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Conductor Search

The Brandon Community Orchestra is seeking a conductor/music director for the 2022/23 season. The application deadline is July 31, 2022.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor of Music, experience conducting, and experience working with groups of varying ages. Additional desired qualifications include a broad knowledge of orchestral repertoire to select music appropriate to the BCO and our audience, ability to work collaboratively with a non-profit board, and effective communication skills in writing and speaking.

The duties of the conductor include:
•    Coordinating rehearsal and performance dates between September and May
•    Attending BCO executive committee meetings for orchestra planning
•    Selecting music in collaboration with the music selection committee
•    Conducting weekly rehearsals to prepare music for performances
•    Working out instrumentation and part rotation where needed in the orchestra
•    Collaborating with the librarian for part distribution

The position starts in September, with the first rehearsal scheduled for Sept. 10, 2022.
Compensation includes an honorarium and expenses. The position will be awarded as a term for 2022/23 with the possibility of renewal for future seasons.

Interested candidates are invited to submit resumes to the BCO by e-mail (contact@brandoncommunityorchestra.com) by July 31, 2022. Please do not submit audio or video materials at this time.

We thank all interested candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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