The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra seeks a classically trained, talented, motivated musician who is a versatile and experienced individual to serve as its Associate Conductor

Associate Conductor

Beginning with the 2014-2015 Season

Associate Conductor Search:
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra seeks a classically trained, talented, motivated musician who is a versatile and
experienced individual to serve as its Associate Conductor.

Scope:
The Associate Conductor provides leadership through conducting, programming, planning and community
involvement. In addition, she/he will provide artistic support to the Music Director and visiting guest conductors.
The Associate Conductor will partner with internal and external constituents around a collaboratively-formed artistic
vision enabling the success of all programs and initiatives of the Buffalo Philharmonic Society.

Duties include:

 Conduct Youth/Education, Pops, Know the Score, Family outreach run-out concerts and summer season
concerts.
 Work directly with the Director of Education and the curriculum team to plan and program all education
concerts, with a focus on interactive, cross-curricular programming guided by NYS and Common Core
Learning Standards. Work with staff and the education committee to ensure continued growth and
increased reach of education concerts in the community.
 Participate in the planning of Pops, Family and Know the Score series concerts and others as assigned
 Conduct and coordinate annual young composers forum
 Assist with recording activities
 Participate in school visits, public speaking engagements, media interviews and pre-concert lectures on an as
needed basis.
 Cover all assigned concerts when not on the podium.

The Associate Conductor embraces the mission and core values of the organization and actively fosters symphonic
music through excellence in performance, education and cultural leadership. The Associate conductor works closely
with the Music Director, Executive Director, General Manager and Director of Education and reports to the
General Manager.

Please apply by sending a resume with cover letter, work samples (i.e. Education program, Pops program, Family
program that you have programmed and conducted) and a video sample of your conducting an ensemble or
Orchestra.

Interested candidates should send materials no later than December 15th 2013 to:
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Associate Conductor Search
499 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

E-mail submissions will be accepted and can be sent to: conductorsearch@bpo.org
Please note to include any supporting documents via .pdf file. Links to video examples should be included within the
body of the e-mail. In addition, please note this is a submission e-mail account only and is not intended for ongoing
communication.

Auditions are by invitation only and will be scheduled for the spring of 2014.


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