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Pubb: 06 Jun 2023
Royal Air Force Music Services

Royal Air Force Music Services

Royal Air Force Musician - Percussionist

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

Starting salary is £31,460 (after initial training) and successful musicians can expect to be assigned to one of our three full-time military bands.

Further information on the role of RAF musician can be found at

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

Applications for the role of percussionist 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 for 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 2 works at a minimum grade 8 ABRSM (or equivalent) standard. One of these must be on tuned percussion.
2. Specialist Interview/Audition:
a. Formal musical audition: a performance on 4 areas of percussion (timpani, drum kit, snare drum and tuned percussion) of pieces at a minimum grade 8 standard, pre-prepared band excerpts, 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 can also offer online careers presentations, as well as opportunities to visit and rehearse wi
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Più informazioni/How to apply:
RAF Recruitment Website - Apply here
RAF Music Services Website
Careers with RAF Music (pdf)
RAF Music Services Careers - Digital Magazine (pdf)
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