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NJ Choral Consortium offers workshop on vocal health March 26
New Jersey Choral Consortium presents an online workshop on Maintaining A Healthy Voice on Sunday, March 26, 2023 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. Explore vocal anatomy, breath support and best practices for vocal health. Presented by professional soprano and voice teacher Lucy Fitz Gibbon, a graduate of Yale University who holds an artist diploma from The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory and a master’s degree from Bard College Conservatory’s Graduate Vocal Arts Program. Free of charge and open to all. Register at www.njchoralconsortium.org to receive the Zoom link. Registration will remain open during the workshop.
Posted 3/3/2023. Expires 3/26/2023.
Pro soprano and alto for Easter Sunday at Ardsley church
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Ardsley, NY is looking for a soprano and an alto for Easter Sunday (4/9/23); call at 8:45 AM with a 10 AM service. There will be an anthem, hymns and mass settings. Compensation is $110. Contact Larry Wolf, Minister of Music, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-450-8467; please send voice sample.
Posted 3/1/2023. Expires 4/9/2023.
CantaNYC seeks singers for May 7 concert
CantaNYC, an SATB progressive and eclectic community chamber chorus, is seeking experienced choral singers for repertoire of classic to contemporary music, with emphasis on commissioned works, under the direction of Claude Lévy.
Rehearsals: 6 Tuesday evenings starting March 28. Concert: Sunday afternoon, May 7. The program will be an earth and nature-related theme, including Ernst Toch’s Geographical Fugue, plus some heartfelt world premieres. No dues. Music will be provided.
Inception: The Mile-Long Opera: A Biography of 7 O’Clock, by David Lang, performed on The High Line, 2018. First independent concert: U.S. premiere of Human Rights, by Antoine Miannay, 2019, incorporating text from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations, 1948. Reprised for Amnesty International, Group 11 for their annual fundraiser.
Contact Claude Lévy, director@CantaNYC.org, and Judy Sterio, president@CantaNYC.org, with your voice part, a short resume, and a video or an audio recording.
Posted 2/20/2023. Expires 4/15/2023.
Let's Duet Singing Club seeks singers
NYC's Let's Duet Singing Club is seeking singers interested in performing duets of pop, rock, soul, jazz and Broadway music. We pick partners, rehearse on our own time over a few weeks, and then perform in a cabaret-style show. Duet partners pick the song and where and when to rehearse. There's no audition, but we recommend you be comfortable singing in key and holding down a harmony part. Please e-mail email@example.com for more info.
Posted 2/15/2023. Expires 4/15/2023.
Brearley Singers seek basses and tenors for May 12 concert
The Brearley Singers need basses and tenors for their May 12 concert featuring the Fauré Requiem and the Mozart Coronation Mass. No audition required. Reharsals are Monday evenings. If interested, e-mail BrearleySingers@gmail.com.
Posted 2/13/2023. Expires 4/13/2023.
Join a free community chorus at Lincoln Center for a May performance
You are invited to participate in the world premiere performance of Search for Spring on May 13, a powerful work that explores the emotional toll of climate change and our hope for a better future ahead.
Performed outdoors on the iconic Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center in the fresh spring air, this monumental, community-driven choral work expresses shared feelings of loss, confusion, renewal and finally, hope.
We're seeking singers of all ages to join in this voluntary, community chorus experience. There are no auditions required and it is free to participate. The music is not difficult but recommended for singers with some group-singing experience. We welcome any participant who is enthusiastic and dedicated. Our conductors are extraordinary teachers and learning tools will be provided to help you rehearse at home.
Rehearsals begin March 20 and there are five rehearsal locations: Midtown (waitlist only), Brooklyn, SoHo, Bronx and Harlem. Be sure to sign up for the rehearsal location and schedule that works best for you.
To learn more and join a chorus, visit SearchForSpring.LincolnCenter.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted 2/9/2023. Expires 4/9/2023.
Putnam Chorale seeks music director
The Putnam Chorale, founded in 1984, is the sole community chorus in Putnam County, NY. We seek an enthusiastic and dedicated music director for an equally enthusiastic SATB chorus of 50 singers to guide us into our next chapter of development and experience. Although a non-auditioned 501c(3) by charter, the Chorale is a mix of focused and dedicated singers eager to provide the region with compelling concert experiences.
The Music Director reports directly to the volunteer Board of Directors. Responsibilities include creating and conducting two annual performances, often with orchestral accompaniment, and providing overall choral guidance to the organization. We seek candidates who are creative and passionate about choral singing, who can apply their own skills and musical objectives while also collaborating with the Chorale for direction.
The position is part-time and starts September 1, 2023. Salary is up to $13,000 per year. Duties during the summer are generally light and open to discussion. Rehearsal and performance spaces vary according to needs and opportunities but are generally within 30 miles of Carmel, NY. The hiring process includes a personal interview (ideally in person) and one or more guest conducting sessions to be scheduled during the months of March through July, either with the full chorus or an ensemble. The composition and objectives of the guest conducting will be provided during the interview.
For full details, visit www.putnamchorale.org/md_search/. Applicants should contact us at Search@PutnamChorale.org with a statement of interest and resume. Application deadline is May 1, 2023.
Posted 2/6/2023. Expires 5/1/2023.
Amuse seeks conductor
Amuse is hiring a conductor!
Amuse is a small treble ensemble dedicated to bringing music written for women’s voices–an often overlooked area of choral literature–to New York audiences. Since its debut in 2003, Amuse’s programming has consistently been fresh and imaginative while showcasing the colors and capabilities of treble voices through a wide-ranging repertory from the early chants of Hildegard and works for the Italian convents and ospedali to contemporary works of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Amuse is looking for a new music director/conductor to join our team. In years past, Amuse has presented three cycles of concerts every fall, winter and spring with clustered rehearsals leading up to each concert. Our new director would have input into both the concert and rehearsal schedule, allowing for other conducting commitments.
If interested, please send a resume and introductory e-mail to email@example.com.
Posted 1/29/2023. Expires 3/29/2023.
Study Alexander Technique -- for a lifetime of healthy singing
AT can help you to find your own authentic voice, and keep it healthy and vibrant, throughout your performance, your career and your life. AT lessons can improve your breathing, poise and freedom of expression. It can also calm performance anxiety.
Thorough virus safety precautions are in place to protect both client and teacher -- vaccination required. For more information, visit www.betteratbeing.com or call Elizabeth Hurwitt at 646-981-9330.
Posted 1/24/2023. Expires 7/24/2023.
New Jersey Choral Society seeks part-time bookkeeper/chorus administrator
The New Jersey Choral Society is a prestigious choral group, well-known for presenting outstanding and unique programs. This ensemble of auditioned singers from around the tri-state area has performed locally and internationally. As a successful and growing non-profit, it is seeking a bookkeeper/chorus administrator to assist with daily operations.
The bookkeeper/administrator position's primary responsibility will be maintaining the books of the Chorus including but not limited to journal entries, cash posting, disbursements, monthly bank reconciliations, etc. Proficiency in Quickbooks is required. In addition, other responsibilities will include supporting functions and handling tasks associated with membership, ticketing, concert production, government filings, licensing and donor relations. This is a part-time position and the annual salary is $23,000.
- You are a self-starter who can work from home effectively and efficiently
- You are detail oriented and take pride in a job well done
- Your middle name is follow- up
- You enjoy and work effectively with others
- You appreciate the flexible work schedule but can work some evenings and an occasional weekend (for concerts and fundraisers)
- You look forward to challenges and learning new things
- You value the arts and would love to help enable an arts organization continue to grow and flourish.
- You want to be a part of a fun group of folks who take music making seriously
- Strong oral and written communications skills to effectively interface with chorus and external entities
- Computer skills which include proficiency in Quickbooks, Microsoft Word and Excel
- Previous arts and grant experience is ideal but not required
- Willingness to help out where needed
- A positive, can-do attitude
Posted 1/15/2023. Expires 3/15/2023.
Heinrich Schütz workshop March 4
A choral workshop devoted to the music of Heinrich Schütz and contemporaries will be held on March 4 (Saturday, all day). Richard Giarusso (Dean at the New England Conservatory of Music) will lead you and experienced singers and instrumentalists.
Location is The National Opera Center (Rehearsal Hall) in Manhattan. See jturkkan21.wixsite.com/schutz-workshop for all details, including the registration form. The singer list will be capped at 25, and slots are filling up. Queries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted 1/9/2023. Expires 3/4/2023.
Early Music Academy in Boston July 29-August 4, 2023
Janet Coxwell and David Woodcock, previous directors of the Tallis Scholars Summer Schools UK, and current directors of the UK-based Early Music Academy, are delighted to return for a fourth U.S. Early Music Academy, taking place this year on the campus of Assumption University in Worcester, MA. Joining the directors in leading this year's course will be Andrew Carwood, Director of Music at St. Paul's Cathedral, London and Director of the Cardinall's Musick.
Early Music Academy Boston is dedicated to exploring our great heritage of Renaissance choral music and developing a performance style appropriate to it. This year we will focus on the works of William Byrd, along with music of his contemporaries. We work on concert and service repertoire in a variety of small and medium sized groups and the week’s activities culminate in a Gala Concert in the college’s beautiful chapel. The week includes a day trip to Newport, RI to present a short noon-time concert followed by free time for sightseeing. We welcome applicants aged 18 and over with good sight-reading skills. For more information and to apply, please visit the website at www.earlymusicacademyboston.org. Contact: email@example.com.
Posted 12/20/2022. Expires 3/20/2023.