LAUNCESTON MALE CHOIR
Position Vacant – Musical Director/Conductor
The Launceston Male Voice Choir, a community choir based at Launceston in Tasmania is looking to appoint a suitable Musical Director/Conductor to commence in 2023.
Established over 80 years ago, the choir has a membership of 20 singers that practice Tuesday afternoons at Glenara Lakes retirement village at Youngtown, from 2 to 3.45
The Choir has a varied repertoire of music from folk, musical theatre, contemporary, spirituals, jazz, country & western, and classics. A piano is accompaniment for practice, plus for concert performances access to modern audio equipment. Purchases are made of regular music which is held in an extensive library.
The choir holds 12 concerts for retirement villages and some 8 or 10 miscellaneous concerts or public functions throughout the year. For more detail information on the choir, visit the website https://launceston-choir.wixsite.com/male-choir
Musical Director/ Conductor
Our present MD is retiring at the end of 2022, thus creating a vacancy in the choir’s lead musical team. The successful applicant will possess suitable musical attributes, including:
- implementing productive and interesting rehearsals with the musical team
- effectively teaching TTB parts and developing of members general musical capabilities
- recommending suitable and varied repertoires
- accompanying the choir when required at rehearsals and at concerts
- contributing to committee meetings in planning concert programs
Remuneration is by honorarium negotiated with the successful candidate. The successful candidate would be able to work with the existing MD in a transition period.
For further information on the position please contact our President, Peter Hunt on 0419 337 763.