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Sydney Male Choir 

Musical Director- Part Time (Paid Position)

The Sydney Male Choir has been performing continuously since 1913 and is regarded as one of Australia’s finest male choirs. Our current Musical Director is leaving in May 2020 so we are seeking a talented individual who has proven choral experience as a Musical Director with a senior choir to be his successor in this key role.

The Musical Director is required to lead, enthuse and inspire members of the choir to sustain and improve the high quality of musical performance and choral singing for which we are currently recognised. Applicants will need to demonstrate exceptional musical competence and experience in the delivery of choral programmes across a wide variety of musical genres. The Choir also employs a talented accompanist who is present for all weekly rehearsals and performances.

Experience in working with a management committee would be helpful, as would your capacity to utilise your networks throughout the music and entertainment industry to the benefit of the choir.

We rehearse every Tuesday evening at Wynyard for 46 weeks of the year with an annual performance schedule of between 12 and 15 concerts (including our major fund-raising concert at the Sydney Town Hall in August). The Choir also typically undertakes an annual regional, interstate or overseas performance tour.

The successful applicant will receive a monthly fee and reimbursement of approved expenses.

We are looking to appoint someone to commence by the end of April this year to allow a hand over period with the current Musical Director. For information about the Choir go to www.sydneymalechoir.com

For further information about this attractive opportunity please contact Gary Withyman, president@sydneymalechoir.com.au.

 

The Rock’n Soul Choir

Fun, Music Director/s wanted to lead Rock’n Soul Choirs in various locations around Sydney. We are an adult, non-auditioned, pop choir looking for someone who has the ability to warm up and teach fun, energised contemporary repertoire and lead choirs at various performances. 

To apply, please send CV to: candiceloh.studio@gmail.com or contact: 0430 098 600

 

Australian Youth Choir

Opportunities have been created for two conductors to join the team at the Australian Youth Choir. We are looking to fill the following roles:

Training and Performing choir Conductor

We require a conductor who brings in-depth knowledge of choral music with training in the Kodaly methodology and ability to play piano. An ability to engage children in the learning process is essential. The session is 90 minutes at our Burwood chapter.

Concert choir Conductor

We seek a dynamic choral conductor with the capacity to engage young singers and develop their performance and musical skills. Rehearsals are 2 hours and incorporate aural training, sight reading and part work. The ideal candidate will have Kodaly training, piano skills and proven ability to conduct choirs. Rehearsal is on Fridays at our Canterbury venue.

Each semester, Conductors are also required to lead two 3-hour workshops and present a concert. The ideal candidates will bring a background in education with formal training in Music. All candidates require a current Working With Children Check. There is an opportunity for the right candidate to accept both roles.

To express your interest, please contact Peter McKenna at office2@niypaa.com.au or 0412 065 826. Closing date for applications is January 30th 2020.
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Volunteer Choir Leader needed- Parents & Carers Choir

Are you passionate about singing? Do you have experience leading a choir? The Parents & Carers Choir is a daytime, child friendly choir for parents and carers. We are expanding in 2020 and therefore looking for a skilled volunteer to take on a weekly 1-hour rehearsal in Camberwell. 

You will set up for the class before teaching vocal exercises, short rounds and songs. Afterwards there is time for coffee and a chat before packing up. If this sounds interesting, please get in touch! These sessions mean so much to our members and offers a great opportunity to serve your community.

Drop an email to Melissa at info@parentsandcarerschoir.com for more information. More information can be found on our website: www.parentsandcarerschoir.com

 

Geelong Youth Choir Inc.

Incorporating "Let's Make Music" Early Childhood Music Program and "Raise the Bar" Adult Choir 

Do you have a heart for community-based arts and a love of choral music?  Due to the expansion of our programs in 2020, we are looking to fill the following roles:

Early Years Music Specialist:  Vivace Program  (Prep – Yr.1+)

Our Vivace program is very dear to our hearts and we need a very special person for this role.  In-depth knowledge of Early Childhood Music philosophies and practices and an ability to creatively engage children in the learning process are essential.  The Vivace program is a pre-choir and pre-instrumental program which focuses on developing the whole musician through singing-based experiences.   One hour session a week on a Monday afternoon.

Choral Conductor:  Prelude Choir (Yr. 2 – Yr. 4+)

We’re looking for a talented Music Educator who can create an exciting choral program that engages young singers while developing their musicianship and performance skills.  The 90 minute rehearsal includes 20 minutes of Kodaly-based musicianship training (including sight-reading, aural skills, music theory, etc.)  We’ll have two Prelude Choirs in 2020 which will run independently from each other on Monday and Thursday afternoons.

Choral Conductor:  Raise the Bar Vocal Group (Auditioned Adult SATB Choir)

Raise the Bar is the next step for alumni of the Geelong Youth Choir programs.  The group is open to all ages, but importantly, it aims to offer a program that caters to adults moving up from our Youth and Young Adult Choirs.  The conductor of RTB works with a wonderfully diverse group of people and fosters a sense of community and belonging for all members.  They aim for a high standard of musicianship in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Position descriptions for the above three roles are available by emailing: geelongyouthchoir@ymail.com

Expressions of Interest are due by 14 January. 

www.geelongyouthchoir.com 

 

The Irish Choir Perth is recruiting a new Choir Conductor

The Irish Choir Perth (ICP) is a community choir based in Subiaco. Founded in 2017, this young choir is a group for anyone with a love for Irish music and culture. The choir sings in three parts, with a mix of acapella and accompanied music. There are no auditions – everyone is welcome and we have members from Australia, Ireland and beyond.

The Position

ICP is looking for a collaborative, organised and experienced conductor to join the Choir. Knowledge of Irish music is desirable but not essential. Industry rates are available to the right candidate, to cover 1.5 to 2 hours rehearsal time p/w and preparation in advance of session, approx 40 weeks a year, and performances. Our term dates follow the WA school terms.

Full a full job description or to find out more, contact irishchoirperth@gmail.com

 

Noosa Chorale Conductor Intern 2020

Noosa Chorale is seeking an intern for our Choir Conducting Internship 2020.  This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work alongside and be mentored by esteemed Music Director and Conductor Adrian King in the preparation for, and production of, a major choral concert by Noosa’s well-respected premier community choir.  The internship will run for the second rehearsal term in 2020, from 2 June to 27 September, during which time the choir will be rehearsing for its two concert performances of Haydn’s “The Seasons” on 25 and 26 September 2020.

The Choir Conducting Internship provides an opportunity for the intern to have hands on experience in the areas of rehearsal leadership, concert performance, score analysis and preparation, and working with singers of all backgrounds from professional to volunteer.  The intern will receive an honorarium payment during the period of the appointment. 

Expressions of interest are sought from suitably qualified people for this role.  An information pack outlining further details about the internship and the selection process is available for prospective candidates on the Chorale’s website at http://www.noosachorale.org.au/conductor-intern-2020.html .  The closing date for expressions of interest is 31 March 2020.

For further information, please contact Cal Webb, Secretary Noosa Chorale, cal@carolynwebb.com.au  or refer to other contact details in the information pack. 

Listed 02/12/2019

Musical Director – Part Time

 

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