Post       Horn (2 ‐ 4 Horn)

Vacancy               1

Schedule First audition :   Thursday,27 June 2024.

Second audition : Monday,1 July 2024.

※We will notice to the applicants the exact timetable of First and Second auditions later.

Applicants can not request the timetable they want.

Place      Kanagawa Art Hall

4-2 Hanamidai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 226-0027 Japan

Tel +81-(0)45-331-4001  (Contact on the audition day :  070-2150-8253)


Applicant Qualification   

  1. Having the ability as a player of professional orchestra
  2. Those who have no difficulty communicating in Japanese at the level of everyday conversation
  3. To use Full-Double Horn B♭/F. The model/manufacturer do not matter.

How to apply       Application form and URL must be sent to :

Subject : Kanagawa Phil. Horn Audition

Message :  Full name, Mail address, Tel number,

Attachment : Application form (our orchestra’s form) PDF file

※Automatic reply will be sent back to the applicant once it’s sent to us.

Please make sure you can receive the domain


Please download our Application form from the following :

Application form PDF


Application Deadline         Application Email must be sent by 18:00pm Japan time on Friday,14 June 2024.


Audition Details and Assigned Pieces  

<First audition>

Assigned pieces :

1. H.Neuling / Bagatelle beginning ~ 2 beat before ⑦ (No version specified)

2. W.A.Mozart / Horn Concerto No.3 in E♭ major, K.447 1st  Movement without Cadenza,

(Bärenreiter-Verlag or Breitkopf & Härtel)

※The required piece will have piano accompaniment.

Orchestra Excerpts :

The sheet music will be mailed to you by  Thursday,20 June along with notification of the

meeting time for the first audition.


<Second audition> The applicants who pass the First audition will be invited to the Second audition.

Assigned pieces :

1. W.A.Mozart / Horn Concerto No.3 in E♭ major, K.447 1st  Movement with Cadenza

(Bärenreiter-Verlag or Breitkopf & Härtel)

※The required piece will have piano accompaniment.

2. Orchestra Excerpts : the same score will be used as the First audition.


<Final audition > The applicants who pass the Second audition will be invited to the Final audition.

The applicants are required to join our orchestra as the contract player for

6months, starting within 3months after the Second audition is finished.



Interview will be done to the applicants who pass the Final audition.


Results   Fist audition :Only successful applicants will be contacted by phone or email on Thursday, 27 June

Second audition :We will contact you by email by Friday, 5 July  regardless of whether you pass or fail.


Other Remarks   

“1.Accompanists must be procured by the applicants on their own expense for First and Second audition. audition.”

“2.We will not accept any inquiries about the audition results.”

“3.All expenses relating to applying the audition must be born by the applicants.”

“4.All data and information submitted to us are non-returnable. Applicants’ personal information will be ”

used on for the audition purpose.

“5.Foreign applicants and any Japanese applicants who currently live outside Japan are required to specify the”

contact details in Japan.


Employment conditions     As per our Terms and Conditions

We will bear legally required Social Insurance contribution, and the allowance for the transportation.


Inquiries and mail address  46 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 231-0023, JAPAN

Dai-ichi Ueno building 1F

Tel +81-(0)45-226-5045    contact in charge : Ms. Yamamoto