Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Tutti Viola. This is a full time, contract position, open to musicians able to live and work in the UK at the time of application.

Based in Poole, Dorset, the BSO performs extensively across the South and South West of England, nationally and internationally, and delivers an extensive range of education and community work through its acclaimed Participation Department.

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

Auditions will be held in Bournemouth, Dorset, on Friday 25 October and Wednesday 6 November.

Audition requirements:

  • A movement (including cadenza, if appropriate) from a major viola concerto (i.e.: Bartok, Walton or Hindemith), but not Telemann
  • A movement from Stamitz or Hoffmeister
  • Orchestral excerpts
  • Sight-reading may be given

Please send completed application forms to Emma Fisher via email or to the following address:

Emma Fisher
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
2 Seldown Lane
Poole, Dorset
BH15 1UF