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The Edmonton Youth & Children's Choirs are looking for a conductor to lead their Junior Choir, for singers 9-11 years of age or grades 4-6.
The Edmonton Youth & Children's Choirs (EYCC) are an exciting family of choirs that for the past 25 years have provided young singers with exceptional musical experiences through excellence in performance, education, touring and service to the community.
The conductor of the Junior Choir will oversee all matters related to the implementation of the choir season, including repertoire selection, rehearsal planning, performances and social activities. This person will work with the Artistic Director and the conductors of the Primary Choir, Junior High Choir and Youth Choir in order to plan and implement a seasonal series of joint concerts.
Significant organizational support is provided through the Artistic Director and Administrative Assistant positions, in the areas of recruitment, advertising and communication with families.
EYCC is looking for a dynamic and experienced musician with strong pedagogical skills, experience working with and a love for children this age, strong interpersonal skills, and a commitment to promote and foster the success of EYCC and its place in the cultural life of Edmonton. Above all, a love of children and quality choral music are all-important aspects of this role.
Demonstrated excellence in elementary music leadership and vocal pedagogy
Extensive knowledge of both standard and contemporary choral repertoire appropriate for this age-range
Willingness and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of two willing references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin 19 June 2020. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.
EYCC comprises approximately 150 singers at the elementary through university level. The choirs have toured extensively across North America, Europe, South America and Asia, and have recorded seven CDs. Further information can be found at www.edmontonyouthchoir.ca