New England Music Camp
ANNOUNCES CONDUCTOR POSITION FOR:
Prelude Strings Orchestra Camp
Must be available 25 July through 8 August, 2022
Pay is $1600 plus room, board and a $250 travel stipend.
Deadline for receipt of all materials: 15 February, 2022
The conductor is responsible for the music education of the Prelude Strings Orchestra and its members according to the guidelines established by the Program Coordinator. This includes, but is not limited to, evaluating auditions, selection of players and repertoire, and leading rehearsals and performances collaboratively with additional string faculty members. The conductor will also nurture and promote the well-being of Prelude Strings campers, many of whom are attending camp for the first time.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Please include the following:
Founded in 1937, New England Music Camp is a summer camp for music students ages 11–18, located on 200 acres in Sidney, Maine, on the eastern shore of Messalonskee Lake in the Belgrade Lakes region. It follows a balanced structure of musical training (in the morning) and standard recreational activities (in the afternoon) such as sailing, kayaking, archery, tennis, softball, soccer, volleyball, badminton etc. There are numerous concerts offered free to the public during its four-week season on site at the Bowl-in-the-Pines or Alumni Hall (respectively, the camp's outdoor and indoor performance venues).
New England Music Camp is committed in policy, principle, and practice to maintaining an environment which prohibits discriminatory behavior and provides equal opportunity for all persons. NEMC affirms its commitment to provide a welcoming and respectful work and educational environment, in which all individuals within the camp community may benefit from each other’s experiences and foster mutual respect and appreciation of divergent views. We are especially interested in applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups as we seek to serve our increasingly diverse and inclusive campus.
NEMC Diversity Statement:
Our goal at NEMC has always been and will always be to provide a safe, warm, and welcoming environment for all students in which to grow both musically and socially. We stand together in support of all of our students, faculty, staff and community who have ever felt underrepresented or unheard. NEMC is committed to continuing to create a community built on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
NEMC commits to:
- Hiring faculty and staff from traditionally underrepresented groups as we seek to serve our increasingly diverse and inclusive campus.
- Building a more inclusive camp family and community. When our campus is diverse, the camp experience is diverse
- Educate our faculty, staff, and campers on systemic racism
“Strength to lead and faith to follow”