SECTION DOUBLE BASS

One of Asia’s leading orchestras, the SSO provides artistic inspiration through its recordings with BIS, international tours, outreach and education, chamber music, and a 30-programme subscription series. The SSO currently performs at the world-renowned Esplanade Concert Hall and at its long-term home, the Victoria Concert Hall.

The SSO invites applications from outstanding musicians for the following position:

SECTION DOUBLE BASS

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and abilities. Annual remuneration starting from SGD 60,000 to SGD 71,400 (approx. USD 43,796 to USD 52,111).
  • Low personal income tax between 7% and 11.5% for a tax resident.
  • 52 paid weeks a year, including 6 weeks of paid annual leave in addition to statutory holidays and other leave benefits.
  • Medical, dental, work injury compensation, travel insurance and instrument insurance benefits.
  • Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents will receive monthly Central Provident Fund (CPF) payments based on prevailing contribution rate. Musicians on Work Passes will receive a Contract Gratuity after every year of service that they complete, in place of CPF. The Contract Gratuity is approximately SGD 10,000.

Application and Audition Requirements:

  1. Applications must include:
    • A completed applicant information form,
    • A copy of your full resumé, and;
    • Video recordings of the required repertoire.
  2. Please submit your application form, upload your resume and video recording here: https://ssoperfor.ms/sectiondoublebass2022
  3. Closing date for applications: Friday, 7 October 2022, 2359 Singapore Time (GMT+8).
  4. The application guidance and the audition repertoire can be downloaded here:
  5. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a live audition.
  6. All applicants must be available to accept the position if offered.
  7. Successful applicants who are offered the position, and have accepted it, should commence work within a reasonable period of the offer.