Music Director - Unley Concert Band
Unley Concert Band is seeking applications for the position of Music Director. The position of Music Director is currently vacant and the appointment to the Music Director position will take effect after the band returns when post Covid-19 pandemic restrictions cease.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a nationally recognised community concert band. The Music Director will work with the Band’s Management Committee to develop and implement the band’s strategic plan that will see the ensemble continue to develop and contribute to the City of Unley and wider South Australian communities.
● Managing weekly rehearsals
● Selecting programs for rehearsals, concerts, and competitions (with guidance from the Management Committee)
● Select and rehearse music for marching band engagements (with guidance from the Drum Major)
● Providing musical direction and guidance to band members
● Securing performance opportunities
● Working with the Management Committee to plan an annual performance and rehearsal schedule
● Assisting the Management Committee to recruit members
● Mentoring Novice Conductors
The Music Director will receive an honorarium and an annual budget for purchasing new music.
Applications should include information concerning Music Director qualifications and conducting experience in addition to Music qualifications.
Receipt of applications will be acknowledged, processed, and then shortlisted. As soon as the Covid-19 community gathering restriction limits are relaxed sufficiently to enable the band to return to rehearsals, auditioning of shortlisted applicants will occur.
The successful candidate will be required to successfully complete a DHS Working with Children Check.
Unley Concert Band was formed in 1997 and is the reigning South Australian A Grade Concert Band champion. The band regularly competes at a National level, and was A Grade champion at the 2016 Australian National Band Championships.
With more than 60 active members, UCB is active in the community through its own annual concert seasons, local and national competitions, and at community events both onstage, and in marching formation.
Regular rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at the Unley Town Hall (Oxford Street, Unley).
For more information and application details, please contact Levi Whitworth (Secretary) via [email protected] or 0410 363 101, or Andrew Edgeworth (President) via [email protected] or 0408 115 004.
Applications are due by COB 26 June 2020 and should be submitted to Andrew Edgeworth via [email protected].
Player Vacancies - Unley Concert Band
Unley Concert Band is seeking players to fill vacancies in the following sections:
For more information and application details, please contact Levi Whitworth (Secretary) via [email protected] or 0410 363 101,