Musikere i snø på svalbard

Solo PERCUSSION (with oblig. of timpani)

The Arctic Philharmonic has a full-time permanent position open as a Solo Percussionist (with obligation of timpani), with work-base Bodø. The position has duty as Sectional Leader.

The Arctic Philharmonic is an expanding orchestra. Today, the group of musicians in Bodø is a Sinfonietta of 20 musicians. A significant part of productions are co-productions together with the group of musicians residing in Tromsø. A typical season covers a broad range of repertoire, including chamber music, contemporary music, symphonic repertoire, ballet and opera. Read more about the Arctic Philharmonic’s structure HERE.

Desired qualifications:

High artistic level.
Versatile, with interest for different music styles.
Excellent cooperation skills and leadership skills.
Can identify with our core values.
Work language is Norwegian. The orchestra offers reimbursement for language lessons.

Salary: Remuneration is in accordance with CREO’s prevailing remuneration scale for Arctic Philharmonic (Gross fee NOK 599 772 – 688 208,- (depending on seniority).
Sector: Public
Type of enterprise: Institution
Type of position: Permanent, 100%.
Place of work: Bodø (with obligation to tour)

Application procedure: 
Applications are to be sent to and must include video and CV with references.
Deadline for applications: 15th of March 2022.

For the application we would like the candidates to make a video with the following repertoire in the given order: PERCUSSION AUDITION 2022.
The video should be uploaded as an “unlisted video” on YouTube and the link to the video should be added to the application. We have no specific demand for sound/picture, but the candidate and instruments should be highly visible. The video should be in one take without editing.

Selected candidates will be invited to audition.
Audition (by invitation): 24th and 25th of May 2022 in Stormen Concert Hall, Bodø.

Candidates reaching the final round of the audition can be entitled to a refund of travel expenses (max NOK 2500,-) documented by receipts.

Finalists should anticipate playing some weeks in the orchestra as a part of an extended audition (remunerated as freelance commission).

Questions about the position: Orchestra Director Geir Nordeng (

Our lists of applicants remain public information, and names of applicants may be released to the media.

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