Choral Conducting Scholar Program

Pennington, NJ

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Posted date:

08 Sep 2017

Chorus/organization name:

Hopewell Valley Chorus

Application Deadline:

29 Sep 2017

The Hopewell Valley Chorus is accepting applicants for their Choral Conducting Scholar program. Applicants should be in high school with a strong interest in Choral Conducting or Music Education. Accepted Scholars will be given dedicated rehearsal time to teach a piece of music to the Chorus. At the conclusion of the season, they would be invited to conduct their chosen piece at the Chorus’s holiday or spring concert. Through this process, each Scholar will have private score study sessions with Artistic Director, Dr. Heather Mitchell. 
The Hopewell Valley Chorus a non-auditioned, SATB adult community chorus located in Pennington, New Jersey. We perform three times a year locally and participate in a variety of community outreach activities. Our repertoire spans the globe and includes genres from Early Renaissance, Baroque, Classic/Romantic, 20th Century, Jazz, Blues, Pops, Gospel and new compositions based on American poetry. We rehearsal on Monday evenings, 7:30 - 9:30p. You can visit our website at 

Compensation and Benefits:

Each Scholar will receive a scholarship to sing in the Hopewell Valley Chorus for the season. 

Application Procedure:

To apply, please email an essay (approximately one page) that details your experience with choral music, choral conducting and your career aspirations. Essays can be sent to Dr. Heather Mitchell at Please feel free to email with any questions.

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