Norrbotten NEO is hiring a cellist

About the workplace
Norrbottensmusiken is a county institution within Region Norrbotten and is active in all 14 of the county’s municipalities. The institution is home to the organizations Norrbotten NEO, Norrbotten’s Chamber Orchestra, Piteå Chamber Opera and Norrbotten Big Band. Norrbottensmusiken also has an extensive program for children and youth, partly in the form of school concerts with our own and freelance artists and ensembles, but also in the form of youth ensembles, such as the girls’ youth choir Arctic Light, Norrbotten’s Youth Symphony Orchestra and Arctic Youth Jazz Orchestra. Norrbotten NEO is Sweden’s only full-time ensemble for new music, and in addition to their work in the region, the ensemble tours nationally and internationally. The ensemble has a close collaboration with both established composers and composition education, and regularly commissions music from Swedish and international composers. Norrbotten NEO’s seven musicians are also the chairs of their respective sections in Norrbotten’s Chamber Orchestra and take part in Piteå Chamber Opera’s productions. The chamber orchestra and chamber opera productions occur over 6-8 weeks per year.

Job description
This position involves participating as cellist in productions with Norrbotten NEO, Norrbotten’s Chamber Orchestra and Piteå Chamber Opera. Soloist assignments, CD and radio recordings and Masterclasses are also a part of the work you will do. As an employee of Norrbotten Music you will also participate in workplace get-togethers and other meetings related to day-to-day operations. To be able to participate fully in Norrbotten’s musical life we consider it favourable that you, the applicant, contemplate moving to the region.

Your Background
You are a professional musician trained at a college of music or the equivalent and have considerable experience playing chamber music and new music.

About the position
The position is for full-time permanent employment with a probationary period of six months. The position is based in Piteå.
Please attach your CV and a cover letter. Additional links to recordings may be requested.
Arrangements for a trial week/trial period during the Autumn of 2019 will be agreed upon on a case by case basis. The position starts in January 2020.

Region Norrbotten sets salaries individually in accordance with a collective agreement.

Would you like to know more? Please contact:
Orchestra Manager, Erik Enström, 0920-23 66 90,
Violinist, Brusk Zanganeh, 070-965 59 80,

We are happy to hear from applicants interested in the position, but kindly decline contact by staffing and recruiting agencies as well as advertising vendors.

Union representative SYMF, Dan Johansson, 0920-23 66 72,

Application deadline: 2019-04-28

Work Experience
Musician, classical music: experience required

Individual salary in accordance with collective agreements.

Type of Position:
Permanent full-time with a six-month probationary period.

Apply here (form in Swedish) or send your Name, Date of birth, CV and personal letter to Music Director in Piteå,
Erik Enström