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Expression of Interest: Choir Conductor

Wednesday 11 December 2019
By Susan Davis
Date
11 Dec 2019 - 6 Jan 2020
Contact
Susan Davis

The With One Voice Ginninderry Choir is seeking expressions of interest from suitably skilled people to conduct our choir from February, 2020.

 

About Our Choir: With One Voice Ginninderry Choir is an un-auditioned choir that aims to provide a fun space to sing and create new friendships. We are open to all people no matter their age, background or ability. The choir currently has between 15-20 active members.

Find out more about the choir here

Program Details:

Rehearsals: weekly rehearsals from 6:00pm – 7pm at The Link (90 Stockdill Drive, Strathnairn) commencing February, 2020.

Performances: up to six local events and festivals throughout the year

Repertoire: an eclectic range of songs including Australian and international well-loved pieces.

 

Role and Responsibilities of the Conductor:

  • Select repertoire and musical arrangements, fitting to the choirs ability, in collaboration with Artistic Director and Accompanist
  • Lead and manage weekly rehearsals
  • Prepare for and lead public performances
  • Welcome and encourage members of all abilities
  • Teach warmups and exercises to develop skills and confidence

Skillsets Required:

  • Choral conducting experience
  • Vocal and instrumental skills to provide vocal coaching and basic accompaniment (piano or guitar)

Key Support Roles to the Conductor are:

  • Choir Coordinator – administration, member recruitment, coordination of rehearsals and performances with the support of the choir committee
  • Choir Committee – setting of overall objectives – performances, recruitment, marketing, member support, fundraising and financial administration
  • Creativity Australia – mentoring, licencing and administrative support

Position Terms

The Choir Conductor is a paid position – negotiated based on skill level. The initial period of appointment will be 12 months with a review after 2 months to ensure both the conductor and the choir are a good fit with each other.

For more information about the choir, the role and opportunity, please contact Susan Davis, Choir Coordinator on 0457 333 008 or email susan@ginninderry.com

A short expression of interest should be emailed together with a CV/bio to Susan at susan@ginninderry.com by COB 6th January, 2020.

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