Principal Trombone

Toronto ON
Posted 1 month ago

The National Ballet of Canada
David Briskin, Music Director & Principal Conductor
Announces the following vacancy

Principal Trombone

National Auditions open to Canadian citizens or Landed Immigrants, will be held in Toronto at the Walter Carsen Centre on Sunday June 3rd, 2018 commencing at 10:00 AM.

Season: Contract year runs July 1 to June 30, and most services occur in November, December, March and June. 120 services per year guarantee.

Salary: $240.00 per service plus 40% Principal Premium (current rate with contract negotiations underway)

Benefits: Musicians’ Pension Fund of Canada contribution 11.5%, Vacation Pay 4%, paid sick and/or compassionate leave. Extended medical and dental plan, paid maternity/paternity leave.

The Musicians of the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra are members of the American Federation of Musicians Canada, Local 149.

Auditions will be held behind a screen for both preliminary and final rounds.

Applicants are asked to submit a one-page resume including all contact information no
later than Friday May 25th, 2018 to:
Raymond Tizzard, Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Administrator
National Ballet of Canada
Walter Carsen Center for the National Ballet of Canada
470 Queens’ Quay West Toronto, ON M5V 3K4

Email applications preferred, please specify Principal Trombone Audition in the subject line.

The audition will consist of excerpts from the standard orchestral repertoire and National Ballet repertoire. Ferdinand David’s Concertino, Op.4, first movement, opening, is the required solo played unaccompanied.


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Job CategoryBrass, Trombone

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