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Recruitment and Pathway Initiatives

No.3 Second Violin 

Career stage: Senior

Principal Conductor: Maxim Emelyanychev


The vision of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra is to be a world class orchestra that nurtures exceptional music making for all. It is our view that everyone should have the opportunity to participate in, create and enjoy music and music-making, helping individuals and communities everywhere to thrive.

The SCO is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill the position of No.3 Second Violin. As a permanent performing member of the SCO, the successful applicant will be an integral part of the Second Violin section.

Full details of the two round audition process, audition requirements and how to apply can be found in the Audition Procedure and Requirements document via Musical Chairs. Also included at Musical Chairs is the Information for Candidates document where you can find further details about the Orchestra and the No.3 Second Violin position.

We welcome applications from all nationalities; however, we are unfortunately unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position. It is therefore the responsibility of individual candidates to ensure that they have the right to work in the UK prior to applying for this role. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit: We will ask that you provide evidence showing your right to work in the UK during the application process.

The SCO is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to finding the best candidate for this position. We aim to create an open and level recruitment process for all applicants, accessible and welcoming to all the diverse communities and partners we engage with. Applicants will receive equal treatment irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, marital status, disability or pregnancy/maternity.

Please apply and submit your first-round recording through Musical Chairs by Wednesday 3rd July. 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted; all information should be included in the application portfolio via Musical Chairs. For further information, please contact the SCO at

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Musician, Orchestra, Performing
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Wed 3 Jul, 2024

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