TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
Elisa Citterio, MUSIC DIRECTOR
Announces the following audition:
Double Bass (Core Position)
International auditions will be held on September 10-13, 2018 at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre in Toronto.
Position to commence: September 2019.
Candidates must have extensive experience performing on period instruments and excel in historical performance practice from the early baroque to romantic periods. It is expected that all candidates will use historically appropriate instruments and bows. The pitch for the audition is A=415.
Highly qualified applicants should submit the following required materials no later than June 5, 2018. Applications may only be submitted using the online application system outlined below.
-Professional CV (including full contact information)
-A digital audio recording (see repertoire requirements on PDF)
-Written repertoire list, including recording dates.
All applicants will be contacted by email.
All applications must be submitted using YAP Tracker, using the following link:
Application inquiries may be directed to Mara Brown at:
Required solo works and excerpts for the live audition will be made available after June 25, 2018 to applicants selected for the live audition.
Tafelmusik is a per-service orchestra that records and tours internationally from six to eight weeks annually, in addition to approximately thirty weeks of mainstage performances in Toronto, including programs performed from memory, artist training, educational, and outreach activities. Annual contract income ranges from CAD $46,000–51,000, depending on season activities. The musicians of Tafelmusik are independent contractors and members of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 149. Benefits: AFM pension fund contribution of 11%, sick leave (based on years of service). Core members of Tafelmusik are offered first right of refusal and a service guarantee following an initial two-year probationary period.
THE AUDITION COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISMISS ANY CANDIDATE NOT MEETING THE HIGHEST PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS AT THESE AUDITIONS.