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Encore Vocal Ensemble
Encore Vocal Ensemble is looking for a part-time Assistant Music Director to assist our Artistic Director in rehearsing and producing our mainstage shows.
Encore has two mainstage seasons per year, one in the Spring (approximately Feb – June) and Fall (approximately August – November). Full group rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings, with solo and small ensemble rehearsals on some Monday evenings. The ideal candidate would be available on Monday and Tuesday evenings, be a skilled musician, effective teacher/director, and have great organizational skills. We are looking to hire someone starting with our Spring 2023 season. This position would average 7.5 hours per week @ $20/hour during each season.
AMD duties include (could change based on skill set):
- Coaching solo/ensemble numbers on Monday nights
- Accompanying full group numbers that Artistic Director conducts
- Leading warmup time at the beginning of Tuesday rehearsal
- Leading some sectionals
- Supervising and providing guidance to Section Leaders
- Hiring band members, providing resources and answering questions as needed ● Assisting as necessary with production planning, new member auditions, etc.
- Playing 2nd keyboard for mainstage shows
- Strong musician, with solid piano skills
- Effective teaching/directing skills
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Highly passionate and creative
- Team player
- Good time management and organizational skills
- Bachelor’s degree in Music or applicable experience
- Conducting experience
- Teaching and/or vocal coaching experience
- Vocal and/or Choral singing experience
Encore Vocal Ensemble is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that is proud to be San Diego’s go-to choral group for quality, entertaining performances of musical theatre at a great value. Through main stage and community performances, and a robust schedule of master classes, we are sharing our love of live performance with the San Diego region while expanding our capabilities as performers.
Led by Artistic Director Tim McKnight, Encore is recognized for its professional quality of performances and brings together a talented group of more than 50 singers, dancers, and actors who are looking to further improve their musicianship and give back to the community. Encore creates a safe space for singers of all backgrounds where diversity is celebrated and members support one another above all else.