Tutti First and Second Violin

Salary

£32,242

Application Deadline
First round video submission deadline

Job description

The CBSO is seeking to appoint the following positions:

First Violin: 2 Tutti Violin positions — the successful candidates will play as part of the First Violin section as required by orchestration. The tutti players rotate their seating positions.

Second Violin: 3 Tutti Violin positions — the successful candidates will play as part of the Second Violin section as required by orchestration. The tutti players rotate their seating positions.

We welcome candidates who would like to be considered for both sections. Candidates should have experience of performing in symphony orchestras and evidence through their CV of excellence in performance in a professional context.

The CBSO will also consider candidates who are in the early stages of their career and can clearly demonstrate their potential to fulfil the role.

How to apply

To apply to for this position, please fill in the application form and send to applications@cbso.co.uk. You may also submit a CV to support your application. Please note that our shortlisting process is anonymous, so your CV will be redacted to remove any personal details. Please ensure your CV does not have excessive references to your name or personal details.

We ask that you complete the equal opportunities information when you submit your application. The information collected will be treated as confidential, used for statistical purposes only, and will not be treated as part of your application.

Any Apple software users please ensure documents are made into PDF as we are unable to read Pages files. Finally, please ensure that you have included your contact details as well as any dates when you will not be available.

If you have any queries please send these to applications@cbso.co.uk

Essential skills

  • Highly reputable classical music training
  • Recent high-level orchestral experience as a violinist
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated, reliable and able to work under pressure
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships including with other members of the orchestra and management/administrative team
  • Respect for others demonstrated by being fully prepared to play at the start of every session
  • Ability to understand and speak English
  •  Commitment to delivering a very high standard of work
  • Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team

Desirable skills

  • Proven expertise in a broad range of musical and performance activities including education work and chamber music
  • Recent professional orchestral experience as a violinist.

Contact

Email

applications@cbso.co.uk

Telephone