Performance Job

Großbritannien (UK)
West End Road, Großbritannien (UK)
Veröff.: 15 Jun 2023
Royal Air Force Music Services

Royal Air Force Music Services

Royal Air Force Musician - Violinist

£31,460 p/year
Royal Air Force Music Services is currently advertising for full-time violinists.

Starting salary is £31,460 (after initial training is completed) and successful musicians will join the Royal Air Force Salon Orchestra, a seven-piece string chamber group.

Further information on the role of RAF musician can be found at or within the attached flyer.

Our musicians are full-time members of the RAF, representing the RAF and the United Kingdom on the concert platform both at home and abroad.

Applications for the role of violinist can be made through the RAF Recruitment Website ( which also contains detailed information regarding the application process. Applicants will be expected to meet nationality and residency requirements of the RAF. The process involves an interview, medical and fitness testing as well as musical auditions.
Musical auditions take place in two stages.

1. A pre-screening recording of a performance of two works at a minimum grade 8 ABRSM (or equivalent) standard.

2. Specialist Interview/Audition:

a. Formal musical audition: a performance of two musical works with piano accompaniment (minimum grade 8 standard), scales and arpeggios, aural exam and sight reading.
b. Ensemble playing: with either a concert band or chamber ensemble.
c. Interview with a RAF Director of Music.

Successful applicants can expect to join an organisation with exceptional musical capabilities, providing regular opportunities for travel and personal development, and can take advantage of many of the perks of military life (non-contributory pension, subsidised accommodation and food, free medical and dental care etc.)

Any questions or want more information? Please contact RAF Music on They can also offer online careers presentation, as well as opportunities to visit and rehearse with one of the bands
Bewerbungsschluss: n/a
Weitere angaben/How to apply:
RAF Recruitment Website - Applications start here
RAF Music Services Website
Careers with RAF Music (pdf)
Violin Vacancy with RAF Music Services (pdf)
RAF Music Services Careers - Digital Magazine (pdf)
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