Music Director – Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and First Violin Boise Philharmonic

Robert J. Franz • Music Director Tom Bennett • Executive DirectorAudition AnnouncementMusic Director – Boise Philharmonic Youth OrchestraFirst Violin Boise PhilharmonicConducting Duties and Responsibilities:Direct the BPYO; plan the season, recruit in the public and private schools, lead auditions, develop andmaintain strong relationships with the educators throughout the Treasure Valley and conduct weeklyrehearsals with the full orchestra (80 members, with the majority in high school) in 3-5 concerts peryear; work with the Executive Director, Music Director, Education Director, and board to evaluate andimplement educational, marketing, and development strategies. Conduct one program each season of theBoise Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra. The salary for this position is $17,000.00 per year and includesbasic health insurance. Full-time residency is required. September 1, 2011 is the desired stating dateSection Violin Duties:Play as a violinist in the first violin section of the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra. This position willguarantee 80 services.Requirements:An advanced degree in conductingProfessional violin experienceHistory of work with youth is strongly desiredAudition Process:1) Conduct a portion of a BPYO rehearsal in the following repertoire: Beethoven Symphony No. 7(Movements 2&4), and Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 12) Section Violin audition – (repertoire is available here). The audition process for this portion ofthe job will take place in May. Applicants will perform as extras in the violin section for that monthssubscription concert series (May 15th -21st). Applicants will be paid for these services and housing willbe provided.3) Applicants will visit at least two public school music programs to work with music students.4) Interview with Music Director, Executive Director and Education Director of the BoisePhilharmonicApplication procedure:Submit letter of interest, resume, DVD of conducting examples, and a list of three references.Mail to:Boise Philharmonic OrchestraAttn: Dan Howard, Personnel Managerdanhoward@boisephilharmonic.org516 S. 9th St. Suite CBoise, ID 83713The video recording should be a link if submitted by e-mail. No phone calls, please. Applicationdeadline is April 18th, 2011.

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