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Conductor, Concert Orchestra - OCSA

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Conductor, Concert Orchestra - OCSA


Under the Associate Director of the Instrumental Music Conservatory and Coordinator of the String and Orchestra Program, the Concert Orchestra conductor will plan repertoire/season programming, rehearse the ensemble, and conduct at concerts.

• Plan and implement participation in festivals and unique performance opportunities on and off campus.
• As needed, assist with: incoming student auditions, performance juries, recruitment initiatives, community outreach programs, special projects, and guest artist selection.
• Rehearsals occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:35 – 4:45 pm with Strings-only rehearsals Wednesdays from 3:35 – 4:45 pm and Thursdays from 2:15 – 3:25pm. (There is an option to have a string coach lead the Wednesday rehearsal)
• Participate in staff development programs.

• A wide knowledge and interest in music of all periods as it relates to orchestral literature.
• Reliable and dedicated to current teaching and performing educational practices.
• Effective communication skills; commonly used computer applications.
• Ability to demonstrate effective leadership; manage multiple tasks; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action, meet schedules and timelines, maintain confidentiality of privileged information.

Conducting experience both technically and musically; teaching experience; a Bachelor or Master of Music Degree.
School environment; occasional irregular hours due to the school’s performance and events schedule
Work year: Traditional school year – August through May.
Part time: 4-6 hours per week. Hourly teaching wage commensurate with education, credentials, and experience
Benefits: One hour of sick leave accrued for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 24 hours per school year. 48 hours may be rolled over to consecutive years worked


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