Training Choir Conductor
Reports to: President and Artistic Director (PAD)
Rate: Bases upon qualifications/experience
Hours: Part-time, must available Thursdays (6:15-7:30pm) and/or Saturday morning (10:00-11:15am) rehearsals, performances, auditions and meetings.
The mission of the Jacksonville Children's Chorus is to provide a high-quality choral music education for children of diverse backgrounds, fostering teamwork, self-discipline, accomplishment and pride while filling an important cultural need in the community and sharing the beauty of the choral art form through artistically excellent performances.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary duties of the Training Choir Conductor are to direct 2nd-5th graders during rehearsals, performances, and assist the PAD in planning the concert season and auditioning. Other duties depending on the applicant's skills and qualifications may include rehearsing and coaching soloists, preparing smaller groups for run-out concerts, and education and outreach projects.
The successful applicant should possess a degree in music, and have a strong background in vocal music. Kodaly experience desirable. The applicant should also have knowledge of historical practices. Applicants should love working with young singers and be able to work collaboratively with artistic and administrative staff.
Please submit cover letter, resume, three references and recorded materials to:
President and Artistic Director
Jacksonville Children's Chorus
10131 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225