition requirements:

  1. F. A. Hoffmeister: Viola Concerto in D major, 1st movement with cadenza OR
    C. Stamitz: Viola Concerto in D major, 1st movement with cadenza
  2. J. S. Bach: two movements from Solo cello suite OR
    G. PH. Telemann: one Solo fantasy of applicant’s own choice TWV 40: 14-25
  3. Romantic piece / piece of the applicant’s own choice with piano accompaniment, duration 5-10 minutes. Can be a movement or movements from a larger work.
  4. Orchestral and chamber music excerpts will be sent via e-mail once Your application has arrived. 

Audition date: Saturday 29 October 2022 at 1 p.m. in Korundi House of Culture, Lapinkävijäntie 4, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 14 October 2022 at 23.59 (21:59 GMT) to Lapland Chamber Orchestra, Lapinkävijäntie 4, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland, or by e-mail to 

Personal contact details and education and work experience should be included in the application. Applicants are also requested to mention if the orchestra's pianist is required. Kindly note that the orchestra may interview the applicant.
There is a trial period of six months for the post. The chosen candidate must present a medical certificate. 

Further enquiries: Inka Puhakka, general manager, phone +358 (0)400 764 469, e-mail .