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Music Director – Open Call

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MUSIC DIRECTOR – OPEN CALL
Northglenn Arts, a division of the City of Northglenn, is accepting applications (a resume and short letter of inquiry to the email below) for temporary and ongoing contracted music director positions related to its in-house productions.

NATURE OF THE WORK
These temporary and ongoing contracted positions include design specializations related to the following: lighting, sound, projections, costumes, set/scenic, and props. Individuals with a focus on one or more of these skills are encouraged to apply. Resumes are reviewed on an ongoing basis and selected individuals will be asked to a series of short interviews related to a specific production.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Attend scheduled production meetings (either in-person or via video conferencing) or provide notes related to design for the production team to review at said meetings.
  • Ability to attend any and all tech-related rehearsals as determined per-role by Production Manager (Designer Runs, Paper Tech, Dry Tech, Wet Tech, Tech and/or Dress Rehearsal).
  • Adhere to production deadlines outlined with the Production Manager.
  • Read all Rehearsal and Performance reports and respond to any and all notes for the specific design that is being fulfilled.
  • Maintain communication with the Stage Manager, Director, Technical director and Production Manager throughout the design and fulfillment processes to ensure that all parties are on the same page.
  • Please note: this role could be for a Northglenn Youth Theatre production, so the ability to work with and in relationship to middle and high school performers and technicians would be necessary.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to provide Piano accompaniment during music rehearsals
  • Music direction for the run of the production,
    • Includes: teaching and preparing the cast for performance, all the music of the production. 
    • The expectation is that the contractor is ready and prepared for each rehearsal based on the schedule laid out with the team.
  • Contractor will lead or assign a cast representative to lead the vocal warm-ups for music rehearsals and all performances.

COMPENSATION

Compensation is through a stipend that varies between $1400 and $2000, according to each specific production, its length and how elaborate each production’s music is.

ORGANIZATION

Northglenn Arts is the cultural services division of the City of Northglenn, which strives to provide affordable access to the arts in north Denver by presenting quality live productions through Northglenn Arts Presents and Northglenn Youth Theatre, offering outdoor summer concerts and movies, drama classes for youth through NYT Academy, art & dance classes, public art through Northglenn Art’s Art on Parade and other commissions, and special events throughout the year.

To apply for this job email your details to pberger@northglenn.org

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