Director

We are seeking a director to engage an inclusive community via song and music.

Responsibilities of the Director

    1. Plan and direct rehearsals and sectionals for Chorus and Chamber Choir.
    2. Plan concerts, choosing a theme and music appropriate for the Chorus. Submit plan for approval by the Board of Directors.
    3. Work closely with the accompanist.
    4. Attend and submit a report at monthly board meetings (via Zoom) and work closely with the Board of Directors.
    5. Schedule music professionals as appropriate, with approval of the Board of Directors.
    6. Communicate with Chorus members through a weekly email, which will include rehearsal agenda.
    7. Foster a culture of belonging and respect within the Chorus.
    8. The director will provide choral tracks/CD’s for individual rehearsal.

Time and Schedule Requirements

    1. Conduct weekly in-person Chorus rehearsals (currently on Thursday nights, from 7 to 9 pm)
    2. Conduct concerts as needed for each season, as determined by the Board of Directors.
    3. Conduct sectionals, intensives/retreats and Chamber choir rehearsals.

Professional Training and Experience

    1. Bachelor of Music degree required.
    2. Minimum three years Choral conducting experience.

Compensation

Compensation for all services rendered by the director is as follows:

    1. $180 for the two hour rehearsal and $45 a half hour after that.
    2. For each of the Fall and Spring Concerts, including call times: $360.
    3. For each attendance (via Zoom) at Board meetings: $25.00.

Independent Contractor Status

The director is an independent contractor for all purposes, and shall be solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes due with respect to compensation received from WLCC.  As such, Chorus shall not pay for, carry or obtain workers’ compensation insurance, unemployment compensation insurance, or any other insurance on behalf of the director.

Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume, link to video and one letter of professional reference to: WestLinnChorus@gmail.com, subject line: Director search 

Application Deadline: June 10, 2024