Summer 2022 Seasonal Openings
PVTC musical directors collaborate with an experienced and enthusiastic creative team to plan for and musical moments in summer camps. Musical directors lead vocal warmups and teach vocal technique/terminology in a supportive environment.
The ideal candidate experiences music directing for students in elementary, middle, and/or high school. Successful applicants are driven, independent, excellent communicators, collaborative, inclusive, visionary, and interested in developing the whole student. Teaching experience in a masked, socially distanced setting is a plus. PVTC uses Google Drive, Zoom, Slack, and Dropbox for all camps.
REPORTS TO: Producing Artistic Director
OPEN POSITIONS: We are hiring music directors for:
Session I (June 13-July 1) - Frozen Jr.
Session II (July 5-15) - Frozen KIDS
**PVTC is hoping the Music Director for Frozen Jr. will also work for Frozen KIDS, though we will gladly accept applications for candidates who can only work one of the sessions. Please let us know your availability in your application.
PREP SEASON (PART-TIME MARCH THROUGH MID-JUNE, can be remote)
Attend scheduled production meetings for each show you’re working
Attend all-staff trainings and meetings
Participate in one-on-one calls with the camp director or other staff as needed
Collaborate with production team to develop overarching vision for the show
Participate in auditions, callbacks, and casting by reviewing footage, providing music sides for auditions, attending & leading vocal callbacks, and deliberating casting decisions
Make adjustments to music as necessary depending on casting needs
DURING CAMP (FULL-TIME DURING THE SUMMER CAMP SESSION, in person)
Lead music rotations for your show. This can include warm-up, technique, and learning songs for the project.
Attend post-camp meetings to debrief the day and report out on rehearsal progress
Support campers by celebrating their strengths and providing them with growth challenges through instruction, sticker chart rewards, and sharing your observations and suggestions
Participate in the morning circle and group activities throughout the day
Set up, maintain, and cleanup appropriate workstations for rotations
Work closely with the creative team to create a unified camp experience in which each rotation supports the work of the others
Communicate schedule needs to the director and stage manager
Make requests for supplies, space set up, or emails home in a timely manner using proper channels of communication
Polish songs leading into tech and performances
Collaborate with other instructors to write student congratulatory cards
Attend and support performances, which includes leading pre-show rituals and warm-ups with the cast as well as conducting during the show
Participate actively in strike
Following final performances, fill out post-camp feedback survey
Attend post-mortem discussion