Swanhurst Chorus, a mixed community chorus of about forty member based on Aquidneck Island in Rhode Island is seeking a Music Director.
This Music Director is responsible for selecting the programs and preparing the chorus for at least three concerts each year: two concerts in December, one of which is a Messiah Sing-Along, and a concert in the spring, normally in May or June. Weekly rehearsals occur throughout the choral season, the specific day of the week to be determined.
In addition, the Swanhurst Musical Theater presents a musical and dinner theater as a fund raiser in the spring, usually in March. The Musical Theater has a separate Director and the Swanhurst Music Director has the option to be involved with that production or not.
The Music Director will also need to attend Executive Board meetings, which are held periodically through the year. A special emphasis for the upcoming year will be to increase chorus membership.
The annual salary range is $6000 to $9000 and will paid monthly. Additional payments will be made for participation in the Swanhurst Musical Theater production.
Letters of Application with a resume and three references, one which shall be a music professional, will be accepted now through July 31st, 2016, or until the position is filled.
All application materials may be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to Swanhurst Chorus, c/o Harry Gustafson, 2 Granada Terrace, Middletown, RI 02842. Finalists may be asked to conduct a short informal rehearsal with their choice of music.
A detailed job description and more information about the Swanhurst Chorus may be found on our website at www.swanhurst.org .