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  • Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:35 PM | Anonymous

    The Intrada Brass of Oakville welcomes applications for the position of Music Director.

    The Board of Directors of the Intrada Brass seeks a Music Director who brings energy and commitment to help the band deliver on its mandate as defined in the Intrada Brass constitution. The successful candidate will help build a larger footprint in the community, serving more people that deepen their engagement with the band. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional musicianship and conducting skills with the ability to convey musical ideas and intentions. S/he will have significant experience conducting brass bands and brass ensembles as well as experience working with high-level amateur & professional musicians. S/he will have a wide knowledge and understanding of brass band and brass ensemble repertoire. Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills are necessary and the ability to work collaboratively with the board and meet deadlines is vital.

    Applications must include a personal letter of interest from the candidate, a one-page resume, sample programs conducted by the candidate, names and phone numbers of three professional references and links to video recordings. Please visit intradabrass.ca/ for more information.

    Please submit applications by Sunday, March 22, 2020, to info@intradabrass.ca

    Additional Information: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZDRt_qnsbAUoICRufX8tRi70xAkJurMV


  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:33 PM | Anonymous

    The Milton Concert Band is looking for an experienced and dedicated Music Director. The role includes leading the band at rehearsals every Thursday evening from 7:30 to 10:00 pm and conducting performances several times a year. The music season runs from September to the end of July. The music director is also responsible for making decisions on music repertoire, musical instruction and further enhancing the efficacy of the band. There are about 40 band members of varying ages and musical abilities. The band is now in its 13th year and has become an integral part of the community performing two or three ticketed concerts (First Ontario Arts Centre, Milton) each year and free summer concerts in Milton’s Victoria Park in July.

    We offer:

    • Rehearsal space on one floor (Milton Baptist Church)
    • Time off at Christmas, March break and the month of August
    • A competitive per service rate


    Preferred Music Director/Conductor Qualifications and Skills:

    • Experience conducting community bands or similar musical groups
    • Demonstrated ability in working with adults to improve their musical skills
    • Able to challenge and work with musicians with a range of musical abilities
    • Comfortable running rehearsals, sectionals and selecting appropriate repertoire
    • Creative with the approach to program planning
    • Able to rehearse and plan for several concerts per year
    • Able to address tuning/playing and other issues with Concert Band Instrumentation
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Able to advance the quality of the band’s performances


    Additional Information for Applicants

    • Applications close November 22, 2019
    • Audition schedule expected to start in January 2020
    • Please direct your questions and application with resume to info@miltonconcertband.com


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