Employment Opportunities

Training Choir Conductor

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.

MISSION: 

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. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
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.
 
APPLICATION: 

Please submit cover letter, resume, three references and recorded materials to:

Darren Dailey

President and Artistic Director

Jacksonville Children's Chorus

10131 Atlantic Blvd.

Jacksonville, FL 32225

ddailey@jaxchildrenschorus.org

“Music is such a valuable part of life. The way it enriches one’s life and encourages creativity, I do not believe anything else can do as much. We in Jacksonville are certainly blessed to have the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus.”

Scott C. Snyder, President, Compass Consulting Group

“JCC truly embodies some of the best qualities of team sports: camaraderie, discipline, patience, persistence, and positive mentoring.”

Wali Gomes, JCC Parent

“Being a part of the JCC has not only allowed Christian to experience the fun, excitement and pleasure of singing with friends, it has also helped him to develop a sense of confidence that comes from life skills of hard work and perseverance.”

Elaine Bourne, JCC Parent

“The Chorus expands your musical horizons and helps you grow as a person. You are surrounded with other young people who have something in common…their love of music. I have learned that music does, indeed, bring people and cultures together. The music we sing brings people hope for a better future of understanding and cooperation.”

Jasmine M., JCC Alum

“Music plays a major role in the full development of a child. Not only does it enrich lives, it also serves as a pathway for students to express themselves and explore new ways to communicate with others. For 20 years, kudos to the JCC for molding the lives of young artists, and I look forward to the next 20 years.”

Tim Cost, President, Jacksonville University