Careers


Fancy joining us? All of our current vacancies are listed under the sections below...

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is resident at Birmingham's Symphony Hall, one of the finest halls in the world. The CBSO is in demand globally, acting as ambassador for the city internationally. Our acclaimed family of choruses, youth ensembles and education programme reaches more than 55,000 people each year. Click on a job title for full information...

  • Section Leader Cello

    The CBSO is seeking to appoint a Section Leader for the Cello section, sharing the responsibilities with the current Section Leader, Eduardo Vassallo.

    Salary

    from £39,909
    Application Deadline
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  • Principal Harp

    ​The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is seeking to appoint a Principal Harp. The Principal Harpist will play as required by orchestration and as required within the terms of the CBSO/MU contract.

    Salary

    £36,364 / annum
    Application Deadline (Audition Dates TBC)
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  • Tutti Violin

    The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is seeking to appoint Tutti Violin positions in both First and Second Violin sections.

    Salary

    £30,292
    Application Deadline
    Audition Date
    Audition Date
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  • Development Operations Officer

    The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is seeking a self-motivated Development Operations Officer with strong analytical and written communication skills to join its friendly and high-achieving development team.

    Salary

    £17,763
    Application Deadline
    First Interviews
    Final Interviews
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Sorry, there are no Volunteering job vacancies at the moment.

We are also still recruiting for:

  • Leader
  • Section Leader Bassoon
  • Section Leader Trumpet

If you would like to enquire about any orchestral vacancies please contact Assistant Orchestra Manager Rachel Lockwood on rlockwood@cbso.co.uk. For all other vacancies please contact HR Manager Angela Barge abarge@cbso.co.uk.