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Position – Choir Director (Luna Choir) – Minneapolis, MN

//Position – Choir Director (Luna Choir) – Minneapolis, MN

Position – Choir Director (Luna Choir) – Minneapolis, MN

Work Place:  Twin Cities Girls’ Choir
Location:   Minneapolis, MN
Post Date:  07/01/2019
Deadline:  07/26/2019

Choir Director – Luna Choir

The Youth Choir Director is a part-time year-round position. It offers the opportunity for professional and artistic growth in the choral community engagement arena under the auspices of a well-established choral organization. The position reports to the Executive Director, and manages all artistic aspects of the Twin Cities Girls’ Choir programming for the Luna Choir, grades 3-6.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, creating and leading the artistic vision and programming, singer development, engagement and retention; student and parent liaison, rehearsal and concert support, volunteer coordination and general program collaboration. The position entails Monday night rehearsals and occasional additional evening and weekend commitments.

Duties and Responsibilities for Luna Choir (grades 3-6):

  • Model and implement the mission, vision and values of Her Voice Productions
  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to formulate, implement and monitor annual and long-range plans, goals, and objectives for Her Voice Productions
  • Partner with the Executive Director to set the annual artistic vision focusing on developing the skills, abilities and confidence of the singers while engaging and growing audiences
  • Continually pursue greater understanding of youth learning and development to better facilitate musical learning experiences that cultivate an affirming and engaging environment
  • Select a diverse body of repertoire for the Choir and teach from a culturally sensitive and informed perspective
  • Create intentional objectives for each song that outline the musical, social, and cross-cultural learning goals
  • Meet individually with or survey parents at the beginning of the season to determine specific goals for their singer’s development; build findings into plans as appropriate
  • Design and lead weekly rehearsals to ensure singer engagement as well as measurable gains in vocal skill development, ear training, sight singing and performance preparation
  • Implement practice tools, benchmarks, assessments and forms of recognition that measure, acknowledge and encourage student accomplishments
  • Provide bi-annual feedback to parents on their singer’s progress and challenges
  • Communicate with parents/families on a weekly basis to ensure consistent and up-to-date information has been given
  • Conduct all performances for Luna Choir
  • Plan and execute choir retreat and musical collaborations in coordination with other music staff and Executive Director
  • Actively recruit and communicate performance opportunities and/or collaborations with complementary groups, artists, clinicians or organizations
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Youth Choir Coordinator to ensure all performance logistics/scheduling are handled
  • Assist in rehearsal and concert set-up, take down and clean-up
  • Attend staff and program meetings
  • Provide content and updates for the NewsNotes
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with Aurora Director, Youth Choir Coordinator and accompanists.
  • Be an ambassador for Her Voice Productions in the community: connecting regularly with families, recruiting new singers, audiences, volunteers and donors, and actively promoting the Choirs in all relevant communities
  • Work with Executive Director to set and manage yearly program budgets
  • Assist Executive Director in grant writing and attend fundraising events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Website:  http://twincitiesgirlschoir.org

Contact Person:  Elisa Olson

Contact Phone:  (612) 286-1717

Send Resume To:  elisa@hervoiceproductions.org

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