Ars Musica Chorale, of Ridgewood, N.J., a suburban community 15 miles from New York City, is seeking an experienced, accomplished music director/conductor with a wide knowledge of choral literature. The Chorale is a critically praised and highly-dedicated group of 80 avocational singers with professional standards and a commitment to excellence. The Chorale has a regular season of four to six concerts with additional engagements on occasion. Tuesday night rehearsals and weekend performances take place mainly in Bergen County, New Jersey. Also, attendance at monthly board meetings, fundraisers, workshops, and summer sings will be expected. Experience with children’s choral groups will merit special consideration.
The successful candidate will possess excellent conducting skills, superior communication skills, a history of musical accomplishments, the ability to teach musicianship, vocal and choral techniques and relevant languages, the ability to establish musical goals and reach them, and the ability to work with a volunteer organization. S/he will be expected to secure professional soloists and instrumentalists as needed.
Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31. Interviews and auditions will be held this Spring; duties will commence on July 1, 2017.