The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra (SCO) is seeking inspirational and experienced managers to help us run this innovative orchestra, in order to promote compositions of living composers, to build on its musical achievements, and to develop our reputation as a leader in contemporary music internationally.

The tasks:

  • seek sponsors
  • prepare grant and funding applications
  • manage concert ticketing and marketing
  • maintain liaison with international composers
  • maintain liaison with the SCO musicians
  • recruit new professional musicians
  • recruit new members for Youth Symphony orchestras
  • maintain liaison with rehearsal and concert venues
  • manage website backends
  • manage social media backends
  • manage email systems
  • manage Google Ads.

These key responsibilities require a candidate with:

  • great passion for innovative new ideas
  • excellent management skills
  • strong liaison, networking, and relationship-building skills
  • strong ability to support change initiatives
  • comprehensive knowledge in computer skills and Google AdWords
  • excellent commercial and marketing skills
  • grant and funding applications experience
  • resilience, energy, creativity, and commitment
  • positive attitude and working with integrity and mindfulness
  • enormous passion for volunteer work.

To express your interest, please send your resume and a cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
OR contact Dr. Koo for more questions:
Ph: 0449 776 872
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I really want to thanks a lot for this beautiful opportunity, the performance was great, I'm very happy of that.
I hope to collaborate again with you again in the future.

Matteo Tundo - Composer (Italy) 


­ amazing energy, funding and collecting works is needed to organize and realize an orchestra such as SCO and all these wonderful concerts, you make the quality of music rise in every musical work and there are not a lot of you out there.

Trimor Dhomi - Composer (Kosovo)


"Thank you so much for providing such wonderful opportunities for composers! The December 22 concert marked the first time my music has been performed in Australia. Without SCO’s program I may never have reached this important milestone in my composing career. "
Paul Dice, Composer President, International Friendship Through the Performing Arts)