Job details

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra
9 Dec 2011
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Music, Performing Arts


The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra is based in the largest city of the South Island of New Zealand. Our annual season includes 21 subscription concerts and over 20 additional engagements collaborating with organisations such as the Christchurch City Choir, The Royal New Zealand Ballet, Southern Opera, Christchurch City Council as well as taking part in other special events.

The CSO is now inviting expressions of interest for the permanent position of Concertmaster.

Annual Salary NZ$85,000-$95,000

Interested person are invited to send the following:

  • A CD recording of his or her playing
  • The name and contact details of two referees
  • Current curriculum vitae

Applicants selected to progress to the audition round will be contacted by the 14th December. Audition material will be made available at this time. Auditions will take place in Sydney and Christchurch on the 17th and 19th of January 2012 and may be taken by recording or in person.

Expressions of interest must be received by Friday 9th December 5pm.

Key skills

See Job Description for details

How to apply

Please send to: Artistic Manager, CSO, PO Box 3260, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand.


Applications are open to those with the legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

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19 Nov 2011

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