Assistant Conductor – Hopkins Symphony Orchestra

Assistant Conductor – Hopkins Symphony Orchestra

Date Posted: June 17, 2014
Application Deadline: July 25, 2014
Location: Baltimore MD
Complete Job Description

Job Title: Hopkins Symphony Orchestra (HSO) Assistant Conductor and Chamber Orchestra Conductor (Note: This is an independent contractor position. This is not a JHU staff position and there are no benefits)

Reports To: Music Director (MD)

Duties and Responsibilities: (2014-2015 service dates listed on Complete Job Description)
HSO Assistant Conductor
• Be present at all dress rehearsal and concert dates
• Be present at up to 2 additional rehearsals for each concert cycle
• Attend and participate in September auditions
• Other administrative duties as needed, as assigned by the MD Chamber Orchestra Conductor
• Conduct 3 chamber orchestra concerts and their requisite rehearsals
• Select appropriate repertoire for ensemble, for future season/s, in collaboration with MD
• In collaboration with General Manager (GM): Recruit orchestra members; Designate string seatings and orchestra roster; Perform other administrative duties as needed
• Participate in building the chamber orchestra program

• Speak engagingly to audiences
• Create a positive environment for students and amateur musicians of varying backgrounds and abilities to make music and advance their musicianship
• Communicate regularly and promptly with MD and GM

Qualifications: BA/BM degree; Related experience performing the duties described above; preference given to currently enrolled Peabody graduate students or graduate program alumni
Job Length: 2 year position with possible extension
Compensation: $5,500 annually

To Apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and video recording (online links preferred) of applicant’s conducting of performance and/or rehearsal to:


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