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Choral Morphosis — Choral Director
Posting closes Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Are you enthusiastic, have experience teaching music or leading choirs, and would enjoy working with a wide variety of people? If so, apply to be the Choral Director/Conductor of Choral Morphosis and Choral Arts. Choral Morphosis is open to anyone 16 and older with a love of music, singing, and movement, no matter what their musical ability. This is a well-established, non-auditioned program that prides itself in welcoming all ability levels. Choral Arts is a more advanced arts program for those 16 and older who are looking for more challenge. It incorporates part singing, more in-depth movement, musical theatre, script reading and acting.
Musical training is essential for this position, and experience in working with persons with disabilities would be an asset. The programs rehearse on Saturday mornings.
The Josephburg Choral Society is a non-profit, non-audition musical group founded in 1979. It recently moved from Josephburg to Sherwood Park. It is comprised of a men’s chorus and handbell ensemble.
Position: Piano accompanist for the Josephburg Men’s Chorus
General Description: The Accompanist provides musical accompaniment to the Josephburg Men’s Chorus under the direction of the Josephburg Men’s Chorus Director.
Accountability: The Accompanist is accountable to The Executive of the Josephburg Choral Society or its designate.
Areas of Responsibility: The Accompanist shall: 1. be available for rehearsals Sept thru April on Mondays from 7:00-9:30 pm at Trinity Baptist Church, Sherwood Park (32 rehearsals) 2. be available for two major concerts each in the fall and winter sessions, (4 concerts, e.g. 2 Ft Sask & 2 Sherwood Park) 3. be available for other engagements beyond those under items 1. and 2. above, (typically 8 engagements, e.g. seniors homes, Fort jail, Legislature, member celebrations, Fort Talent Night) 4. be available for other engagements from May 1 to August 31, (typically no engagements) 5. provide best efforts to find and pay for a substitute for engagements under items 1., maximum one per session if due to illness or by special agreement from the Executive. A substitute is not acceptable for engagements under item 2. unless due to illness. When not available for engagements under item 3. and 4., maximum one per session or by special agreement from the Executive, the Josephburg Choral Society shall find and pay for a substitute and 6. be fully prepared for the above-noted responsibilities.
Annual Review: The Accompanist will meet with the Executive of the Josephburg Choral Society (with input from the Men’s Director) prior to year-end to review performance, set new goals for the coming year and arrange for professional development plans, if required or requested.
Term: September 1,2019 to August 31, 2020
Compensation (to be negotiated): September 1 to April 31 - payable monthly May 1 to Aug 31 - per engagement
Termination: Notwithstanding termination for cause, this contract may be terminated with one month’s notice in writing by either the accompanist or the Josephburg Choral Society.
To discuss further please contact Len Shrimpton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-464-4264.