An opportunity to work with AYC guest conductor, Dr. Cristian Grases, and the Alberta Youth Choir will be made available to an emerging Alberta choral conductor through the AYC Conducting Apprenticeship Program. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with AYC in rehearsal and to conduct one piece in the Music Conference Alberta Gala Concert on Friday, 26 October 2018, at the Francis Winspear Centre for Music. The AYC Apprentice Conductor will also receive a private conducting coaching with Dr. Grases.
The Apprentice Conductor will participate in the Alberta Youth Choir rehearsal weekend (29-30 Sept 2018 in Red Deer), residency (25-27 Oct 2018 in Edmonton) and any additional concerts (27 and 28 October 2018).
a video/DVD of approximately 20 minutes in length which includes footage of at least one rehearsal and one performance
a letter explaining the candidate's interest in the program as well as the reasons he/she should be chosen
a resumé outlining the candidate’s choral conducting experience
one letter of reference
an application fee of $20
Send application materials to: Choir Alberta 5708 72 Street NW Edmonton, AB T6B 3J4 fax +1-780-488-6403
Applications may be submitted electronically to email@example.com. Videos may be uploaded to a video-sharing service such as YouTube as a private video; if you choose to submit your video in this way please provide a link to the video as part of your electronic application submission
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 May 2018
Please note that the successful applicant will not be assessed a registration fee for the AYC Conducting Apprenticeship Program. However, the Apprentice Conductor will be responsible for costs pertaining to their transportation and accommodation.