National audition for a section violin

The I Musici de Montréal chamber orchestra and its artistic director Jean-Marie Zeitouni announce a national audition for a Section violin (the orchestra uses a rotating system)



Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Time: 9:30am
Place: Conservatoire de musique de Montréal – Studio d’orchestre

4750 avenue Henri-Julien
Montréal QC

Application deadline: May 15th, 2019

Repertoire: consult file


Position description:

This audition is to fill one (1) position of section violin

  • Start date: September 2019
  • Permanent status upon successful completion of a one-year probation period
  • Remuneration based on current collective agreement (rates of 2019-2020):
    • Base rehearsal service fee: 56,21$/hour
    • Base concert service fee: 168,63$
  • Yearly guaranteed minimum services: 130 services
  • Pension fund: 7%


Application procedure:

The candidate’s application file must include:

  • A completed application form (consult file)
  • A deposit cheque in the amount of 50$ made to I Musici de Montréal (refundable on the day of the audition if the candidate is present)
  • A resume
  • A proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency


The candidate must send a complete application file to:

Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal
att. Geneviève Rivard, Artistic Administrator
4672-B Saint-Denis
Montréal, Québec
H2J 2L3

Any incomplete or late application will not be considered.


Notes :
  • Sheet music for the required orchestral excerpts will be provided via email to candidates upon receipt of a complete registration
  • I Musici de Montréal plays at A-442
  • Accompanist is neither provided nor permitted during the audition
  • The working language is French

For additional information, please contact Geneviève Rivard –

I Musici
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