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posted June 7, 2013
Westminster United Church
Seeking a tenor soloist/section leader
Application deadline: June 30, 2013
Westminster United Church is seeking a tenor soloist/section leader for the 2013-2014 church season.
As a member of the Music Team (Director, Organist, choir member, soloist, scholarship students), the Soloists will be expected to:
Terms and Conditions
The soloist will be present at all choir rehearsals and regular services except that he or she may take up to four personal absences per year (Thursday or Sundays) without loss of pay. The Music Director shall be notified of an absence as far in advance as possible. The contract between the Soloist and Westminster United Church may be terminated by either party giving due notice in writing at least twelve weeks prior to the termination. It is understood that the Soloist is not an employee of the Church and as such is not entitled to any of the benefits of employment with the Church. This contract is effective from Sept. 1st, 2013 to June 30th , 2014.
APPENDIX: DEFINITION OF “REGULAR SERVICE”
A worship service with the organist for the congregation, planned and conducted by a minister and, if required, with choir, soloists and choirmaster in attendance. Designated Regular Services include the family service and late service on Christmas Eve.
Details of remuneration available upon request.
Those interested should send a curriculum vitae plus letter of reference by June 30st 2013 to:
updated: June 6, 2013
Openings for singers
Seek Stage Mangager
1. The Winnipeg Singers has openings for singers for the 2013-14 season. Interested singers should email email@example.com. Auditions will be arranged.
2. The Winnipeg Singers is looking for a stage manager for the upcoming 2013-14 season. This is a paid position, involving working at our 4 season concerts. Interested parties should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our website is www.winnipegsingers.com
updated: June 5, 2013
Prairie Voices Inc.
Seeks Director for a new choir: Horizon (ages 26+)
Application deadline: June 14, 2013 at 11:59 pm.
After 13 successful years of innovating choral music in Manitoba, Prairie Voices Inc. is pleased to announce the formation of a second choir for the 2013-2014 season called ‘Horizon’. Similar to the current Prairie Voices choir, Horizon will be a semi-professional, community level ensemble for enthusiastic singers. Comprised of singers ages 26 and over, Horizon will follow the mandate of Prairie Voices Inc. to perform high-quality, contemporary repertoire from around the world, with an emphasis on Canadian content.
updated: May 22, 2013
Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute
Seeks Middle School Music teacher
Application deadline: May 29, 2013
Middle School Music Teacher
MBCI invites applications for a Middle School Music teacher. This position includes a specific focus on Choral and Band instruction. This is a continuing position beginning in September 2013. The successful applicant should be a qualified teacher and express a willingness to integrate their Christian faith into their teaching.
MBCI appreciates all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted further. Please include resume and statement of faith. Application deadline is Wednesday May 29, 2013.
Attention: Fred Pauls 173 Talbot Avenue Winnipeg, MB R2L 0P6 Ph. (204)667-8210 Fax:(204)661-5091
updated: May 9, 2013
First Presbyterian Church, Winnipeg
Seeking two positions: Oranist/Pianist & Choir Director
Application deadline: June 15, 2013
First Presbyterian Church is seeking a choir director and an experienced organist/pianist. There is the possibility that these two positions may be filled by one person. The successful applicant(s) will serve on the Ministry Team and be part of a strong music program in the heart of downtown Winnipeg serving an ethnically diverse congregation. The church has a beautiful von Beckerath tracker-action organ installed in 1963. In addition, we have an 8ft Baldwin Concert Grand piano in the Sanctuary.
The candidate should be an experienced musician capable of working with people with varying levels of musical training. The primary responsibilities include one Thursday evening choir practice and a Sunday morning service each week. Competitive remuneration. Start date September 1, 2013.
For further information and/or a job description, send an email to: email@example.com
To submit a resume (closing date June 15, 2013), send it to:
First Presbyterian Church
61 Picardy Place
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0X6
updated: Dec 14, 2012
Seeking new Music Director
Application deadline: July 1, 2013
IRISH MYST, the choir of the Irish Association of Manitoba, is presently seeking candidates for a new Music Director.
IRISH MYST is a mixed voice (SATB) adult community choir whose chief focus is the presentation and promotion of traditional and contemporary Irish choral music. They also work with many of the other traditional musicians in the Irish Association of Manitoba as well as members of the dance troupes that call the Irish Association home.
Not limiting itself to just Irish music, the volunteer members of this group also keenly explore many other genres of choral music including Jazz, Broadway, and other contemporary choral music forms. Their concert season includes several “sing-outs” throughout the year which promotes awareness of the Irish culture. In addition, they are part of the musical presentations of several Irish Association functions. They also stage the annual “Christmas Carol Night” and the May Spring Concert event at the Association.
The choir’s artistic and administrative team consists of the Music Director and the members of the choir Executive.
The successful candidate will:
Applications can be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1, 2013 and must include:
For more information, please send inquiries to email@example.com
updated: Dec 14, 2012
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
Announces search for Music Ministry Director
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
Position: Director Music Ministry
This position is responsible for the planning, coordinating and development of the Music Ministry at St. Mark’s.
Read full posting here (link to long advertisement)
Please submit your resumé, along with the names of three references (including your pastor if applicable) by January 18th, 2013 to:
updated: Dec 6, 2012
i Coristi Chamber Choir
Announces search for Music Director
i Coristi Chamber Choir announces search for Music Director
After 19 seasons as Music Director of i Coristi Chamber Choir, founder Dr. Debra Cairns is retiring. The choir is seeking candidates for a new Music Director.
i Coristi Chamber Choir is an auditioned mixed chamber choir of 20 to 24 volunteer singers located in Edmonton, Alberta. The choir focuses primarily on a cappella masterpieces from the Renaissance to the 21st century, while regularly inviting guest artists to provide accompaniment, and occasionally delving into other musical genres. The concert season typically consists of three concerts, as well as additional community events. The choir has toured nationally and internationally, been prize winners in choral competitions, been heard on national CBC broadcasts, and has appeared several times with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
The choir's artistic and administrative team comprises the Music Director, Assistant Conductor, Accompanist and Administrative Director, each of which is a paid position.
The initial appointment will commence July 1, 2013 for a period of 2 years, with the possibility of renewal. The honorarium will be commensurate with qualifications.
Applications should be sent electronically to Search Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org by February 1, 2013 and must include:
*Confidential letters of reference should be sent directly to the Search Committee Chair.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair email@example.com
For more information about i Coristi Chamber Choir, please visit www.icoristi.com.
updated: Sep 25, 2012
Executive Director wanted
International Music Camp Summer School of Fine Arts
Position Available: The International Music Camp Summer School of Fine Arts seeks a dynamic, forward thinking arts administrator to lead the organization in the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director directs and administers all programs and operations of the camp and corporation. The Director supervises a small year-round staff and a large summer staff, and oversees an operating budget of nearly $1 million. The successful candidate represents the mission of the International Music Camp, and serves as an advocate for the arts and arts education. Click here for the complete posting and application details.
Manitoba Choral Association
5-276 MARION ST
WINNIPEG MB R2H 0T7
ph: (204) 942-6037
fax: (204) 947-3105