The Atlanta Opera

Teaching Job
Atlanta, GA USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 06/30/2021




The Music Administrator reports to the Artistic Administrator and is responsible for the music operations for all opera programming. Responsible for the music library and supertitles. Collaborate with all departments to fulfill the mission of The Atlanta Opera.


Work with the Orchestra Personnel Manager to execute orchestra contracts.

Ensure that orchestra service conditions comply with the current CBA requirement.

Prepare orchestra and chorus payroll for finance.

Maintain all cut lists and communicate to artist and creative team.

Contract seasonal staff (rehearsal pianist, children’s chorus master, etc.).

Work with Artistic Administrator and Chorus Master to contract chorus and other mainstage chorus roles (chorus bit, etc.).

Maintain and distribute rehearsal schedules for chorus and orchestra.

Assist with setup for orchestra and chorus rehearsals.

Oversee preparation and rental of supertitles.

Obtain performance and digital streaming rights for all opera programming.

Organize chorus and orchestra auditions as needed.

Serve as orchestra and chorus librarian; ordering, marking, and distributing appropriate parts.

Maintain music library as well as performance rights database.

Collaborate with other departments on interdepartmental needs.

Other artist services as needed.

Other duties, as assigned.


At least three years of work experience in opera.

Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required.

Ability to evaluate vocal and performance skill.

Ability to work collaboratively with multiple departments.


Bachelor’s degree in music or related field preferred, or equivalent professional experience.

Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season.

Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day.

Ability to communicate using a phone and headset.

Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner.

Please email cover letter and resume with references to, and include Music Administrator in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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