I. Instruments Percussion – 1
II. Qualification Those who are judged by the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra to have artistic and personal qualifications as an orchestral player (regardless of nationality).
III. Process A. Pre-selection using documentation

B. Skills audition (1st and 2nd Rounds)

C. Interview

D. Try-out performance as an orchestral player (3rd Round)

… Those who pass A, B, and C will be asked to play in the orchestra for 3 months as a trainee under a performance contract.

E. Adoption Date: December 1, 2019

IV. Dates and venue [Dates]    1st Round:               Monday, June 10, 2019

2nd Round:             Tuesday, June 11, 2019

[Venue]   Nagoya City Music Plaza 5F, Rehearsal Hall,

1-4-10 Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, JAPAN

V. Repertoire [1st & 2nd Round]

– Maurice Jarre / SUITE ANCIENNE pour Instruments à Percussion et Piano
 (Alphonse Leduc)

– * must play with accompanist

– * play a part of piece, specified on the day of the audition

– Orchestra Excerpts

[About Instruments]

– * Snare Drum: Bring your own instrument
(Stand and chair is prepared at the venue)

* The other instruments will be supplied
(Further details will be sent with Orchestra Excerpts)

VI. How to apply A. Send a handwriting resume with photo and detailed musical experience list by airmail to the address below.

B. If a non-Japanese resume, attach a typed resume with Japanese translation.

C. Use the resume form.

* Must be able to download as a PDF file from official website

[Deadline]               Thursday, May 2, 2019

VII. Others A. Applicants must arrange for their own accompanist.

B. Only those who pass the 1st Round will advance to the 2nd Round.

C. Orchestra Excerpts will be sent to applicants who pass the pre-selection using documentation after the application deadline.

* An appointment date and time for the audition will be also specified then

D. Resumes will be disposed of properly after auditions.

Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra Secretariat Administration Department

c/o Nagoya City Music Plaza 4F, 1-4-10 Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 460-0022 JAPAN

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