Music Director for 7th Grade Concert Reading- Smokey Joe’s Cafe

Waterwell
New York, NY 10036
US

CONTACT NAME

Heather Lanza

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Waterwell, an award-winning Off-Broadway company entering its 18th year, seeks Music Director to join the Waterwell Drama Program at the Professional Performing Arts School (328 West 48th Street) on their upcoming middle school concert reading of Smokey Joe’s Cafe.

This year’s 7th grade project will be a concert reading of Smokey Joe’s Cafe by Leiber and Stoller. The production will take place in March, 2020.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

*Cast, direct, and music direct the staged reading of Smokey Joe’s Cafe.
*In collaboration with the producer, hire on band members for the performances as well as serve as band leader.
*Collaborate with Waterwell producers and Manhattan Youth After-School staff regarding student and production needs
*Must be available for Mon/Weds/Thurs 3:30-5:45p weekly rehearsals, with the exceptions of holiday breaks and extended tech week.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

*Experienced with music direction
*Experience working with young people, ideally in a theatrical setting
*Strong piano playing skills
*Experience conducting/leading a small band
*High energy, positive attitude, assertiveness, creativity, humor and patience

COMPENSATION:
$2000 fee

TO APPLY:
Please send your resume, cover letter, and contacts for three references to jobs@waterwell.org with “Music Director” in the subject line.

Resumes will be considered on a first come, rolling basis until position is filled.

DURATION

January 10, 2020 – March 19, 2020

SALARY

$2000

HOW TO APPLY

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