Artistic and Musical Director

Sing Out Loud
Location: 
Rochester, MN
Type of Position: 
Artistic
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The Ideal Candidate

Sing Out Loud! is seeking a vibrant artistic and musical director who is comfortable working with young women, understands the choir's unique history, and is ready to collaborate with the choristers for a new vision for the future.  The ideal artistic director must be a highly skilled communicator and have a passion for women's empowerment, and outreach. The artistic director will drive musical and artistic decisions and performances, and collaborate with the choir’s staff to plan, market and promote performances among our growing audience and wider arts community in the Twin Cities, Midwest and nationally. The Artistic Director must share the core values of the choir and bring a natural ability to invoke elements of faith and explore the meaning of song texts, that resonate with singers and audience. The Artistic Director will recognize that our singers are lifelong learners who wish to continue learning about the art and science of singing, vocal technique, intonation, tone production, diction, and vowels. The Artistic Director will prepare for weekly rehearsals and bring a positive, energetic, consistent, collaborative, and genuine spirit to rehearsals and concerts.

 

For more information please visit http://www.singoutloud.org/director-wanted

Compensation and Benefits: 

Compensation commensurate with experience

Application Procedure: 

Application process

The application must be submitted by Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The application must include:

  • Cover letter;
  • Resume or Curriculum vitae;
  • Three letters of reference with full title, email address, and phone number
  • Sample video or digital sound recording from a recent rehearsal (10 minutes max)
  • Sample video or digital sound recording from a recent performance (10 minutes max)
  • Two contrasting concert programs from recent concerts

Selected candidates will be invited to interview with the search committee in February 2020.

Final candidates will be invited to audition with the choir in March or April 2020. Final selection will be made in May 2020. For more information about Sing Out Loud and Bella Voce, please visit: singoutloud.org

Please send the application by January 15, 2020 electronically to directorsearch@singoutloud.org or via USPS (postmarked no later than January 15th, 2020):

Director Search

Sing Out Loud!

3630 Queen Ave North

Minneapolis, MN 55412

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