Chœur des enfants de
Montréal seeking new Artistic Director
The Chœur des enfants de Montréal is searching for an Artistic Director (AD) beginning
in July 2016. The organization has a membership of over 120 children performing
in one of four ensembles: Beginner (5-6), Preparatory (6-7), Junior (8-10) and Senior
(11-17). The singers explore a diverse and spirited repertoire encompassing
music from the Renaissance to the present day. The AD must be available for
rehearsals on Mondays from 4 – 6 pm and on Wednesdays from 4 – 8 pm at the NDG
Duties of the position include recruitment, teaching
vocal skills, mentoring assistant conductor(s), programming, planning
rehearsals, long-range planning, in addition to directing the chorus(es) in performance.
From time to time, duties also include preparing the choir for performances
with other artistic organizations, including the OSM.
The successful applicant would be expected to collaborate
closely with the assistant conductor(s), the choir manager, the board of
directors and various committee chairs to ensure both administrative and
musical continuity and growth.
Applicants should have a strong musical background, a
positive attitude and a demonstrated ability for working with children.
expertise in vocal production, vocal technique instruction, and choral
technique for children
- Extensive knowledge
of standard and contemporary choral repertoire for children
- Bilingual (French and
- A working knowledge
of language pronunciation in French, English, German, Latin, Italian and
Spanish is an asset.
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