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Music Director for Spring Musical (Grade 6–8) – Watertown, MA

Atrium School seeks an experienced music director for our after-school Spring Musical for students in Grades 6–8, beginning in February 2024.

This position involves fully music directing a production of middle school students; teaching all vocal parts, integrating music education into the learning process, and assisting the students with vocal technique, including projection and diction.

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 piano/keyboard required***
-BFA or equivalent experience
-Ability to implement successful methods of classroom management
-Willingness to collaborate with a director
-Excellent communication and organizational skills
-Appreciation of diversity among students and upholding 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 February 2024, on Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., with occasional Sunday rehearsals and additional tech rehearsals leading up to the performances on Friday, May 31, 2024.

The 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, and every rehearsal starting in May, including tech/dress rehearsals and performance dates. Compensation will be based on availability and experience.

To apply, please send a resume to Performing Arts Director Sophie Rich at [email protected].

Atrium School
Molly St. Clair
[email protected]
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

Posted 10/3/2023