Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is now seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the above position.

This is a full time, contract position, with a salary of £33,813

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, or proof of Settled Status, 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.

Application Form – PDF

Application Form – DOC

Equal Opportunities Form

Single round, unaccompanied auditions will be held in Poole and Bournemouth in the early autumn.


  • 1st movement of Haydn C major or D major concerto (without cadenza)
  • 1st movement of a major concerto (without cadenza)
  • excerpts
  • sight-reading may be given

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 13 July 2021

Please email your completed application form to Emma Fisher:

BSO is a disability confident employer. If you therefore have any accessibility requirements to assist you at audition, please indicate them on your application form.