Davenport, IA - The Quad City Symphony Orchestra's Youth Ensembles Program is seeking well-qualified candidates to fill a newly created position. The successful candidate will conduct the Quad City Symphony Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, an intermediary full-orchestral ensemble designed for students in grades 6-11. Due to increased demand, the QCSO has recently elected to create this new ensemble, which will begin work early in the 2011-12 school year. This is a one-year position, with the potential for extension based upon mutual satisfaction of both the conductor and the Association. Programming selections will be made in consultation with the Music Director for the Youth Symphony Orchestra. The ensemble will rehearse weekly Sunday evenings from August through April, excluding usual holidays and school breaks. The ensemble will perform twice per year. The ideal candidate will have an advanced knowledge of both orchestral repertoire and conducting , extensive experience working with students within the appropriate age group, and excellent communications and administrative skills.
To apply: send a one-page letter of interest along with your resume firstname.lastname@example.org.
The QCSO is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation. By applying, you consent to allow the QCSO toconduct a background check prior to formal engagement as an employee.
RESPONSES RECEIVED AFTER TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.