Vacancies

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Midlands East NAC

MARCHINGTON Singers (The)

Accompanist - Nelson Civic Ladies Choir

NCLC is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced accompanist to start as soon as possible.

Since the choir was formed in 1959 the choir has built a reputation for its high standard of music making and has established itself, both nationally and internationally, as an outstanding choral group.

We sing a wide variety of music from shows and films, contemporary pop, traditional and classical music. Our 60 members are a friendly and caring group and are looking forward to welcoming a new pianist.

The choir holds rehearsals in Colne, Lancashire on Wednesday evening each week during term time: there are 39 rehearsals and an average of 6 concerts and 2 festivals per year. We are flexible with regard to holidays or other commitments our accompanist may have.

In addition to accompanying the choir in weekly rehearsals, the accompanist may be asked to lead sectional rehearsals, and to accompany performances. You will be expected to:
• Have excellent sight-reading skills
• Be able to score read the choral parts
• Be willing prepare work in advance in collaboration with the Musical Director
• Have empathy toward choral rehearsal techniques
• Be able to build confidence for singers by providing a sensitive and helpful accompaniment
• Be able to work well as part of a team, collaborating with the Musical Director & Committee
• Have good social skills and a willingness to interact with choir members.

Generous remuneration is paid and would reflect experience, qualifications and availability.

If you are interested in applying please contact the choir secretary, Mrs A Myers on email: nelsoncivic@hallscroft.co.uk giving details of your musical qualifications and experience.

For further information about the choir please visit our website: http://www.nelsoncivicladieschoir.btck.co.uk

http://www.nelsoncivicladieschoir.btck.co.uk

Midlands North NAC

LUDLOW Male Voice Choir

MD needed - Avon Singers

After 21 years at the helm, Carole has decided to hang up her metaphorical baton, so we have a vacancy for a new musical director starting in or before January 2019. If you are interested in the position, please get in contact using the form below, and we’ll get in touch to discuss your application.

Job Description
The Avon Singers
The Avon Singers are a small four part choir of approximately 24 voices. Singers are required to read music and practise at home in order to make progress in rehearsal. We rehearse on Monday evenings in Little Comberton, near Pershore.

The music performed ranges from The Beatles and musicals to religious works such as Faure’s Requiem and The Armed Man.

We usually perform a concert in each of the spring, summer and autumn, and two at Christmas. The choir makes considerable contributions to charity and is often invited to provide performances for particular charities which can augment these. In addition the choir is available to hire for weddings and other events.

Musical Director
The Musical Director is responsible for the following:

Taking weekly rehearsals
Conducting performances
Ensuring that members enjoy rehearsals
Encouraging members to sing their best and blend with the choir
Selecting music which is both suitable for the capabilities of the choir and enjoyable to sing
Arranging these pieces into an interesting way as a programme
Striving to produce good performances which entertain both the audience and choir members
Liaising with the committee in sourcing venues, arranging concerts and ensuring the wellbeing of the choir
Auditioning new choir members

Please get in touch using the form on the choir website, at http://avonsingers.com/about-us/musical-director-vacancy/

North West NAC

ORDSALL Acapella Singers

Accompanist - Worcester MVC

WMVC are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Accompanist who can support the MD & choir and continue to pursue excellence in male voice choral singing when our present MD retires at the end of September 2018 and our present Accompanist takes over his role.
We are a progressive and exciting Midlands based choir performing twelve or more concerts a year along with UK and continental tours, singing from a repertoire of over 150 pieces. In 2011 we achieved charitable status enabling the choir to support other charities both local and national including St Richards, Midlands Air Ambulance and Cancer Research, raising over £200,000 since we formed in 1987.
We rehearse at the Angel Centre Worcester on Mondays and Wednesdays and currently have over 70 choristers. To assist the MD the choir's administration is carried out by a Main Committee,
supported by a Music Sub Committee.
Remuneration is paid and would reflect experience, qualifications and availability.
If you feel you have the necessary skills and enthusiasm in the first instance email Mr Mark
Membery (Chairman Music Committee) at markmembery@hotmail.co.uk or mobile 07484 621261


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