Artistic Director John Storgårds.
Lapland Chamber Orchestra is the northernmost professional chamber orchestra in the European
Union. The orchestra has 18 full time musicians and excellent facilities - the musicians each have
their own practise room.
We currently have a vacancy for:
Principal bassoon with contrabassoon obligation
Post commencing 18 October 2021.
Salary is in accordance with the collective agreement on wages and terms of employment.
1. W. A. Mozart: Bassoon Concerto B-flat major KV 191, 1st movement with cadenza
2. C. Saint-Saëns: Sonata for Bassoon G major op. 168, 1st movement
3. Unaccompanied piece of the applicant’s own choice for solo bassoon composed
after 1899 with duration max 5 minutes. Can be a movement or movements from a
4. Orchestral and chamber music excerpts, available after the application deadline
Audition date: Saturday 28 August 2021 at 11 a.m. in Korundi House of Culture, Lapinkävijäntie
4, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland.
Closing date for applications: Monday 9 August 2021 at 23.59 (21:59 GMT) to Lapland
Chamber Orchestra, Lapinkävijäntie 4, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland, or by e-mail to
Personal contact details and education and work experience should be included in the application.
Applicants are also requested to mention if the orchestra's pianist is required. Kindly note that the orchestra may interview the applicant.
There is a trial period of six months for the post. The chosen candidate must present a medical
Further enquiries: Until 2nd of July and from 19th to 30th of July from Kaisa-Reetta Karhu,
general manager, phone +358 (0)400 764 469. From 3rd of August further enquiries from general
manager Aino Kurki, email@example.com