Job Opportunity: Irish Midlands Youth Orchestra seeks Musical Director and Conductor

The Irish Midlands Youth Orchestra are seeking a Musical Director and Conductor for a period of one year with a possibility of renewal.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Act as Musical Director & Conductor of the Irish Midlands Youth Orchestra.
  • Responsible for choice of repertoire each year, with consideration given to difficulty, learning outcomes, enjoyment, and overall suitability.
  • Responsible for musical arrangements when needed (directly or indirectly).
  • Conduct youth orchestra in rehearsals, workshops and performances.
  • Ensure that every member has sheet music for each piece (if their part is required) each time the orchestra meets.
  • Audition and interview potential new members.
  • Direct tutors/instructors of the Irish Midlands Youth orchestra.
  • Liaise and consult with conductor/tutors of intermediate Orchestra if and when required.
  • Liaise regularly with parents committee.
  • Liaise with outside acts/musical groups for potential concerts or collaborations.
  • Work with local, national and international music teachers, conductors and networks, etc.

Conducting experience essential.

Enquiries & Applications (including Musical CV) by email to by 30th March 2018.