Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration team.

Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Administration Vacancies

LSO Discovery Assistant (Discover Next)

LSO Discovery is seeking a passionate and highly organised individual to join the Discovery department, specifically the Discover Next programme, which challenges and inspires new generations of exceptional young musicians. It includes our Orchestral Artistry programme in collaboration with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, LSO platform concerts for Guildhall students, String Experience for students at London music colleges, a Summer Academy for advanced young musicians, lunchtime concerts, Discovery Days for adults, and composer initiatives Soundhub and the Panufnik programme.

Salary Range: £18,000 - £19,000 p.a. according to experience.

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For more information about this role please contact:
Helen Innes, Discovery Artist Development Associate Project Manager
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To apply for this post please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> LSO Discovery Assistant (Discover Next) online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10am on Tuesday 2 May 2017.  Interviews will be held on Thursday 4 May 2017.

Orchestra Vacancies

The London Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the positions of

Tutti First and Second Violin and Violin Extra work

Please send your complete application form (no CVs please) and Equal Opportunities monitoring form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for the receipt of applications: Friday 19 May 2017 5pm

Auditions will take place in London on 20 & 23 June, 5, 11 & 12 July 2017

Download the application form (Word) | Download the Equal Opportunities monitoring form (Word)

Working with the LSO

The LSO has paid positions for staff working in a number of areas including concerts planning, backstage, education, event management, marketing, fundraising and finance, as well as in the Orchestra itself.

All vacancies are advertised here and all current vacancies are shown above, together with details of how to apply. If no vacancies are shown, we are not currently recruiting but do check back regularly as new positions may become available at any time.

Work Experience with the LSO

The LSO does not currently offer any work experience placements or internships. The LSO does occasionally offer placements to students who are required to complete such experience as part of a degree or other academic course. These placements are usually for periods of between 6 and 12 months and are advertised above when available. We regret that we are unable to offer any other placements at present.

Enquiries about Job Vacancies and Work Experience

Because of the volume of emails and letters that we receive about working with the LSO, we are unable to respond personally to enquiries about vacancies. We also regret that we are unable to review all CVs that we are sent, and instead we encourage those who are interested in working with the LSO to apply for specific positions.

If you have a query which is not covered above, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will endeavour to respond within 10 days.

Please note that, unless otherwise stated, we do not accept CVs. All applications for vacancies at the LSO must be made on the online application form, accessed via the link provided with the job advert.

The LSO is an equal opportunities organisation.

LSO logo at the Barbican Hall