We are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to live and work in the UK. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the correct documentation, including a work permit if applicable.

Based in Poole, Dorset, the BSO perform extensively across the south and south-west of England, nationally and internationally, and also deliver an extensive range of education and community work, through its award-winning Participate department.

The Orchestra’s Principal Conductor is Kirill Karabits; Leader Amyn Merchant.

Single round, unaccompanied auditions will be held at the BSO’s home base in Lighthouse,  Poole, Dorset on the following date:

  • Monday 18 May 2020

(Note: we may be able to offer a further audition date if you are not available for the 18th May)


  • 1st movement of a Mozart Violin Concerto (no.3, 4 or 5) (without cadenza)
  • 1st movement of a major concerto, Beethoven or later (without cadenza)
  • Excerpts – these will be sent to those applicants who are invited to audition
  • Sight-reading may be given

Please email or post your completed application form to: efisher@bsorchestra.co.uk

Emma Fisher
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
2 Seldown Lane
BH15 1UF