Nordic Chamber Orchestra – Bassoon Section Leader

Scenkonst Västernorrland AB is an institution under the county council of Västernorrland and Sundsvall municipality. We produce and support the performing arts (dance, film, music and theater) in the region. We have a strong focus on productions and activities for children and young people. Our mission is also to offer a wide range of performing art throughout Västernorrland, with quality and variation.

Our vision is to touch, inspire and enrich people by creating and providing world-class art experiences. To nourish people’s souls. For a better world.

Nordic Chamber Orchestra (Nordiska Kammarorkestern) is located in Sundsvall, Sweden and gives concerts in all seven regional county municipalities, but also nationally and internationally. The orchestra will also further develop its collaboration with composers for the management and redevelopment of Western art music.

We are looking for a bassoon playes, section leader. The service is a permanent position, 50% service in Nordic Chamber Orchestra and 50% chamber music in Nordic Chamber Ensemble.

Audition dates

The audition will take place by personal invitation on Monday 1 april and possibly on Tuesday 2 april 2019. 
The orchestral excerpts will be sent along with orchestral excerpts and notes for ensemble samples.

Orchestral and ensemble excerpts will be sent to accepted applicants in connection with audition call.

Compulsory works:
W.A. Mozart:
Bassoon Concerto B- flat major KV 191 (Movement 1 & 2)
Optional cadenza in 1st  movement. 2nd movement without cadenza

Camille Saint-Saëns:
Bassoon Sonata, Op.168 (Movement 1 & 2)
Orchestral- and ensemble excerpts

The employment

We offer a fulltime and permanent contract from 1st of August 2019 or as agreed.


For more information, please contact:
Elisabet Ljungar, Music- and artistic director +4660-6585483
Anna Zachrisson (Union Chairman SYMF) +4660-6585487

You are welcome to submit your application with deadline 24 February 2019 to:

Please note that we only accept applications via email. Mark the application with the reference number: 7004