Music Director/Vocal Coach

Musical Director/Vocal Coach

 Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre Society is looking for an experienced Music Director/Vocal Coach to share their knowledge in our fall courses. This individual will assist our adult participants with preparing musical numbers and developing their singing skills. In addition, he/she will act as a Musical Director and Vocal Coach for our youth participants as they rehearse for a junior musical. The courses will culminate with two performances: a musical revue for our adult students and a junior musical for our youth students.

Duties:

  • Source music resources (arrangements and sheet music) and prepare course materials
  • Make casting decisions in collaboration with the Director/Acting Coach and Choreographer
  • Assist adult participants in selecting appropriate musical pieces
  • Teach music to participants
  • Lead music classes and music rehearsals
  • Serve as conductor if required
  • Help participants develop healthy vocal techniques

Skills:

  • Strong musical sense
  • Strong vocal leader
  • Previous vocal teaching experience is a requirement
  • Knowledge of musical theatre repertoire to assist in selecting songs appropriate for participants
  • Strong conducting ability is an asset
  • Strong piano playing ability is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate people
  • Willingness to work with a number of people with a range of ages, experiences, and abilities
  • Enthusiasm for the project

Availability:

  • Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. from September 12 to November 28, 2019
  • Dress Rehearsal on November 30, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Performances on November 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and December 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

*Schedule will rotate with 2 out of 3 instructors per week so you may not be required every Thursday*

Compensation:

$50 per hour

Apply:

Submit your resume to our Artistic Director via email at artisticswampdonkeytheatre@gmail.com.  The deadline for applications is Friday, August 16, 2019.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check at his/her cost.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only successful applicants will be contacted.