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The Lapland Chamber Orchestra is the northernmost professional chamber orchestra in the European Union with 18 full time musicians. The orchestra has excellent facilities and the musicians each have their own rehearsal room (

Artistic Director is John Storgårds. 

We currently have a vacancy for:

Principal Oboe
doubling cor anglais

Post commencing 1 August 2018.
Salary is in accordance with the collective agreement on wages and terms of employment.

Audition requirements:
1. W.A Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C Major K. 314, I and II movements, including cadenzas
2. R. Schumann: Three Romances for oboe and piano op. 94, I and II movements
3. Free piece for solo oboe, not to exceed 10 mins.
4. Orchestra and chamber music excerpts, available from 22nd February 2018 by request from

Audition date: Saturday 24th March 2018 at 14.15 in Korundi, Lapinkävijäntie 4, Rovaniemi, Finland. 
Closing date for applications: 9th March 2018 at 15.00 (Finnish time) to the Chamber Orchestra of Lapland, Lapinkävijäntie 4, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland, or e-mail

Personal and contact details and education and work experience should be included in the application. Applicants are also requested to mention if orchestra’s accompanist is required.

There is a trial period of four months for the post. The chosen candidate must present a doctor’s certificate.

Further enquiries:
Kaisa-Reetta Karhu – general manager
Phone +358 (0)400 764 469