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JOB: Choir Director – The Canadian Orpheus Male Choir (Hamilton, Ontario)
October 1, 2012
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The Canadian Orpheus Male Choir
Hamilton, Ontario
www.comc.ca

Position Title: CHOIR DIRECTOR Part-Time, Contract
Opening Date: 10/01/2012
Closing Date: 10/31/2012

DESCRIPTION – RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead weekly rehearsals and up to 16 concerts per annum for an amateur male voice choir of 50-60 members based in Hamilton, Ontario
  •  Work collaboratively with the management committee, music committee, and accompanist/assistant-director
  • Teaching of music fundamentals and voice training
  • Build chorister musicianship
  • Present choir to the greater community in a positive manner
  • Audition new members and re-audition existing members as appropriate

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Bachelor of Music with focus on choral conducting and/or voice
  • Proven successful experience directing large choirs
  • Proficient vocal and conducting techniques
  • Preferred teaching and/or workshop leadership experience
  • Preferred experience with mature voices

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Effective Date:  January 14th, 2013                Salary:  $8,000-$10,000 Annually

Term: Two (2) Years, with possibility of renewal

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  • Interested applicants are to contact Mr. Milan Gacesa at gacesam@sympatico.ca for an applicant information package.
  • Résumé with relevant experience and cover letter which will include thoughts on how to improve and grow a choir to be submitted to gacesam@sympatico.ca.
  • Finalists for the position will be required to do a 30-minute rehearsal with the choir and/or interviewed. Those selected will be notified by November 30th, 2012.

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