Choir Director

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Choir Director

Masters (Intermediate) Choir

The application deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the artistic director, the masters director’s primary duties will be to:

  • Lead the weekly rehearsals from September to May for boys Grades 3-5, focusing on choral skills and musicianship.
  • Participate in choral workshops (four to five in approximately monthly intervals over the course of the season).
  • Prepare and co-conduct boys in two main stage and two community-based concerts per season.

Additional Duties:

  • Work together with and coordinate repertoire programming with the artistic director.
  • Assist/conduct rehearsals and performances with the other Calgary Boys’ Choir ensembles, as required.
  • Attend all workshops (four to five) and festivals as outlined in the season calendar.
  • Participate in fundraising events and other administrative duties as required.
  • Communicate regularly and openly with the artistic and administrative staff, keeping abreast of all information as outlined in choir memos.
  • Attend all artistic meetings and occasional board meetings.
  • Other duties may be requested by the artistic director and YS coordinator and will be discussed as they arise.


  • Undergraduate degree in music education or performance.
  • Music education an asset.
  • Conducting experience of two to five years, with at least one-year conducting children.
  • Experience teaching children and youth.
  • An understanding of vocal pedagogy.
  • Excellent theory and musicianship skills.
  • Proficient piano skills (for rehearsing and basic accompaniment).
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.

Compensation: $65 – $80 /hour, commensurate with experience

Please submit resumes to

Auditions will be arranged in the month of January. Applications close January 5, 2020.

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