Vacancies

Orchestra

Hong Kong Sinfonietta invites applicants to fill the vacancy of Principal Oboe commencing November 2018.

  • Applicants should have completed musical training at an accredited institution and should have orchestral experience.
  • Successful candidates would be expected to work an average of 200 sessions a year – which translates to about 100 performances.
  • Remuneration package includes basic monthly salary, extra subsidies, end-of-contract gratuity and MPF.

Please complete an application form downloadable from here and send to “Auditions, Hong Kong Sinfonietta Limited, 3/F Winsan Tower, 98 Thomson Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong” OR by email to hksauditions@hksinfonietta.org by 7 September 2018.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by 18 September 2018.  Live auditions will take place in Hong Kong on 10 October 2018. In lieu of live auditions, applicants may send a DVD OR videolink by 6 October 2018.

Audition repertoire will be posted on this page from 10 September 2018.

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Are you a professionally trained musician?  Would you like to join us on a freelance basis?

Hong Kong Sinfonietta needs extra musicians from time to time and welcome professional musicians in Hong Kong to join our pool of freelancers.  Please send applications to marylu.chan@hksinfonietta.org for a hearing for qualified applicants.

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Administration 

Would you like to be a member of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta? We are looking for aspiring arts administrators in the following capacities to share our passion in making Hong Kong a better place through music.  ALL positions require prior experience.

  • Office Administrator

You need to be an all-rounded person with good computer and communication skills to be responsible for the “well-being” and functionality of the office (e.g. liaising with various contractors on the maintenance of office equipment and computer systems, maintaining the company’s archives, etc.).

  • Librarian

You will be in charge of the orchestra’s music library including acquisition of music for every rehearsal and performance of the orchestra.  You will have adequate knowledge of classical music (symphonic and chamber music) as well as computer programme relating to scores and parts (e.g. “Sibelius”).

  • Marketing & Development Officer

You will assist the marketing team.  Good English and Chinese writing skills essential.  Knowledge of classical music is preferred.  Less experienced candidates may be considered for a trainee position.

  • Special Projects Administrator

You will mainly work with the projects team which includes tours, commissions and exchanges.  (This is a position funded by the HK Government via Home Affairs Bureau’s Contestable Funding Scheme.)

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Please send applications, which include your expected salary, to the “General Manager, Hong Kong Sinfonietta Limited, 3/F Winsan Tower, 98 Thomson Road, Wanchai, HK” by 17 August 2018. If you have applied for the above positions before, there is no need to re-apply.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.

“Maestra Yip and the HKS brought liveliness and precision in their performance.”  Bachtrack.com