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Applications are sought from musicians of outstanding ability for the following position with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Principal Timpani

Audition Dates

Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 February 2022
Candidates must be available for both whole days


  • Study 9 from Jacques Delécluse Twenty Studies for Timpani (on pages 12 and 13)
  • PLUS Orchestra excerpts

Closing Date: Monday 10 January 2022

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra offers an attractive salary package for the successful candidates. Please note that this position is only available to Citizens of Australia or New Zealand, Permanent Residents of Australia or those that have the legal right to work in Australia.

Applicants wishing to send a recording should advise this upon application and as soon as possible.

Application Details

To apply, please email a CV (including mailing address, phone number and email address) to:

Auditions Coordinator
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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