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Chorus Master

Opera North invites applications for a Chorus Master, a senior post within the Music team, to take effect from Autumn 2015.

The Company is well known for its innovative approach to repertoire and concert programming and has a strong reputation for developing artists and musicians. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate ability at the highest level in their appropriate field, together with an extensive knowledge of the operatic repertoire. An excellent working knowledge of the major operatic languages is essential. Proficiency at the piano is a prerequisite. The Opera North Chorus is a full-time ensemble of up to 36 singers (including roles and covers) performing a yearly repertoire of approximately 9 operas, plus a number of concerts, recordings and education work.

Deadline for Applications: 10am, Monday 15 June 2015

Auditions to be held in Leeds on 30 June or 1, 9 or 10 July 2015

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

Chorus Master Job Description
Chorus Master ON Application Form
Chorus Master ON Equal Opportunities Form
Opera North Application guidance notes
 


Higher Education Partnerships Coordinator (12 months fixed term) Funded by the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme

Opera North is committed to producing high quality work that informs, excites and entertains. Working to the Projects Director and DARE Collaboration Manager, we are looking for a motivated individual to fill the role of Higher Education Partnerships Coordinator to play a key role in developing and delivering Opera North’s Higher Education Strategy.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate project coordination experience, excellent communication, IT, planning and presentation skills.

This role is offered as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries and specific eligibility criteria exist. All candidates must be recent graduates who received a full maintenance grant during the full period of their academic course.

Please read the guidance notes before applying for this position.

Salary: £15,500 per annum

Deadline for applications: 10am, Monday 15 June 2015

Interviews to be held in Leeds: Thursday 18 June 2015

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

HE Partnerships Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification
HE Partnerships Coordinator Application Form
HE Partnerships Coordinator Equal Opportunities Form
HE Partnerships Coordinator guidance notes


 


Education Accompanist

A fantastic opportunity to be part of the education team at Opera North, the national opera company for the North of England.

Committed to producing high quality work that informs, excites and entertains, Opera North is looking to create a team of experienced professional accompanists to work alongside the Opera North Education vocal delivery team and teaching artists.

Posts available are either fulltime or part-time from September; delivery might include regular evening work in addition to regular daytime delivery. The successful candidate(s) will have proven professional experience of playing for choirs and / or singers and have a demonstrable interest in arts education.

Salary:  £24,000 per annum (pro rata)

Deadline for applications: 10am, Monday 1 June 2015

Interviews to be held in Leeds during June 2015

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

Education Accompanist Job Description and Person Specification Form
Education Accompanist ON Job Application Form
Education Accompanist ON Equal Opportunities Form
Education Accompanist Opera North Application guidance notes
 


Education Activity Coordinator – updated on Wednesday 27 May

A fantastic opportunity to be part of the education team at Opera North, the national opera company for the North of England.

Committed to producing high quality work that informs, excites and entertains, Opera North is looking for an experienced and well-motivated individual to fill the role of Education Activity Coordinator (Leeds).

The successful candidate will have proven experience of managing arts education projects. They will have excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritise under pressure.

Salary range:  £18K - £20k per annum

Deadline for applications (extended): 10am, Monday 15 June 2015

Interviews to be held in Leeds: Thursday 25 June 2015

To apply, please complete and return the application form to:
Opera North, Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU or email appointments@operanorth.co.uk
Please note that recruitment is based on application form and references.

Related documents:

Education Activity Coordinator Job Description Form
Education Activity Coordinator Person Specification Form
Education Activity Coordinator ON Job Application Form
Education Activity Coordinator ON Equal Opportunities Form
Education Activity Coordinator Opera North Application guidance notes

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