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Musical Director/Vocal Coach

The application deadline for this opportunity has passed.

The deadline for applications is Friday, August 16, 2019.

Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre Society is looking for an experienced music director/vocal coach to share their knowledge in our fall courses. This individual will assist our adult participants in preparing musical numbers and developing their singing skills. In addition, they will act as a musical director and vocal coach for our youth participants as they rehearse for a junior musical.

The courses will culminate with two performances: A musical revue for our adult students and a junior musical for our youth students.


  • Source music resources (arrangements and sheet music) and prepare course materials.
  • Make casting decisions in collaboration with the director/casting coach and choreographer.
  • Assist adult participants in selecting appropriate musical pieces.
  • Teach music to participants.
  • Lead music classes and music rehearsals.
  • Serve as conductor if required.
  • Help participants develop healthy vocal techniques.


  • Strong musical sense.
  • Strong vocal leader.
  • Previous vocal teaching experience is a requirement.
  • Knowledge of musical theatre repertoire to assist in selecting songs appropriate for participants.
  • Strong conducting ability is an asset.
  • Strong piano playing ability is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate people.
  • Willingness to work with a number of people with a range of ages, experiences, and abilities.
  • Enthusiasm for the project.


  •  Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00pm from September 12 to November 28, 2019.
  • Dress rehearsal on November 30, 2019, from 3:00 to 7:00pm.
  • Performances on November 30, 2019 at 7:00pm and December 1, 2019 at 2:00pm.
  • The schedule will rotate with two out of three instructors per week so you may not be required every Thursday.

Compensation: $50 per hour

To apply submit your resume to our artistic director via email at The deadline for applications is Friday, August 16, 2019.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check at their cost.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only successful applicants will be contacted.