Director of Community Chorus

Director of Community Chorus

Organization:
Ogdensburg Pro Musica
Location:
Ogdensburg, New York
Salary:
Non Profit Organization. Position is volunteer. We can reimburse for travel and give a small stipend at the end of each semester..
Category:
Posted On:
December 3, 2017

Description

Ogdensburg Pro Musica is a 35 to 40 voice mixed community chorus celebrating it\'s 50th year. The group meets weekly on Wednesdays at the First Presbyterian Church from 6 - 8 pm. to prepare for a concert in December and May. Practices are not held in January, or June through August. Selections are contemporary and traditional, both secular and sacred. The group is diverse, ages 20 to 80+ with varying music literacy. The pleasure of singing with a group and performing for the community is what brings us together. Concert proceeds are used to fund two small scholarships at each of five area schools. We invite local 5th and 6th grade students chosen by their music teachers to sing two selections with us at each concert.

Requirements

Direct a 35 to 40 voice mixed community chorus. Weekly practices are held on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm from September to mid December, and February to mid May, A concert is held in December and May. Director will work with board members to select contemporary and traditional music, both secular and sacred. Experience is not necessary. Candidates should have a background in choral or instrumental music with a thorough knowledge of music and willingness to direct on a volunteer basis.

How to Apply

Contact: [email protected], 315-393-4190.

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