Audition – DOUBLE BASS

Szczecin Philharmonic (Poland) announces audition for the DOUBLE BASS.
AUDITION DATE12JUN '24wd, 00:00
Required documents should be e-mailed until 05-06-2024 to, with the note "Audition – DOUBLE BASS".

Audition will take place on 12-06-2024, 00:00 at Szczecin Philharmonic chamber hall. Szczecin Philharmonic will provide an accompanist for auditions.

Full time employment / average wage: information upon request

  • 1st round – behind the courtain SOLO PROGRAM
  • 2nd round – open ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

PROGRAM SOLO (optional)
  • C. D. von Dittersdorf: Concerto in E major, 1st mov with cadenza
  • J. B. Vanhal: Concerto in E flat major, 1st mov with cadenza

  • L. van Beethoven: Symphony No 5 c minor, op 67, 3rd mov, bars 1-18; 44-100; 137-181; 192-217
  • W. A. Mozart: Symphony No 40 g minor, KV 550, 1st mov., bars 28-42; 114-138; 191-225; 273-284; 4th mov., bars 45-66; 153-161; 191-205; 227-242; 293-308
  • F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Symphony No 4 A major, op. 90 “Italian”, 1st mov., bars 41-90; 263-339; 4th mov., bars 30-52; 164-195; 220-239

Szczecin Philharmonic. Szczecin Philharmonic will provide an accompanist for auditions.
Audition can be performed both in orchestral and solo attire. A tuning of 442 Hz is required.

After completing the recruitment process and selecting the best candidate, a contract will be concluded.

  • Master Degree (double bass). Applicants of the masters’ second year study will be considered.
  • Experience in a professional orchestra and familiarity of symphonic repertoire will be appreciated.

Required documents:
  • artistic curriculum vitæ,
  • cover letter,,
  • copies of documents confirming education and additional qualifications,,
  • declaration of consent to the processing of personal data for recruitment purposes.

Documents with subject ‘Audition – DOUBLE BASS' should be e-mailed to: (the date of receipt decides)

For more information contact Mr. Dominik Wastowski, Orchestra Personnel Manager, email:

The selection committee reserves the right to make a pre-selection based on the application forms. Selected persons will receive the invitation email.

  • By joining the Mieczyslaw Karlowicz Philharmonic Orchestra in Szczecin, you will become a part of an institution that holds a strong position on the cultural map of Poland.
  • Working with renowned conductors, soloists and musicians, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in an inspiring environment. The Szczecin Philharmonic offers a variety of musical projects such as symphonic concerts, chamber concerts, educational concerts, workshops as well as entertainment and jazz concerts.
  • We provide a comfortable working environment in a modern building that has won many awards, including the prestigious Mies van der Rohe Architectural Prize (2015). You'll be able to focus on improving your musical skills with well-adapted rehearsal rooms and concert halls.
  • We offer professional administration, management, production and technical support services that are a solid support for the Philharmonic's artistic activities.
  • We offer an extensive social benefits package, which includes cultural and recreational co-financing and complex medical care, for example. Additional benefits such as private medical care and sports and sports benefits at attractive prices are available for employees and their family members.

Please include in your CV or submit a separate statement with a signed clause: I hereby agree to have my personal data processed by Szczecin Philharmonic for the purpose and scope necessary in the recruitment process in accordance with Art. 6 par. 1 point a) of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and= repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation hereinafter referred to as GDPR).

In accordance with GDPR we would like to inform you that:
1. The Controller of the personal data is the Filharmonia im Mieczysława Karłowicza w Szczecinie with the seat at ul. Małopolska 48, 70-515 Szczecin, later referred as to the Philharmonic.
2. Only the Philharmonic will be the recipient of your personal data;
3. Your personal data will be kept for the period necessary for the implementation and completion of the recruitment process and will be immediately removed in the event of failure to take action to conclude the contract.
4. You have the right to access and rectify your personal data held by the Philharmonic.
5. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection), if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you violates the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation of 27 April 2016;
6. Providing your personal data by you is a condition of participation in the audition, failure to provide with personal data will exclude the candidate from the recruitment procedure.
Should you have any question related to data processing, please contact us via email:

Filharmonia im. Mieczysława Karłowicza w Szczecinie
ul. Małopolska 48 , 70 – 515 Szczecin

Sekretariat // OFFICE
tel. +48 91 430 95 11, e-mail:

Orchestra Personnel Manager – Dominik Wastowski,


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