Thursday, 6 December 2012

Music Director Wanted

i Coristi Chamber Choir is an auditioned mixed chamber choir of 20 to 24 volunteer singers located in Edmonton, Alberta and is searching for a new Music Director.

Music Director:
*Provides musical and artistic leadership.
*Works with the artistic team, Administrative Director, and Executive in planning the concert season, and in selecting an Assistant Conductor and Accompanist as needed.
*Attends Executive meetings and participates in budgeting and strategic planning.

Responsibilities include selecting concert repertoire and formulating programs, ordering music (in consultation with the executive), auditioning choir members annually, preparing rehearsal schedules, leading rehearsals, and conducting concerts.

Candidates should have:
*A graduate degree in choral conducting, and have had several years of experience directing adult choirs. Other combinations of qualifications and experience may be considered.
*A demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, work collaboratively, and have a strong interest in working with singers of varying levels of skill and background.  

The initial appointment will commence July 1, 2013 for a period of 2 years, with the possibility of renewal. The honorarium will be commensurate with qualifications.

Applications should be sent electronically to Search Committee Chair by February 1, 2013.

For more information about i Coristi Chamber Choir, please visit

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