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The Edmonton Youth Choir & Edmonton Children’s Choirs are looking for to fill two positions with our organization for this fall. If you are interested in one of the positions, get in touch and we will look forward to discussing further.

Junior Children’s Choir conductor position

The Edmonton Youth & Children’s Choirs are looking for a conductor to lead our Junior Children’s Choir, for singers 6-10 years of age or grades 1-4.

The conductor of the Junior Children’s Choir will oversee
all matters related to the implementation of the choir season, including repertoire selection, rehearsal planning, performances, and social activities.
This person will work with the Artistic Director and the conductors of the other choirs in order to plan and implement seasonal concerts.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in elementary music leadership and vocal pedagogy
  • Knowledge of both standard and contemporary choral repertoire appropriate for this age-range
  • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

 Senior Children’s Choir conductor position

The Edmonton Youth & Children’s Choirs are looking for a conductor to lead our Senior Children’s Choir, for singers 10-15 years of age or grades 5-9.

The conductor of the Senior Children’s Choir will oversee all matters related to the implementation of the choir season, including repertoire selection, rehearsal planning, performances, and social activities.
This person will work with the Artistic Director and the conductors of the other choirs in order to plan and implement seasonal concerts.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in elementary and junior high music leadership
  • Understanding of adolescent vocal development
  • Knowledge of both standard and contemporary choral repertoire appropriate and
    engaging for this age-range
  • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

General:

EYCC is looking for a dynamic and experienced musician(s)
with strong pedagogical skills, experience working with and a love for children this age, strong interpersonal skills, and a commitment to promote and foster the success of EYCC and its place in the cultural life of Edmonton.  Above all, a love of children and quality choral music are all-important aspects of this role.

Edmonton Youth & Children’s Choirs (EYCC) are an inclusive and welcoming family of choirs that for the past 25 years have provided young singers with exceptional musical experiences through excellence in performance, education, touring and service to the community. 

EYCC comprises singers from the elementary through university level.  The choirs have toured extensively across North America, Europe, South America and Asia and have recorded seven CD’s. 
Further information can be found at www.EdmontonYouthChoir.ca

Significant organizational support is provided through the
Artistic Director and Administrative Assistant positions, in the areas of recruitment, advertising and communication with families.

Interested candidates are requested to submit: a cover letter, resume and the names of two references to info@EdmontonYouthChoir.ca.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin June 15, 2021. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.