CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA Position: Music Director/Conductor of the All University Orchestra (AUO).
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
Position: Music Director/Conductor of the All University Orchestra (AUO). The orchestra is a non-major orchestra designed for students outside of the School of Music. Responsibilities: Program one concert each semester, typically held in November and April; lead sectionals on Sunday from 6:30-7:20 P.M., followed by full orchestra rehearsals from 7:30-10:00 P.M. Along with the full orchestra, the conductor will be responsible for the programming and rehearsing of a small string ensemble, String Theory. This ensemble rehearses on Saturday afternoons from 3:00-5:00 P.M. and performs in concert with the full orchestra. String Theory concerts can be programmed and are encouraged. Other duties include holding auditions for principal positions and overseeing the organization of a student board of directors. Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in music-Master’s degree in music; conducting is highly encouraged. Experience conducting advanced high school or college-level orchestras. Residency in or close to Pittsburgh and the Carnegie-Mellon community. Compensation: $3,000 a semester. No benefits are offered. Deadline: April 7, 2013. Submit: An electronic copy of your CV/Resume, a list of three references, cover letter, and a link or files to Conducting videos in rehearsal and performance. Send to: Search Committee by e-mail: <AUODirectorSearch@gmail.com>.