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The Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras (GBYO) in Fairfield County Connecticut is seeking applicants for its executive director role beginning the 2013-2014 season. (July 2013) In partnership with the Music Director, the Executive Director assumes responsibility for the management of all human and financial resources needed to achieve the GBYO’s mission. The Executive Director is accountable for all administrative aspects of the organization, for supporting the vision of the Music Director and for implementing policies set forth by the Board of Directors. As the public face of the organization, the Executive Director is responsible for presenting positive images to young musicians, parents, donors, and members of the community regarding programs and the GBYO’s role in enhancing the music education of its members. The multi-faceted responsibilities call for demonstrated leadership skills, an ability to collaborate with artistic and administrative staff, board and community members.

GBYO is a mid-size organization with approximately 250 young musicians in grades 5-12. It includes four developmentally sequential orchestras and a wind ensemble, supported by an enthusiastic parent group and Board of Directors. This role is a part-time position averaging 20 hours/week. Competitive compensation. Interested applicants should email gbyo@gbyo.org for a full position description and instructions on how to apply. Interviews targeted to begin in February 2013. www.gbyo.org

 


 

Choral Music Director

Beginning Fall 2013

Competitive salary & benefits package

Collegiate School seeks a passionate, organized and charismatic Choral Music Director for grades 5-12.  Duties will include classes and performances for all choral ensembles grades 5-12, Music Director for the fall Upper School musical, Music Director for the Eighth Grade musical, leading student choirs for all holiday and formal school occasions, and teaching Sixth Grade general music.  The candidate must be willing to collaborate with the performing arts faculty to develop the choral music curriculum as part of an evolving performing arts program. This is a full-time, benefited teaching position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in choral music and/or music education
  • Advanced-level piano proficiency
  • Training or experience in the Orff and/or Kodály methodologies
  • Experience with a cappella groups
  • Working knowledge of popular music
  • Knowledge of music writing software, such as Finale

Collegiate School is an independent, K-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students and 200 faculty members. The school’s mission is to create a community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student. Collegiate School is one of only two organizations to be selected three times by Richmond Magazine as one of the15 “Great Places to Work” in Richmond.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, unofficial copies of transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate work with a faculty application, which can be downloaded from our website, to:

Lindy Williams, Associate Head of School
Collegiate School * North Mooreland Road * Richmond, VA  23229
Fax 804-740-8975 * careers@collegiate-va.org
www.collegiate-va.org

Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.

 


 

Program Assistant & Librarian

Department: Music & the Arts

Reports ToMusic Administrator

Located at the head of Wall Street, Trinity Church has been part of New York City and our nation’s history since its charter in 1697. At its core, Trinity is an Episcopal parish, offering daily worship services and faith formation programs at Trinity Church, St. Paul’s Chapel, and online at trinitywallstreet.org.  Today, the collective organization is known as Trinity Wall Street, and includes Trinity Real Estate; Trinity Grants; St. Margaret’s House; Trinity Preschool; Trinity Institute; Faith in Action ministries, and an extensive music program, including Concerts@One, the Trinity Choir, and the Downtown Youth Choir.

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Office Administration (25%)

  • Answer phones and greet visitors
  • Sort and route incoming correspondence
  • Manage Directors’ master schedules
  • General administrative tasks (data entry/mailing lists, entering Purchase Orders into Accts. Payable system, meeting material preparation, ordering office supplies, etc.)

Librarian (50%)

  • Maintain all Trinity music libraries, catalogues and database
  • Maintain Director of Music & the Arts’ and Organists’ music libraries
  • Order all required music as soon as possible to ensure on-time delivery
  • Prepare all music for distribution for choirs, orchestras, directors, conductors and guests
  • Expedite music orders as required.
  • Ship scores/parts to guest conductors, orchestral musicians and others as required
  • Advise relevant staff of missing/damaged copies and obtain permission to reorder
  • Liaise with composers/publishers for copyright agreements of new music

Congregational Arts Support (25%)

  • Act as staff liaison for Movement Choir, Visual Arts and other Congregational Arts groups (main point of contact, coordinate/attend meetings as required, attend/oversee events, assist in event scheduling/budget compliance, initiate supply/catering orders, invoice payment, etc.)

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Significant knowledge of classical music, both vocal and orchestral
  • Microsoft Office/Filemaker/Finale

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CREDENTIALS

  • Bachelor’s degree, Masters preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Music library experience a plus

We offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package.  For consideration, please send your resume and salary history with your salary requirements to:

Trinity Wall Street
Human Resources Department
Email: HR@trinitywallstreet.org

No phone calls please.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
The Parish of Trinity Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To learn more about Trinity, visit www.trinitywallstreet.org.

 


 

Program Manager, Music Education

 

Department: Music & the Arts

Reports ToDirector, Music & the Arts

Located at the head of Wall Street, Trinity Church has been part of New York City and our nation’s history since its charter in 1697. At its core, Trinity is an Episcopal parish, offering daily worship services and faith formation programs at Trinity Church, St. Paul’s Chapel, and online at trinitywallstreet.org.  Today, the collective organization is known as Trinity Wall Street, and includes Trinity Real Estate; Trinity Grants; St. Margaret’s House; Trinity Preschool; Trinity Institute; Faith in Action ministries, and an extensive music program, including Concerts@One, the Trinity Choir, and the Downtown Youth Choir.

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and administer all aspects of the Music Education and Outreach
    • Hire  teachers
    • Liaise with principals at outreach schools
    • Schedule classes
    • Act as a resource person for teachers regarding repertoire/concert planning and for schools looking to implement/expand choral programs
  • Coordinate with Conductor of Trinity Youth Chorus
    • Assist as needed during weekly rehearsals and performances
    • Manage beginning and intermediate chorister groups
    • Assist at annual choir camp
  • Manage partnership with Inter-School Orchestra
    • Book rehearsal space
    • Plan concerts
    • Attend meetings
    • Collaborate with orchestra conductor and others to recruit players and raise profile
  • Fundraising
    • Work with development officer et al. to raise awareness of NYC Schools in need
    • Explore outside sources for Music Education funding, recommend grants and help prepare applications
  • Departmental Administration/Other
    • Represent Director at meetings and functions
    • Lead weekly preschool chapel service
    • Plan and Lead annual Music Camp at Charlotte’s Place in collaboration with other departments
    • Collaborate with Trinity Faith Inspiration projects as required
    • Supervise staff

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Extensive work with children
  • Proficient piano/keyboard skills
  • Outreach skills with other educators in the field
  • Grant preparation and research
  • Knowledge of standard choral and orchestral repertoire for children
  • Music curriculum development based on age groups

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CREDENTIALS

  • Masters of Music (Education preferred)
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience in NYC public school system
  • Start date is flexible

We offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package.

For consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, salary history, and salary requirements to:

Trinity Wall Street
Human Resources Department
Email: HR@trinitywallstreet.org 

No phone calls please.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
The Parish of Trinity Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To learn more about Trinity, visit www.trinitywallstreet.org.