The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra currently has the following employment opportunities available:
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) seeks a dynamic and talented conductor for the position of Assistant Conductor beginning in the 2015.2016 season. The Assistant Conductor serves as the primary supporting conductor to the Music Director and visiting guest conductors for all rehearsals and performances. Additionally, the Assistant Conductor is integral to the MSO’s educational, promotional, and audience and patron development initiatives. Individuals who demonstrate efficiency, flexibility, creativity, effective communication skills, and a commitment to classical, pop, educational, and promotional orchestral performances and events will be successful in this position.
The Assistant Conductor is expected to reside in or near Milwaukee, WI.
Music Director; Chief Operating Officer
Director of Education and Community Engagement; Artistic Planning team; Marketing and Communications team; Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra musicians, chorus, and staff.
The appointment is for an initial term commencing between September, 2015 and January, 2016, and ending on July 15, 2017. The position may be extended year-by-year after the initial term.
Contracted salary will be commensurate with experience, to be discussed at time of interview/audition. The MSO provides benefits including medical, dental, vision, long and short-term disability, and life insurances.
Cover Conducting Duties
Applications must be received by Friday, May 1, 2015. Applications will be reviewed and finalists will be invited to Milwaukee at their own expense by Friday, May 16. Finalists must be available for live, in-person auditions and interviews all day on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
All applicants are required to submit the following to email@example.com:
Additionally, two (2) references (name, email, phone) OR two (2) letters of recommendation are highly encouraged. If letters are to be submitted, they should be sent by email or attached PDF directly from the author to firstname.lastname@example.org
All materials must be received by electronic means (email link, WeTransfer, Dropbox, YouTube, or other). Please enter “ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR SEARCH-LASTNAME” in the subject line of the email.
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.