Orchestra Manager

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Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 24 July, 2019 - 09:00
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Sage Gateshead


Sage Gateshead is an international music development centre – a new kind of cultural organisation for the 21st century.

From our iconic Foster + Partners building on the banks of the Tyne which opened in 2004, we work across the whole of the North of England. We are home to the UK’s leading chamber orchestra Royal Northern Sinfonia, a multi-genre programme of events & festivals featuring musicians from across the world, a junior conservatoire training the next generation of musicians, an extensive programme of music for social impact, evening and day-time classes for people of all ages and a multi-genre artist development programme.  At Sage Gateshead all genres of music have equal status and we believe passionately in international level excellence and the imperative of inclusion.

The coming five years will be a new era for Sage Gateshead, with capital development work in our building and on Gateshead Quays – these developments set us up to reach a broader audience, work with even more musicians and be part of a major new campus bringing together, cultural activity, learning, entertainment and business.

We seek an Orchestra Manager who will ensure the best possible orchestral line-up and the smooth running of all rehearsals and performances of the orchestra. This includes the day-to-day management of RNS musicians. some personnel selection, the fixing of freelance extra players and recruitment to the orchestra.

If you are interested to lead a new level of ambition and be part of these developments at Sage Gateshead, we’d love to hear from you.


Sage Gateshead is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive work community

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatSageGateshead

We welcome candidates from any background and it is our policy that all applicants and employees receive equal treatment regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity or gender reassignment


How to Apply

To Apply please visit the Sage Gateshead Website, where you will find an Orchestra Recruitment Pack and the North Music Trust Application Form.

Completed applications should be returned no later than 9am on Wednesday 24th July 2019

Interviews for this post will take place on the 30th and 31st July 2019.