Artistic Director

Chorus Polaris is seeking applications from persons with strong choral conducting training and experience to serve as (interim) artistic director for the 2017-2018 concert season.

Chorus Polaris Artistic Director Position description:

Chorus Polaris, a chamber choir known for high quality and eclectic programming, connects with the community through a broad range of musical styles, educational outreach, and collaboration. Our members pursue choral excellence to achieve expressive power that engages audiences in the celebration of the human experience through music.

In collaboration with section leaders and the board of directors, the artistic director will provide leadership to develop and implement the organization’s artistic vision. Responsibilities include:

Develop and prepare repertoire for performances during the concert season. (3-5 concerts per year)

Direct and lead all weekly rehearsals (September–May)

  • Audition and coach singers
  • Pursue collaboration with other vocal and instrumental ensembles
  • Hire and supervise accompanists
  • Work with the board to strengthen Chorus Polaris’ connection to its community, including outreach and fund-raising activities.

Interested candidates should submit the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. :

  • Resume
  • Letter of application that includes:
    • Why does being artistic director of Chorus Polaris interest you?
    • What strengths would you bring to your work as Chorus Polaris artistic director?