Tutti Positions of Second Violinist

The application deadline is April 2nd, 2024.

 The application deadline is April 2nd, 2024.

Auditions will take place on May 30, 2024, at Harpa, Reykjavík.

Iceland Symphony Orchestra advertises two vacant Tutti positions for second violin. Auditions will take place on May 30, 2024, at Harpa, Reykjavík.


The application deadline is April 2nd, 2024.

Solo works:

  1. Mozart Violin Concerto (1st movement with cadenza) No. 3 in G major, No. 4 in D major or No. 5 in A major.
  2. A romantic concerto at own choice (1st movement with cadenza).

Audition repertoire:

Orchestral excerpts, with indicated passages to be played, will be sent by e-mail to applicants as soon as their application is approved, as well as further information regarding the audition location and timing.

Application deadline is April 2nd, 2024. No formal application form is necessary; applicants are only required to submit their application, along with copies of diplomas and curriculum vitae, as attachments via email to the Human Resource Director at

About the Position
The vacant Tutti positions, two in total, are for full-time second violinists at Iceland Symphony Orchestra starting in autumn 2024. University level education in instrumental performance is required. The ISO second violin section consists of thirteen members. Salary and benefits are subject to wage agreements between the association of ISO players and the Ministry of Finance. Individuals from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) need to apply for a work permit, which is subject to approval by the Association of Icelandic Musicians (FÍH) and the Directorate of Immigration.

About the Orchestra
Founded in 1950, the Iceland Symphony Orchestra is the national orchestra of Iceland. The Iceland Symphony Orchestra employs 87 full-time musicians. The orchestra has for years been at the forefront of orchestras in the Nordic countries and has received high praise in reviews for its recordings as well as concerts at home and abroad. The orchestra holds about 100 concerts every year, including subscription concerts with world-renowned conductors and soloists. We are also proud of our ambitious educational work. Each year thousands of students from elementary to secondary level attend concerts. The orchestra also organizes a variety of educational projects for music students who wish to pursue a career as professional musicians.

Eva Ollikainen has been the Chief Conductor and Artistic Director since 2020. The Iceland Symphony is the resident orchestra in Reykjavik´s award-winning Harpa Concert Hall.

For further information please visit, or contact Human Resource Director, by email at (tel. (+354) 891 9141).