JOB TITLE Orchestra Librarian
JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE
The Orchestra Librarian reports to the Associate Director of Operations.
The orchestra’s music librarian is responsible for the purchase, rental and preparation of scores and parts for all performances. The librarian works with the music director, artistic administrator and conductors in selecting performing editions and in marking bowings, cuts or other edits, and then distributes parts to musicians. Other aspects of the job include maintaining library music holdings, keeping records of repertoire performance data, and assessing long-range acquisition needs. This position is part of the Operations Department and works closely with other team members to see that all concerts are successful.
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To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to the attention of Lori Anderson, Operations Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org. 36 King St W, Kitchener ON N2G 1A3. This position closes on Friday, June 19th, 2015.
About the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony: Formed in 1945, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony is the cultural centerpiece of Waterloo Region. The orchestra comprises 52 professional musicians under full-time contract and plays over 100 performances of music from early Baroque composer Monteverdi through commissioned music by Arcade Fire bassist and Canadian composer Richard Reed Parry. The KWS is nationally praised for its performances, has an education program unparalleled for an organization of its size, and is heard regularly across Canada on CBC. KWS Music Director Edwin Outwater is one of North America’s most creative, dynamic, and engaging conductors. His innovative programming has earned him international acclaim, in particular for his Intersections series.