Open Positions

Position: Conductor of Serenade Orchestra (beginning strings)

 

Type of Position:  Part-time Professional, Youth Orchestra season extends from late August though early May with planning responsibilities during the summer months

 

Position Begins:  August 1, 2020

Minimum Qualifications:  Degree in Music or Music Education

Experience:  Conducting experience with youth orchestral ensembles or high school orchestras

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  The Serenade Orchestra conductor has responsibility for the following: conducting the Serenade Orchestra at rehearsals and performances; assessing the progress of students in the Serenade Orchestra; communicating with selected professional coaches for the Serenade Orchestra; selecting music to be performed; marking music to be performed with appropriate bowings and instructions; and auditioning, selecting and placing members.

 

Job Requirements:

  • exceptional organizational and communication skills

  • willingness to work in a team

  • experience working with large ensemble

  • a compassionate and enthusiastic approach to rehearsal and music education

  • previous experience in string education recommended, but not required.

 

Required Documents:  Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae. Video of recent conducting work.  Please send all documents to personnel@lyo.org.  Click here for job description.

 

Opening Date for Acceptance of Materials:  May 14, 2020

Closing Date for Acceptance of Materials:  June 13, 2020.

Salary Range:  Compensation commensurate with experience

Position: Site Manager and Music Librarian

 

Type of Position:  Part-time Professional, Youth Orchestra season extends from late August though early May with planning responsibilities during the summer months

 

Position Begins:  August 1, 2020

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree, Music Degree a plus but not a requirement, Ability to read music preferred

 

Experience:  Organizational experience with students and parents

 

Duties and Responsibilities:  The Site Manager and Music Librarian (St. Matthews Pavilion location) has responsibility for the following: setup and teardown for ensembles, interfacing with parents and students, record-keeping, preparation and copying of music as requested by conductors, refiling of music and music library organization, involvement with the LYO audition process.

 

Job Requirements:

  • exceptional organizational and communication skills

  • willingness to work in a team

  • experience interfacing with parents and students

  • a compassionate and enthusiastic approach to music education

  • weekend availability during season

 

Required Documents:  Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae.  Two letters of reference.  Please send all documents to personnel@lyo.org.  Click here for job description.

 

Opening Date for Acceptance of Materials:  May 18, 2020

Closing Date for Acceptance of Materials:  June 15, 2020.

Salary Range:  Compensation commensurate with experience

LOUISVILLE YOUTH ORCHESTRA    P.O.Box 997     Louisville, KY 40201-0997     (502) 896-1851     info@lyo.org   

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