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Children's Choir Director

Location: Newton, Massachusetts, USA
United Parish of Auburndale
Vacancy:  Children’s Choir Director
 
Position Summary
 
  • Direct the Children’s Choir, consisting of approximately 15-20 children in grades 2-6; this position reports to the Director of Music.
 
Job Duties
 
  • Collaborate with the ministers, the Director of Music, the Children’s Choir members, and their families in administration of the children’s choir program.
  • Select, review, and learn children’s choral music; arrange or otherwise adapt children’s anthems to the choir’s strengths; select and purchase new choral music.
  • Plan and conduct the Children’s Choir weekly rehearsals on Thursday afternoons; work with choir parents in facilitating rehearsals; learn children’s anthem accompaniments; teach the music to members of the Children’s Choir and educate them in musicianship and liturgy.
  • Prepare the Children’s Choir to rehearse and sing in Sunday worship for eight to ten services annually including Advent, Christmas Eve, and Easter.
  • Select and coordinate the annual Children’s Choir musical in the spring.
 
 
Qualifications
 
  • Experience working with children in music education.
  • Superior skills in vocal coaching, conducting and accompanying.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Team player, ability to build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and choir parents.
 
Salary commensurate with experience and dependent upon abilities, in the range of $1,200/mo. September through June. (Off July and August)
 
Job offer will be contingent on successful completion of pre-employment reference checks and background screening.
 
Position will remain open until filled.
 
Please send cover letter and resume via email to:  office@upanewtonma.org