Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA USA
Deadline: 06/15/2021




The Assistant Conductor and Chorus Manager works directly with the Artistic Director. This position is a member of the artistic and chorus operations team. He/She/They are expected to work closely and effectively with the Artistic Director, Executive Director, Music Librarian, and any other staff as deemed necessary to ensure clear communication regarding artistic needs for all choral rehearsals, performances, and events. Clear and timely dissemination of pertinent artistic information is paramount to the responsibilities of the Assistant Conductor and Chorus Manager.

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The Assistant Conductor and Chorus Manager must have extensive conducting and administrative experience. The ideal candidate must be able to handle organizational and communication aspects of the position in a positive, professional, and timely manner. Must work well under pressure and be willing to take directions and requests from many people while being able to prioritize tasks. Candidates for the position must be flexible and willing to be available to help, maintaining patience and a positive attitude amidst a sometimes hectic and always busy concert season. Above all, must have a positive attitude and be a team player. Candidates should be resident in the greater Philadelphia community and be able to lead a rehearsal on short notice in the absence of the Artistic Director.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and CV/resume by email to with subject line “Assistant Conductor and Chorus Manager Application.” Additionally, please include links to approx. 3-4 video excerpts of your conducting in contrasting styles and in a combination of performance and rehearsal. (No more than 15 total minutes of total video).

Application Deadline: June 15, 2021

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