MUSIC DIRECTOR BERKELEY COMMUNITY CHORUS & ORCHESTRA

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

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MUSIC DIRECTOR BERKELEY COMMUNITY CHORUS & ORCHESTRA

Position Summary:

BCCO is seeking an experienced, dynamic and inspiring music professional for a part-time position as Music Director to:

• Plan two annual BCCO concert series, in cooperation with the Board of Directors • Organize and conduct rehearsals (and possibly sectionals) • Conduct the chorus, orchestra and soloists at concerts

• Support and participate in the organization’s outreach and administrative activities as needed • Work collaboratively with all BCCO constituencies: board, singers, audience and members of the community • Foster the organization’s spirit of cooperation and camaraderie

Qualifications:

Among the qualities we are seeking: • Broad knowledge and understanding of the classical choral repertoire • Degree in music or equivalent • Competence in conducting a large chorus with varied degrees of expertise • Ability to coordinate the musical elements of presenting concerts • Excellent communication and leadership skills

Compensation:

Salary: low $30,000’s depending on experience, for a 10-month, part-time position (20 hours per week); no health benefits

To Apply:

See full job description at http://www.bcco.org. Applications will be accepted April 5 –September 1, 2010. Start date: Mid May, 2011

About BCCO:

For more than forty years, Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra (BCCO) has been presenting free concerts of great choral masterworks. A non-auditioned chorus, we present two concert series a year, with each concert being performed three times. Located in Berkeley, California, BCCO enriches the cultural life of the San Francisco Bay Area.

For further information visit http://www.bcco.org, or write to:

BCCO – Attention Music Director Search Box 310 Berkeley, CA 94701

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