Choir Director

Woodbridge Community Choir
Location: 
Woodbridge, NJ
Type of Position: 
Artistic
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Description:

 

Seeking a choral director who is energetic, patient, and willing to lead and rebuild an existing community choir.  Position offers a modest stipend.

 

Trial term: Spring, 2022 Season (January 2022 through May 2022). Extension of position contingent upon candidate’s progress throughout trial season. Candidate may be asked to join our Winter 2021 season already in progress.

 

Requirements:

 

    • Interest in performing a good mix of challenging, fun and diverse music, including classical works, show tunes, and modern/contemporary standards.

 

    • Positive attitude and sense of humor.

 

    • Patience – The choir is made up of both experienced musicians and newcomers of all levels.  Auditions are not required for admission, and music reading ability and comprehension can vary greatly.

 

    • Willingness to teach choral theory and assist individual members in order to improve overall performance quality.

 

    • Willingness to participate in ensemble social activities beyond rehearsals and performances, as well as facilitating different means of increasing the group’s public presence within the local and regional community, and cultivating the choir's dynamic through recruitment and retention.

 

    • Education and professional experience in vocal ensemble work very highly valued, but not required.

Compensation and Benefits: 

A modest monthly stipend during active season(s).

Application Procedure: 

Please email your application to Lori Miller at [email protected].

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