We're looking for a new Musical Director

Type of post: Chorus news item
Status: Current
Date Posted: Mon, 4 Nov 2019

New Musical Director


MK Acapella is Milton Keynes’ very own all male barbershop choir who are dedicated to singing in 4 part harmony and promoting this unique sound across the city and beyond. Founded in 1986 we have been entertaining crowds across MK for over 30 years. The aim of the club is to encourage the singing and enjoyment of Barbershop Harmony in both Chorus and Quartet form.

We are seeking to appoint a new Music Director of MK Acapella to provide the artistic and musical vision, leadership, and inspiration, as well the technical and teaching skills, to continue to advance the Chorus’ artistic excellence. The Director will be the artistic and musical leader of the Chorus, ultimately responsible to the Members and the Executive Committee for all musical, artistic, interpretive and visual performance activities.

You will need to commit to being the MK Acapella’s Music Director and inspirational leader - planning and directing the Chorus rehearsals and performances whilst educating the Chorus members to execute your artistic, musical and performance vision. To be successful in this role, you will need to have proven and demonstrated musical skills with outstanding teaching, rehearsal and delivery skills. We are looking for someone who has integrity, loyalty, decisiveness, accountability, strength of character and the ability to work effectively with others in a member-driven organization whilst having a vision for the advancement of the Chorus’ overall mission, reputation and community impact.

For further information or an informal chat about the role, please call James Boyle, Public Relations Officer, on 07545 602045 or email on pro@mkacapella.com. Closing Date for applications is Monday 6th January 2020 with a view to appoint from March 2020.