Liepāja Symphony Orchestra is announcing an open competition for the position of a musician – viola group deputy concertmaster.

The competition will take place in Liepāja, in the concert hall “Lielais dzintars” (at Radio iela 8) on 27 February, 2023.

Requirements for the applicants:

  • professional music degree in viola performance or a music college student in viola performance;
  • experience with working in an orchestra.

Major duties:

  • prepare and play the first violin section of the orchestra in high artistic quality;
  • comply with the work schedules and compositions, the code of conduct and other internal rules and regulations of the SLLC “Liepāja Symphony Orchestra”;
  • maintain and improve individual skills throughout the contract validity period.

Submission of applications for the competition is open until 20 February, 2023, 23:59. To apply, e-mail the following documents to the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra e-mail address: specifying the subject “Regarding the Competition”:

  • CV (Curriculum vitae);
  • copies of documents certifying your academic degree and documents on further education; for students – a statement issued by their educational institution.

Monthly salary for full-time work: EUR 1170.00 before the calculation of taxes stipulated in the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia.

Workplace: Radio iela 8, Liepāja, Latvia.


The music scores of the Orchetral excerpts of the second round:
Mozart – The Magic Flute overture;
Brahms – Symphony nr.3,1st movement;
Beethoven – Symphony nr.5,2st movement;
Beethoven – Symphony nr.9,2st movement;
Mendelssohn – Scherzo from A Midsummer Nigt’s Dream;
Tchaikovsky – Symphony nr.6,1st movement;
Berlioz – Roman Carnival (from m.37 to m. 60);
Strauss – Don Juan (from beginning to m.7, from 3 measures before A to 4 measures before B, from C to 5 measures after C).

Contact person:  Staff manager Diāna Grīnberga, e-mail: