Musica Reflecta Chamber Orchestra is calling for players (flute, piccolo, oboe, clarinet and recorder) to audition to play in R. Murray Schafer’s multi-orchestral, multi-choral epic oratorio Apocalypsis to be performed as the grand finale presentation to close this year’s Luminato Festival at the Sony Centre. With a cast of over 1000 singers, actors, dancers and musicians, this event is being called “one of the most spectacular events in Canadian music history” by the Toronto Star, and a once-in-a-lifetime performance opportunity. Honorarium of $200 provided. Musica Reflecta is sourcing players to comprise the High Instruments ensemble, to be conducted by Musica Reflecta artistic director Anastasia Tchernikova. Apocalypsis’ executive music director is David Fallis.

More information:

Application: Please submit a one page CV to no later than Wednesday April 22nd, 2015. Once you have submitted your application, Musica Reflecta will send out information regarding your scheduled audition time no later than Thursday April 23rd. If you have a preference in time for your audition, please indicate so in your email and we will try to make accomodations.

Audition information: Musica Reflecta will be holding auditions on April 25th and 26th from 1pm to 6pm at the Canadian Music Centre 20 St. Joseph St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1J9. The purpose of the audition will be to meet you in person and to go over the dates and times for the rehearsals. At the end of your audition you may be asked to sign a contract. This contract will outline the rehearsal schedule and expectations for your involvement, as well as your compensation. The audition will be approximately 10 minutes and will consist of a performance and interview. We ask that you prepare a solo piece of your choice, which will adequately display your capabilities. An accompanist is not required. You may be asked to sight-read a small excerpt which will be provided at the audition.

Please review the following dates before submitting your application:

Players are REQUIRED to be at all of the following call times, though select absences may be excused if arranged ahead of time, particularly pertaining to rehearsals before June 17:

Sun, May 17 14:00 – 17:00 *UPDATED!*

Sat, May 30, 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Sun, May 31, 14:00-17:30
Sat, June 13, 10:00-13:00 + 14:00-17:00 OR 13:00-17:00 (TBC)
Sun, June 14, 13:00-16:00 + 17:00-20:00 OR 14:00-18:00 (TBC)

Wed, June 17, 18:30-21:30 (Wandelprobe)
Sat, June 20, 10:00-13:00 + 14:00-18:00 (Stumble through)
Wed, June 24, 19:00-23:00 (Tech Dress)
Thurs, June 25, 18:00-23:00 (Dress rehearsal)
Fri, June 26, 19:00-22:00 (Performance #1)
Sat, June 27, 19:00-22:00 (Performance #2)
Sun, June 28, 13:00-16:00 (Performance #3)

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