Tenor Section Lead & Choir Members

Date Posted: Dec 14, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 09, 2018
Start Date: Jan 09, 2018

Salary: in person discussion
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Etobicoke
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Part-time
Career Level: Doesn’t apply

Organization Description

Etobicoke Centennial Choir

ECC is a small SATB auditioned choir which performs 3 times annually in Toronto.  As well the choir supports local organizations and goes a little further afield to participate in community events with like groups that showcase music and other art forms  

Choral Director Henry Renglich begins his tenth year with the choir, and readily shares his vast talents and knowledge with members and audience both.                                                        

The choir rehearses each Tuesday evening from September to June in preparation for the 3 annual concerts.



Job Description

TENOR SECTION LEAD (Paid) - attend all scheduled Tuesday evening rehearsals from Jan. 9/18 to May 29/18 -  participate in all concerts in choir season - wherever possible identify and address difficulties in section through example and advice - keep conductor apprised of chronic difficulties - participate in three scheduled Saturday concerts with dress rehearsals the Friday evening prior

CHOIR MEMBER (Unpaid) - undergo vocal audition with conductor (successfully) - work on repertoire at home - willingness to attend regular Tuesday night rehearsals and all scheduled concert nights or events - pay membership fee - assist whenever possible choir fundraising efforts etc.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (Unpaid) - opportunity to support the choir in many non-singing ways, eligible to vote at AGM (small fee required)



Requirements:

TENOR SECTION LEAD - must have EXCELLENT sight-reading skills - must be experienced with choral music - must have a good 'ear' - vocal training preferred.  The audition will begin with a test of sight reading skills, the results of which will be the determining factor in continuing the audition

CHOIR MEMBER - some experience preferable but not necessary - some sight-reading ability preferable but not necessary. Open House Rehearsal Jan. 9/18. Sit in. Sing. Audition 



Additional Info:

Etobicoke Centennial Choir is a 50-voiced SATB choir now in its 51st season. This predominantly classical choir performs 3 regular concerts between September and June as well as occasional run-out events. Conductor Henry Renglich conducts all rehearsals and concerts. All regular rehearsals and concerts take place at: Humber Valley United Church 76 Anglesey Blvd. Etobicoke, Ontario M9A 3C1 Rehearsals: 7.30 to 10PM, Tuesday evenings. Concerts: Saturdays Dec. 2/17; April 7/18 and June 2/18:  Dress Rehearsals: Friday evenings immediately preceding concert night.



Contact Info:

Name: Susan LeTendre
Telephone: 416-622-6923
Email: sueletendre@gmail.com
Website: www.etobicokecentennialchoir.ca

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