TPO opens all of its orchestra positions for auditions

1. Qualification
1.1 Excellent musical skills and abilities
1.2 Excellent mental and physical conditions in order to work under demanding schedules.

For concertmaster applicants only:
1.3 An excellent violinist with more than 10 years of orchestra performance experience
1.4 Strong leadership skills and discipline

2. Application requirements
2.1 Complete online application form https://www.thailandphil.com/application2017/application.html at  by 7th March, 2017, 23:59 (UTC+07:00)
2.2 Applications are open to all candidates; international applicants are welcome to apply.
2.3 Application information pdf.

3. Audition process
3.1 Live audition will be held on 1st – 6th April, 2017, daily 10:00-18:00
3.2 The TPO office will notify potential candidates audition time before 10th March, 2017 via email and Thailandphil website. If you do not receive our email by 10th March 2017, please contact us directly.
3.3 The audition will be blind audition.
3.4 Venue: Young Artist Music Program Building, PC607, College of Music, Mahidol University. 25/25 Phutthamonthon Sai 4, Salaya, Nakhonpathom, 73170 Thailand

4. Audition repertoires
Please see: www.thailandphil.com/application2017

5. Compensation
5.1 Compensation (monthly, for 3 weeks/programs with 6 concerts)
– Basic Compensation (all full‐time position) 45,000 THB
– Position Allowance

  • Concert Master 50,000 THB
  • Principal 30,000 THB
  • Co-principal 15,000 THB

Ex. – If you are 2nd Violin Principal the total amount you will get;
Basic compensation + Principal allowance = 75,000 THB
– If you are Horn Tutti the total amount you will get; 45,000 THB
– On-call compensation 12,000 THB (per week program)
5.2 TPO guarantees a minimum of 30 programs or 60 concerts per season

6. Benefit Package
6.1 Work Permit and Re-entry for TPO related projects.
6.2 For new member, a set of concert dresses will be provided.
6.3 Each musician will be provided with health insurance.

7. Others
7.1 Each applicant is responsible for preparing their own sheet music and music instruments;
7.2 Except, all percussion instruments will be supplied. You are welcome to bring your own Snare Drum, Tambourines, and Cymbals. The Xylophone to be used is a Yamaha YX-500R 3 ½ Octave. The Glockenspiel to be used is a Yamaha YG-2500 3 ½ Octave.
7.3 Applicants must attend a live audition here on the College of Music, Mahidol University campus. Recording auditions are not accepted.

Please refer to the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra website for more information, the online application form and details about how to apply: www.thailandphil.com

Applicants with further questions may also contact:
For Thai) Ms. Panpaporn Jantrasakaowong Tel: +66 (0) 2-800-2525 ext. 3117
Email : panpaporn.jan@mahidol.ac.th
For English) Ms. Yi-Wen Chen Tel: +66 (0) 2-800-2525 ext. 3104
Email : yiwen.che@mahidol.ac.th