Vacancies

This page has been set up to allow member choirs of the National Association of Choirs to seek the services of others.

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Midlands East NAC

SONARA Singers

MD - Sonara Singers

Due to impending retirement, Sonara Singers (all ladies choir) will be looking to recruit a new Musical director / conductor in early 2019. If you feel you would like the challenge and are suitably qualified or experienced, more information can be obtained from Lorna Brooks on 01773 811650, Angela Bacon on 07811891112, or Anne Eaton on 07521 979435. The closing date for applications is 31 January 2019.

Midlands South West NAC

AVON Singers

MD needed - Avon Singers

After 21 years at the helm, Carole has decided to hang up her metaphorical baton, so we have a vacancy for a new musical director starting in or before January 2019. If you are interested in the position, please get in contact using the form below, and we’ll get in touch to discuss your application.

Job Description
The Avon Singers
The Avon Singers are a small four part choir of approximately 24 voices. Singers are required to read music and practise at home in order to make progress in rehearsal. We rehearse on Monday evenings in Little Comberton, near Pershore.

The music performed ranges from The Beatles and musicals to religious works such as Faure’s Requiem and The Armed Man.

We usually perform a concert in each of the spring, summer and autumn, and two at Christmas. The choir makes considerable contributions to charity and is often invited to provide performances for particular charities which can augment these. In addition the choir is available to hire for weddings and other events.

Musical Director
The Musical Director is responsible for the following:

Taking weekly rehearsals
Conducting performances
Ensuring that members enjoy rehearsals
Encouraging members to sing their best and blend with the choir
Selecting music which is both suitable for the capabilities of the choir and enjoyable to sing
Arranging these pieces into an interesting way as a programme
Striving to produce good performances which entertain both the audience and choir members
Liaising with the committee in sourcing venues, arranging concerts and ensuring the wellbeing of the choir
Auditioning new choir members

Please get in touch using the form on the choir website, at http://avonsingers.com/about-us/musical-director-vacancy/

Thames South NAC

SNOWDOWN COLLIERY Male Voice Choir

Musical Director - Snowdown Colliery MVC

SNOWDOWN COLLIERY WELFARE MALE VOICE CHOIR, AYLESHAM, CANTERBURY
Our current musical director, Mr. Michael Lewis, is retiring at the end of 2019 after 22 successful years with the choir. We seek a new MD from January 2020 with the opportunity to work alongside Michael from September.
We seek an enthusiastic individual with a strong musical background who appreciates the unique and exciting genre of the 4 part male voice choir and is keen to bring out the best in us.
Currently we are celebrating our 90th year and have great plans for our 10th decade.
Founded in 1929 by the miners of the Snowdown Colliery, many of whom were from Wales, we are still members of the ‘Welsh Association of Choirs’ with whom we have sung in the Royal Albert Hall as recently as May 2018.
We are a choir of around 50 choristers who hail from Ashford to Thanet, Folkestone to Canterbury. Members are encouraged to read music and practise to maintain a high level of performance. We rehearse at St. Finbarr’s R.C. Church Aylesham on Monday evenings and perform regularly in a range of venues, raising considerable funds for charity. Popular features are annual 2 day tours in the U.K. and exchanges with well-established choral friends abroad.
Our repertoire is varied from Welsh hymns to musicals and we seek an MD who is keen to modernise and broaden it further.
Full details of the choir and its history, role specification, person specification, selection and remuneration are to be found on our website: www.snowdown-choir.co.uk.
All enquiries should be made to The Snowdown Secretary Dr. David Rance: scwmvc@gmail.com Tel. Nos. 01304 840569 or 07515 027912.
Closing date for applications: 31st March 2019

Wales North/Cheshire West NAC

CHESTER Ladies Choir

Musical Director - Chester Ladies Choir

Chester Ladies’ Choir (Charities Registered Number 1057950)

Our current musical director is leaving, due to being offered a fantastic new career opportunity, so we have a vacancy starting in or before January 2019. If you are interested in the position, please contact us for more information.

About the choir
We are a group of about 40 ladies of all ages who love to sing! We have been established as a choir since 1955 and are based in Chester, although we have members from across Cheshire, Wirral and North Wales.
We meet on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 till 9:30 at St Luke’s Church in Huntington, Chester to sing wide range of music from classical pieces to modern pop and jazz for our own concerts and other community and charity events.
We believe that singing is a fantastic way to meet new friends and have fun and it’s good for your health and well-being.


We are looking for a creative and positive MD who is committed to maintaining the high standards that the choir always strives to achieve.
Job description
The Musical Director is responsible for the following:

Taking weekly rehearsals
Teaching singing techniques to continually improve sound quality
Conducting performances
Ensuring that members enjoy rehearsals
Selecting music which is both challenging and enjoyable to sing
Arranging these pieces into an interesting way as a programme
Striving to produce good performances which entertain both the audience and choir members
Liaising with the committee in sourcing venues, arranging concerts and ensuring the wellbeing of the choir
Auditioning new choir members
If you are interested in applying for this role then please contact us for more information.
tclchoir@outlook.com


National Association of Choirs