Performance Job

United Kingdom
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Posted: 24 Jan 2023
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Principal Second Bassoon

£39,847 p/year
The CBSO is seeking to appoint a Principal Second Bassoon to its woodwind section. The current section is as follows:
Section Leader - Nikolaj Henriques
Principal Second Bassoon - Vacancy
Principal Contrabassoon - Margaret Cookhorn

The Principal Second Bassoon will play as required by orchestration and will sit up to Section Leader as required.

Essential skills:
- Highly reputable classical music training
- Commitment to delivering a very high standard of work
- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- Self-motivated, reliable and able to work under pressure
- Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team
- Ability to develop positive working relationships including with other members of the Orchestra and management/administrative team
- Respect for others demonstrated by being fully prepared to play at the start of every session
- Ability to understand and speak English

Desirable skills:
- Proven expertise in a broad range of musical and performance activities including education work and chamber music
- Considerable recent orchestral experience as a professional bassoonist
Closing date: 06 Mar 2023
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