22 April, 2019

New job offers for trombone in Orchestras.

The Philharmonic Orchestras Würzburg, Orchestre National des Pays de La Loire, Münchner Symphoniker, Staatskapelle Berlin and Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin are offering places for trombone.


From Innovatrombone and in collaboration with Muv.ac we continue to inform trombonists about the different job offers in Orchestras. On this occasion we also offer places for academics.

Philharmonisches Orchester Würzburg


The Orchestra calls for a main trombone position, with alto trombone obligation. The obligatory pieces will be:

-Ferdinand David, concertino for tenor trombone and orchestra.

– Launy Grøndahl: Trombone Concerto (1924).

The pre-audition will take place on 09/05/2019 and the main audition on 10/05/2019:

Mainfranken Theater Würzburg
Theaterstraße 21
97070 Würzburg (Alemania)
 Orchestre National des Pays de La Loire


The audition will be divided into three phases, the first of which will have a curtain. The cost of the audition will be covered by the applicants. If the applicants wish an accompanying pianist, they will be able to rehearse in Nantes on 8 July.

(first round) piece requested:

J-S. Bach Suite V: Sarabande (Cello Suites adapted for bass trombone by Jean-Claude Barbez, Leduc edition)

(orchestral extracts): J. Haydn B. Bartok Die Schöpfung (The Creation) Der Wunderbare Mandarin (The Wonderful Mandarin ) R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben (hero’s life), extract 1

(Second round) Concert:

  1. Lebedev Concerto in a movement for bass trombone (Hofmeister Edition) Orchestral feature H. Berlioz The damnation of Faust: Hungarian March.

(Third round) orchestral extracts:

W-A. Mozart Requiem: Kyrie R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben (hero life), extract 2 R. Strauss To Eulenspiegel G. Mahler Symphony No. 6 A. Berg Wozzeck R. Wagner Valkyries L-v. Beethoven Symphony No. 9 O. Respighi R. Schumann Symphony No. 3 “Renaissance” G. Mahler Symphony No. 7

(With section): A. Bruckner Symphony No. 4 (with Tuba) J Brahms Symphony No. 1

Münchner Symphoniker


The Orchestra calls for a position for 2nd trombone with 1st trombone obligation. The closing date for registration will be 05.05.2019.  Audition date: 06/06/2019.

Obligatory pieces: Ferdinand David: Concertino, 1. und 2. Satz


Münchner Symphoniker
Schornstr. 13
81669 München (Alemania) 

Staatskapelle Berlin

The Orchestra offers a trombone position and a bass trombone position for academics, on a two-year scholarship to the Orchestra Academy, with participation in productions of concerts, opera and ballet, with mentors from the Staatskapelle Berlin. Registration closes on 18/04/2019.

The tests will be on 13/06/2019 at 10:00h tenor trombone and at 14:00h bass trombone, at Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Unter den Linden 7 10117 Berlin (Germany).

Mandatory pieces for tenor trombone audition:

David – Konzert Es-Dur, 1. und 2. Satz

Orchestral repertoire:

Tenor trombone:

– Mozart, Requiem (tuba mirum) Gorchakow

– Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel beide Zarathustrastellen

– Ravel: Bolero

– Wagner: Tannhäuser, Lohengrin, Walkürenritt

Alto trombone:

– Schumann: 3. Sinfonie “Rheinische”

– Brahms: 1. Sinfonie

– Mozart: Zauberflöte, Sarastro-Arie

Mandatory pieces for bass trombone:

– Ernst Sachse: Konzert F-Dur, 1. und 2. Satz

– J. S. Bach: Sarabande aus der Cello Suite Nr. 5

Orchestral repertoire:

– Beethoven: Sinfonie Nr. 9

– Brahms: 1. Sinfonie

– Haydn: Die Schöpfung

– Mozart: Die Zauberflöte

– Rossini: Wilhelm Tell, Die diebische Elster

– Schumann: 3. Sinfonie

– Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Till Eulenspiegel, Der Rosenkavalier

– Wagner: Walkürenritt, Lohengrin 3. Akt


Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin

The Orchestra offers a trombone academician position with 120 orchestral performances per season, chamber concerts, audition and repertoire training by orchestra mentors.

Registration closes on 25/04/2019 and audition on 15/05/2019 at 13:30 at Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin, Behrenstrasse 55-57 10117 Berlin (Germany).


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