North Carolina Summer Opera
Non-member

Job Website: www.North Carolinasummeropera.org
Position Type: Seasonal

Music Conductor
SUBMITTED DATE: 12/21/2018

Music Conductor for Mozart’s Don Giovanni

 

Immediate Need - Music Conductor for North Carolina Summer Opera!

The North Carolina Summer Opera is the newest opera organization in North Carolina, incorporated in 2018, located in Cary, NC. Our mission is to provide a nurturing learning environment for performers and to educate, inspire and involve the audience by making opera accessible and portable.

We are currently seeking a Music Conductor to lead our next production - Mozart's Don Giovanni. The production will be semi-staged, sung in Italian and accompanied by piano or a small chamber orchestra.

Voice rehearsals will begin on 6/23/2019. Performances will be on 8/8/2019 and 8/11/2019.

We are seeking either a graduate student, or intern, who is skilled in Opera, As a relatively new organization, we have a very small budget to work with, so need someone that is eager for the experience!

For out-of-town candidates, housing will be provided.

 

Responsibilities

  • Communicate music direction and interpretation to singers and instrumentalists to bring the authentic Mozart style to live
  • Audition instrumentalists as needed
  • Set rehearsal goals and provide email feedback for each rehearsal

 

Requirements

  • MM in Opera or Conducting or equivalent
  • Have taken opera conducting courses or have one year of conducting experience with singers and instrumentalists
  • Proficient in Italian

Note: Background check will be conducted upon offer.

 

Application Package includes all of the following:

  1. Resume
  2. Bio
  3. Headshot
  4. At least 20 minutes of YouTube video recording of conducting during a rehearsal including verbal communication with opera singers/instrumentalists
  5. At least 15 minutes of YouTube video recording of conducting during a live production

 

Please send application package or questions to ncsummeropera@gmail.com

The application deadline is January 30, 2019.


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