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Young Men’s Chorus Director
Position: Young Men’s Chorus (changed voices/middle through high school)
Reports to: Artistic Director
Status: Part time – 1 rehearsal, 120 minutes per week
Conduct, teach, and direct a young men’s choir ensemble from late-August through mid-May. Uphold the Choir’s artistic integrity and character education program. Demonstrate mastery of diverse musical styles and repertoire for young men’s voices. Instill a love for music and a desire for artistic excellence.
Responsibilities and Expectations:
□ Provide musical leadership and a supportive atmosphere in conducting weekly rehearsals
□ Teach music reading classes – 30 minutes per week immediately before rehearsals
□ Choose yearly repertoire with appropriate levels of challenge
□ Conduct concerts and special events as scheduled for The St. Louis Children’s Choirs
□ Conduct and care for the education of young artists in the Choirs nurturing qualities of excellence, respect, commitment, discipline, promptness, precision, teamwork, and the joy of making music together.
□ Encourage an atmosphere that is inclusive and enables each student to understand his importance as a vital part of this musical community.
• Bachelor’s degree in vocal music, music education, or choral conducting; Master’s degree preferred
• A sincere interest, enthusiasm and love for working with young people
• Demonstrated experience and understanding of the benefits of a performance-based choral education program
Please email resume and three references with contact information to: Barbara Berner, Artistic Director
Position open until filled