Young People’s Chorus of New York City Conducting Fellow

POSITION OVERVIEW

The organization seeks a full-time Conducting Fellow to conduct YPC’s in-school choruses in New York City Public Schools and YPC’s Community Programs and to assist and prepare the award-winning YPC After-School Choral Literacy and Performance Program.  The Conducting Fellow will work with the artistic team to create and produce curriculum, evaluations, and concerts and will assist in program administration and special projects.  This position also includes ongoing training with YPC Founder/Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez and Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Núñez. Position will begin in August 2017. YPC offers an attractive compensation package, which includes a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

Location: Manhattan, NY

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts (required) or Master’s (desired) degree in choral conducting or music education
  • Experience conducting and teaching
  • Piano competency
  • Knowledge of and competence in conducting all styles of music
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a large and diverse team
  • Desire to work in multiple environments

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and is
proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the
development and arts fields are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

Compensation

YPC offers an attractive compensation package, which includes a competitive salary.

To Apply:

Application must include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. One letter of professional reference with contact e-mail and phone number
  4. Video recording (YouTube or Dropbox preferred) including:
    • A one to two minute self-introduction
    • Conducting footage (not to exceed 10 minutes) of:
      • Warm-ups in the rehearsal setting
      • Front view of conductor rehearsing two pieces of contrasting styles
    • Singing one aria or art song

Electronic submissions desired.  Please make sure all application materials are clearly marked with first and last name.
Video links should include a table of contents outlining material incorporated such as repertoire and composers.

Interested candidates please send materials to:

Elizabeth Núñez, enunez@ypc.org

Associate Artistic Director
Young People’s Chorus of New York City
37 West 65th Street, Second Floor
New York, NY 10023

Office: (212)289-7779 ext.13
Fax: (212)289-6918

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