Intermediate Choir Director

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Intermediate Choir Director

Calgary Boys’ Choir

Compensation: $80/hour, commensurate with experience


For fifty years, the Calgary Boys’ Choir has been delivering dynamic, engaging, high-quality choral instruction, performance opportunities and formative experiences designed for boys.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Lead weekly 90 minute rehearsals from September – May for boys grades 3 – 5, focusing on choral skills and musicianship
  • Participate in choral workshops (2 over the course of the season)
  • Prepare and co-conduct boys in 2 main stage and 2 community-based concerts per season
  • Participate in two camps per season (November/February) as outlined in the season calendar
  • Extra possible mutually agreed upon rehearsals/concerts based on availability

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 classes and any extra mutually agreed upon events 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 will be discussed as they arise


  • Undergraduate degree in music education or performance
  • Music education an asset
  • Conducting experience of 2 – 5 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

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