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Senior Coach/Accompanist

Seeking an accomplished and proficient coach/accompanist to join the artistic staff for our 67th season, May 23-July 21, 2017.  Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point (www.opera.org) is a training program for aspiring opera singers in beautiful Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  The company runs three main stage productions in repertory (7-8 performances each) and a smaller, traveling studio artist production in a one-month season of performances, June 23 to July 21. The company comprises 45 vocal artists supported by an artistic/administrative staff of 25 and a paid orchestra of 25.  2017 productions include Mozart Le nozze di Figaro, Floyd Susannah, Bizet Carmen and a Studio Program outreach production.

The successful candidate will:

have experience inspiring and nurturing young artists
serve as one of two principal vocal coaches, preparing and refining the company’s Emerging and Studio artist for the summer season of performances, June 23-July 21
mentor two junior accompanists
play for  rehearsals and perform as assigned
co-curate the end-of-season opera scenes evening; music direct 1/4 of these scenes
serve as music director/emcee for some outreach events
contribute as a member of a collegial team of artist/teachers
depending on the skills of the successful candidate, might prepare the chorus for Carmen or Susannah, or serve as an assistant conductor

Compensation includes $4000, private, air-conditioned room (shared bath), meals 6.5 days/week for the term of the contract.


Email a letter of application to Artistic Director Thomas Cockrell at artisticdirector@opera.org. Attach a resume or CV, a list of three references and/or letters of reference, and links to audio and/or video performances accompanying vocalists.  The position is open until filled.



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