Applications Open for Esker Festival Orchestra 2023

From Monday, 14 August to Friday, 18 August 2023, Esker Festival Orchestra will once again be resident in the beautiful surrounds of the University of Galway. The Orchestra will perform concerts in Galway (Saturday, 19 August) and Dublin (Sunday, 20 August) under the baton of founder and Director Peter Joyce. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Esker Festival Orchestra will perform Gustav Mahler’s legendary Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection.”

This project will feature the largest orchestra yet and for the first time the newly formed Esker Festival Choir which will be made up of singers of all ages from all over Ireland. More information on joining the Esker Festival Choir will be available soon.

The deadline for player applications is Monday, 10 April 2023.

This year new applications for all positions in the orchestra are being accepted. Applications are open to advanced musicians over the age of 18 to take part in this unique peer-led orchestra made up of Irish and international young professionals and advanced students.

Here is a link to a pdf of the 2023 poster.