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)

For the orchestral parts please refer to the booklet 'Orchester-Probespiel Violin' (Schott Publishers).


Audition: to be announced

Violoncello (Academy)

Required audition pieces:

  • Haydn: Concerto in D major or C major, 1st and 2nd mvnt.

Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Beethoven: Symphony no. 5, 2nd movement
  • Beethoven: Symphony no. 8, 3rd movement (Trio)
  • Bruckner: Symphony no. 7, 1st movement
  • Strauss: ›Don Juan‹


Audition: Mon, 19 June 2023

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).



Open positions at DSO's Ferenc Fricsay Academy:

  • one violin
  • one violoncello


The application process takes place exclusively via the muv.ac platform as soon as the respective vacancy is activated:

Our Vacancies on muv.ac

If you have any questions, please contact

Tim Groschek
Tel +49 30. 20 29 87 536
Fax +49 30. 20 29 87 539
E-Mail Tim Groschek

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