Trondheim Vocal Ensemble is looking for three singers in a fixed 60% position.

Trondheim Vocal Ensemble (TVE) is a professional ensemble created with funds from the Norwegian Cultural Council, Trøndelag County Municipality and Trondheim Municipality. TVE is organized in collaboration between Trondheim Symphony Orchestra & Opera (TSO) and Nidaros cathedral parish (NDS). Head of artistic development is Frank Havrøy.

Trondheim Symphony Orchestra & Opera is one of the country's largest cultural institutions with responsibility for symphonic music and musical theatre. TSO plays up to 100 concerts annually. Chief conductor and artistic director is Han-Na Chang.

Nidaros Cathedral is a parish church, the diocese's main church and Norway's national shrine. The cathedral has a rich and varied musical life, where the musical design of the services forms the cornerstone. NDS is one of Norway's leading church music performers.

Responsibilities will include, inter alia:

  • The ensemble's own concert activities.
  • Some touring.
  • Participation in activities and concerts in Nidaros Cathedral.
  • Participation in TSO's opera and concert productions.
  • Evening and weekend work, as well as occasional work during the church's holidays.

As an ensemble singer, you will enjoy:

  • Permanent employment in an exciting, challenging and rewarding job, centrally located in Trondheim.
  • Predictable workload.
  • A separate, specially adapted room for rehearsals; Korsalen.
  • Access to cloakroom, shower and canteen.
  • Access to practice rooms around the clock.
  • Opportunity to be part of and shape an ensemble at a high level.
  • Varied tasks within different genres.
  • TSO as employer.
  • Salary and working conditions regulated by collective agreement between CREO and TSO.
  • Hybrid pension, good insurance schemes and occupational health service.
  • Daily work in a growing and exciting music environment in the Trondheim region, with great opportunities for personal and artistic growth.

We expect:

  • High professional level; theoretical, technical and musical.
  • Ability to perform at a high artistic level with a relatively short rehearsal time.
  • A large degree of independence in the rehearsal work.
  • Sufficient language ability to be able to perform a Norwegian/Nordic repertoire.
  • That you contribute in a good way musically and socially and know what is expected of a singer in a vocal ensemble.
  • That performances with liturgical repertoire in the church are not an obstacle.
  • That Trondheim Vocal Ensemble is your main career project.


  • London on 9 May 2023
  • Oslo on 11 May 2023
  • Trondheim on 12 May 2023

Please specify the preferred date and place for your audition in the application form below. Venues for auditions in the individual city will be announced at a later date.

Selected candidates are invited to audition on the basis of their CV and audio/video files. The files can be in PDF, Mp3/Mp4 or as a link to YouTube. The maximum length is seven minutes for sound and video .

The candidate prepares two works of different nature (eg an opera/oratorio aria, as well as a lied, for the first part of the audition). Sheet music in pdf format for the accompanist are attached to the application together with the audio file and CV.

Sheet music for the compulsory choir assignment will be made available one week before the actual audition. These are used in the ensemble part of the audition. In addition, you will be tested in prima vista.

We provide an accompanist.

Travel expenses are not covered.

Accession from 1 August 2023, or by appointment.

Application deadline: 25 April 2023

Please complete the application form below to apply.

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