Ulster Orchestra – Principal Oboe No 2 – closing 2 Apr

The Ulster Orchestra has an excellent opportunity for a talented and inspiring musician to join the Ulster Orchestra as Principal Oboe No.2 / Cor anglais.

The successful candidate will have a strong track record of performing in symphony orchestras at a professional level and a commitment to delivering a high standard of work at all times.

In addition to orchestral work, they will have the opportunity to be involved in a range of non-platform activities, including diverse Learning and Community Engagement activities and chamber music playing, as well as creating and leading their own non-orchestral activity.

UO offers a competitive salary along with a range of benefits including pension, a health cash plan & generous annual leave provision. Further information about working at the Ulster Orchestra as well as the application and selection process can be found in the recruitment pack, which you can download below. Applications for this post must be made via the Musical Chairs website at the link below, no later than 2nd April. NB. applications received after this date cannot be considered. To complete your application, please provide your monitoring information at the link below.

Recruitment Pack (pdf)

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Comprising of 63 internationally respected musicians the Ulster Orchestra is one of Northern Ireland’s most cherished and valuable cultural assets. We have continuously attracted some of the best musicians the industry has to offer, including the world-renowned Daniele Rustioni, our Chief Conductor since 2019. This array of talent affords the ability to create an inspiring year-round programme of symphonic events, chamber music, broadcast concerts for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Ulster, and a Pops programme performed in Northern Ireland and further afield.

If this sounds like an Orchestra you would like to be part of, we would love to hear from you!

The Ulster Orchestra is committed to striving to be truly representative of all aspects of diversity and to offer a fully inclusive working environment. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. The appointment will be made on merit with openness and transparency of process.

Deadline for receipt  of applications is: 2 April 2023

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