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Director of Jazz

£120 per rehearsal

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Director of Jazz to take over from James Brady, who established East London Community Band’s (ELCB) jazz programme and led it with great success for three years.

This is a term-time role, taking place on Friday evenings between 5:45pm and 8:45pm.

Employer
East London Community Band
Location
Shadwell, London E1W
Contract Type
Freelance
Closing Date
11th June 2021

This is a unique opportunity to take over leadership of a well-developed and thriving jazz programme consisting of three ensembles:
• Jazz Stompers which focuses on the New Orleans street music tradition and learning by ear;
• Big Band which plays conventional big band music.
• Jazz Combo which is a smaller ensemble playing jazz standards and focusing on individual improvisation.

Together with a team of committee members and tutors, you will play a key role in helping maintain and promote ELCB’s ethos and achieve its objectives. You will therefore be passionate
about inspiring and nurturing a diverse membership of adults and children, beginners, improvers, and more accomplished players.

Recruitment schedule:
Closing date for applications: Friday 11 June 2021
Interviews: Monday 28 June 2021
Audition rehearsal: Saturday 10 July 2021
Planning period for autumn term activities: July-August 2021
Anticipated job start date: Friday 10 September 2021

How to Apply

For an application pack with full details about the role and background information on East London Community Band, please email helenmoules@gmail.com.

Closing Date:
11th June 2021
Interviews:
26 June 2021
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