LAST MINUTE: Music Director & Accompanist - After School Hours, Various Locations

Chicago's fastest growing professional theatre and school in Jefferson Park is seeking a Music Director for our on-site music theatre programs, located at various Northwest Chicago public and private elementary schoolsites.

MD will be contracted from February 2018 through early June 2018. This is a stipend position based around $18/hour.

Each site meets once per week, for approximately 14 rehearsals, plus an extended tech week before shows.

Schools perform a modified "junior" version of the title, usually with 3rd-8th graders. Some schools include primary grades "mini" programs, too. Cast sizes range from 15 to 60 (larger casts get split and double-cast).

We are seeking one MD to teach nearly every weekday during the 2:45pm-5:30pm time period (schedule will vary slightly from day to day). We do anticipate needing a second person to fill in for conflicts and some performances that may overlap.

This is a contractor position (1099). Successful applicant will need to undergo background checks for the Company, as well as some site-specific requirements (fingerprinting will be required, as well).

 

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

MD will be responsible for teaching solo and ensemble vocal parts, rehearsing, supervising students and doing basic classroom management, and playing final performances.

Applicants must be strong sight-readers (open score), experienced working with children and performance-level piano skills are a must.

 

To Apply: 

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter to Production Manager, Bri Wolfe at employment@windycityperforms.org.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Bri Wolfe
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