Audition! New alto and assistants

Ars Nova Copenhagen is looking for a new alto and assistants of all voice types 

Audition Friday February 27th 2015

ARS NOVA Copenhagen is one of the world leading vocal ensembles particularly in early and contemporary music. The group consists of 12 professional singers and are lead by artistic director and chief conductor Paul Hillier. With an annual concert season in Denmark and tours to a long list of European countries, North and South America as well as Asia the group is more in demand than ever before.

The Job: ARS NOVA is a professional ensemble, and singers are paid by the hour. There are typically 6-8 projects of 2-3 weeks a year, which corresponds to roughly 400 hours. 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

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. ARS NOVA depends on the commitment of the permanent singers. An interest in and active effort for the continued positive development of the group is expected.

The Audition: is held on Friday February 27th 2015 from 2pm at Lutherkirken, Østerbro, Copenhagen. Candidates must prepare two self-chosen songs or arias (not operatic) of contrasted style and language. Your sight-reading and ensemble-singing skills may also be tested. Pianist at the audition will be Alice Nørregård.

Application with CV (max one A4), photo and sound clip or link to sound clip are send by email to The deadline for the application is Thursday February 19th. Remember to write which songs you wish to sing. ARS NOVA will provide the pianist. You will receive a reply from us whether or not you are invited to audition no later than February 23rd.

You are welcome to contact producer Jakob Skjoldborg for further information on phone +45 28748037 (10am-4pm)