Vacancy for Musical Director

City Sound Voices
Charity Number – 1168389
CitySound Voices are seeking to appoint a Musical Director
from September 2022

A Brief Description of the Group:

CitySound Voices is a friendly, auditioned choir based in Bath and has currently around 40 members who have varied but sound musical experience and knowledge. We rehearse on Wednesday nights from 7.30 to 9.30 at St Stephen’s Church, Lansdown, Bath, BA1 5SX. The MD be very welcome at choir social events etc.

We usually perform three concerts a year in various venues in Bath and the surrounding area: at Christmas, in the spring, and summer, with possible extra events (eg charity gigs or lunchtime recitals). The group performs with soloists and other choirs. We employ a professional accompanist. Our repertoire is varied and encompasses a wide range of musical genres.

Key requirements for the position:

● The candidate should be an excellent musician with a variety of musical skills especially vocal coaching skills which will enable the choir to achieve high-quality concert performances.
● We are seeking someone with skills to develop the choir’s performance and technique in a dynamic and motivational manner through a rehearsal programme built on engagement, enthusiasm and fun.
● The candidate should also bring with them a wide knowledge of musical repertoire to engage both choir and audience.
● With this appointment, we are seeking proactively to increase our membership,
particularly attracting younger singers and male voices.
● A good set of interpersonal, organizational and communication skills will enhance all of the above.

To apply for the position, send a CV and covering letter to the choir Secretary, Simon Tatton-Brown. The closing date for applications is Friday 19 August 2022. Interviews will be held onWednesday 7 September in the daytime, followed by auditions with the choir on the evening of Wednesday 21 September.

For further details about CitySound Voices please see our website: https://citysound.org.uk



Simon Tatton-Brown
Secretary

email: contact@citysound.org.uk

07891 898472

July 2022