Kymi Sinfonietta is a dynamic and innovative orchestra performing a wide variety of interesting repertoire. The orchestra’s Artistic Advisor Olari Elts and inspiring guest artists and partners from both Finland and abroad add zest to the orchestra’s artistic activity.

Kymi Sinfonietta is recruiting a BASSOON CO-PRINCIPAL for a permanent position. The salary will be determined in accordance with the relevant collective agreement (KVTES). Requirements for playing chamber music and contrabassoon are included in the position. We hope that the applicants possess good co-operation and interaction skills.

Please apply by Friday, the 7th of October 2022, 16:00 Finnish time. Please include your CV and a cover letter in the application and send it by email to our Stage Manager Tuomas Vanhalakka, email or by post to Kymenlaakson Orkesteri Oy, Keskuskatu 33, 48100 KOTKA, FINLAND.

The audition will be held on Friday, October 21st, 2022 at the Kotka Concert Hall (address Keskuskatu 33, Kotka) beginning at 12:00. The orchestra will provide an accompanist for the audition, but you may also use another accompanist at your own expense. The audition can include chamber music assignments.

Audition assignments:
1. W. A. Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major KV 191, 1st and 2nd movements,
1st movement with cadenza

2. C. Saint-Saëns: Bassoon Sonata op. 168, 1st movement

3. Orchestra and chamber music excerpts, which can be ordered from from September 19th onwards.

For more information, please contact:
Managing Director Mikko Leppänen
, tel. +358 50 505 1082, email (on summer vacation between July 13th-August 5th)