Principal Oboe Player

Principal Oboe Player

I. Instruments Principal Oboe – 1
II. Qualification Those who are judged by the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra to have artistic and personal qualifications as an orchestral principal player (regardless of age / 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: June 1, 2024

IV. Dates and venue [Dates] 

1st Round:  Wednesday, December 13, 2023

2nd Round:  Thursday, December 14, 2023


Nagoya City Music Plaza 5F, Rehearsal Hall,

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

V. Repertoire [1st and 2nd Rounds]

– W. A. Mozart / Oboe Concerto in C major, K.314
* play all movements with cadenza
* any editions are available

– R. Strauss / 2nd movement from Oboe Concerto in D major

– Orchestra Excerpts

VI. How to apply A. Send 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


Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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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