The following positions are now open for applications from professional orchestral trumpet players. Please bare in mind, these posts are highly competitive and many players apply, but if you’ve got what it takes, GO FOR IT!

United Kingdom

Philharmonia Orchestra

No. 2 Trumpet

Please submit a video application as well as your application form. Video applications should be one complete unedited recording consisting (in order) of Charlier Etude no.2, along with five orchestral excerpts; Bizet Carmen Prelude to Act I, Schumann Symphony No.2 Mvt I (up to letter A), Bartok Concerto for Orchestra Mvt V (bars 201-254), Dvorak Symphony No.8 Mvt II (letters D-F), Mahler Symphony No.7 Mvt I (Fig 37-38) & Mvt IV (Fig 227-230). Please send your video by email as an original file (not Youtube or Vimeo link) to Elliot Samphier, Successful candidates will be invited to audition on Tuesday 2 April 2019.  More

Scottish Opera

Section Principal Trumpet

Salary – £686.86 per week plus benefits

We invite applications for the position of Section Principal Trumpet. Players have a contractual guarantee of a minimum of 29 weeks of work per year, and in November each year receive 5 months’ notice of their contracted weeks of work for the year that commences from April.

Auditions for the position will take place in Glasgow, dates to follow. All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK and documentary proof of this will be requested prior to auditions.

Applicants should apply in writing to Heather North, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email You should include a covering letter, CV and a completed application form, which is on our website.

To be considered for an audition, your application must include all of the documents specified . The closing date for applications is Thursday 28 February 2019 at 5:30pm More


Orchestre de chambre de Paris

1 Principal trumpet / 1 Trompette solo

L’Orchestre de chambre de Paris recrute / The Orchestre de chambre de Paris recruits : 1 trompette solo / 1 Principal Trumpet

Date de concours / Date of the audition: lundi 11 mars 2019 /
Monday 11th March 2019
Lieu / Place: Philharmonie de Paris
Poste / Position: 1 trompette solo / 1 Principal trumpet
Date limite d’inscription / Deadline for registration: jeudi 28 février 2019 /
Thursday 28th February 2019
Prise de fonction souhaitée / Entry required : mai 2019 / May 2019

Dossier d’inscription, programme, traits d’orchestre & solos à télécharger sur le site  More

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Tutti trumpet

Audition on May 27-28 in Stockholm. We offer a full-time permanent contract. Please apply via date: 01 Apr 2019 More

Aalborg Symfoniorkester

Trumpet: Principal Trumpet

Artistic and Executive Director: Jan Kvistborg
Advertise the audition for the following vacancies:
Trumpet: Principal Trumpet 
Audition: Friday 5th of April 2019 at 10 am
Applications to be received no later than: 
Wednesday 20th of March 2019closing date: 20 Mar 2019 More

Fondazione Orchestra Sinfonica J. Haydn di Bolzano e Trento

Concorso per prima tromba con obbligo della fila

Concorso per prima tromba con obbligo della filaclosing date: 03 Mar 2019 More

Philharmonie Zuidnederland

Tutti Trumpet 75% with Cornet obligation

Based in Eindhoven/Maastricht (NL) is looking for:

Tutti Trumpet 75%
with Cornet obligation

Audition on 24 April 2019 in Eindhoven
(pre selection on 23 April 2019)

For more information and conditions see date: 14 Mar 2019 More

Orchestre national de Metz

Un cornet solo jouant trompette co-soliste et tuttiste (1ère catégorie)

Lundi 1er avril 2019 à 10h
Date limite d’inscription : 21 mars 2019
Prise de fonction souhaitée : dès que possibleclosing date: 22 Mar 2019

Frankfurt Radio Symphony

Orchesterakademie des hr-Sinfonieorchesters Stipendiat(in) Trompete

(apprenticeship/academy position)Probespieltermin: 06.03.2019

J. Haydn:Trompetenkonzert in Es-Dur auf Deutscher B-Trompete
L. v.Beethoven: Leonore-Signale
G. Bizet:Carmen – Signal und Vorspiel
B. Bartok:Konzert f. Orchester (1. Satz, 2. Trp. ab Takt 328 und 5. Satz,2.Trp. ab Takt 201 und ab 556)
G. Mahler:Sinfonie Nr. 5
M. Mussorgsky:Bilder einer Ausstellung
M. Ravel:Klavierkonzert G-Dur
R. Strauss:Ein Heldenleben (2. Trp. in B ab 42 bis 3. Takt nach 62)
I. Strawinsky:Petruschka (Tanz und 2. Trp. ab 265)
R. Wagner:Parsifalclosing date: n/a More


St. Louis Symphony

One-Year Second Trumpet/Trumpet as Needed

Please visit for full audition information and to apply online.closing date: 15 Mar 2019 More


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