Lavender Light: The Black and People of All Colors Lesbian and Gay Gospel Choir, a community chorus of 15-20 auditioned singers, is seeking an experienced Artistic Director. Now in its 28th year, Lavender Light is looking for a skilled musician/conductor, visionary and charismatic leader to continue to inspire the choir's high standards of artistry and uphold the organization's social justice mission in the LGBTQ and broader communities.
The successful candidate should have academic credentials in a music field or the equivalent combination of education and experience, and be an accomplished teacher who has led a volunteer choir previously.
An extensive background in gospel music is a must. Significant production experience is also desirable. The candidate will demonstrate a passion for gospel music and support the choir's goal, "building bridges of respect and understanding through music," through innovative programming and outreach activities. The Artistic Director of Lavender Light works closely with the board of officers in the day-to-day operation of the organization.
Lavender Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
This announcement is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position. For a fuller description of roles and responsibilities please review the job description.
If you are interested in applying for the position we ask that you:
Email a copy of your resume and a cover letter to: LavenderLight85@gmail.com
In the email include a sample of your work by either: attaching MP3 (recording/s) of a performance that you conducted/led or direct us to an appropriate video link on YouTube (or other video source).
Only candidates being considered for the position will be contacted.
If you have questions, feel free to contact us at LavenderLight85@gmail.com or leave a message at (212) 714-7072.
Applications for this position will be accepted thru January 10, 2014.