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 44,255 to USD 52,663) per annum.
  • 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.
  • If you are not a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident, you will be eligible for Contract Gratuity Scheme (an additional SGD 20,000 to SGD 24,000), in place of the CPF (Central Provident Fund, a social security saving plan), when you complete successfully every 2 years of service.

Application and Audition Requirements:

  1. Applications must include:
    • A completed applicant information form.
    • A copy of your full resumé.
    • A video recording of audition excerpts.
  2. Please submit your application form, upload your resume and video recording here: https://ssoperfor.ms/sectiondoublebass-apr20
  3. Closing date for applications: Friday, 28th February 2020, 2359 Singapore Time (GMT+8).
  4. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by Friday, 6th March 2020 and invited for a live audition on Monday, 13th April 2020.
  5. The application guidance and the audition repertoire can be downloaded here:
  6. Successful applicants who are offered the position, and have accepted it, should commence work within a reasonable period of the offer.