Join the Vocal Alchemy team
as our next Choral Assistant!
Vocal Alchemy is seeking a Choral Assistant for the 2022-2023 season. This individual will sing with the choir, lead sectional rehearsals, lead full rehearsals on an occasional basis, assist the Artistic Director in rehearsals/performances, and conduct VA in performance.
We are seeking interest from qualified choral conductors, and will structure the position around the attributes of the ideal candidate. The choir rehearses on Tuesday nights from 7:00-9:30 PM, from September through May. This is a 9-month contract position.
Preliminary Deadline: July 20, 2022
The ideal candidate will have:
significant musical and choral experience
choral conducting training and experience, and an interest in further skill-development
well-developed score reading ability
an engaging personality, an interest in teaching, and an ability to work with singers of varied skill/experience
an interest in contributing to the artistic endeavors of the choir
A high level of vocal and/or keyboard skill is an asset.
Depending on the other commitments of the ideal candidate, compensation and workload may be negotiable. Duties, conducting opportunities and compensation will be generous and in line with skill and experience; for experienced candidates, we invite you to share fee expectations.
Get in touch!
Interested parties are encouraged to send 250 words of introduction, a current CV and contact/availability information to VA Artistic Director Jordan Van Biert via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preliminary Deadline: July 20, 2022. We will consider all inquiries received by this date; thereafter, the position remains open until filled. We will respond to all inquiries.
Vocal Alchemy is a community choral organization in Edmonton under the direction of Jordan Van Biert.
Celebrating 20 years in 2022, VA is dedicated to bringing community members together to create something extraordinary. Our performances, often enhanced by the involvement of professional musicians, feature choral repertoire celebrating a rich range of cultural, historical and musical ideas.
Having navigated creatively through the pandemic, we are poised to begin a 2022-2023 season highlighted by a grand-scale 20th anniversary production at the Winspear this November, featuring a major new commission and a collaboration with full orchestra.