Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Charity registered in Scotland SC015039

The internationally celebrated Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) is made up of a unique collection of talented musicians who inspire and connect with people of all ages. From re-imagining the classical masters and romantic greats, to sharing contemporary commissions, the world-class musicians of the SCO are passionate about playing: and with inspirational young conductor Maxim Emelyanychev at the helm, our live performances are anything but predictable! We aim to provide as many opportunities as possible for people to hear live orchestral music by touring the length and breadth of Scotland and around the world as proud ambassadors for Scottish cultural excellence. In recent years, the Orchestra has travelled throughout Europe, the Far East, India and the USA. The SCO makes a significant contribution to Scottish life both on the concert platform and beyond, working in schools, universities, hospitals, care homes and community centres through its award-winning Creative Learning programme.

Current vacancies

Board of Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th October 2021

To help the SCO achieve its aims of expanding its digital output and reconnecting with audiences across Scotland, and to support the Orchestra in its mission to be universally recognised as a dynamic and inspirational chamber orchestra, they are looking for two new Trustees to broaden and strengthen the skills and experience of its existing board.

Trustees of the SCO will play an important role in the strategic direction of the charity, and will provide support, guidance and constructive challenge to the Board and the SCO’s senior management team. The Trustees will carry out the legal responsibilities of being a charity Trustee and company Director, and will ensure that the SCO operates in line with governance best practice and its charitable objectives.

The new Trustees will also act as ambassadors for the SCO, and will actively support the organisation’s fundraising activities, including leveraging their networks in support of the SCO. Furthermore, they will support the SCO’s strong commitment to embracing diversity and inclusion and contribute to the ongoing development of the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance agenda.

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