Choral Conductor Application

Bartlesville Choral Society (BCS) is currently accepting applications for the position of Choral Conductor.

Responsibilities

(Including but not limited to)
  • Audition prospective singers
  • Conduct chorus and orchestra
  • Rehearse choir once a week (end of August-April)
  • Plan repertoire for 3 concerts per season
  • Attend and participate in a monthly Board of Directors meeting

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Advanced work preferred
  • Experience preferred
  • Experience working with young people in either a church or school setting

About BCS

  • Choral Conductor is an independent contractor position
  • Has a working Board of Directors that meet once a month
  • 3 paid singers/section leaders
  • 1 paid accompanist
  • Performs 3 concerts per season. The BCS has also has performed at the OK Mozart Festival, performed with Signature Symphony in Tulsa, and invites school groups to sing on selected concerts
  • Extensive library
  • BCS rehearses at Bartlesville High School. The choir room is spacious and there are extra rooms available for sectionals.
  • Performances take place at the Bartlesville Community Center (BCC). The BCC is an acoustically superb performance hall and is considered one of the finest concert halls in the country.
  • Has begun the Bartlesville Youth Chorus (BYC). The BYC is a chorus for unchanged voices 4th grade-12th grade. In addition to their own concerts, they also sing with the BCS at selected concerts.

Application Process

Please submit the following to the Search Committee by November 1, 2017
  • Resume
  • Recordings of previous groups conducted
  • Samples of programs previously planned and conducted

Submit application electronically to apply@bvillechoralsociety.org. (Due to email size limitations, it would be best to provide links to your recordings [Soundcloud, Youtube, etc.] rather than emailing them directly.)

Or you may physically mail application to BCS Search Committee, PO Box 283, Bartlesville, OK 74005.

Contact Susan Mueller with any questions at 918-440-6127 or send us an email at contactus@bvillechoralsociety.org



Samples of Past BCS Programs


BCS Audio Samples