Chorus Manager

San Francisco Girls Chorus
San Francisco, CA
Type of Position: 
Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 14, 2023

Rehearsal Management:

  • Attend all Premier Ensemble rehearsals, track attendance, and provide supervision of the students during rehearsals and breaks.
  • Coordinate rehearsal room reservations and prepare the rehearsal space as needed, including the preparation of all materials (music, scores, chairs, stands, risers, emergency bags etc.), as well as re-store the room at the conclusion of rehearsal.
  • Take thorough rehearsal notes, as needed by the Artistic Director.
  • Ensure rehearsal communication with guest artists and collaborators.
  • Supervise two ensemble student managers, ensuring they have all information for thorough communication to ensemble.
  • Coordinate Soloist Intensive rehearsals, ensuring rehearsal rooms are reserved and set up, and students receive rehearsal schedule.
  • Coordinate the Ear Training and Vocal Coaching schedule for the Ensemble.
  • Maintain the voice distribution spreadsheet and database of recordings, videos, scores, photos, etc. Schedule rehearsal aides and sub accompanists, as needed.
  • Track COVID-19 testing prior to rehearsals and performances, as needed.

Performance, Camp, and Tour Support:

  • Coordinate costume measurements and alterations with the Wardrobe Manager; track and distribute costumes; ensure costumes are clean at performance
  • Attend all Ensemble performances to supervise students, and ensure they receive proper breaks and backstage needs (accommodations, snacks, water, etc).
  • Arrange and communicate transportation, food, and hospitality for ensemble.
  • Attend annual Away Camp, and prepare the daily schedule and Ensemble needs, in partnership with the Camp Director and Artistic Director.
  • Attend tours and create tour schedules in collaboration with Director of Production, and artistic and admin staff.
  • Compile repertoire, text, translations, and program notes for each printed concert program.
  • Work collaboratively with Director of Production and admin staff to support performances.
  • Communicate and track performance comp ticket requests for artists and collaborators, as requested by the AD.

Chorister and Family Communications:

  • Communicate rehearsal and performance schedules to ensemble members and parents, ensuring schedules are updated and shared in a timely manner.
  • Send regular update memos and event-specific communication.
  • Assist AD with letters of recommendation requests and prepare summary of projects for choristers.
  • Prepare, send, and track annual registration materials for the school year and camp, as well as tours.
  • Provide and track performance comp ticket requests for parents, when available.
  • Build relationships with all singers and families, and monitor well-being during rehearsals and performances. When necessary, communicate concerns to the Dean of Choristers.


  • Lead and execute all aspects of the annual Laureation Ceremony.
  • Lead the annual college preparation workshop and facilitate connections with current ensemble members and alumnae.
  • Track Premier Ensemble expense budget


  • Familiarity with choral music.
  • Excellent communications skills—written, verbal, and interpersonal, with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy, confidentiality, and great discretion in dealing with a variety of constituents.
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.Collaborative team player with the ability to work independently. ● Flexibility to work evening and weekends.
  • Ability to create a positive and energetic environment.
  • Experience working with young people.
Compensation and Benefits: 

This compensation for this position ranges from $60k-$65k and includes, fully-subsidized medical, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance, a commuter benefit plan, and an optional 403(b) retirement plan.

Application Procedure: 

Please email your resume to:

Rabihah Dunn, Administrative Manager

[email protected]

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