Published on March 30, 2018


Les Violons du Roy and Jonathan Cohen announce


For the following vacancy:


*The position of Co-Concertmaster comprises up to 50% of work as concertmaster and, at other times, work as principal second violin.

Audition Date:
Friday, September 28, 2018
Salle D’Youville, Palais Montcalm, Quebec City
Application Deadline:
Monday, August 27, 2018

To apply: Highly qualified applicants are asked to send their up-to-date resume (audio-visual material may be included) and a cheque of $100 payable to ‘’Les Violons du Roy,’’ which will be reimbursed at the auditions, to the following address:

Marie-Hélène Nault Leblanc
Orchestra Personnel Director
Les Violons du Roy et La Chapelle de Québec
995 place D’Youville
Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3P1

For enquiries:
Tel.:  418-692-3026, extension 233

Please mention the subject ‘’Auditions – Les Violons du Roy’’.

Please inform us if you wish to use an accompanist provided by the orchestra.

Repertoire: To view the list of repertoire, click here. Digital copies of the orchestra excerpts are available by request.

Salary: The salary is based on an annual minimum of 238 services over 34 weeks. Les Violons du Roy provides a 7% contribution to the person’s pension fund and offers a group insurance policy. The musicians of Les Violons du Roy are eligible for employment insurance. For further details about remuneration, please contact Marie-Hélène Nault Leblanc.

The musicians of Les Violons du Roy are members of the American Federation of Musicians.

Bows: The musicians of Les Violons du Roy play on modern instruments, but use replicas of baroque bows for the repertoire dating before 1750 and classical bows (transitionals) to perform works of the classical period.

Please note: For the audition, the choice of bow is at the discretion of the applicant.

Tuning: A = 442 Hz