ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR: Fort Wayne Philharmonic

ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Assistant Conductor reports to, and works closely with the Music Director. S/he will act as cover conductor for all classical concerts and moderate pre-concert lectures.  The Assistant Conductor will be responsible for programming and conducting concerts as assigned including pops, family, ballet and education programs. This position is a 2 year appointment with the option for a 1 year extension.

REQUIREMENTS
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 program and conduct concerts encompassing a variety of musical genres.

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 3/1/2016

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Send resume along with 2 professional references via email tojmancuso@fwphil.org or mail to Jim Mancuso, General Manager, 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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