Director Music Job Description Sample
Christ the King is a Christ-centered, mission driven, traditionally grounded and congregationally focused congregation. Worship planning and directing worship requires leadership – the capacity to engage people and develop their talent and help others discover their spiritual giftedness in music. Music Director leadership requires passion for music and music excellence.
· Leadership & Planning
· Plan worship and music elements in consultation with Pastor
· Develop the talent of others and recruit for the expansion of music ministry.
· Effective admin/communication skills.
· Team player: motivate and inspire
· Must play either the organ or the piano.
Broad based musical competency to include: playing organ/piano, lead vocally and basic arranging and improvisation.
· Music Degree (preferred)
· Able to work comfortably and enthusiastically within the theology and practices of the North American Lutheran Church
This position is an excellent opportunity for a Music Director looking to explore or advance their career in music and Music Director leadership. This is a 6-8 hours/per week part time position with competitive salary, flex time and paid vacation.
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Christ the King Lutheran Church
50 Nutt Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459
Parish Director Of Music Ministry
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Traverse City, MI is looking for a passionate part-time Parish Director of Music. This position is responsible for leading and developing liturgical music for all liturgical celebrations, including three Masses each weekend, as well as funerals, weddings, holidays and Holy Days. Applicant must be able to play the organ, piano, sing, cantor, have the skills to develop and work with choirs. In partnership with the pastor and the Liturgy Committee, s/he will foster active participation of parishioners in liturgical celebrations through the gift of music. Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in music; master’s preferred with 3-5 years’ experience in liturgical music. Salary commensurate with experience. This is a part-time position. TO APPLY, YOU MUST USE THE LINK BELOW. Please send a cover letter, resume, and complete and submit the Application/Background Check form by December 18, 2017 using this link: http://www.dioceseofgaylord.org/index.php?catid=42&id=213
Executive Director For Non Profit Music Foundation
*The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.
- Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance the foundations mission.
- Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the Foundation throughout the State.
- Supervise, collaborate with organization staff.
- Strategic planning and implementation.
- Oversee organization Board and committee meetings.
- Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.
- Strategic events to raise monetary for the foundation.
Classical Concert Chamber Orchestra has since toured in Spain, the United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland.
My name is Ashley Garcia and I am the Human Resource Manager for the company. I am looking to build a strong team. Dedication to the company is Key.
Music & Executive Director And Managing Director (M/F)
The Gulf Coast Symphony (GCS) is one of the most dynamic and innovative community orchestras in the United States. Professionally managed and led, it produces twelve to fourteen concerts each season in the premiere performing arts venue in Lee County, Florida, the Barbara B.
Mann Performing Arts Hall, in addition to nearly eighty educational outreach events, chamber music concerts and other activities each year. The GCS is committed to performing a broad variety of concerts and creating a diverse, innovative and balanced program of performances, events, community and education projects which reaches the widest possible public.
The organization currently has a budget of $1.5 million dollars and has just launched an Endowment Campaign and in in the middle of a ten-year music commissioning project.
The Gulf Coast Symphony is recognized for its high-quality symphonic performances and its history of active community engagement and commitment to arts education. The primary goals of the Gulf Coast Symphony are: to help build general arts awareness in Lee County; to develop new audiences for the arts in our community; and to assist in the development of potential future performers. Southwest Florida (Fort Myers, Lee County): Incorporated in 1886, Fort Myers is the center of a popular tourist area in Southwest Florida and the seat of Lee County.
Lee County sits along the southwest coast of Florida with more than 50 miles of beaches between Boca Grande and Bonita Springs. In this span of more than 803 miles exists a wide range of activities including walking trails, kayaking, swimming, and shopping. With a population of 645,000, millions of visitors come for the warm weather, spring training baseball (home to Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins spring training facilities), and its world famous beaches.
Fort Myers was the frequent winter home of Thomas Edison, as well as Henry Ford. Important Relationships: Music & Executive Director; Managing Director, Board President; Chair of the Community Engagement & Outreach Committee; Chair of the Resource Committee, and Chair of the Community Image Committee Central Role:
To work with the central team of the Music & Executive Director and Managing Director to develop a strategic advertising, direct marketing, and online marketing campaign, as well as lead the grassroots sales efforts of the Gulf Coast Symphony in the areas of subscriptions, single tickets and group sales Build, maintain and manage the reputation of the Gulf Coast Symphony. Position includes assisting with special events. Primary
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Create and implement a comprehensive Strategic Marketing Plan that includes direct mail, social media, online marketing, and paid advertising. With the GCS Music & Executive Director, develop and oversee the yearly Marketing Budget Coordinate media buys and project management for radio, television, online, and print advertising Maintain all GCS list databases and mail house lists, and database clean-up, as necessary Work with graphic design firm to complete season graphic designs (digital and print Creative development of promotions with community partners to drive sales. Oversee sale and placement of print ads in season program book Complete in-house graphic design projects including Program Books, Gala Materials, etc Manage GCS WordPress website including content creation and maintenance.
Develop engaging video ads for use on social media platforms Track and analyze results of online marketing efforts Coordinate archiving of all marketing materials and video archives Public Relations: Develop and implement GCS strategic public relations plan Write and edit press releases, newsletters, and articles Speak at presentations, press conferences, radio and TV interviews or meetings, in collaboration with the Music & Executive Director and Managing Director. Develop and maintain good working relations with the media, including local and national newspapers, magazines, radio and television.
Organize special events, such as press conferences, exhibitions, open house days, and hall tours. Disclaimer: This description should not be construed to contain every function or responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. This job description is intended to be general and will evolve over time.
The description is subject to periodic updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.
The ideal candidate will be strongly motivated; a self-starter; energetic and flexible; able to work in a fast-paced environment and maximize resources; a team player and leader; extremely creative; and highly analytical.
Bachelors or advanced degree and at least five years’ experience in a marketing or communications capacity with a performing arts organization strongly preferred. Strong communication skills (oral and written) with great attention to detail. Complete capability in Microsoft Office.
Evening/weekend performance and special event duty is required (during peak season). Database management background helpful. (GCS uses Salesforce as its CRM; TRGArts provides our list management.) Comfort and capability with basic website management and social media suites. (Wordpress; Twitter; Facebook, Instagram etc.) Knowledge of video production and creative design (Adobe CS6 suite) preferred. Knowledge of the arts, theater and/or symphonic music. APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applicants should email: (1.) a resume, (2.) a list of references, (3.) cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the position, and (4.) a salary history to: jobsgulfcoastsymphony.org with the subject line Director of Communications & Marketing Incomplete applications will not be considered. APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 30, 2017.
We will evaluate applications on a rolling basis. Please note that due to the volume anticipated, we will not be able to respond individually to each applicant. We kindly ask that you do not send duplicate applications via mail or email, and no phone calls please.
Thank you. The Gulf Coast Symphony is an equal opportunity employer. NOTES: Additional Salary Information:
Competitive & commensurate with experience. Full benefits package. Founded in 1996 by its current music director and conductor, Dr.
Andrew Kurtz, the Gulf Coast Symphony is the premier community orchestra of Southwest Florida and one of the most dynamic community orchestras in the United States. We are recognized for our high-quality symphonic performances as well as our active community engagement and commitment to arts education. Our Mission The Gulf Coast Symphony exists to contribute to the cultural enrichment of Lee County by producing and performing a broad variety of concerts and creating a diverse, innovative, and balanced program of performances, events, and community and education projects that reaches the widest possible public.
The primary goals of the Gulf Coast Symphony are: To help build general arts awareness in Lee County To develop new audiences for the arts in our community To assist in the development of potential future performers The Gulf Coast Symphony enjoys dynamic, proactive, and deepening relationships with the stakeholders, constituencies, and the community that we serve.
Director Of Sacred Music
· Music coverage for the Catholic liturgical year, including 4 of the 6 weekend Masses, as well as scheduling coverage for the other 2 Masses. This includes events like parish Confirmation, Divine Mercy Holy Hour, etc.
· Weekly music coverage for school Mass and other school liturgies and devotions such as May Crowning, Graduation Mass, etc.
· Background and expertise in the best of Catholic sacred liturgical music from traditional to contemporary.
· Proficiency in organ; piano would be a plus.
· Vocal competency for cantoring.
· Recruiting, training and directing of cantors.
· Recruiting, training and directing of choirs. This presently includes 10am Sunday Mass adult choirs and children/school choir. We hope to develop a funeral choir.
· Providing guidance for the Spanish choir. Spanish language is a plus.
· Coverage for weddings and funerals, as well as liturgical preparation for those liturgies (meeting with couples and families).
· Attend parish staff meetings and liturgy team meeting to coordinate the parish music program in collaboration with parish staff and parishioners.
· Prepare and implement a music program budget in collaboration with the parish business manager and under the supervision of the pastor.
This leadership position requires public and private life in harmony with the Catholic faith.
Music Assistant Professor Director Of Choral Activities
Locations:* Macomb, IL
Type:* FT - Continuous
Music And Media Production Director
Responsible for overseeing the delivery of Music and Media Production programs within a designated Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland Clubhouse. Plan, develop, oversee implementation and supervise departmental programs.
- Prepare Youth for Success: Evaluate and critique Members’ projects through constructive criticism.
Ensure each Member is engaged and participating in the program’s activities. Learn the member’s names and develop positive relationships with youth.
- Plan, Implement & Evaluate Programming and Curriculum: Lead beat making, song writing, recording, and software training workshops on a daily basis. Assemble and create compilation of Members’ songs and projects by the end of the quarter, and build an effective strategy for distribution. Create worksheets and assignments relevant to the Music Studio.
- Highly Desirable
Mac and PC Proficient. Sound for Video, Audio Engineering, Mixing, Mastering. Proficiency in Pro Tools, Logic, Reason 4.0, Garage Band, Digi003 Rack, C24 controller, waves plug-ins. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet Explorer, IMac computer and Safari.
Our goals include supplementing the work of families and schools by providing our Club members with the positive and lasting skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed for effective personal and interpersonal growth and development. The end result of our work will be effective, goal-oriented young adults who will become responsible members of society.
Professor Of Musicology/ Director Of The American Music Research Center
The University of Colorado Boulder College of Musicinvites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant,Associate, or Full Professor of Musicology and Director of the American Music Research Center. Appointment to begin August 2018. Duties: We seek an outstanding scholar of American music, broadly defined. Duties of this appointment include teaching courses in historical musicology or ethnomusicology and directing the American Music Research Center (AMRC). The Director will serve as Editor-in-Chief of the/American Music Research Center Journal/, advise
University Libraries on acquisition and collection matters, oversee the organization of AMRC festivals and events, actively work with the College of Music advancement team in AMRC fundraising, preside over the AMRC’s advisory board,supervise the AMRC staff assistant and student assistants, and provide a vision for continued growth.Teaching duties include three courses a year at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as student advising. The successful candidate will maintain an active publication record and a significant national and international presence, as well as participating in college, university, and professional service. Rank / Salary / Benefits / Start Date*:
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position; possibility of entering with tenure) * Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) * The University of Colorado offersexcellent benefits
Appointment begins August 21, 2018. College of Music Overview: Founded in 1920, the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music offers a wide range of programs for undergraduate and graduate study, uniquely combining advanced musical and musicological training with professionally oriented experiences and the rich resources of a leading research university. Active as award-winning professional performers, composers and scholars, College of Music faculty members are committed to helping students develop their talents and succeed in their chosen musical endeavors.
The College offers seven undergraduate and graduate degrees in 23 fields of study, along with an array of interdisciplinary opportunities, including certificates in music technology and entrepreneurship. The Musicology area of the University of Colorado Boulder, well regarded nationally and internationally, offers a BA Musicology – World Musics degree, BM Musicology, and Ph.D. in Musicology. Ten dynamic faculty scholars, with research trajectories in both historicalmusicology and ethnomusicology, emphasize an integrated core of courses for all Musicology students.
Professors and areas of expertise include Drs. Carlo Caballero,19th- and 20th-Century Music, Historiography, Aesthetics, Ballet, Textual Criticism; Jay Keister, Japanese Music, Ethno-Aesthetics, Popular Music; Rebecca Maloy, Western Plainsong, Early Medieval Liturgy and Ritual, Medieval Music Theory; AustinOkigbo, African Studies, Medical Ethnomusicology; Thomas L. Riis, American Music and American Musical Theater, AMRC; Brenda M.
Romero, Latin American and Native American Musics, World Music Theories, Ethnochoreology; Laurie Sampsel, EarlyAmerican Psalmody, 20th-Century Britain, Research and Bibliography; Robert Shay, 17th- and 18th-Century English Music; Jeremy L. Smith, English Renaissance Music and Politics, Contemporary Popular Music; and Benjamin R. Teitelbaum, Nordic Music, Neofascism and Radical Nationalism.
The American Music Research Center is a joint venture between the College of Music and the University Libraries devoted to discovering, sharing, and preserving American music of all kinds. Its centerpiece is a celebrated repository of rare publications and manuscripts—housed in and curated by the Libraries—that includes significant resources in early American sacred music, the Silent Film Era, and the Swing Era, along with the region’s most important collection of manuscripts and other materials devoted to Colorado and the American West. The Center produces a journal, sponsors lectures, symposia, concerts, and other events, and promotes scholarship into American Music through a variety of channels, including fellowships that bring scholars to campus to conduct research in our unique collections.
Further information is available at http://www.colorado.edu/amrc/ Located at the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Colorado Boulder offers an unparalleled picturesque university setting, an inspiring higher education environment, year-round outdoor activities, and close proximity to the amenities of Boulder and Denver.In 2020, the College of Music will celebrate its centenary with the opening of a new wing, which will house new rehearsal and performance spaces to accommodate Musicology’s World Music ensembles. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in music and will have an establishedrecord of published research, commensurate with his or her career stage. A substantialrecord of university teaching experience and at least two years of administrative, archival, or curatorial experience are strongly preferred. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce.
The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organization:B0001 -- Boulder Campus
Title:Professor of Musicology/ Director of the American Music Research Center
Director Of Music Ministry / Part-Time
Job Opening Director of Music Ministry / Part-Time Morgantown, West Virginia (WV), United States 26508 Looking for an opportunity for a faith-based expression of music? Avery UMC is actively looking for a part-time Director of Music Ministry who is called by God to use music to enhance the worship experience of the congregation.
We are looking for someone who has demonstrated experience in playing piano/keyboard for worship services, as well as developing & directing adult and hand bell choirs, and in leading other music ministries to include children/youth choirs, and special/ instrumental music. We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic leader who is open to others' ideas and can work as part of a worship team, and who embraces various musical genres, ages, and worship styles. Formal training or experience is required—having both is highly desirable.
Position Title: Director of Music Ministry Position Structure and Compensation: Part-Time, $14-$17 per hour commensurate with experience and abilities, year-round Position Accountability:
Guidance for this position will be offered by the Pastor and Avery's Staff Parish Relations Committee Position Goal: To develop and lead the worship music ministry for our church, in consultation with the Pastor and other music ministry team members, in a way that is consistent with our mission, values, and UMC Christian theology. General
The Director of Music Ministry is accountable to the Pastor for the organization, planning, execution and oversight of the music ministry program of Avery UMC. Detailed Duties and
Provide keyboard accompaniment during worship services in a way that enhances the worship experience.
Select and plan music for regular Sunday worship and special services. Participate in the creative planning of the Sunday and special services with the Pastor and other music ministry team members. Recruit, develop, educate and direct an adult choir for morning worship services.
Recruit musicians for or direct special music for morning worship and/or special services. Communicate faithfully with the Pastor and staff. Provide leadership/direction for a Handbell Choir and other music ministries to include special/ instrumental music and children/youth choirs, as there is interest.
Ensure that there is musical support for weddings, funerals, and memorial services. Qualifications for hiring, which must be exhibited in job performance: Ability to shepherd volunteer musicians in the music ministry of Avery UMC.
Love and respect for people. An ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive matters and to exercise discretion in dealing with controversial or potentially sensitive topics. The ability to handle unexpected or difficult situations and demanding people with a positive attitude.
An understanding of and respect for the ministry philosophy and programs of the church and a willingness to support them. Positive, enthusiastic leadership ability that is open to others' ideas. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Embraces various musical genres, with a willingness to incorporate them into the worship experience. A self-starter. Formal training and/or experience in leading musical programs/groups.
Terms and Conditions: The Director of Music Ministry is a part-time (maximum of 20 hours per week), flexible hour position, except for periodic church staff meetings and worship services. There is a six-month probationary period for this position.
Please submit resume, along with two letters of reference to: Email averyaveryumc.org or Mail- Avery United Methodist Church 1152 Cheat Rd. Morgantown, WV 26508 Attn:
Job Application Questions can be directed to (304) 594-9030. Organization: Avery United Methodist Church Contact: Rev. Jenny Williams Phone: 304-594-9030 Email: averyaveryumc.org Closing Date: 12/31/17 SDL2017
Senior Production Manager - Live Music
April 1 – September 14, 2018
We’re looking for a high-energy, detail-oriented Senior Production Manager with great interpersonal skills to produce national touring live music and comedy at both of our 2,300 seat tented theaters. We work together to orchestrate well-run, successful shows for the artists and patrons.
If you have a proven track record of conscientious work and maintaining composure under pressure, keep reading. If you also have an unbeatable positive attitude and good humor -- even better!
The Senior Production Manager is responsible for execution of all aspects of stage production management at both venues including:
· Coordinate with the production team to schedule stage run of show timelines for all programs, including setup, sound checks, performances, and strikes prior to the start of the production season.
· Advance all shows with touring Artist production staff, including but not limited to backline rental needs, transportation, and hospitality.
· Supervising staff and crew, including a Stage Manager, Production Assistants, and technical assistants.
· Understanding edited Artist riders.
· Confirm crew calls, manage stage and production crews (including house manager, interns etc.).
· Coordinate all pre-show and show logistics including dB limits, sound checks, curfews, set lengths, sound and lighting equipment, and vehicle policies.
· Work with Marketing Department to execute meet & greets, VIP events, and other special needs pertaining to each show.
· Oversee all day of show operations, including stage management, coordinating with visiting crews and managers, monitoring sound levels, troubleshooting concerns.
· All technical aspects of show production including sound and lights, stage, and safety.
· Lead the security briefing meeting at each show.
· Coordinate with Executive Producer on situations where weather etc. may impact performance schedule (postpone, cancellation, clear stage etc.)
· Oversee and track production and labor costs.
· Account for payroll hours and distribute payroll checks.
· Manage all show expenses responsibly and complete daily show wrap in a timely manner.
· Identify potential problems or stage management issues and resolve efficiently.
To succeed in this position you’ll need:
· A minimum of five years’ experience as a Production Manager or Director for a performing arts center, music venue, and/or major tour. Festival/outdoor production experience is a plus.
· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, ability to supervise and delegate work, demonstrate digging in to get the job done.
· Ability to handle physical work tasks, work within tight spaces, and lift up to 50 lbs. routinely, and always leading by example.
· Excellent skills in planning and organization, and a proven ability to develop and maintain excellent relations with all staff at both venues.
· Experience in producing multiple shows in a time-sensitive environment.
· Ability to plan, analyze, and control a show.
· Hands-on stage management operations experience.
· Leadership ability that can guide across multiple functions and labor groups (non-union).
· Top notch communication skills with the ability to resolve conflicts.
· Technical and functional knowledge of anything related to on stage operations and show production including (but not limited to) audio, lighting, video, some rigging elements, electrical power, and engineering, with an emphasis on safely supervising and executing a show.
· Must be available to work select daytime shows, nights, and weekends.
· Strong knowledge of all back of house operations and an understanding of how to integrate with the administration and front of house operations.
· Vehicle and valid driver’s license with a clean driving record preferred.
· Residence on or near Cape Cod a plus. (Venue assistance may be possible).
Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume in PDF format to: email@example.com
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