No 2 Bassoon - Principal
Doubling Contra as required

Salary – £629.16 per week plus benefits

Scottish Opera takes world-class opera to all corners of Scotland, ensuring that as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful art form. The company is Glasgow based and the Orchestra performs main stage and medium-scale operas, participates in education and outreach work and performs concerts and recordings throughout Scotland and beyond.

We invite applications for the position of No 2 Bassoon with the obligation to play Contrabassoon. Players have a contractual guarantee of a minimum of 29 weeks of work per year.

Auditions for the position will take place in Glasgow on Friday 17th April 2020 and in London on Sunday 19th April 2020.

All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK and documentary proof of this will be requested prior to auditions.

Applicants should apply in writing to Heather Lynn, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email You should include a covering letter, CV and a completed application form. To be considered for an audition, your application must include all of the documents specified above.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 8 March at 5:30pm


 Scottish Opera strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is subsidised by the Scottish Government. Registered Number SCO37531. Scottish Charity Number SCO19787

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