• 2015-08-17

2015 KBS Symphony Orchestra Audition Announcement

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2015 KBS Symphony Orchestra Audition Announcement
Highly qualified and passionate applicants will be invited to 2015 KBS Symphony Orchestra Audition.
1. Positions
  - Clarinet(2) : Principal(1), Assistant Principal(1)
  - Horn(3) : Principal(1), Assistant Principal(1), Tutti(1)
  - Trombone(2) : Principal(1), Tutti(1)
  - Tuba(1)
  - Percussion(2) : Principal(1), Tutti(1)
2. Qualification for application:
  - Applicants should meet the standard of the regulation of the KBS Symphony Orchestra.
  - Applicants should be qualified upon broadcasting regulations.
  - Holding minimum BA in music 
  - Korean male applicants should have completed their military service or public service that
    corresponds to the national obligation.
    ¡Ø Applicants who were exempted from military service can apply.
    ¡Ø The applicants who are in the military service must be discharged from military service until 31 December, 2015.
3. Application Procedure
  (1) Application Submitting Period: Oct 1st (Thu) ?? Oct 31st(Sat) (until 18:00)
       (¡Ø All time criteria is based on KOREAN STANDARD TIME, GMT +9)
  (2) To apply
     ¨?  For Foreign Applicants who does not have Korean Government approved ID Number:
          Download Application form at KBS Symphony Orchestra website (Available from October 1st)
          *Koreans and Korean-Americans should submit the on-line application on the website.
     ¨? Submit application form by e-mail ( ) and please send e-mail with
        ¡°Position_Name¡± title by deadline. Ex)Viola Principal _Hong Gildong
     ¨? Recorded DVD should be mailed by deadline at following address:
       ¡Ø Address: 13, Yeouigongwon-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, 150-790, Korea
       ¡Ø Deadline: Oct 31st, 2015, 6PM(KOREAN STANDARD TIME, GMT +9)
       ¡Ø 1st Round material Form: DVD with audio and video
       ¡Ø Audition repertoire and direction can refer ¡°Audition Repertoire List¡±.
       ¡Ø Recording order should follow the audition repertoire list and no sound editing is allowed.
           No successive recording is required.
       ¡Ø All music should be recorded Without piano accompanist
       ¡Ø Additional Papers (within applicants who pass the 3rd Round)
  - The certificates which verify their college graduation and the highest level of schooling which they have completed.
    (the certificates must be authenticated by embassy or notarization)
  - Relevant certificates which verify their career.
  - The certificate of authentication which government publishes for identification. 
 4. Audition Schedule
  (1) 1st Round | DVD screening
    - Concerto and Orchestral Excerpts
    - No Accompanist is necessary for both concerto and excerpts.
    - 1st Round result will be individually noticed by phone and e-mail.
  (2) 2nd Round | The end of November 
    - Place: the KBS Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal room
    - No Accompanist is necessary for both concerto and excerpts.
    - 2nd Round result will be individually noticed by phone and e-mail.
  (3) Interview: Early December
    ¡Ø The above schedule can be changed with notice.
5. Employment
  - Final successful candidates will work as trainees for 1 year, and there will be a final screening at the end of the probationary period.
  - Applicants who pass this screening will be treated upon the regulation of the KBS Symphony Orchestra and
     compensation, services and benefits will be applied to KBS Symphony Orchestra regulation.
6. Other details
  - The Audition Committee of KBS Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting
     the highest stands at this audition.
  - Even for chosen candidates, his/her acceptance will be canceled if he/she fails the physical examination for employment
    or if any ineligibility reason is found.
  - Submitted documents and DVD will not be returned to applicants.
  - All notices will be delivered by SMS or E-mail. So applicants must make sure they write their correct information in the application.
7. For further inquiries, please contact KBS Symphony Orchestra office through e-mail at