Chorus Directors Wanted 5Ways Harmony of Banbury seek a new MD 5Ways Harmony, who currently have 20 members is seeking a new Musical Director. We are based in Banbury, Oxfordshire where we rehearse just off J11 of the M40 on Thursday evenings throughout the year. Shanna Wells, our Musical Director since 2009, is standing down. Under Shanna’s guidance we have developed our musical skills and achieved high standards, improving our scores at convention to record levels in recent years and we are looking to appoint a new Musical Director who will help us to continue developing and improving as a chorus. Job description We look to the Musical Director to: prepare and lead rehearsals, and to prepare the chorus to its best ability for public performance. choose the music for us, in agreement with the committee, with input from chorus members. Ultimately, the final choice belongs to the MD. Raise/maintain a high standard, and teach 'best practice' and technique, while also encouraging the less confident. Commitments a 2-hour rehearsal each week (currently Thursday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30 pm) – we do break briefly around Christmas and in the summer Sing outs in the local area and surrounds Attending Convention when the chorus is competing the committee meets about 6 times a year. The MD is welcome to attend committee meetings if he or she wishes to. Attendance at Director’s College at 5Ways expense Remuneration By negotiation for both fees and reasonable travelling expenses Appointment If you would like to discuss the post please contact us by email at [email protected] If you would like to place an advert for a Chorus Director here, please contact [email protected] with the text that you would like to go on this page. Your advert will automatically be removed in two months. If you would like to place an advert in Harmony Express, the rates for advertising can be found here.