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Mandurah City Choral Society - Seeking Music Director and Accompanist 

The Mandurah City Choral Society is seeking a new Music Director and a new Accompanist commencing ASAP.   

We are Mandurah’s premiere SATB choir, with over 40 singers meeting on Monday nights to perform a varied repertoire. The choir is unauditioned but most singers read music and/or make use of online support materials between rehearsals. Recent classical highlights have included Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony, Faure's Requiem and Vivaldi's Gloria. Recent popular highlights have included selections from Gilbert & Sullivan, James Bond Themes, Les Miserables and Rodgers & Hammerstein musicals. We have even ventured into the postmodern classical repertoire of Ian Grandage, Stephen Leek and Ola Gjeilo. We like to collaborate with local orchestras and supplement our programs with performances by emerging classical artists. 

We currently have a performance program of 3 major concerts a year, annual participation in Singing in the City, and are regularly invited to perform at Christmas events around the City of Mandurah.

The Mandurah City Choral Society is supported by a very active committee.

This role would suit both an established conductor and accompanist or emerging artists wanting to gain experience working with a large traditional choral society. 

If you are interested in either of these roles, and are available to take up the position either now or within the next 6 months, please contact the President, Nic Devonport at mandurahchoral@gmail.com

 

Dynamic Directors Search – Melbourne Chorus

Are you musically driven?  Do you love a cappella?  Would you love to direct Melbourne Chorus?  Our chorus performs a cappella in all genres, usually with a minimum of 4 parts.   We are an auditioned chorus who loves to have fun, perform and compete.  You can check us out at www.melbournechorus.org.au or  https://www.facebook.com/MelbourneChorus/?ti=as 

Melbourne Chorus rehearses on Wednesday evenings, 7.15 – 10.00pm in Kew East.  If you have strong musical and leadership qualities along with excellent communication skills, our music and management teams are ready to support you. 

Please contact us at directorsearch@melbournechorus.org.au for further details.

 

Brisbane Apollo Male Choir seeks Musical Director

The Brisbane Apollo Male Choir (established in 1884) is seeking a competent Musical Director to support our choral activities. The choir has a long-standing reputation for quality performances.

The choir is an all-male voice group and sings four-part harmony. The choir has a library of over 200 songs from which the Musical Director is responsible for the song selection at any time. Subject to funds being available, the Musical Director is free to choose new songs to add to the library.

Applicants should be experienced in working with choirs and needs to be available for both rehearsals and concerts.

The choir rehearses for 10 months of the year on a Monday afternoon between the hours of 1.30-3.30pm and conducts about       15 concerts per annum with both choral and solo works. The concerts are of about 90 min duration and are mainly during daylight hours with the occasional evening performance.

Payment is currently by honorarium.

Practices are held at St Clements on the Hill in the church hall, at Eudunda St., Stafford.

Queries and applications should be addressed to our President; Peter Dunks at his email address pmdunks@bigpond.com or by phone on 0401 523 429.

 

Music Director, Coastal Charisma Chorus QLD

Coastal Charisma Chorus (a women's a capella "Barbershop" singing group chartered with Sweet Adelines International) has a strong team culture, a positive Management Committee, a motivated Music Team, a talented Assistant Director, an experienced Musical Liaison, a robust rehearsal routine in a great venue, a solid local reputation for public performances, 43 friendly and talented singers, very sparkly costumes … and an exciting opportunity for a new Music Director.

Here on the Gold Coast in Queensland, we have a lot to offer as we were only minimally affected by the COVID lockdown and have been rehearsing consistently throughout 2020, furthering our use of technology, learning new songs and building our membership base.

We would welcome a novice Music Director we can continue to grow with, just as much as we’d be delighted with an experienced Director to learn from.  A barbershop background is not a deal-breaker, but a positive attitude, musical aptitude and excellent communication skills are vital. So is a modern and forward-thinking style of musical leadership.

Each and every member contributes to and influences our success as a team, so come and enjoy the adventures that Coastal Charisma will embark on in 2021.
Please send your expression of interest to Fiona Petty at teamcoordinator@coastalcharisma.com

 

Choir Director, Vocally Wild Choir, Sandringham, VIC

Vocally Wild, a long established Bayside choir is looking for a Choir Director.

We are an S.A.T.B. mixed community choir with an 80 to 100 membership of varied age and musical experience, based in the Bayside suburb of Sandringham, Melbourne, Victoria. 

Rehearsals are held on Tuesday nights from 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. with extra rehearsals often held prior to performances. 

The Choir enjoys singing a wide variety of styles ranging from musicals, modern, gospel, traditional to some classical choral.  We have a very talented accompanist and an active choir committee who will assist you. 

Each year Vocally Wild performs at the Bayside Carols in the Park, together with our sister choir Mosaic. This event attracts over 25,000 people and has become a Bayside ‘institution’.

This is a part-time paid position with an annual contract. 

We need someone who can bring out our best and encourage us to reach new heights, whilst still making singing fun and sustaining well-being. 

Please forward your C.V. and expression of interest to Hon. Sec., Pat Lowry on patlow5@bigpond.com 

If you have any queries, please contact Pat - ph. 0437697009 or Edwina McLachlan - ph. 0417 052 356  Email:  edwinamclachlan@hotmail.com

As we are looking to re-commence Vocally Wild rehearsals in Term 2 (Tuesday, 20th April, 2021), should it be safe in all respects to do so, please email your application by no later than c.o.b. Friday, 12th March.  Thank you.

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/vocallywildchoir/     Website:  www.vocallywild.org.au/

 

VOICE WEAVERS A CAPPELLA CHOIR QLD

New Music Director Wanted

Yes, that’s right, Voice Weavers needs a new Music Director.  Hayden has decided to follow his heart and is moving to WA with his fiancée.

Voice Weavers is a mixed voice a Cappella choir located on the southern Gold Coast, growing in size with currently some 50 members of all ages. We enjoy an extensive repertoire with a large variety in musical and arrangement styles. Part of what makes Voice Weavers unique is our plan to travel internationally every three years to continue on the success of the tours we have already taken to China, Vietnam, Russia and our tour to Japan in April 2019.  However, the pandemic has put a hold on that goal for the time being.

We would like to talk to any interested in becoming Music Director to work out terms and conditions – or an honorarium!  We have an Assistant Director who would be happy to help a new Director settle into the current repertoire.

Please contact the President, June Rogan (president@voiceweavers.com.au) for further information and to arrange attendance at a rehearsal to get an idea how the choir currently operates.

 

Plan of Attack Entertainment Troupe

We are a newly formed troupe comprising of of 9 Male Vocalists and 11 female Vocalists. We want to build our small troupe up and are soon to commence song workshops and rehearsals for 'Plan of Attack' Jazz and Swing album.

We are looking for a professional Jazz Pianist and professional Jazz Choir Conductor.

Please contact Makayla Ryan at bluevibesmusic@gmail.com 

For any enquiries about the position feel free to call on 0429 783 031. 

 

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

 

Choir Director needed for a new choir program in a Dillwynia Women's Correctional Centre, Windsor, NSW

A choir director is needed to run 2 x 45 minute choir sessions at the Dillwynia Women's Correctional Centre, near Windsor in NSW. 

We need someone with a bit of life experience to offer non-judgemental, supportive singing/choir sessions to women from a variety of background and ages. There will be performance opportunities at the prison and we hope that this pilot program will be used to encourage other prisons to start their own choirs. 

Ideally the choirs will take place on Fridays 9.30-11.30am or 2.30-4.30pm - 2 x 45 minute sessions with a half hour break in between.  Mondays at the same time might also be possible though.

The program will be run under the auspice of the Sydney Street Choir who has received funding to do this project, so you will be an employee of the Sydney Street Choir.  

Please contact James Paul, General Manager, Sydney Street Choir on info@sydneystreetchoir.org.au

 

 

 

 

 

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