Youth Choir Artistic Director

Oregon Repertory Singers
Portland, OR
Posted On:
May 13, 2021


The Youth Choir Artistic Director oversees and coordinates all aspects of the Oregon Repertory Singers Youth Choir Music Education Program. This includes: program vision and execution, singer and family recruitment and retention, creating engaging and purposeful rehearsals, developing and conducting concert performances, supervision of youth choir staff, and oversight of the music education instruction. The Artistic Director is a key position within ORS and is also active in promoting ORS in the community, supporting ORS fundraising, and supporting community engagement. The choir includes students from PreK-12th grade.


Experience and Qualifications: Required: 1. Hold and maintain a current, unrestricted educator license in the state of Oregon or Washington 2. Document at least three years of successful choral music education experience 3. Demonstrate skills in teaching, conducting and rehearsing youth singers 4. Provide evidence of experience in budgeting, planning, and implementing a choral music program 5. Demonstrate written and verbal skills in English, bilingual skills preferred Competencies and Qualities: 1. Demonstrate the recognition and worth of all singers, respecting each individual student 2. Promote inclusive and equitable learning opportunities, with a commitment to reach underserved communities 3. Demonstrate professional behaviors and judgments, accountability, and strong work ethic 4. Commit to meeting deadlines to be determined through collaboration with the ED. 5. Show flexibility, creativity, and adaptability to various work environments, balancing team-work and leadership responsibilities. 6. Demonstrate commitment to the performing arts, choral arts, music education, and nonprofit administration. 7. Good sense of humor, energy, patience, maturity and self-discipline.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email the required documents specific to the position they are applying for to with the following subject line: Youth Choir Artistic Director: Your Name

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