Edwin Outwater, Music Director
Announces the following vacancies:
Concertmaster - International Auditions
Salary: Concertmaster salary is negotiated.
International Auditions by invitation only will be held Monday, November 4, 2013 in
Highly qualified applicants are asked to send:
- a one-page resume
- a 5 minute audio or video electronic recording (audio file or url) preferably
recorded within the past 6 months.
Recordings may include any of the following:
- standard, audition-level concertos
- standard orchestral excerpts (including Concertmaster solos)
- violin sonatas (with or without piano accompaniment)
- unaccompanied Bach
- violin concert pieces
All resumes and audio submissions are to be sent to Laurie Castello, Director of Operations at
firstname.lastname@example.org before August 31, 2013.
Submissions will be considered and voted on by the Search Committee in early September. This will constitute the Preliminary Round. Applicants will be notified of the results by email
and successful candidates will be advanced to Round A of the Final Round which will take place
on Monday, November 4, 2013 in Kitchener. Repertoire for the audition is listed below.
Candidates who are successful in Round A will proceed to Round B on the same day.
Candidates who are successful in Round B will be invited to play a week with the orchestra
during the 2013-14 season.
The Invited Week will include a chamber music audition, a prepared interview, a reception with
some of our patrons as well as rehearsals and performances with the orchestra. Repertoire,
expectations and interview questions will be available in advance of the invited week.
Candidates will be paid, and transportation and hotel costs will be covered by the Kitchener-
Waterloo Symphony. Following the conclusion of all candidate invited weeks, the Committee will
meet to discuss and vote. The successful candidate will be offered a probationary contract with
the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony at their earliest availability.
PDF Version with Repertoire List
Application Deadline: August 31, 2013
For More information, please contact:
Nancy Wharton, Personnel Manager
36 King St W | Kitchener, Ontario | N2G 1A3 | Canada