The Highland Glee Club (www.highlandgleeclub.com) is seeking a new music director as our current director is retiring after 15 years of service. The Highland Glee Club has been in existence since 1908. We perform four part men’s choral arrangements ranging from classical to traditional folk to show tunes. There are two main concerts per year, one in Needham and one in Newton. We rehearse in Needham on Monday evenings for two hours twenty six weeks a year. The music director shall have an extensive background and experience in choral conducting. While the Glee Club employs an accomplished accompanist for concerts and rehearsals, the music director should have sufficient piano skills to assume the accompanist role when necessary. The director will attend Executive Committee meetings. He/she will attend the scholarship award auditions and help determine a winner. In addition the director will audition prospective new members. We have an extensive library of over 1400 pieces cataloged on computer. The director will maintain this catalog, recording the year each piece is used. We welcome and encourage the selection of new, contemporary arrangements ordered by the director. We are looking for a music director who has a passion for choral conducting. One who can inspire our members to perform to the best of their abilities.
Salary for the position ranges from $10,000 to $12,000 per year.
Posting Date: 11/28/2019
Expiration Date: 1/31/2020