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Children's Choir PT Chicago area

Location: Niles, Illinois, Illinois, USA
TITLE:  CONDUCTOR, CHILDREN’S CHOIR, GRADES 3 through 8
Reports to: Director of Music; Pastor
Hours:   Part-time; after school rehearsals; 2 monthly weekend performances, and other events.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW:
Direct choirs of boys and girls; 9 month position. Two ensembles, Grades 3-5 and 6-8.
 
St. John Brebeuf, in Niles, Illinois. We are interested in providing children with a solid music education and choral performance experience. Founded in 1953, SJB is located just north of Chicago. To learn more about SJB, please visit www.sjbrebeuf.org/  and www.sjbschool.org//
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Lead Tuesday (or other day), 1.5 hour rehearsals, 3:00 pm – 4: 30 pm
  • Select repertoire for the Choir as approved by the Music Director for unison and 2 parts
  • Plan and conduct regular weekly rehearsals that provide training in singing and vocal development, music theory, style and history.
  • Conduct the choir’s regular events.
  • Prepare and conduct special events such as Christmas Eve program; Jesus Day for 2nd Grade
  • Required to work two Sundays each month with specific dates/times.
  • Organize and lead auditions.
  • Review/assess the musical/personal growth of choir members each semester; complete student evaluations.
  • Greet and interact with parents at Choir rehearsals, performances, and other events and respond professionally to their questions and concerns. Promote parental involvement.
 QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music or Music Education and experience similar to this position.
  • Piano skills, Hand Bell experience and Kodály training preferred but not necessary
  • Knowledge of treble repertoire
  • Good communication/organization skills
  • Team player; pro-active; positive attitude