Empire State Youth Orchestra’s Music Director engages youth in the joyful pursuit of musical excellence. The Music Director (MD) works in close collaboration with the Board and Executive Director and serves as the lead artistic liaison with community groups and educational institutions. The MD provides artistic leadership for the organization, and oversees the educational and artistic development of all ESYO students through rehearsals, performances, and collaboration with artistic staff. The MD maintains a standard of excellence among the artistic staff through interaction, evaluation, example, curricula and artistic leadership. The MD collaborates with the CHIME Administrative Director to ensure alignment between the CHIME program and the overall artistic vision of ESYO, and additionally provides support to CHIME faculty with respect to the inclusion of CHIME students into audition-based performing ensembles. The MD is an ambassador to the greater community including professional musicians, public and private school music teachers, and potential students. The MD is a musician of the highest quality, possesses a commanding ability to communicate through music, and is committed to inspiring young people to pursue excellence through music.
Community Relations and Resource Development
DEADLINE AND HIRING TIMELINE:
MISSION: The mission of Empire State Youth Orchestra is to challenge and inspire young people to achieve excellence through music in a rigorous learning environment leading to high-level performance opportunities.
JOB SUMMARY: The Education Coordinator is responsible for cultivating a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment for all ESYO students and musicians, providing support and assistance to the CHIME teaching artists, Coaching staff, and Ensemble conductors, and developing audience enrichment opportunities. Specifically, this includes the facilitation, oversight, and assessment of curriculum and instructional opportunities that support students' musical advancement, the coordination of meaningful and relevant training and professional development for faculty, and the creation of engaging experiences for audiences and stakeholders.
ESYO is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
Candidates must have the ability to complete a criminal background check.