Vacancies

Orchestra

1st Violin (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part-time for 50%
compulsory works: Mozart concert (either KV 216, 218 or 219)
and one romantic concerto of own choice.
audition: 16.12.19, 6 pm

2nd Violin voice leader

employment to begin immediately, extra payment "Tätigkeitszulage 1", reduction of duty
compulsory works: Mozart concert (either KV 216, 218 or 219) and one romantic concerto of own choice.
audition: 06.12.19, 5 pm

Viola (principal)

employment to begin immediately, special contract
compulsory work: Concerts of Stamitz or Hoffmeister as well as 
one concerto of own choice 
(Bartók, Hindemith, Walton each completely).
audition: 11.09.19, 10 am

Viola (associate principal)

employment to begin immediately
compulsory work: Concerts of Stamitz or Hoffmeister as well as 
one concerto of own choice
(Bartók, Hindemith, Walton each completely).
audition: 21.01.20, 6 pm

Violoncello tutti

one for 100% beginning on 01.12.20 and one for 50% beginning on 20.08.20
audition: 09.01.20, 10 am

Principal Double Bass (coordinated)

employment to begin immediately
extra payment “TVK Tätigkeitszulage 1”
reduction of duty
compulsory works: First and second movement of a classical concerto with cadenzas
as well as first and second movement of a romantic concert.
audition: 06.12.19, 7 pm

Double Bass (tutti)

employment to begin immediately, part-time contract (50%)
assignment mainly in concerts
Compulsory work: 1. round: a classical concerto; orchestra excerpts possible
› 2. round: one romantic concerto of own choice; orchestra excerpts possible
› 3. round: orchestra excerpts.
audition: 12.12.19, 6 pm
Applications for this position only via muv.ac

Piccolo

employment to begin immediately 
with obligation for 2./3./4. flute
extra payment "Tätigkeitszulage 2"
audition: 20.01.20, 6 pm

Principal bassoon

employment to begin immediately
compulsory work: Mozart, Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major KV 191;
Saint-Saëns, Bassoon Sonata op. 168 1st and 2nd movement 
audition: will be announced

2nd Bassoon

employment to begin immediately, with obligation for 3./4. bassoon
audition: will be announced

3rd associate principal trumpet
to begin immediately
with obligation for 2nd and 4th trumpet
extra payment "Tätigkeitszulage 2" plus 50% of "Tätigkeitszulage 3"
audtition: will be announced

Principal trombone

employment to begin immediately
compulsory work: »Concertino« op. 4 by F. David 1st and 2nd movement
Audition: 13.03.20, 10 am
Applications for this position only via muv.ac

Payment: company-based tariff agreement (above the agreed pay scale). 

Audition: candidates who are shortlisted for an audition will receive a written invitation and detailed information about the audition requirements.
Further information about auditions

Academy

Double bass

Employment begins on 01.01.20
Audition: 19.09.19, 10 am
Application deadline: 18.08.19
Applications for this position only via muv.ac

Team

There are no vacancies in the team at the moment.

Application

Application documents:

+ curriculum vitae
+ certificates/ reports

Please do not send audio material.

Please send your application documents (only copies) to:
 

Gürzenich-Orchester Köln
Bischofsgartenstraße 1
50667 Köln

Please note:

The City of Cologne has committed to raising the number of women in leading positions and underrepresented professional areas. Therefore, women are explicitly encouraged to submit their applications. In addition, the goal is to reflect the individual wishes of men and women with family obligations on all levels. Equally qualified, severely disabled persons and equivalent applicants will be given special consideration. The City of Cologne proudly bears the title TOTAL E-QUALITY – Active for Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, as well as the additional title DIVERSITY.

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