Director, Northville Community Choir

  • Wednesday, September 07, 2022 10:39 AM
    Message # 12909681
    Hannah Miller (Administrator)


    • Bachelor's degree in related field and minimum two years experience
    • A strong background in formal music training, and a basic understanding of written music theory
    • A strong desire to build community relationships through group singing with the ability to sing confidently and in good tune
    • The ability to learn, hear, and sing harmonies independently
    • The ability to self-start with an entrepreneurial spirit with the goal of getting this brand new choir singing.


    • When scheduled, the choir participates in the presentation of a major Broadway musical in conjunction with other performing arts departments within the College
    • Rehearsals will be held one night per week for two hours
    • Use basic conducting techniques to direct community choir
    • Lead warm-ups and teach songs (with and without sheet music)
    • Assess group dynamics
    • Understand the vocal range of male and female singers
    • Work with "pitch challenged" singers
    • Prepare scores and develop repertoire
    • Recruit members to build overall membership
    • Direct up to 3, including outreach, concerts which will require travel to performance sights, set-up, performance, and tear-down (all in Northville)
    • Collaborate with other groups for concerts
    • This can be other choirs, ensembles or soloists and/or bands
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Expand choir member's knowledge of performance choir including developing and expanding projection and expression, reducing self-consciousness and inhibition, working within an ensemble, and creating a performance to be viewed by the public
    • Grow the number of participants in the Northville Community Choir
    • The choir learns and performs a diverse repertoire including music of many cultures and faiths appealing to all community members
    • Produce quality performances that are well attended and ensure collaboration concerts are part of the season's schedule


    Salary: $3,000 per season - Fall, Winter, (Summer is a possibility)

    To apply, email resume to Michael Ansara at



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