Director and Conductor, JHMI Choral Society Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Office of Cultural Affairs

Director and Conductor, JHMI Choral Society
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Office of Cultural Affairs

Date Posted: June 24 2015. Apply immediately
Location: Baltimore, MD

Summary: The JHMI Choral Society is a volunteer, non-auditioned community chorus comprised of students, faculty, staff, and community members of Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus. The chorus rehearses one day per week, currently Tuesdays, from 5:15-6:45pm. The group rehearses and performs in Hurd Hall, located on the first floor of Johns Hopkins Hospital. The choir maintains a schedule in step with the academic year, meeting during fall and spring semesters with an abbreviated session in the summer.

The Director and Conductor provides oversight and administration for the JHMI Choral Society, in coordination with the Office of Cultural Affairs staff. Duties include selecting music, conducting weekly rehearsals, choosing singers for solos, selecting accompanists, and maintaining the electronic mailing list for the choir. The Choral Director also creates programs for and leads 3-4 concerts per year (concerts take place during the same Tuesday timeslot as rehearsals).

The director is provided with an accompanist for both rehearsals and performances as well as an assistant conductor who functions as a section leader and substitute conductor during any absences.

Qualifications: Experience successfully leading choirs and conducting classical music or other ensembles. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Facility with MS Office. Degree in music preferred.

Salary: $10,000 per year. This is a part-time, contractual position and does not include benefits.

To Apply: Send resume or CV and a brief cover letter to Ms. Shannon Dunn, Director, JHMI Office of Cultural Affairs: No phone calls, please. This is an immediate opening, and applications will be reviewed as they are received. The successful candidate may begin working as soon as early July 2015.


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