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Artistic Director - Cantate Carlisle

This is a Permanent, Part-time position.

Category: Other
State/Province: Carlisle, PA
Position: Artistic Director
Deadline: October 15, 2019
Posted: September 6, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Cantate Carlisle is seeking an Artistic Director for the concert season beginning in fall 2020. This position is primarily responsible for planning a fall/winter and spring concert, recruiting and auditioning singers, conducting weekly rehearsals, and leading the musical performance of the Cantate Carlisle singers and accompanists.
The 2019 – 2020 season will be the 30th anniversary of the group led by Founder and Artistic Director Cheryl H. Parsons. Cantate Carlisle has a prominent reputation for singing a variety of musical styles including classical and contemporary choral literature, popular, folk, and jazz, while always striving for excellence in performance. Rehearsals are currently held on Tuesday evenings from 7:15 to 9:15 beginning roughly with the start of the school year and extending through the spring concert.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Advanced degree in choral conducting or equivalent
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in choral and instrumental conducting
• Knowledge of choral music and experience with a variety of musical styles and traditions
• Ability to work effectively with singers with a range of musical abilities
• Openness to developing repertoire suited to and reflective of the Carlisle community
• Proficiency in coordinating the logistical and musical elements of concert performances
• Capacity to develop a strong working relationship with an accompanist
• Efficiency in planning and rehearsing, clarity in communications, aptitude for leadership
• Ability to attend monthly board meetings, work effectively with the board, and assist in fund raising
• Commitment to seek opportunities that will promote awareness of Cantate Carlisle in the community

Additional Information

Application deadline is October 15, 2019. Finalists will be asked to rehearse a selection with the choir.

Salary: Compensation for the position will be based on experience and education.

Contact Information

Email your resume with three references and an audio example or You Tube link of your work to or mail to:

Cantate Carlisle
P.O. Box 674
Carlisle, PA 17013

Employer Profile

Cantate Carlisle is an auditioned chamber chorus comprised of 40 singers from Carlisle, PA and surrounding communities.