Middle School Spring Musical: Music Director

Faculty / Temporary

Atrium School, Watertown, MA

The Atrium School seeks an experienced music director for our upcoming after school Spring Musical for students in grades 6-8.

This position involves fully music directing a production of middle school students: teaching all vocal parts to students, integrating music theory and education into the learning process, and assisting the students with vocal technique including projection and diction. Music director also works creatively with the director to incorporate instruments played by students within the production when possible.

This position requires:

– Experience as a music director with middle school students

– Prior experience and a passion for implementing educational theatre and music programming

– Ability to accompany the show on keyboard a requirement

– BFA or equivalent experience

– Ability to implement successful methods of classroom management

– Willingness to collaborate with a director

– Excellent communication and organizational skills

– Appreciate diversity among students and uphold Atrium School’s mission to “encourage academic curiosity, creativity, and exploration while fostering each child’s intellectual growth and promoting excellence with joy.”

– Flexibility and creative thinking to produce a musical in a low-budget, ensemble-focused environment

– Reliable transportation to Watertown

Rehearsals begin on Wednesday February 2nd and run through the performance date on Friday May 20th. Rehearsals are Wednesdays & Fridays from 3:30-5:00, with occasional Sunday rehearsals and additional tech week rehearsals. Music director is expected to attend at least one of the two rehearsals per week, either Wednesdays or Fridays pending availability. Availability for both Wednesday and Friday rehearsals is strongly preferred. Music director must attend all Sunday rehearsals, every rehearsal starting Wednesday 4/27, tech/dress rehearsals and performance dates. Full schedule will be shared upon application.

Compensation for a music director who can attend all rehearsals is $2000. Compensation for a music director who can only attend one rehearsal per week will be adjusted accordingly.

To apply, please send resume and brief cover letter to Sophie Rich, srich@atrium.org.

Atrium School

Watertown, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
Day
All Gender