For the first time in her 30 years, Artistic Director, Sue Fink is taking a sabbatical for the Spring 2024 season. We seek a guest conductor who is compatible with our spirit and culture and experienced in conducting a sizeable choir along with a small orchestra.
Dates: beginning from repertoire and concert planning in Fall 2023, with rehearsals likely beginning in January. Performance date TBD, typically early-mid-June 2024.
CONCERT PREPARATION All duties will have the help of and close collaboration with our leadership and music and production teams. 04-24-2023 v7 2 Music team: Assistant conductors, accompanists, arrangers, concert master, choreographer, librarian.
Production team: will assemble under the direction of Executive Director, Winifred Neisser.
For more details send an inquiry email to [email protected]
COMPENSATION Competitive salary for the full rehearsal/performance season, with compensation for preparation to be negotiated. Final compensation will depend on qualifications and experience level.
Please send the following to the Sabbatical Hiring Committee by JUNE 15, 2023, at the following address: [email protected] 1. A cover letter: Please review our repertoire on YouTube. In your letter, • Tell us 2 or 3 songs/programming ideas, that you might suggest or envision as appropriate for ACC. • Observe and identify three strengths and weaknesses of the chorale and explain how you would use that information to assist in programming and rehearsing for a successful concert.
• Explain your interest in this assignment and why you would be a good choice for an interim artistic director.
3. Sample concert program from your conducting experience
4. Videos of or links to concerts you have conducted, if available.
5. References may be requested later in the process Interviews will be scheduled this summer as mutually convenient.
Finalists: Final candidates may be asked to conduct a session with selected choir members.