Empire State Youth Orchestra is seeking an experienced area high school choral music teacher to audition, select, and rehearse the Melodies of Christmas Chorale in preparation for four performances of Melodies of Christmas and subsequent TV broadcasts conducted by ESYO’s Music Director, Etienne Abelin. Melodies of Christmas is CBS6’s annual benefit for the pediatric oncology program at Albany Medical Center. The Chorale Director collaborates with ESYO’s Music Director and CBS6’s production staff. Weekly rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings, with performances in December. For a complete calendar please refer to the Melodies of Christmas Chorale Schedule, at the end of this description.
Duties & Expectations: The Chorale Director will:
The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:
The Hiring Process:
Letter of interest
C.V. and 3 References
Preferred but not required: 10-minute informal rehearsal video (online format—YouTube, Vimeo; does not need to be professionally filmed)
Closing date for the receipt of application materials is May 31, 2023.
DECEMBER PERFORMANCE WEEK: