Section Leader Second Violin

The Ulster Orchestra is seeking to appoint a Section Leader to its Second Violin section.

The Ulster Orchestra celebrated its 50th anniversary season in 2016/17, and looks forward to the 2017/18 season under Music Director Rafael Payare, and Principal Guest Conductor Jac van Steen. Many of the orchestra’s concerts are broadcast by BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Ulster, and take place at the Ulster Hall and Waterfront Hall in Belfast.

In addition to leading the section in the Orchestra’s concerts, broadcasts and recordings, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in a range of chamber music playing and Learning and Community Engagement activity.


  • Proven expertise in a wide range of high level performance activity including solo, orchestral, chamber music and community/education work


  • Experience of playing in a numbered position within the violin section of a recognised professional orchestra

Applications should be emailed to Patrick McCarthy, Director of Operations, at [email protected], using the application form only; this is available at the link below. CV applications will not be considered. Candidates are required to fill in the Monitoring form, also available from the links below.

This position is now closed for applications.

Audition excerpts are available at the link below.

The Ulster Orchestra is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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