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BASS SECTION LEADER - VOCAL COACH

Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Seattle Pro Musica
 
The Bass Section Leader/Vocal Coach reports to the Artistic Director and is responsible for serving as section leader of the bass section of Seattle Pro Musica. The Section Leader also provides vocal coaching to members of the choir in group sessions. Weekend and evening hours required.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Provide supportive leadership of the bass section at scheduled rehearsals and performances of Seattle Pro Musica. The choir rehearses regularly on Monday and Tuesday evenings from September through mid-May, with additional rehearsals and dress rehearsals as needed. The annual rehearsal and concert schedule is published in advance of the season.
•    Lead sectional rehearsals, at the discretion of the artistic director.
•    Lead sessions on vocal technique, at the discretion of the artistic director.
Qualifications:
•    Excellent choral singing skills and experience.
•    Ability to successfully teach vocal technique in a group setting.
•    Ability to vary vocal timbre.
•    Ability to successfully lead sectional rehearsals.
•    Excellent sight-reading skills.
•    Working knowledge of standard languages and IPA.
•    Ability to work with both amateur and professional musicians in a supportive environment.
•    Team player.

Pay scale:   $40 per call

Education:
Four-year college or university degree in music (vocal performance, choral conducting or music education), or equivalent professional training and experience.
Start date – September 2014
 
Submit resume and letter electronically to:
Karen P. Thomas, Artistic Director & Conductor
Seattle Pro Musica
karen@seattlepromusica.org