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Section Leader Oboe

Section Leader Oboe (50% Job Share)

A vacancy has become available within the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for a Section Leader Oboe (50% Job Share).  This is a 50% permanent contract working within the Orchestra job sharing with the current member.

The salary for this post will be £20,585.

Audition Excerpts can be downloaded at the bottom of this page

How to Apply

Application forms can be downloaded and completed below. The application form consists of two parts

Section A: Personal details and equal opportunities monitoring

Section B: Supporting information


Section A and section B of the application must be completed by no later than 12 noon on 22nd May 2019. We are unable to accept applications after the deadline.

Auditions will be held in Liverpool in July 2019.

Candidates must be over 18 years of age to be eligible for this position and eligible to work in the UK.

Alternatively, if you require a hard copy, please contact

Audition repertoire

First Round (screened)

ROSSINI                                                La Scala di Seta Overture

SHOSTAKOVICH                                 Symphony No 10

SMETANA                                             Bartered Bride Overture

BRAHMS                                               Violin Concerto

2nd Round

MOZART                                                Oboe Quartet (1st movement with Piano)

Orchestral Excerpts

BRAHMS                                              Symphony No 1

DEBUSSY                                            La Mer                   

MUSSORGSKY                                  Pictures at an Exhibition

RAVEL                                                  Tombeau de Couperin

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV                      Scheherazade

STRAVINSKY                                    Pulcinella

TCHAIKOVSKY                                 Symphony No 4

KODALY                                              Dances of Galanta

STRAVINSKY                                    Petrouchka


Please be aware that Liverpool Philharmonic is unable to contact further those applicants who have not been invited for audition. Therefore, if you have not heard from us by the audition dates you should assume that, on this occasion your application has not been successful.


Audition excerpts

form a

form b

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