Villimiehenkatu 1, City Hall
PL 11
FI-53100 Lappeenranta
Fax +358 5 457 2800

Vytautas Lukočius
+358 40 620 7595

Markus Fagerudd

General Manager
Milko Vesalainen
+358 40 547 8706

Administrative Secretary
Tuula Nissinen
+358 400 154 592

Music Librarian/Stage Manager
Pirkko Jokimies
+358 40 573 3890

Founded 1909
(municipalized 1980)

Size 21 musicians

Concert venue
Lappeenranta Hall,
621 seats
Martti Talvela Hall,
694 seats
Lappee Maria's Church,
700 seats
Raatihuone, 80 seats
Kehruuhuone, Fortress,
300 seats

Tickets +358 5 616 2220
+358 600 900 900
(1,98 € +local access charge)

Villmanstrands stadsorkester

2nd Violin Leader position

The Lappeenranta City Orchestra, now in its second century, is a dynamic driving force in the province of South Karelia. The Lappeenranta Friends of Music Association founded in 1909. With 21 regular players, the Lappeenranta City Orchestra is an active "mini-sinfonietta” that sometimes expands with the help of extras and co-projects into the Saimaa Sinfonietta.

Lappeenranta City Orchestra

Beginning 01.08.2018 (or as agreed)
Basic salary per month 2428,20 €

We appreciate experience in leader position and good cooperation and social skills. An interview may be included in the audition. Terms of contract are regulated in the musicians’ collective labor agreement (i.e.6 month probation period)

On Saturday 28.4.2018 at 14 in Lappeenranta-Hall, Lappeenranta City Hall, Villimiehenkatu 1, Lappeenranta.

Audition repertoire:
1. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 G Major, No. 4 D Major or No. 5 A Major, 1stand 2nd movement with cadenzas
2. First movement with cadenza the following romantic violinconcertos: Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Sibelius or Tshaikovsky
3. Orchestral and chamber music excerpts, which will be sent to applicants by email/PDF after application deadline

Applications has to be sent by
Friday 30.3.2018 to address Lappeenrannan kaupunginorkesteri, PL 11, 53101 Lappeenranta or

Application must include the applicant’s full contact details, information on educational background and experience as musician and orchestral experience. The applicant should also mention which concerto she/he is going to perform and whether she/he wants to use the orchestra’s accompanist in the audition. Romantic concerto’s piano accompaniment sheet music has to be attached to the application either as PDF or as a downloadable link.

General Manager Mr Milko Vesalainen
Tel. +358 40547 87 06