Three positions open at the Cincinnati Boychoir

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POSITION OPENING: Men’s Glee Club Director

The Cincinnati Boychoir seeks an energetic, inspirational, and qualified choral director to lead its Men’s Glee Club. The Men’s Glee Club is comprised of volunteer tenors and basses with ages ranging from high school through adulthood. Currently there are between 15 and 20 members, with great room for growth. The Men’s Glee Club performs on most major Boychoir programs, often joining with the treble choirs for combined major works.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong knowledge of vocal pedagogy, good conducting skills, and preferably keyboard skills. The position will involve recruiting of singers, creating innovative and attractive concert programs, and scheduling unique experiences for the men involved.

Timeframe
The position will commence in July 2015. Rehearsals take place in the evening from 4:00 – 6:00 pm on Sundays at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, with performances as scheduled on the Cincinnati Boychoir master calendar.

Position Requirements
• Excellent personal and communication skills
• Experience conducting choral ensemble/s
• Degree in choral conducting, music education, or vocal performance/pedagogy
• Strong knowledge of vocal and choral pedagogy
• Appointment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check and safe child training

Other Desirable Qualifications
• Keyboard skills; ability to accompany rehearsals will be looked upon favorably
• Desire to participate in building the Boychoir program

Compensation
The successful candidate will be paid monthly at a competitive rate.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and CV (with references) electronically to Christopher Eanes, Artistic Director, at: christopher.eanes@cincinnatiboychoir.org. For more information: www.cincinnatiboychoir.org. Position open until filled.

 


 

POSITION OPENING: Assistant Conductor – Advanced Division

The Cincinnati Boychoir seeks an energetic teacher and conductor to assist with the direction of two advanced division choirs: the Concert Choir, a 60-voice treble ensemble, and the Tour Choir, a 35-voice SATB ensemble. Boys in the Concert Choir range from 4th grade to 8th grade; boys in the Tour Choir range from the 5th grade through high school. The Assistant Conductor’s primary responsibilities are as follows: implement music theory program as instructed by Director of Education, lead sectional rehearsals, lead full rehearsals and concert appearances in the absence of the primary conductor, and assist in overseeing student behavior and well-being.

The ideal candidate possesses experience working with adolescents and pre-adolescents, and enjoys the particular energy and needs of middle- and high-school aged boys. The candidate must be able to lead a full rehearsal or performance in the absence of the primary conductor.

The Cincinnati Boychoir maintains a professional performance season, and as such, the Assistant Conductor must be able to teach in a way that is meaningful for the boys as well as efficient and productive.

Timeframe
The position will commence in July 2015. Rehearsals take place in the evening from 6:30 – 8:30 pm on Mondays and Thursdays at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, with approximately 30 performances per year (including tours) as scheduled on the Cincinnati Boychoir master calendar.

Position Requirements
• Excellent personal and communication skills
• Excellent crowd management skills
• Experience conducting choral ensemble/s
• Degree in choral conducting, music education, or vocal performance/pedagogy
• Strong knowledge of vocal and choral pedagogy
• Appointment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check and safe child training

Other Desirable Qualifications
• Keyboard skills; ability to accompany rehearsals will be looked upon favorably
• Desire to participate in building the Boychoir program

Compensation
The successful candidate will be paid monthly at a competitive rate.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and CV (with references) electronically to Christopher Eanes, Artistic Director, at: christopher.eanes@cincinnatiboychoir.org. For more information: www.cincinnatiboychoir.org. Position open until filled.


 

POSITION OPENING: Assistant Conductor – Intermediate Division

The Cincinnti Boychoir seeks an energetic teacher and conductor to assist with the direction of two intermediate division choirs: the Training Choir and the Resident Choir, both treble choirs of approximately 40 boys. The Training Choir is the first step for a boy in joining the full-year Boychoir program and involves boys in the 2nd through 4th grades. The Resident Choir is a second step in the program, with boys from the 3rd through the 6th grades. The Assistant Conductor’s primary responsibilities are as follows: implement music theory program as instructed by Director of Education, lead sectional rehearsals, lead full rehearsals and concert appearances in the absence of the primary conductor, and assist in overseeing student behavior and well-being.

The ideal candidate possesses experience working with elementary-aged children, and enjoys the particular energy and needs of boys. The candidate must be able to lead a full rehearsal or performance in the absence of the primary conductor.

Timeframe
The position will commence in July 2015. Rehearsals take place in the evening from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Mondays at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, with approximately 10 performances each year (including tours) as scheduled on the Cincinnati Boychoir master calendar.

Position Requirements
• Excellent personal and communication skills
• Excellent crowd management skills
• Experience conducting choral ensemble/s
• Degree in choral conducting, music education, or vocal performance/pedagogy
• Strong knowledge of vocal and choral pedagogy
• Appointment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check and safe child training

Other Desirable Qualifications
• Keyboard skills; ability to accompany rehearsals will be looked upon favorably
• Desire to participate in building the Boychoir program

Compensation
The successful candidate will be paid monthly at a competitive rate.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and CV (with references) electronically to Christopher Eanes, Artistic Director, at: christopher.eanes@cincinnatiboychoir.org. For more information: www.cincinnatiboychoir.org. Position open until filled.