The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the post of Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association.

Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association
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The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the post of Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association. 

The appointment will start on Monday 8 September 2014 for an initial period of 12 months, with a possible renewal for a second year. The post is open to candidates already eligible to work in the UK and who are under the age of 35 at 8 September 2014.

This is an excellent opportunity for a conductor of professional standard at the start of their career or about to leave post-graduate study.  He/she will work closely with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in a supportive and inspiring environment.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Be present at rehearsals, concerts and recording sessions, and be prepared to stand in if required
  • Assist staff and guest conductors with balance, conducting off-stage if necessary, and general assistance
  • Conduct items within a concert programme, or full concert programmes at the company’s discretion
  • Be available to assist the Librarians in preparation of parts (bowings, etc) and to assist in the Concerts Department as required
  • Work as part of our Community/Education activity
  • Conduct school and family concerts, and ensemble concerts

 

The role attracts a bursary. The successful candidate will be expected to take up residence in the orchestra’s locality. A group of orchestra members will offer feedback and advice following concert performances.

To apply, please send a DVD showing at least 10 minutes of yourself conducting, your CV and a letter explaining why you would like to be considered for the role to:

Marion Aston
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
2 Seldown Lane
Poole
BH15 1UF

Closing date for applications:
5pm on Wednesday 30 April 2014

A shortlist of candidates will be invited to auditions in Poole in July 2014

For any further questions about the post, please emailmaston@bsorchestra.co.uk

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