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We employ approximately 75 musicians and a team of professionals to help create, administer and support the CCSO's concert season and educational programs. The organization is supported by functional consultants, an active Guild and local volunteers.

Independent Marketing Consultants 
Busy in-house marketing team is looking to develop relationships with independent contractors in all areas
of marketing to take on projects as needed.  Tell us what you do best and include samples of your work.

SEND LETTER OF INTEREST AND RESUME TO:
Joanna Christopher
Director of Marketing
Cape Symphony Orchestra
1060 Falmouth Road
Hyannis, MA 02601
jchristopher@capesymphony.org
(No Phone Calls, Please
)

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Music Director and Assistant/Associate Conductor
We are looking for an individual with the experience and interest to assume the combined position of Music Director and Assistant/Associate Conductor (see  following)

JOB TITLES:
1) Music Director of Youth Orchestra and Symphony Education programs at the Cape Cod Conservatory of Music and Arts.         
 2) Assistant/Associate Conductor  of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra (title commensurate with experience)
                             
REPORTS TO:
 1) Managing Director Cape Cod Conservatory of Music and Arts
 2) Artistic Director Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra

JOB LOCATION: Cape Cod. Candidates should live on Cape Cod or within 1 hour’s drive of Cape Cod.

JOB SUMMARIES: 
1)  Serve as Music Director and Conductor of the Youth Orchestra and Education programs of the Cape Cod Conservatory of Music and Arts
 2)  The Assistant/Associate conductor shall assist the Artistic Director and staff in all matters related to the artistic administration of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra. Serve as backup or “cover” conductor for the Artistic Director and all guest conductors for all services and/or concerts of the CCSO, including without limitation, subscription concerts, other concerts of a classical nature and all Pops concerts.   Title of Assistant or Associate Conductor dependent upon previous experience.

ABOUT THE CAPE COD CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC AND ARTS AND THE CAPE COD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Cape Cod Conservatory of Music & Arts is the premier learning and performing arts center on Cape Cod. The Conservatory offers instruction in all major instrument groups, vocal instruction, and classes in art, dance and drama. Campuses in Falmouth and West Barnstable offer students of all ages the opportunity to discover - or rediscover - their passions for the arts. A Youth Orchestra, presently with 48 members, was formed 2010. www.capecodconservatory.org

The Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra is a highly respected full symphonic ensemble with 75 contract members and second only to the Boston Symphony Orchestra in budget in Massachusetts. The CCSO celebrated its 50th Anniversary Season in 2012. Each year, the CCSO performs a 5-concert classical series (Sat evening, Sun. afternoon) a 3-concert Pops series that includes three performances each in October and February; 6 performances of the Holiday Pops in December.  The CCSO currently performs a 2-concert Education series and various summer concerts .
www.capesymphony.org

MUSIC DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (1):
•    Serve as conductor for the CCSCMA Youth Orchestra, responsible for all musical instruction, direction, leadership, community engagement and recruitment.  Also serve as conductor of Music Memory, Young People’s Concert and any other educational programs as needed.
•    Plan and conduct all rehearsals and performances
•    Program repertoire for the entire season that is age and skills-appropriate, inspiring and enjoyable for the students, and that will effectively develop the skills of the ensemble
•    Formulate and pursue an active strategy to recruit new students for all levels (three) of the Youth Orchestra. Visit classrooms and private studios as part of recruiting process
•    Oversee planning and implementation of placement auditions for the ensemble
•    Be available for media events, fund-raising promotions, speaking engagements, development meetings and activities, administrative meetings and other activities as determined and identified by management
Young People’s Concerts duties include:
•    In conjunction with the Managing Director, Artistic Director, Education Director and, Director of Concert Operations, program and conduct Young People’s Concerts. 
•    Work with Education Director in writing the YPC script to integrate thematic and educational materials with DOE guidelines. 
•    Work with Education Director and Concert Production to assume oversight of concert production logistics.

Music Memory Duties:

•    Lead and conduct all Music Memory orchestral rehearsals and performances
•    Plan program, talks and musical selections (overture and finale) in conjunction with Education Director and Director of Concert Operations
•    Work with Education Director and Concert Production to assume oversight of concert production logistics.

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (2)
•    Attend all rehearsals to be able to assist the Artistic  Director with concert production requirements such as providing  verbal feedback on artistic matters relating to repertory (balance, intonation, dynamics, ensemble issues).
•    Attend all concerts to assist Artistic Director with production elements such as cueing audio/visual requirements for the performance and other off stage artistic or conducting requirements
•    The Assistant/Associate conductor will possess strong personal communication skills and should be able to create an environment that is conducive to open and direct communications.   S/He will have a passion for orchestral music and education and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    If requested, assist with the artistic development of the orchestra by evaluating the performances of the ensemble and individual musicians and reporting the observed performance levels  both written and verbal on a regular basis to the Artistic Director and management.
•    The Assistant/Associate conductor will possess strong personal communication skills and should be able to create an environment that is conducive to open and direct communications.   S/He will have a passion for orchestral music and education and possess  excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    The Assistant/Associate conductor shall assist the Artistic Director and staff in all matters related to the artistic administration of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra.
•    Serve as backup or “cover” conductor for the Artistic Director and all guest conductors for all services and/or concerts of the CCSO, including without limitation subscription concerts, other concerts of a classical nature and all Pops concerts. 
•    Live within no more than a one hours driving distance from Cape Cod
•    Aggressively and professionally promote the image and visibility of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra in the southeastern Massachusetts area.
(Detailed job description available on the website)

APPLICATION PROCESS
Candidates should submit current resume and cover letter, and video materials depicting at least 60 minutes of unedited rehearsal and at least 30 minutes of unedited conducting with a live ensemble.  Video should include several examples of contrasting repertory.  Video must be in a DVD format or accessible via web based service such as youtube.com. If web-based, please ensure clear link is included in your application. Materials will not be returned to applicants.

Application materials should be mailed to:
Assistant/Associate Conductor Search
Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra
1060 Falmouth Road, Suite A
Hyannis, MA 02601

No phone calls, emails or faxes please.  Application deadline:  All materials must be received by April 1, 2014

AUDITION PROCESS
Semi-finalists will be chosen based upon DVD submissions and invited to interview with the CCSO as early as April 1, 2014.   Finalists will subsequently be asked to return for a multi-day interview.

COMPENSATION

To be negotiated based upon experience.

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Bassoon - Principal Bassoon Auditions

June 19, 2014
(specific times will be scheduled and emailed following Round #1)

Location: Cape Cod Conservatory - Barnstable Campus
2235 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MA 02668

Audition Repertoire:

Principal Bassoon

ROUND #1:

Exposition of a major concerto plus: 

-STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring: Opening phrase

-MOZART Marriage of Figaro: Opening two phrases

-BEETHOVEN Sym. #4: Last movement, opening phrase

-SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #10: Andante bassoon solo before the 4th movement Allegro

 

ROUND #2:

Exposition of a major concerto plus: 


MOZART Marriage of Figaro: Measures 139-154

RAVEL Bolero: Bassoon Solo (2 measures after Reh #2 - Reh #4)

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym #4: Mvt II, measures 274-304 

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade: Mvt II beginning to Reh A 

STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring: The whole first page

BEETHOVEN Sym #4: Last movement, opening phrase

BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique: March of the Scoffold, Bassoon section soli

RAVEL Piano Concerto in G: Traditional Solo

SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. 10: Andante Bassoon solo before the 4th Mvt Allegro

STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel: Traditional excerpts

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. 6: 1st Mvt, opening six measurse, m. 160

 

 

To schedule an audition, please take the following steps:

ROUND #1: 
Please upload a video to your Youtube account containing the following:
-Clearly state your name
-Repertoire listed above under "Principal Bassoon Round #1"

Send the link AND a one-page resume to Ellen Hurley, CCSO Personnel Manager, ehurley@capesymphony.org

Videos and resumes must be received on or before May 15, 2014. You will be notified by May 20th, 2014 of whether you are moving forward to Round #2.

 
ROUND #2:
If you are selected for the second round, you will be asked to audition in person for Maestro Pak on June 19th. A $25 returnable deposit will be required to reserve your audition time.

 

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Flute - Principal Flute Auditions

May 5, 2014
(specific times will be scheduled and emailed following Round #1)

Location To Be Announced

 

Audition Repertoire:

Flute - Principal 

ROUND #1:

Solo of your choice plus: 

-PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony: 2nd mvt Reh #31 - Reh #32 (alt. ed. #2 - #3)

-PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony: 4th mvt Reh #62 - 3 after Reh #65 (alt. ed. #17 -  3 after #19)

-STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite: Variation De L'Oiseau De Feu

 

ROUND #2:

Concerto or solo piece of your choice plus: 


DEBUSSY Afternoon of a Faun 
Opening Solo 

PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony 
2nd mvt Rehearsal #31 to Rehearsal #32 (alt. ed. #2 - #3) (measures 13-21)
4th mvt Rehearsal #63 to 3 measures after Rehearsal #65 (alt. ed. #17 - 3 after #19) (measures 137-169)

STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite 
Variation De L'Oiseau De Feu, complete 

RAVEL Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No 2. 
Rehearsal #176 - 179 

MENDELSSOHN Scherzo from Midsummer Night's Dream
Beginning to Letter A
1 before Letter P to End


To schedule an audition, please take the following steps:

ROUND #1: 
Please upload a video to your Youtube account containing the following:
-Clearly state your name
-Repertoire listed above under "Flute Principal Round #1"

Send the link AND a one-page resume to Ellen Hurley, CCSO Personnel Manager, ehurley@capesymphony.org

Videos and resumes must be received on or before March 30, 2014. You will be notified by April 5th, 2014 of whether you are moving forward to Round #2.

 
ROUND #2:
If you are selected for the second round, you will be asked to audition in person for Maestro Pak on May 5th. A $25 returnable deposit will be required to reserve your audition time.

 

Audition finalists may be asked to perform with the orchestra in a trial period. Auditions will be with CCSO Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak. The CCSO is a per-service orchestra.

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There are no other auditions occurring at this time. If you wish to be considered as a supplemental musician, please email a one-page resume to Ellen Hurley, Personnel Managerehurley@capesymphony.org. Please check back regularly for new audition opportunities. The CCSO is a per-service orchestra.

AUDITION REPERTOIRE for all instruments.

Violin
Exposition of a concerto, unaccompanied movement of a Bach sonata plus:

MOZART Sym. #35
1st mvt. m. 15 to 3 measures after Letter A

BEETHOVEN Sym. #3
3rd movt. Scherzo, beginning to letter B (m. 119)

STRAUSS Don Juan
Beginning to 13 measures after Letter C

PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony
4th mvt. Beginning to 9 measures after Letter B


Viola
Exposition of 1st movement of a major concerto (Bartok, Walton, etc.), movement of an unaccompanied 
 Bach suite plus:

MOZART Sym. #35
1st mvt. m. 13 to 3 after Letter A

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #6
1st mvt. Beginning to 10 after Allegro non troppo
3rd mvt. 5 measures after Letter V to Letter AA

STRAUSS Don Juan
Beginning to Letter B
1 measure before Letter Z to Letter Cc

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Scherzo, C to F, N to O


Cello
Exposition of a concerto, and movement from an unaccompanied 
 Bach suite plus:

MOZART Sym. #35
4th mvt. 23 measures after Letter D to Letter E

BEETHOVEN Sym. #5
2nd mvt. Beginning to Letter C

BRAHMS Sym. #2
2nd mvt. Beginning to Letter A

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Scherzo

STRAUSS Don Juan
Beginning to measure 7
3 measures before Letter G to 4 measures after Letter K
7 measures after Letter X to Letter Cc


Double Bass
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

BEETHOVEN Sym. #9
4th mvt. Beginning to A

MOZART Sym. #35
1st mvt. measure 13 to Letter A
4th mvt. 23 measures after Letter D to Letter E

BEETHOVEN Sym. #5
3rd mvt. Beginning to measure 86
Measure 140 to measure 177

STRAUSS Don Juan
Letter A to Letter C


Flute
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

DEBUSSY Afternoon of a Faun
Opening Solo

PROKOFIEV Classical Sym.
2nd mvt. Rehearsal #31 to Rehearsal # 32 (alt. ed. #2 – #3)
4th mvt. Rehearsal #63 to 3 measures after Rehearsal #65 (alt. ed. #17 – 3 after #19)

STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite
Variation De L'Oiseau De Feu

RAVEL Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No.2
Rehearsal #176-179

Piccolo
TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
3rd mvt. measure 162-170, measure 194-203

ROSSINI
Semiramide


Oboe
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

BRAHMS Violin Concerto
Adagio Solo

BRAHMS Sym. #2
2nd mvt. measures 19-26

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
2nd mvt. Beginning to measure 21

BRAHMS Sym. #1
2nd mvt. solo

ROSSINI La Scala di Seta
Andantino and Allegro Solos

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Scheherazade Solos

English Horn
DVORAK Sym. #9
2nd mvt. measure 7 to 3 measures before Rehearsal #1

BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture
Solo


Clarinet
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

BEETHOVEN Sym. #8
3rd mvt. Trio to D.C.

BRAHMS Sym. #3
2nd mvt. Beginning to Letter B

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Scherzo

STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite
Variation de l'oiseau de feu Rehearsal #9 to end

RACHMANINOV Sym. #2
3rd mvt. measure 6 to 5 measures after Rehearsal # 48

E-flat Clarinet

SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #6
Scherzo

BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique
Last mvt.


Bassoon
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

MOZART Marriage of Figaro
Overture Beginning - m. 24 and measures 156-17

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
2nd mvt. measure 274 to the end

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade
2nd mvt. measure 5 to Letter A

STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring
Beginning to 3 after Rehearsal 3

RAVEL Bolero


Horn
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

BEETHOVEN Sym. #7
1st mvt. Measure 88 to Measure 110

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
1st mvt. Beginning to Measure 20

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #5
Andante Solo - Beginning to measure 28

STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel
Beginning to Rehearsal #1

MAHLER Sym. #1
1st mvt. 5 measures before Rehearsal #3 to Rehearsal #3
7 measures before Rehearsal #26 to #27
3rd mvt. Rehearsal #3 to Rehearsal #4
4th mvt. Rehearsal #6 to Four after #6

SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #5
1st mvt. Rehearsal #17 to Rehearsal #21


Trumpet
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

MUSSORGSKY-RAVEL Pictures At An Exhibition
Opening Solo
Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle Reh. #58

SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #5
1st mvt. Rehearsal #27 to 29

STRAVINSKY Petrushka
Dance Of The Ballerina

MAHLER Sym. #5
1st mvt. Opening

RESPIGHI Pines of Rome
Offstage Solo


Trombone
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

MOZART Requiem
Tuba Mirum Solo

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
4th mvt. 9 measures after Letter A to Letter B

WAGNER
Die Walkure

RAVEL Bolero
2 measures after Rehearsal #10 to Rehearsal #11


Bass Trombone
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

HAYDN The Creation
No. 26

BEETHOVEN Sym. #9
4th mvt. Andante Maestoso

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
4th mvt. 9 measures after Letter A to 9 before Letter B

WAGNER
Die Walkure


Tuba
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

MUSSORGSKY-RAVEL
Pictures At an Exhibition - Bydlo

WAGNER
Die Walkure

HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphoses
2nd mvt. 4 measures before M to P

PROKOFIEV Sym #5
1st mvt. Rehearsal #3 to #6


Harp
Standard excerpts from:

BARTOK Concerto for Orchestra

BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique

BRITTEN Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

MAHLER Symphony No. 5

TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz of the Flowers


Timpani

FIRTH The Solo Timpanist, Etude XI

BARTOK Concerto for Orchestra
4th mvt. bars 42-51

BEETHOVEN Sym #7
1st mvt. bars 89-110
4th mvt. bars 409-end

BRAHMS Sym #1
1st mvt. bars 68-91
4th mvt. bars 375-end

BEETHOVEN Sym #9
1st mvt. 18 bars before S to end

HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis
2nd mvt.

MOZART Magic Flute Overture

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym #4
1st mvt. 2 bars before T to U



PERCUSSION

Snare Drum
LONG ROLL EXERCISE
Start pp, gradually cresendo to ff,
hold the ff a short time, then gradually diminuendo to pp

DELECLUSE from Douze Etudes
Etude #1

PROKOFIEV Lieutenant Kije
Mvt. I ,The Birth of Kije Reh. 1 to 2

PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5
Mvt. II and Mvt. IV

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade
Mvt. III Reh. D to E and F to G
Mvt. IV Reh. P to U (condense rests before S)

Marimba
Solo or etude of your choice (Two or Four Mallets)

Xylophone

GERSHWIN Porgy & Bess

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3
Measures 230-244

SHOSTAKOVICH Polka from The Golden Age

Glockenspiel
DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Reh. #17-20, Reh. #22-24, Reh. #52-53

MOZART The Magic Flute

Cymbals 
Misc. Crashes at Various Dynamic Levels

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
Mvt. III Reh. #32 to 33

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet

Bass Drum
TCHAIKOVSKY Sym # 4
Mvt. IV Measure 272 to end

Tambourine
DVORAK Carnival Overture

Triangle
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

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