The Oulu Symphony Orchestra invites applications for a substitute position of principal tuba for autumn season 2023.

  • Closing date for submitting applications is Monday 29th of May 2023 at 15:00.
  • An audition will be held on Thursday 1st of June at 10:00 at the Oulu Music Center (Leevi Madetojan katu 1–3, Oulu, Finland), Pikkusali (Oulu Conservatory small hall).
  • Work starts on Monday 7th August 2023.
  • Work ends on Sunday 17th December 2023.

Please send your informal application via email to The application must include at least the following information: name, phone number and email address. Once the application has arrived, we will send a confirmation message to the applicants.

Audition repertoire

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto
    • 1st movement entirely
    • 2nd movement from the beginning until practice number 3
  • Orchestral music excerpts, which are downloadable from, starting on Friday 12th May 2023.