Artistic Director

Seattle Girls Choir
Location: 
Seattle, WA
Type of Position: 
Artistic
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022

SGC seeks a highly skilled, energetic and inspiring choral conductor with proven ability to provide artistic, educational, and organizational leadership.  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Artistic Director will provide leadership and direction to the other musical faculty; build relationships with other arts organizations in the community; work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors on the strategic development of the organization; assist with outreach to parent and alum communities; and serve as artistic spokesperson for the organization. Most importantly, the Artistic Director will have the opportunity to craft meaningful and life-changing musical experiences for SGC singers.  Read the full position description here. 

About Seattle Girls Choir: Founded in 1982, Seattle Girls Choir is an organization in which young people are inspired to become the best musicians in the Pacific Northwest, celebrated for their contributions to their community, and encouraged to be their own best advocates. Our combination of music education and youth leadership opportunities provide the 165 youths in our programs aged 5 – 18 with an outlet to express themselves in a world where they are often taught to be silent. Learn more about us at www.seattlegirlschoir.org.

Our Mission: Seattle Girls Choir provides a robust education in the choral arts, helping girls* build skills to succeed in life, and enriching the cultural landscape of the Pacific Northwest. 

*encompasses girl-identified youth and gender non-conforming/expansive youth

Compensation and Benefits: 

Hours and Compensation: 25 hrs/week, with some potential flexibility in hours possible depending on the selected applicant’s availability. $52,800 salaried position.

Additional Benefits: $350 a month stipend for eligible health care costs through a QSEHRA account. Flexible work schedule and the ability to work from home. 15 days of vacation a year in addition to public holidays. The SGC office closes during the last week of December and the first week of July. 

Reports to: SGC Board of Directors

Application Procedure: 

 After reading the full position description linked above, please submit the following to [email protected]

  • A cover letter clearly describing your personal goals and interest for the position.
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Video and/or audio examples of your conducting experience or choral work. (YouTube, Vimeo, portfolio website, etc.)
  • List three references, with phone and email contacts, and description of relationship. (References will only be contacted in the final stages of the application process.)

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