Established in 1975, the Williamsburg Choral Guild is a highly regarded 90 member, mixed all-volunteer chorus that presents three major concerts each season with enthusiastic support from the community.
Entering its 43rd season in July, 2018, the Guild is seeking a highly skilled artistic director to lead the chorus as it fulfills its mission to bring magnificent choral music to the greater Williamsburg area. Such a leader will consistently offer creative and engaging programming that presents classical repertoire as well as new works, involves singers young and old and appeals to current and potential audiences.
Primary responsibilities of this part-time position include selecting repertoire, conducting all rehearsals and performances, developing program budgets and auditioning and developing members.
Successful applicants will have minimum qualifications of a Masters degree in music, three years experience conducting a college/university, community, religious and/or secondary school vocal ensemble; and evidence of excellent understanding of vocal techniques and diction. Orchestral experience with choral-orchestral repertoire and Masters or Doctorate in Choral Conducting are a plus.
The search process for a new artistic director to lead the Guild beginning in July, 2018, the commencement of the 2018-19 season is well underway. The Guild plans to announce the new director in the spring of 2018.
How To Contact Us
We’ll be happy to answer questions you may have. Please send an email to dirsearch@WilliamsburgChoralGuild.org or leave a message at (757) 220-1808.