Assistant Conductor Fort Wayne Philharmonic

Assistant Conductor


Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Conductor works closely and regularly with the Music Director. This position will require approximately 26 weeks of conducting and/or cover conducting duties. S/he is responsible for programming and conducting concerts as assigned. This position is a 2 year appointment with the option for a 1 year extension.



This position requires excellent musicianship and conducting skills. A Master’s degree in orchestral conducting or equivalent experience is required. Qualified candidates will possess and convey their passion for music to both the orchestra and the audience. The candidate must have a broad knowledge of repertoire and a desire to conduct a variety of concerts including classical, pops, family, ballet and education programs.



Salary commensurate with experience and job performance. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 403(b) plan, and paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.


Date posted: 5/20/2014

Application deadline: 7/10/2014

Contact name: J.L. Nave III, President & CEO

Contact email:


Application procedure

Send letter of application, 2 professional references, and resume via email to the address above or mail to J.L. Nave III, President & CEO, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 4901 Fuller Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835.No phone inquiries or video samples, please. Video samples will be requested from select applicants at a later date and will not be reviewed with the initial materials.



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