Employment – Concert Choir Director

Organization:   Ames Children’s Choirs   Ames, Iowa   https://www.ameschildrenschoirs.org

Position: Concert Choir Choral Director

Contact: goacc@ameschildrenschoirs.org

Ames Children’s Choirs (ACC)  seeks a conductor to start on July 1, 2016 for its Concert Choir (singers age range: 12-16).

ACC currently comprises three choirs: the Preparatory, Chorale, and Concert Choirs. Candidates will possess strong musical, interpersonal and organizational skills and be available to attend weekly choir practices, meetings, and other special events in Ames, Iowa. ACC presents at least two major concerts per year and hosts biennial Midwest Children’s Choral Festivals at the Stephens Auditorium at Iowa State University.  The choir groups also tour regionally, nationally, and internationally.

The conductor will be responsible for programming, recruiting, and maintaining high artistic standards for the corresponding choir.   Further details please refer to the job description .

If interested, please submit an application consisting of a one page cover letter and resume, via e-mail to goacc@ameschildrenschoirs.org. In your cover letter please summarize your qualifications pertinent to choral music education, experience conducting and working with children, and why you would be a good fit with the  ACC.  Attachments to the cover letter and resume can also include,  but are not limited to:

  • A sample concert program of 5 selections (title, composer/arranger and publisher)
  • A list of choral conference attendance and festival participation (if not in the resume)

The search will continue until the position is filled.   However,  to ensure full consideration in the current search, please submit your complete application by March 15, 2016.

More information about ACC are available at  https://www.ameschildrenschoirs.org.


Ames Children’s Choirs
Search Committee