Artistic Director

Cantate Carlisle
Location: 
Carlisle, PA
Type of Position: 
Artistic
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Cantate Carlisle is seeking an Artistic Director for the concert season beginning in fall 2020. This position is primarily responsible for planning a fall/winter and spring concert, recruiting and auditioning singers, conducting weekly rehearsals, and leading the musical performance of the Cantate Carlisle singers and accompanists. 

 

Overview:

 

Cantate Carlisle is an auditioned chamber chorus comprised of singers from Carlisle, PA and surrounding communities. The 2019 – 2020 season will be the 30th anniversary of the group led by Founder and Artistic Director Cheryl H. Parsons. Cantate Carlisle has a prominent reputation for singing a variety of musical styles including classical and contemporary choral literature, popular, folk, and jazz, while always striving for excellence in performance.  Rehearsals are currently held on Tuesday evenings from 7:15 to 9:15 beginning roughly with the start of the school year and extending through the spring concert.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Advanced degree in choral conducting or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in choral and instrumental conducting
  • Knowledge of choral music and experience with a variety of musical styles and traditions
  • Ability to work effectively with singers with a range of musical abilities
  • Openness to developing repertoire suited to and reflective of the Carlisle community
  • Proficiency in coordinating the logistical and musical elements of concert performances
  • Capacity to develop a strong working relationship with an accompanist
  • Efficiency in planning and rehearsing, clarity in communications, aptitude for leadership
  • Ability to attend monthly board meetings, work effectively with the board, and assist in fund raising
  • Commitment to seek opportunities that will promote awareness of Cantate Carlisle in the community

 

How to Apply:

 

Email your resume with three references and an audio example or You Tube link of your work to carlislesings@gmail.com or mail to:

 

Cantate Carlisle

P.O. Box 674

Carlisle, PA 17013

 

Application deadline is October 15, 2019.  Finalists will be asked to rehearse a selection with the choir. Compensation for the position will be based on experience and education.

Compensation and Benefits: 

Compensation for the position will be based on experience and education.

Application Procedure: 

Email your resume with three references and an audio example or You Tube link of your work to carlislesings@gmail.com or mail to:

Cantate Carlisle,P.O. Box 674, Carlisle, PA 17013

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