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Job Opening - Conductor

January 1, 2024 at 10:07:35 PM

Opening for Conductor of The Mobile Symphonic Pops Band

The Mobile Symphonic Pops Band is seeking an experienced Musical Conductor. We encourage any interested individuals to apply for consideration by February 29,2024.

About Us - The purpose of the Mobile Pops is to promote the concept of the adult community concert band. The band operates as a non-profit community arts organization to provide an opportunity for musical expression among the membership; to provide quality music for all listeners; to contribute positively to the musical environment and cultural image of the Greater Mobile Metropolitan Area; and to stimulate interest in and reaffirm the position of the community band as an integral part of American music. Learn more at

Duties - The Conductor of The Mobile Symphonic Pops Band shall serve as an independent contractor appointed by the Board of Directors, who shall review this appointment annually. The Conductor shall determine the musical qualifications of applicants for membership in the Band, make all decisions regarding instrumentation, the final acceptance of applicants and seating within the sections, select repertoire, and exercise final authority in all musical matters.

The Conductor is a paid position that serves an annual appointment. Pay will be determined by the Board of Directors. The Conductor will conduct the band at each Monday night rehearsal and concert scheduled by the Board of Directors. The conductor will rehearse and conduct the band through 6 concert series typically including 28 rehearsals and 10 concerts per year.

Qualifications - The following qualifications are preferred, but not required for consideration:

•Masters in music or conducting

•10-15 years conducting experience

•Knowledgeable in Scores

•50 mile radius to Rehearsal Space

•Able to adequately prepare for rehearsals and have a “lesson plan”

How to Apply - To be considered for this position, please email a resume or CV along with a brief statement of interest to by February 29th, 2024. Applicants may be asked to conduct the band during a rehearsal or run an entire concert series before a final decision is made to offer an employment contract by the Board of Directors. The selected applicant will serve a paid trial period of 1 year or the remainder of the season depending on date of contract.

We are excited by the prospect of you joining our organization!

The Mobile Symphonic Pops Band Board of Directors

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