Music Director Search

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association welcomes applications for the position of Music Director.  Finalists will audition/conduct during the 2020-21 season, with the position starting in the 2021-22 Season.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding musician with the skills and experience necessary to conduct a professional orchestra.  They will have experience and enthusiasm with a broad repertoire to program concerts and will embrace and carry out a comprehensive artistic vision for the MSOA.  They will have the ability to inspire players to reach the highest level of musicianship, possess an acute ear, a practical understanding of all orchestral instruments and effective rehearsal technique.  They will have a passion for enriching lives through music including a commitment to community engagement and music education and the ability to communicate this passion. They will have the ability to collaborate with staff and Board to achieve the goals and objectives of the MSOA.

 To Apply:
Applications must be received by October 31, 2018.   Please click on the link below to upload a cover letter, resume with at least three professional references and conducting sample video. Please no phone calls. The Modesto Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer. 

Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association | Music Director Job Announcement (pdf, 36 kb)
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Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association Fact Sheet (pdf, 189 kb)