4 violins tutti audition’s date has been postponed.

Audition for 4 Violins Tutti (I & II)

The Bilkent Symphony Orchestra (BSO), founded in 1993, is a Turkish symphony orchestra based in Ankara. Its principal performing venue is Bilkent Concert Hall.

The BSO regularly participates in events of national and international importance, BSO itself numbers 63 musicians, is the first private, permanent academic-artistic classical music ensemble in Turkey.

With concert seasons of 40 events since 1993, recordings released by EMI, NAXOS and national – international tours, BSO collaborates with renowned soloists and conductors.

For our orchestra, we are looking for talented, flexible and committed musicians who work with joy in a changing environment.

The successful candidate will also be expected to teach applied instrument lessons to music majors in the college and pre-college divisions at the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts.

Audition Date:
10 May 2020

Application Deadline:
24 April 2020

Application Address:

Required Documents:
Detailed CV
Copy of Graduate Degree
Teaching Statement

The auditions will be held with piano accompaniment.
An accompaniment may be provided, if a request is made during application.

Audition Repertoire:
Stage 1

The first movement of any one of the concerti listed below (with cadenza)
W.A. Mozart | Violin Concerto No.3, KV.216
W.A. Mozart | Violin Concerto No.4, KV.218
W.A. Mozart | Violin Concerto No.5, KV.219

Stage 2
The first movement of any one of the concerti listed below (with cadenza)
J. Brahms | Violin Concerto, Op.77
F. Mendelssohn | Violin Concerto, Op.64
J. Sibelius | Violin Concerto, Op.47
P.I. Tchaikovsky | Violin Concerto, Op.35

Stage 3
Sample lessons with two students that are in different stages of their training.

Please click to download the selected parts of the orchestral works.

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