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at Young Voices of Austin in Austin Metro Area


Full- Time Assistant Conductor

Position Overview:
The organization seeks a full-time Assistant Conductor to lead assigned choruses of Young Voices of Austin. The full-time assistant conductor will work with the Artistic Director in creating and producing curriculum, evaluation, concerts and will assist in program administration and special projects. YVA offers an attractive compensation package, which includes a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

Location: Austin, Texas

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelors of Arts (required) or (Master’s desired) degree in choral conducting or music education.
Experience conducting and teaching ages 6-18 (or desire to so)
Piano competency
Knowledge of and competence in conducting all styles of music
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as a member of an expanding and diverse team
Desire to work in multiple environments

The mission of Young Voices of Austin (YVA) is to provide high-quality music education to a racially and socioeconomically diverse population of children ages 6 to 18. Musical instruction includes rigorous sight-singing and ear-training, general musical literacy, vocal technique, and stage presence and movement. Choristers learn to analyze scores from many styles and traditions, and to sing texts in many different languages from around the world. YVA’s curriculum is consistent with national standards, at tiered levels designed to reinforce lessons and increase challenge and achievement as choristers’ progress. The choral literacy and performance curriculum of YVA is led by highly skilled and trained conductors. The mission of YVA is enhanced by a commitment to academic achievement, including assistance with identifying and applying to colleges, tutoring, guidance on auditions and essay-writing, and SAT/ACT preparation. Young Voices of Austin is committed not only to creating stronger musicians but stronger people, empowering the voices of Austin’s youngest citizens so that they may become its future leaders.

Compensation:
YVA offers an attractive compensation package which includes a competitive salary.

To Apply:
Application must include:
Cover letter
Resume
One letter of professional reference with contact e-mail and phone number

Interested candidates please send materials to:

Elda Garcia, elda@youngvoicesofaustin.org

Artistic Director
Young Voices of Austin
501 IH-35, Suite 211
Austin, Texas 78702


Position: Other
Position Focus: Elementary / MS/ HS
ISD/School:
TMEA Region: TMEA Region 18

Contact Person: Elda Garcia
Street/Number: 501 North IH-35, Suite 211
City: Austin
State: TX
Zip: 78702
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