We are looking for students for the vacancies listed below. Please send your complete application by the stated deadline. Invitations to audition or rejections will be issued only after this date. Unfortunately, it is not possible to deal with enquiries before then. The prescribed works listed in the announcement and invitation are all to be prepared.
Once an audition date is set, it will be announced immediately on this page.
Are you interested in a scholarship?
- Completed university studies (at least Bachelor)
- Maximum age at entry to the academy: 27 years old
- Applicants under the age of 21 are asked to submit a letter of recommendation from their teacher or a member of the Berliner Philharmoniker stating that they are already in the final phase of professional preparation.
- In the case of admission to the Karajan Academy, continuous attendance in Berlin is required.
- Copy of university transcript or certificate of enrolment
- Complete curriculum vitae
Start date September 1, 2023
Application deadline June 20, 2023
Audition May To be confirmed
Maximum age on August 31: 27
Repertoire: W. A Mozart: Concerto in B major KV 191 / Camille Saint-Saëns: Sonata op. 168 / Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sonata Wq 132 / H 562 arr. for Bassoon solo (version in d minor or c minor)
Answers to the most important questions about the application and the audition can be found in our FAQs.