Principal Second Violin Application close Fri 19 April 2024

Applications are invited for the position of Principal Second Violin with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

The position is full-time and permanent. Benefits of working with the RSNO include stakeholder pension scheme, health benefit scheme, guaranteed free days and instrument insurance.

How to apply:

Submission guidance, audition requirements, and excerpts can be found at Musical Chairs here.

All applications and recordings should be submitted through Musical Chairs. Please also submit an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Form at the time of submission. This information is anonymous and kept separate from your application. This form can be found here.

The first round will be recorded. Live, second-round auditions will be held on 27 and/or 28 May 2024 (venue TBC).

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Matthias at

The RSNO is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from individuals regardless of background and encouraging applications from under-represented groups.  The RSNO is supported by the Scottish Government and local authorities in Scotland.