New Director needed for Hebden Bridge choir

Application deadline: 
Friday, 20 April 2018
Description of vacancy: 

We are a long-established choir of 30-35, SATB, based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.  We sing a varied, exciting a cappella repertoire of mostly classical music from the Renaissance to the 20th and 21st centuries.

We would like our director to:

  • Have experience of choral conducting and/or relevant training
  • Have experience of conducting an a cappella choir
  • Direct the choir and develop their choral and performance skills
  • Develop the blend and balance of the choir
  • Have a wide knowledge of choral music both sacred and secular
  • Select an appropriate and balanced repertoire for concerts
  • Extend and broaden the choir’s repertoire.
  • Conduct concerts and direct rehearsals, which are usually held from the last week in August to mid-July
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills
  • Work with the Steering Group and attend meetings when required
  • Have a tactful, diplomatic personality and be able to interact well with the choir in an enthusiastic manner. Rehearsals must be enjoyable!
  • Help the choir organise exchanges with other choirs in the UK and Europe
  • Be prepared to make a firm commitment to the choir

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Hebden Bridge Methodist Chapel
54 Bridge Lanes
HX7 6AQ Hebden Bridge
United Kingdom