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Musical Director

£120 Sat, Additional hours £40 Hourly

The Music & Arts Service, Bradford are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring musical director for the Bradford Youth Orchestra.

Employer
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Location
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Contract Type
Freelance
Closing Date
29th September 2021

Due to changes in Service staffing from November 2021 the Music & Arts Service, Bradford are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and inspiring musical director for the Bradford Youth Orchestra. The orchestra is forward thinking, and regularly explores exciting partnerships with a wide variety of organisations; recent events have involved a Soul Band, a Rapper and working with a TV production company for a documentary. They hold annual residential weekends, take part in the Music for Youth festivals regularly, and tour abroad bi-annually.

Membership of the group is from Grade 5, and rehearsals are weekly in term time on Saturdays between 9am and 12 in Shipley, Bradford. The orchestra plays a wide repertoire from standard classical to film scores.
The successful candidate must be open to new ideas, have creative ways of thinking for the development of the orchestra and must be willing to undertake all residential weekends, tours and events which will be arranged in discussion with the Assistant Head of the Music & Arts Service.

The successful candidate will undergo a DBS check and references.

Session rate £120 per Saturday session. Additional hours (except residentials and tours) £40 per hour.

If you require any further information please telephone Felicity French on 01274 434970.

How to Apply

To apply please telephone 01274 434970 for an application form or go to
https://www.bradfordmusiconline.co.uk/site/about-us/jobs/casual-hourly-paid-application-form/
and download an application form and email it directly to debbie.bellwood@bradford.gov.uk

Closing Date:
29th September 2021
Interviews:
9th October 2021 between 09:00 and 12:00
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