The VBC is excited to be offering four new paid positions within the choir for the 2019-20 season.
The VBC symphonic choir is the flagship ensemble of our 8 choir organization that provides choral education and performance opportunities for all ages. Led by Maestro Leslie Dala, the VBC explores a wide range of repertoire from the past to the present, with passion and commitment. The choir’s mission is to share the vibrant and culturally diverse beauty of choral music with local, national and international communities. Through its series of concerts presented at the Orpheum Theatre, the adult choir continues to meet its mandate of commissioning and performing works by Canadian composers, performing with numerous community orchestra partners and presenting the world’s favourite symphonic choral works. You can learn more about our season schedule at vancouverbachchoir.com.
As a section leader, you will be playing a key artistic role in the organization. Through your exceptional vocal and musical skills you will act as a role model for our dedicated group of experienced community singers. Your leadership will provide invaluable mentorship through concerts, rehearsals and sectionals. The ideal candidate will possess a love of choral music, vocal pedagogy, and working with community musicians. Section leaders will also have opportunities to receive mentorship from senior artistic staff and build their own skills as musical leaders.
There may be opportunities for small solo features, dependent on repertoire.
The position starts immediately and runs until the end of May 2020, with the possibility of extension upon review.