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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

The Ulster Orchestra is seeking to appoint a Marketing and Communications Coordinator. This is a key role within the Marketing and Communications Team with responsibility for assisting the Marketing and Communications Manager and Director in all matters relating to the remit of the department. This includes marketing, communications, PR and stakeholder engagement.  S/he will also [...]

By | 2017-10-12T14:11:44+00:00 12 October 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-12T11:59:51+00:00 11 October 2017|0 Comments

Fundraising Administrator

We are seeking a highly motivated person to join the Ulster Orchestra's Fundraising team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Managing Director, Fundraising Consultants and the Ulster Orchestra Foundation Board to provide administrative support for all fundraising activities.  The role is full time and based at the Orchestra’s offices in Seymour House, [...]

By | 2017-10-12T13:50:19+00:00 10 October 2017|0 Comments

First Cohort of Ulster Orchestra & Ulster Youth Orchestra PES Scheme Announced

The Ulster Orchestra and Ulster Youth Orchestra are delighted to announce the very first cohort of young musicians have been chosen for their brand new Professional Experience Scheme, an partnership initiative designed to support young musicians as they explore a career in orchestral music-making. Seven musicians have been accepted onto the scheme. Music students [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:52:33+00:00 11 September 2017|0 Comments

Ulster Orchestra Professional Experience Scheme

  The Ulster Orchestra, in partnership with the Ulster Youth Orchestra, is delighted to announce a professional development programme where music students normally resident in Northern Ireland will audition to join a programme of coaching and mentoring from Ulster Orchestra members. Three times during the academic year, successful applicants will come to Belfast to [...]

By | 2017-07-31T16:26:15+00:00 8 June 2017|0 Comments

Principal Clarinet (No.2)

The Ulster Orchestra is seeking to appoint a Principal Clarinet (No.2). 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-12T12:08:21+00:00 7 June 2017|0 Comments

QUB Needs Your Help! Study with Prof. Piers Hellawell

On Friday 31 March, we are delighted to perform the Irish Première of Piers Hellawell's work Wild Flow as part of our evening concert. The piece was commissioned by the BBC and given its World Première at our performance at the BBC Proms in August 2016. Piers is also Professor of Composition at Queen’s University [...]

By | 2017-03-31T13:45:52+00:00 31 March 2017|0 Comments

ANNOUNCEMENT: CHANGE OF SOLOIST FOR BEETHOVEN’S PASTORAL CONCERT

We regret that, due to unforeseen circumstances, Alina Ibragimova is indisposed and will be replaced by Vivian Hagner for the Brahms Violin Concerto that forms part of our concert on Friday 24th February 2017.  The programme for the sold out concert remains unchanged. In Viviane, we bring you an internationally-acclaimed soloist who performed the [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:08:47+00:00 23 February 2017|1 Comment

Stephen Peover appointed as Chairman of Ulster Orchestra

New Chairman succeeds Sir George Bain Stephen Peover was elected yesterday as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ulster Orchestra, succeeding Sir George Bain who has retired after five years of highly dedicated service in the post. Stephen’s appointment comes at a historic and significant period in the Ulster Orchestra’s [...]

By | 2016-12-14T16:24:03+00:00 14 December 2016|0 Comments