The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is seeking applications for the positions of Music Director.

Employment Opportunity
The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is seeking applications for the positions of
Music Director.
The Position
Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra seeks a Music Director of international calibre.
Reporting to the Board of Directors and working closely with the Executive Director, the
Music Director will have responsibility for artistic leadership, rehearsals, concert
planning, education and artist training, touring and recording. Salary is commensurate
with experience, between $65,000 and $70,000. The duration of the agreement shall be
3 years (2014 – 2015 through 2016 – 2017 Seasons).
Required Skills
 Masters Degree in Music or higher specialized in Conducting;
 A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience conducting orchestras;
 Deep understanding of orchestral repertoire and all instruments associated with
that repertoire, with a demonstrated mastery of various musical styles;
 A demonstrated track record of performances with international orchestras;
 A demonstrated track record of successful recordings;
 Extensive knowledge of Canadian and International artists;
 Strong Communication skills;
 A demonstrated track record of building and leading deep and extensive
education programs;
 A demonstrated ability to communicate and connect with the public;
 Familiarity with working within a unionized environment;
 A demonstrated ability to assist with or facilitate fundraising.
To Apply
Interested and fully qualified individuals should submit a CV, list of references, cover
letter and audio and video recordings for consideration. Preference will be given to
Canadian citizens, residents, or those that are eligible to work in Canada.
Submissions may be sent to:
Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra
Attn: Shannon Whidden
PO Box 29192 1450 Nakina Dr.
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6P9 Room C258
Canada Thunder Bay, ON
Ph: 807-474-2281 P7C 4W1
Deadline for submission is August 15, 2014.


Tel: 807.474.2280
Fax: 807.622.1927
807.474.2280 or no charge using the Mobility network (TBSO) (8276)
TBSO Registered Charity No.: 119264331 RR0001


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