Interim Director, University Chamber Orchestra
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This is a short-term position, renewable for the 2022-23 academic
year, the successful candidate for which will direct the Music
Department's student chamber orchestra.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Conduct 3 hours of rehearsal per week for 14 weeks per
semester. Times and lengths of rehearsals to be
- Participate in auditions at the beginning of the fall semester
- Prepare the orchestra for 1-2 concerts per semester.
(Collaborations with other ensembles are both possible and
Advanced degree in Music (Masters or Doctorate)
Typical Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday, various hours. Some evening performances.
Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
Typical work is performed indoors in a normal office environment.
Intermittent physical effort involving lifting musical instruments
may be required.
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criminal conviction record check prior to hire. Conviction does not
automatically preclude candidates from being hired. Nature of
conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the
You will need to upload the following documents as part of your
application materials in the "My Experience" section labeled
- Cover letter addressing the required/desired qualifications and
presenting any other applicant characteristics which deserve
- Current Resume
- List of 3 references
In addition, please send 2-3 short recordings of ensemble
performances (with or without video) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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