Norrlandsoperans Symfoniorkester is seeking to appoint Principal Flute, with the obligation to play piccolo and 2nd flute

The position is permanent with a 1-year trial period. Employment will commence after personal agreement. Non-EU citizens require a work and residence permit.

The position entails roughly 140-160 podium days plus personal artistic preparation time, jury work (including auditions and meetings) and program committee meetings.

The position is widely diverse, including symphonic, opera and chamber music repertoire. A typical season can include between 12 – 17 Orchestra Productions and 2 – 3 Opera productions.


24th – 25th January 2023 – Norrlandsoperan, personal invitation.
Norrlandsoperan Concert Hall, address: Operaplan 5, 901 08, Umeå.

Important dates

Audition 24th – 25th January 2023 at Norrlandsoperan
Apply before 20th October 2022 via Musical Chairs
Invitation will be sent 1st November 2022


  • W A Mozart: Concert for flute in G major KV 313, 1st movt with cadenza and 2nd movt without cadenza.
  • C Nielsen: Flute Concerto, 1st movt
  • Piccola: W A Mozart: Cncerto for flute in D major 2nd movt without cadenza
  • Orchestra excerpts.

Orchestral excerpts are available for download after 1st October from our Musical Chairs.


Apply via Musical Chairs.
Approved application: Resume that contains education and curriculum vitae as well as current contact information