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PRINCIPAL HORN with duty of 2nd horn, 3rd horn and following and Wagner Tuba

General information

Instrument or role

French horn

Job category


Number of positions

1 open position

Additional information
The Teatro alla Scala is holding an International Public Competition for the position of PRINCIPAL HORN with duty of 2nd horn, 3rd horn and following and Wagner Tuba.

Admission Criteria:
a) be at least 18 years of age;
b) citizenship of a European Union country or non-EU citizenship with long-term residence permit, refugee status or subsidiary protection status; the hiring of successful candidates is subject to regularisation of their position regarding their residence permit in Italy for employment purposes;
c) hold a higher education diploma in the instrument in question, obtained at a national conservatory or an equivalent title;
d) physical idoneity for the job. The hiring of the winning candidates is subject to the verification of the aforementioned suitability through a medical examination that will be arranged upon indication of the Teatro alla Scala Management.
The candidates must have the requirements above mentioned on the date of issue of the competition announcement.

Application form (and any other documentation required) must be sent exclusively through form online on the website selecting the page “work with us” - “competitions and auditions” in accordance with the instructions available, no later than 11/10/2024.

There is a payment for participation in the Competition of € 50.00 including VAT, to be paid online at the time of registration, the main credit/debit cards are accepted. The above fee will be refunded only in case of actual attendance at the exams. At the end of the application process, an email will be sent to confirm the correct registration. Applications delivered by mail, fax, hand or email will not be accepted.

Teatro alla Scala doesn't assume any responsibility for any technical or IT mistakes that don’t allow the prompt submission of the applications.

For the complete announce and application process please visit the page:

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Application process

Apply by

October 11, 2024

Where to apply

Audition information

Audition repertoire
Applicants can visit our website in order to consult the “passi” and “a solo” which are included in the competition programme (

accompaniment provided, but candidate can bring own