Association of British Orchestras

Senior Orchestral Violin Tutor

Royal College of Music £36.35 per hour Closing date 04 June 2021
The RCMJD is seeking to engage an accomplished senior orchestral violin tutor to join our vibrant and thriving department. The post holder will be responsible for coaching the violin section of our RCMJD Sinfonia and RCMJD Symphony Orchestras in preparation for RCMJD performances and regular prestigious external projects. The successful applicant would join a team of eight highly experienced orchestral tutors who are all active professional musicians.

Principal Responsibilities:

- To attend rehearsals and assist RCMJD students and the conductor as needed
- To conduct occasional whole section rehearsals as required
- To be an advocate for the needs of students/other orchestral tutors as part of the RCMJD core curriculum
- To liaise with other orchestral tutors in order to disseminate information as required

The successful candidate will tutor every Saturday during term time (up to 10 rehearsals of Sinfonia and Symphony Orchestra) between the hours of 11am – 2.30 pm. Some additional chamber coaching may also be available. The postholder will need to make a regular commitment to the RCMJD of Saturdays during term-time.

Please submit a 1) Cover Letter and 2) CV along with a completed 3) Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (available to download from our website) and submit in PDF or Word before the closing deadline for the post

In your Cover Letter, please clearly state the role you are applying for. You will also need to state your musical discipline and outline how you meet the criteria set out in the role description and person specification for the role. At the top of your cover letter, please also confirm that you have the right to work in the UK and hold an appropriate work permit where relevant. We are unable to process your application without this information.

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