Bachelor's degree in music from an accredited institution
Significant and outstanding string teaching experience in the public/private schools or youth orchestra program
An established reputation as a teacher and conductor with a consistent record of creativity and innovation
Ability to work collaboratively with FSYO students, musical administrative staff, board members, parents, and the Central Florida arts community
Masters or Doctorate in music from an accredited institution
Work well and build relationships with public/private school music educators
Relate to and work well with a diverse student population
Assist with fundraising efforts
Training and artistic development of the Youth Orchestra
Conducting the Symphonic Orchestra at rehearsals and performances
Supervising and advising the conductors of FSYO’s orchestras and special programs
Engaging additional qualified individuals needed to assist in training (sectional coaches, sub-musicians, etc.)
Selecting music to be performed and for audition requirements
Auditioning, selecting and placing members
Developing the artistic, educational, and service components of the overall program
APPLICATION MATERIALS: FSYO requires that all candidates submit the following. Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time.
A letter of application addressing the qualifications and duties, including a diversity statement
Contact information of three current references
Copies of three (3) past concert programs (last 5 years)
Links to representative recordings of rehearsals and performances. Digital media should include an equal amount of unedited rehearsal and concert performances (no more than 45 minutes)
Please send all materials to email@example.com. Application deadline is August 1, 2021. The committee will begin reviewing applications at that time.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with training and experience. Contracted annually July-June.
About Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras
ABOUT FSYO: Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras (FSYO) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has served Central Florida since 1953. FSYO serves nearly 300 students and is comprised of seven ensembles: three symphonic orchestras, one string-training orchestra, a chamber orchestra, and two jazz orchestras. Additionally, FSYO organizes two supplementary string programs during the fall and summer months: Sing-Song, String-Along and Stringmania Summer Camp. FSYO's program is carefully structured to encourage a student's growth throughout their primary and secondary years. Our full range of ensembles gives each student a place to excel with peers at a similar level, and an opportunity to collaborate with seasoned music professionals on local, national, and international levels. Beyond the regular season, students in FSYO's Touring Orchestra participate in life-changing experiences through annually alternating international & national tours. For more information about FSYO, please visit the website at http://www.fsyo.org.
Florida Youth Symphony Orchestra, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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