Ferenc Fricsay Academy

Violin (Academy)

Required audition pieces:

  • a Mozart concerto, 1st movement
  • a romantic concerto, 1st movement or a piece of your choice
  • ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT | Mendelssohn – Scherzo from ›A Midsummer Night's Dream‹ (1st violin)
  • ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT | Bruckner – Symphony Nr. 9, 3rd movement (2nd violin)

Audition: Mon, Dec 3, 2018

Viola (Academy)

Required audition pieces:

  • a viola concerto by Stamitz or Hoffmeister
  • ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT | Mendelssohn Bartholdy – Scherzo from ›A Midsummer Night's Dream‹

Contrabass (Academy)

Required audition pieces:

  • a concert of your choice
  • ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS:
    Beethoven: Symphonies Nr. 3, 5 and 9

The Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin has free positions in the Orchestra Academy for the following instrumental groups:

Violin, viola, violoncello and contrabass.

The two year training occurs by participating in rehearsals, recordings and concerts – on average 10 shifts per month (120 shifts a year) – as well as participating in various additional workshops and one-to-one tutoring.

An endowment for training purposes of € 850 per month (gross) will be paid.

An audition is required. The maximum age for applicants is 25 (as of audition date).

 

Vacancies

Open positions at DSO's Ferenc Fricsay Academy:

  • 2 violins: from August 1, 2018 (for 24 months)
  • 1 viola: from August 1, 2019 (for 24 months)
  • 1 violoncello: from August 1, 2019 (for 24 months)

Application

Please send application papers including CV and photo

by email to Marion Herrscher

or send it through the post:

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Orchesterbüro
im rbb-Fernsehzentrum
Masurenallee 16-20
D-14057 Berlin
Tel +49 30. 20 29 87 530
Fax +49 30. 20 29 87 539

(Please note: Do not send original documents, clear folders etc.
Reshipment of application papers will only be effected on demand.)

The Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin is an ensemble of
Rundfunk-Orchester und Chöre GmbH Berlin.