Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITION: ELGIN MASTER CHORALE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - ELGIN ILLINOIS
Come join our dynamic team!  The Elgin Master Chorale, an In-Residence Ensemble at Elgin Community College in Illinois, is seeking an organized, passionate, and engaging Executive Director.  This position will be available effective June 1, 2019.  Applicants must possess strong communication skills, BA/BS or higher in Arts Administration or related field, effective management experience, non-profit grant writing expertise, and a passion for choral music and community arts programs.  This position reports to the Board of Directors of the Elgin Master Chorale.  Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.  Elgin Master Chorale is comprised of three choral ensembles (two adult choruses and one children’s chorus) and ten part-time and full-time artistic and administrative staff.
Email info@elginmasterchorale.org with a cover letter and resume.

 

PART-TIME POSITION: CHILDREN'S CHORUS ACCOMPANIST - ELGIN ILLINOIS

Reports to: EMC Children’s Chorus Director

Summary:

Provide keyboard accompaniment for Children’s Chorus rehearsals and performances.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide piano accompaniment for all scheduled Children’s Chorus rehearsals.
  2. Provide keyboard accompaniment and/or attend concert dress rehearsals as assigned by the Chorus Director.
  3. Lead sectional rehearsals either from the keyboard or the podium as assigned by the Chorus Director.
  4. Assist the Chorus Director in singer and soloist auditions.
  5. Assist the Chorus Director and/or Chorus Coordinator in finding a substitute for regular rehearsal, dress rehearsal or concert schedule conflicts.
  6. May serve as rehearsal conductor if the Chorus Director is unable.
  7. Work effectively with staff to ensure safe practices.

Qualifications and skills

  1. Piano keyboard proficiency sufficient to provide rehearsal and concert accompaniment is required.
  2. Conducting proficiency sufficient to lead rehearsal from the podium or keyboard is
  3. Organ Keyboard proficiency is preferred.
  4. Schedule flexibility in order to attend a majority of rehearsals.
  5. Must pass background check.
Email info@elginmasterchorale.org with a cover letter and resume.