The Ulster Orchestra Job Opportunity: Principal (No. 2) Double Bass


The Ulster Orchestra is seeking to appoint a Principal (No.2) Double Bass, playing as Section Leader when required.

The Ulster Orchestra has recently announced that Daniele Rustioni will be its new Chief Conductor, succeeding Rafael Payare in September 2019. The Orchestra presents a year-round programme of symphonic concerts at the Ulster Hall and Waterfront Hall, alongside a Pops programme and concerts for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Ulster.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have excellent solo and orchestral playing abilities and a commitment to delivering a high standard of work
  • demonstrate excellence in both musical leadership and section playing
  • actively develop and support positive working relationships with other members of the orchestra, including the administration, the section and any freelance players
  • have excellent communication skills

The closing date for applications is Monday 11 March 2019 at 1200. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to audition in London on 29 April 2019, or in Belfast on 1 May 2019.

For further details please visit: www.ulsterorchestra.org.uk