The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) announces an opening for a two-year position as Assistant Conductor. The successful candidate will assist the FWSO Music Director and serve as cover conductor for the Music Director, Pops conductors, and guest conductors for all orchestra services. The Assistant Conductor will lead education, family, and community concerts in addition to other conducting and administrative duties as specified by the Music Director and Artistic Operations department. Candidates must possess meaningful orchestral conducting experience, a broad knowledge of orchestral repertoire and concert programming, be fluent in English, and demonstrate an ability to deliver remarks (memorized or on the spot) to audiences. The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to the Dallas/Fort Worth area and be eligible to work in the U.S.
Assist and provide support to Music Director and all guest conductors
Advise Music Director, Principal Guest Conductor, Pops conductors and guest conductors on Orchestra balance and intonation during rehearsals
Serve as cover conductor for the Music Director, Pops conductors and guest conductors for all services.
Collaborate with VP of Artistic Operations and Director of Education in programming of education and community concerts.
Conduct FWSO Education, community and other concerts as assigned.
Assist with administrative duties relating to education, community engagement, and audience development.
Extensive training and experience in orchestral conducting
Broad knowledge of symphonic repertoire and concert programming
Exceptional oral communication skills
Exceptional organizational skills and time management ability
Deadline: April 30.