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  • 1.  Musical Director Opening

    Posted 10-26-2018 10:50
    Galt High School in Galt California is looking for a musical director.  Here is the job description:
    (Questions can be directed to Sonja Brown

    Description: Under the general supervision of the Administration, the Musical Director works closely with the Stage Director (Theatre Teacher) to prepare a production for public performance. The musical director will oversee all aspects of a theatrical production that involve music. This includes casting, rehearsing singers and orchestra members, and ensuring the quality and consistency of musical performances once the show opens.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    ·       Auditioning the singers and making casting recommendations to the director

    ·       Scheduling music rehearsals in collaboration with the director, choreographer and stage manager

    ·       Helping cast members learn their music (vocal coach)

    ·       Leading music rehearsals for principals, chorus and pit members

    ·       Serving as conductor for all performances

    ·       Serving as rehearsal pianist

    ·       Working with the sound designer when microphones will be used

    ·       Attending production meetings and rehearsals, as needed

    Desired Skills:

    ·       Strong communication and organizational skills

    ·       Ability to work with high school students

    ·       Read music and fluently play piano

    ·       Teach vocal techniques to novice singers

    Job Profile:

    Three days per week, up to 3 hours per day, some evenings and weekends required (If unable to perform during any of the specified times, the music director will be responsible for finding a replacement).  Approximate dates of employment: December 1 to March (2018-19).  

    Sonja Brown, Theatre Teacher
    Thespian Troupe 839
    Galt High School