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Paid Opportunity: Co-Artistic Director Needed for the Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus
The Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus (TGMC) is seeking a dedicated, dynamic and knowledgeable Artistic Director to share conducting and accompanist duties with an existing artistic director for the 2019 – 2020 concert season. We are looking for someone with impressive technical skill, excellent reading ability and a good amount of experience providing piano accompaniment. He/she should be adept at a variety of musical styles including musical theater, modern pop, traditional classical and jazz.
This position is collaborative in nature, so an ideal candidate should be able to work well with singers (both professional and amateur), instrumentalists and his/her direct counterpart to achieve a high-quality musical product.
Duties of the TGMC Co-Artistic Director include:
– Attending regular TGMC rehearsals in Raleigh, N.C. on Tuesdays, 7:30 to 9:45 PM
– Attending technical/dress rehearsals, concerts and performances
– Conducting the chorus during rehearsals and performances
– Playing choral parts and accompaniment during rehearsals
– Helping select and maintain a repertoire from which programs can be assembled
– Providing constructive feedback and instruction on proper vocal technique
– Accompanying sectional rehearsals when available
The Co-Artistic Director will be employed as an independent contractor and compensated monthly. His/her contract will run from October 2019 – July 2020.
TGMC is a nonprofit choral organization based in Raleigh, N.C. that seeks to offer quality men’s choral music that is both entertaining and thought provoking. Its mission is to provide a venue for gay and gay-affirming individuals to develop their interest and display their musical talents in a professional manner. The chorus also strives to strengthen the spirit and open presence of the LGBTQ+ community as well as offer the public at-large a positive image of said community. The Co-Artistic Director would be a vital artistic part of achieving said mission and goals.
Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to the TGMC Board Chair at email@example.com. Applicants who are interested in just serving as a TGMC accompanist are also encouraged to apply.
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