Danish National Vocal Ensemble

Principal Conductor: Marcus Creed


From November 1st 2015 the Danish National Vocal Ensemble has an open, full time soprano position. A singer with a wide range, great flexibility in dynamic and expression will be preferred.


Audition for selected applicants will take place on Monday 28th September 2015 from 10:00 AM at DR Byen in Copenhagen. The second round takes place the same afternoon for selected singers. Applicants are requested to submit a recording (CD / DVD / MP3) before the deadline of application.


From 10th June audition repertoire can be downloaded from www.foresyngning.dk:


As free assignment:

•An aria by Handel or J.S.Bach. A copy of the vocal score must be submitted with the application

•A Danish strophic song or hymn (Danish lyrics) to be performed a cappella



•a pre-rehearsed choral setting chosen by DR

•a pre-rehearsed movement chosen by DR to be performed as one of 4 sopranos of the DR Vocal Ensemble

•Readiness to demonstrate range and flexibility of your voice in vocal exercises guided by the principal conductor

•Ability to sight read


Application form to be found at www.foresyngning.dk must be mailed to Choir Manager Peter Tönshoff. E-mail: peto@dr.dk Telephone: +45 3520 6377

Deadline for application including an audio file and a copy of the vocal score is no later than Tuesday 8 September 2015 at 12:00 noon.

Danish National Vocal Ensemble consists of 18 full-time employed singers. The position is a permanent one (after a probation period). It is a full-time job with 20 paid weeks off per year. The choir is in service 32 weeks p.a. The 20 weeks without service are determined no later than 30th September of any given year for the following year.


Monthly salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the union agreement between the Danish Association of Professional Choruses and the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. Employment is subject to confirmation of residence and work permit in Denmark.

The annual salary is approx. DKK 360.000,- (approx. € 48000,-).

Particular emphasis is on music from the baroque era and 20th and 21st century for small vocal ensembles or solo voices. The singers also regularly participate when the Danish National Choir (74 singers or more) perform works for orchestra and choir.


In addition to working with the chief conductor, the group works with a range of prominent Danish and international conductors.


For further information about DR, Danish National Concert Choir and Danish National Vocal Ensemble: www.dr.dk/drve

The audition takes place at

DR Byen,

Emil Holms Kanal 20, 5-3

DK-0999 Copenhagen C


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