Summary: Bilkent Symphony Orchestra
Announces international auditions for the following vacancies;
1 Post of Third Horn
1 Post of Second / Fourth Horn
1 Post of either First Bassoon or Second Bassoon
Located in the nation's capitol Ankara, Bilkent Symphony Orchestra is formed of musicians from 14
countries and is the first private, permanent academic-artistic classical music ensemble in Turkey.
With concert seasons of 40-50 events since 1993, recordings released by EMI, NAXOS and
international tours such as Schleswig Holstein 2011, BilkentSO collaborates with renowned soloists
Conditions and benefits: Obligations include orchestra duty as well as active teaching opportunities
at Bilkent University, Faculty of Music and Performing Arts. Benefits include full pay of competitive
salaries covering renewable contract terms of 12 months with a maximum 230 service days, furnished
apartments in university campus with international faculty, full social security and health insurance.
Requirements: Bilkent Symphony Orchestra welcomes applications from experienced professional
musicians who hold degrees from an institute of higher education of international repute.
Applications and auditions: Preliminary auditions are by DVD recording and applications are