Now in its fourth season (27 May-14 June 2015), the National Music Festival is accepting applications for Assistant Conductor to the Festival Symphony Orchestras

ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR – National Music Festival

Now in its fourth season (27 May-14 June 2015), the National Music Festival is accepting applications for Assistant Conductor to the Festival Symphony Orchestras. Under the direction of the Artistic Director, Richard Rosenberg, the Assistant Conductor(s) will serve as cover conductor and assist the conductors/guest conductors as assigned as well as conduct several concerti, orchestral works and large chamber ensemble music in performance. S/he might be asked to periodically help the librarians and with some administrative duties, thought there will be one library apprentice and five administrative apprentices as well. S/he may be drafted to play cymbals on the final concert. Repertoire to include the Brahms “Requiem,” Mahler, “Symphony NO. 3” Schumann, “Symphony No. 4″ and Bartók ”Dance Suite.” The assistant conductor will be an apprentice to the National Music Festival, and all apprentices receive a full tuition stipend as well as housing.

To apply, please submit the application form via () that consists of a resumé (including complete name, primary instrument, instruments owned, date of birth, current and home addresses, e-mail address, phone number(s), education, professional experience, letters or contact numbers for three references and repertoire list). Please include a link to a posted video (i.e. Youtube) of a recent rehearsal (15-minute maximum) and performance (15-minute maximum) viewed from a close, front-view perspective. Include the application fee ($70 through March 1, 2015, and $105 afterwards; non-refundable and not applicable toward other fees).

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