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Director of Choir

Bethel University Renaissance

McKenzie, TN

Category: University & Campus Ministry

Posted on: July 13, 2011

Job Description:

"Renaissance-The Bethel Performing Arts Experience" is seeking a qualified, energetic, and highly motivated person to lead, guide, and nurture a large performance group of 100+ student vocalists, instrumentalists, and production technicians. The "Renaissance Choir" is part of a large performing arts program at Bethel University that includes instrumental and theatre programs as well as several other vocal ensembles. This is a unique, "one-of-a-kind" program that exists outside the academic realm, recruiting and providing large scholarships in a manner similar to college athletic programs. Students earn their scholarships by participating in University outreach efforts, keeping a rigorous performance schedule and traveling extensively throughout the region and around the country.

Duties include but are not limited to:

-Daily rehearsals
-Regular recruiting visits to high schools
-Directing the group in all performances
-Developing and promoting diversity in musical repertoire and in the student_noemailmunity
-Working with other staff members on bookings and arrangements
-Developing relationships with students to help them in their academic and professional growth
-Interacting with the Executive Director and Creative Staff to produce "program-wide" performance events


-A desire to work with young performers and help them develop into professional people
-Experience in a professional performance environment
-Above average conducting skills
-Knowledge of and familiarity with a wide range of musical styles
-Keyboard, arranging and rhythm section skills are a desired
-Academic Degrees in a related field are a plus, but not a requirement
-Special consideration given to extensive professional performance


Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Choir
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
University & Campus Ministry
Organization Type:
Christian School, College, University, Education
Presbyterian - Other
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Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Bethel University Renaissance
Contact Name:
Peter Jeffrey
325 Cherry Ave
Box 3279
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