Music Enrichment & Outreach Administrator

Rochester, MN

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Posted date:

12 Sep 2017

Chorus/organization name:

Honors Choirs of SE MN

Application Deadline:

01 Oct 2017

Description: Primarily responsible for identifying and implementing music enrichment program components for individual choirs, and coordinating Honors Choirs outreach activities. All activities undertaken with direction/ supervision of Artistic Director, in consultation with Executive Director.

Music Enrichment: Including and not limited to areas of:
 Music theory/ear-training initiative
 Basic rehearsing skills “mini-curriculum” development (posture, music marking, etc…)
 Coordinate mentorship activities between older and younger singers
 Support conductors with in-rehearsal theory work (identify and provide, as desired, appropriate materials)
 Organize/ coordinate vocal coaching opportunities
 Arrange extracurricular concert/ performance attendance opportunities (CANTUS, Met Opera auditions, Ordway, etc.)
 Plan and implement frequent online posts with links (YouTube, other) to model choral performances

Outreach: Including and not limited to areas of:
 Children’s Choral Festival
  --Coordinate schools to participate, support their engagement (handouts, logistics, T-shirts, etc.)
  --Clinician/activity planning (support AD as needed with communication, logistics, hospitality, etc.)
 Outreach Tours coordination to arrange and schedule (communications, logistics, transportation, etc.)
 Boys & Girls Club liaison to determine opportunities and implement programs

Experience and Expertise Requirements:
 Direct experience as a musician or choral singer with basic knowledge of music theory
 College degree (music education concentration a plus)
 Ability to work independently toward specific task goals
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Google Docs, email, etc…
 Genuine appreciation and passion for choral music

Compensation and Benefits:

Hours: This is an hourly, non-exempt, part-time position at 16 hours per week. Work hours are flexible, with a maximum of 32 hours accumulated per two week period. The Honors Choirs office is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., so the expectation is that work hours would generally fall within those times. The pay period is bi-weekly. Additional hours will be considered based on job performance and achieved results.

Compensation: $16/hour

Application Procedure:

Application Procedure:

Candidates for the Music Enrichment & Outreach Administrator position should send a resume and cover letter to Jayne Rothschild (Executive Director):

 by email to:
hc@HonorsChoirs.org

 by standard mail to:
Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota
Attention: Jayne Rothschild
1001 14th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

The policy and intent of HCSM is to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sex, or age.

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