Are you interested in directing an a cappella chorus?
Soundscape, is a unique, mixed a cappella chorus – currently between 25-30 members – with a repertoire that has included Ed Sheeran, Simon and Garfunkel, and various pop songs of the 50s-90s. We have a passion for sharing our joy of singing through various performance opportunities and are looking for growth, both in numbers and in musical ability. We are looking for a director with a passion for a cappella music, to lead us on the journey of both personal and Chorus growth.
Our tastes and accomplishments have included (4 to 8 part harmony depending on arrangement):
- Seven Bridges Road
- Hymn of Axciom
- Stand By Me
- Thinking Out Loud
- Your Smiling Face
- Time After Time
- Sing Sing Sing (With a swing)
- Sing (Pentatonix)
- Plus a few others
- Christmas Repertoire
There is a management team in place (BoD) as well as a music team (MaG), both of which are made up of elected and/or volunteer chorus members. There are also section leaders in place. The group currently uses Groupanizers’ “Choir Genius” for the chorus organizational needs and a public website is in place.
The directors’ salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Your responsibilities would include:
< >Initial voice placement for new members
Working with section leaders in the audition process
Final audition approval for new members
Working with MaG to select music for the upcoming year
Working closely with the BoD regarding planning shows and performances
Organizing and directing weekly rehearsals in Surrey, BC
Directing approved performances