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Calgary Men’s Chorus

Position:  Artistic Director

Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada

Closing Date: May 31, 2021

Organization Website: Website

Type of Position:  PT Contract

Salary and Benefits:

Salary dependent upon experience

Description of Position Duties:

The Artistic Director should possess a passion for the CMC’s mission and embody a true pioneering spirit in shaping an artistic vision which will define the organization’s future.
Reporting to the CMC Board, the role of the Artistic Director oversees all artistic matters, rehearsals, retreats, and programming for the Chorus. The AD should work collaboratively with the board and can embrace a range of perspectives, and musical ideas.
The Artistic Director is also expected to contribute to the Chorus’s growth by participating in fundraising and community outreach efforts.
Personal Characteristics:
• excellent leadership skills
• excellent communication skills
• creativity and a willingness to take risks
• willing to devote the time and energy necessary to achieve success
• ability to collaborate with a variety of artists and individuals across a broad spectrum of artistic disciplines
• compassion

Description of Position Qualifications:

Qualifications and Experience:
• degree in music or equivalent conducting experience
• knowledge and comfort with a variety of musical genres
• ability to inspire singers toward continued creativity and growth
• outstanding pedagogy and understanding of vocal technique
• experience directing singers with a range of musical capabilities

Information Required to Apply:

Applications should include the following:
• statement of interest (cover letter) and resume (or CV)
• professional references with contact information
• samples of past concert programs that exemplify your work
• artistic vision for the chorus for one full season (September to June)
• Optional: video samples demonstrating directing style in concert and/or rehearsal settings

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