ARTIS–NAPLES, NAPLES, FLORIDA Position: Assistant Conductor

Position:  Assistant Conductor.  The successful applicant will support the artistic vision of the organization which supports several musical ensembles in the community, including the Naples Philharmonic, and the Naples {Philharmonic Youth Ensembles (Youth Orchestra, Youth Symphonia, and Youth Chorale).  Responsibilities:  Establish a relationship with the Music Director based on artistic goals and guidance;  cover all Masterworks subscription concerts;  conduct family and education concerts as assigned;  conduct run-out, special, and community concerts as assigned; and conduct the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.  The individual will provide artistic support for the Music Director as requested;  work with team members as appropriate to  develop run-out, special, community and chamber music programs;  work with the Education team to design Youth Orchestra programs in a manner that serves the students’ educational needs and grows the youth ensembles programs;  select all Youth Orchestra repertoire in conjunction with team members;  serve as primary adjudicator for Youth Orchestra auditions;  and provide artistic support as needed for Artis–Naples performing arts activities, including Naples Philharmonic chamber music programs.  Public relations activities will include representing the orchestra to donors and potential donors in private and public settings throughout the calendar year;  speak  to audiences before, during and after selected concerts as required, and provide administrative support to the staff by participating in scheduling and programmed discussions for the Naples Philharmonic and Naples Philharmonic Youth Ensembles.  Deadline:  Materials must be received by April 18, 2014.  Submit:  Send to Alexa Weinberg by e-mail:  <> the following items:  (1)  Cover Letter;  (2)  Resume;  (3)  References and/or letters of recommendation; (4) Video Recording which should show recent conducting experience ideally demonstrating a varied selection of repertoire, a video perspective which shows the front view of the conductor from a reasonable distance. Recordings  should have been made within three months of the submission of your application.  Videos should be submitted via YouTube, Vimeo, or similar online video hosting services.  Do not send videos as files attached to e-mails.  If videos are password protected, please be sure to include password information..  If using YouTube, videos may be  marked as “unlisted” but please DO NOT mark videos as “private”.  Online video submission must be easily accessible to multiple users.  DVD submissions will also be accepted if it is not possible to submit online videos.  DVD submissions should be copies and not originals as they will not be returned.  Selections should appear as separate tracks.  Please provide track listings along with the date of performance for each track.  Please be sure to label the DVD with your name.  A selected number of candidates will be invited to audition in person on May 31 and June 1, 2014.  The final round of the live audition will include conducting portions of a performance of the Naples Philharmonic’s Family Series concert on June 1, 2014.   Web-site:  (

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