We are looking for skilled assistants of all voice types, especially altos and tenors.

ARS NOVA Copenhagen consists of 12 singers and is lead by Artistic Director and Chief
Conductor Paul Hillier. The singers employ new members of the group in collaboration with
the chief conductor.

The audition takes place on Monday the 8th of October 2012 and Tuesday the 9th of October at 2pm to 4pm both days in Copenhagen.

The audition: Candidates must sing a self-chosen song or aria by Johann Sebastian
Bach, accompanied by a pianist. After that we will test your sight-reading skills.

Your profile: We expect you to be experienced as an ensemble singer as well as a soloist
on an advanced professional level. We need a flexible singer with a sound that fits into the
voice group, combined with the initiative of the solo singer.

The job: Ars Nova is a professional ensemble, and singers are paid by the hour.
Rehearsals are normally held on week days from 10am to 2pm. Rehearsals can take place
at other times. When employed for a project you are expected to participate in all rehearsals, concerts and tours.

Applications with Curriculum Vitae, photo and sound sample (or a link) can be sent to The deadline for application is Monday the 1st of October 2012.
Please let us know if you would like Ars Nova to provide a pianist, and the title of your aria
or song.

Please contact producer Jakob Skjoldborg for further information:, phone +45 28748037 (work hours).

ARS NOVA Copenhagen is one of the leading vocal ensembles in Europe. At the heart of ARS NOVA Copenhagen’s work lies its dedication to early music and new music. In February 2010 the CD ‘The Little Match Girl Passion’ with music by David Lang received a Grammy Award. 2012 have among other things included programs with Americal Minimalism, Bach's Johannes Passion, Danish Partsongs and a concert at Roskilde Festival.

Paul Hillier is Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of ARS NOVA Copenhagen since 2003. His career has embraced singing, conducting, and writing about music. Earlier in his career he was founding director of the Hilliard Ensemble, and subsequently founded the vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices. He has taught in the USA at the University of California campuses at Santa Cruz and Davis, and from 1996-2003 he was Director of the Early Music Institute at Indiana University.