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The Vlaams Radio Koor is organizing auditions for professional singers for full time and part time permanent contracts.

On 16, 17 and 18 October 2018 the Flemish Radio Choir is auditioning for professional singers for full time and part time permanent contracts for sopranos, altos and second bass.

We are looking for:

• 4 sopranos 50%
• 3 altos 50%
• 2 altos 100%
• 1 second bass 50%

Please send your curriculum vitae before 15/09/2018 to Alain De Ley or to:

Vlaams Radio Koor
attn. Alain De Ley
Eugène Flageyplein 18
B-1050 Brussels (Belgium)

After a first screening of the CVs the selected candidates will receive an application form to confirm their participation.

We have experienced some difficulties with the adl@vlaamsradiokoor.be email address. If you have sent your candidacy and didn’t receive confirmation that your mail was received, please resend to adl@brusselsphilharmonic.be. Sorry for the inconvenience.

COURSE OF THE AUDITION

The audition will consist of 2 rounds. For the first round the candidates will be required to prepare and present

  • 2 arias and 2 songs from 3 different time periods:
    • before 1800, between 1800 and 1950 and from after 1950
    • in the 4 pieces there should be one piece in French, one in German and one in English
  • The candidates will need to sing a compulsory piece. This piece will be available at our website in due time.

After the first round there will be a deliberation. The candidates who pass to the second round need to perform:

  • a compulsory piece with piano that they can prepare for 15’
  • a sight reading piece
  • in a vocal quartet with three singers of the choir
  • a tessitura test

Good luck!