Vacancy: Musical Director
Friday 28th April 2023
Description of vacancy:
Pitchcraft is an auditioned a cappella choir with 60+ members based in Edinburgh. We are looking for a new Musical Director to join us as, preferably soon as possible.
We sing a wide variety of music including original arrangements and our trademark mashups and medleys. The choir learns using scores but we also welcome non-music readers and provide audio tracks to support learning. We have an extensive repertoire of arrangements, but our ideal candidate would also be keen to suggest new music and encourage us to expand our musical horizons aligned to our core essence.
Pitchcraft is performance focused, and all our performances are off score. In every performance we aim to offer high quality and high entertainment value as well as something a little different. We typically stage one or two of our own performances a year but also accept bookings for corporate and private events.
We are looking for someone with experience in and a passion for, a cappella, and the energy and vision to take Pitchcraft forward and help us be the very best choir we can be. Pitchcraft is a registered charity and the successful candidate will be supported by our board of trustees and volunteer leads including leads for each section.
We have a strong social media presence and a commitment to grow our following by producing high quality videos of our songs. You can watch a number of our performances on our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/pitchcraft
Please note that Pitchcraft rehearses weekly on Tuesday evenings 7-9pm and candidates must be available to accommodate this.
If you are interested in applying, please read the full role description and send us your CV and a short covering letter to email@example.com by midday on Friday 28th April 2023. We aim to hold interviews during week commencing 1st of May and auditions on the 16th May, however we can be flexible.