CANCELLED: Co-Principal Viola

Attention: Auditions on January 13th, 2021 have been cancelled.

Application deadline is November 16th, 2020

Solo works: 


  1. First and second movement from a classical concerto by Hoffmeister (D Major) or Stamitz (D Major) with cadenza.
  2. First movement from Bartok or Walton or Hindemith Der Schwanendreher.
  3.   One movement from a solo work by J.S.Bach, Reger, or Hindemith.


Orchestral excerpts will be available at least two weeks before the audition day. The excerpts will be sent to applicants by e-mail as well as information regarding the audition location.


The application deadline is November 16th, 2020. Please send the application as well as a copy of diplomas and curriculum vitae as an attachment to An account of training and previous experience is required together with contact information.

Selected candidates will receive an invitation by e-mail shortly after the deadline as long as they have completed university-level education in instrumental performance.  The application deadline may be extended. All applications will be answered.


About the position


The vacant position is full-time Co-Principal Viola in the Iceland Symphony Orchestra from January 2021. Salary and benefits are subject to wage agreements between the association of ISO players and the Ministry of Finance. Individuals from outside EES need to apply for a work permit which is subject to approval by FÍH (Association of Icelandic Musicians) and Directorate of Immigration.


For further information please contact Human Resource Director, c/o Una Eythorsdottir (, tel. (+354) 898 5017.