Post Contrabass (tutti)
Number of seat 1
Date First audition : Monday, 18th March 2019.
Second audition : Monday, 25th March 2019.
We will notice the timetable at a later date.
Place First audition : Midori Art Park
2-1-3 Nagatsuda, Midori-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 226-0027, Japan
※For any queries, please contact us (+81(0)45-226-5045), and do not contact directly to Midori Art Park.
Second audition : Kanagawa Art Hall
4-2 hanamidai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 226-0027, Japan
Tel: +81(0)45-331-4001
Applicant Qualification Having the ability as a player of professional orchestra.
Applicants are required to have basic proficiency in Japanese or English.
How to apply Please download an application form from our official home page.
Fill in all the required items on the form and post it by registered mail to the address below.  Fax and e-mails are not acceptable.
Application forms are non-returnable and will only be used for the audition purpose.
Deadline Applications must arrive to us no later than Monday, 18th February 2019
Orchestra Excerpts and documents related to this audition will be sent by post to the applicants after the date.
Audition Details.
Assigned pieces
  1. First audition
    ※Blind audition

    • Dittersdorf : Double Bass Concerto (Schott Edition)
      1st Movement and cadenza(Gruber Edition)
      and, 2nd Movement (without cadenza)
    • Orchestra Excerpts
      ※Scores of Orchestra Excerps will be sent by post.

    *Both 1 and 2 are to be played on orchestra tuning

  2. Second audition
    ※Blind audition.
    ※The second audition will be done to the applicants who pass the First audition.

    • Same Concerto as First audition
    • Orchestra Excerpts
  3. Final audition
    *The final audition will be done to the applicants who pass the Second audition, and it takes 6 months.
    Applicants are expected to work in our orchestra as a contract player.
    The Final audition will start within 3 months after the Second audition finishes. .
  4. Interview
    Interview will be done with the applicants who pass the Final audition
Results First audition:We will notice the results by telephone only to the applicants who pass the audition on the 18th March.
Second audition:We will notice the results by mail to all second audition applicants on 26th March.
  1. Accompanists and Contrabass must be procured by the applicanta, on their own expenses. Secretariat of the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra is not responsible for procurement.
  2. We will not accept any inquiries about the audition results.
  3. All expenses relating to applying the audion must be born by applicants.
  4. Application forms are non-returnable and will only be used 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
The orchestra will bear legally required Social Insurance contribution, and Allowance for transport.
and mail address
Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra
2-13 Motohama-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 231-0004, Japan.
Tel: +81(0)45-226-5045 E-mail:
10:00-17:00, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays.