Sub-Principal Bassoon

Sub-Principal Bassoon

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 11.55pm

Role Responsibility

  • To sit as Sub-Principal (2nd) Bassoon, stepping up to Principal Bassoon as required.
  • To demonstrate excellent solo and orchestral playing abilities, maintaining the highest musical standards.
  • To support the Section Principal in all areas, helping to foster a supportive professional working environment.
  • To develop positive working relationships with conductors, freelancers and all members of the orchestra.
  • To play a key role in the life of the BBC Philharmonic – to be a passionate team player with a commitment to maintain and enhance the reputation of the orchestra.

Are you the right candidate?

Applicants should aim to meet a majority of the following criteria:

  • Outstanding professional orchestral and solo playing abilities.
  • Knowledge, passion and appreciation of the range of repertoire performed by the BBC Philharmonic.
  • Interpersonal skills: ability to contribute and participate as part of a diverse team and to support colleagues, conductors and freelancers.
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