Pit Orchestra Director - The Pit Orchestra director leads the select group of high school instrumental students making up the pit orchestra that is part of the yearly fall musical where students have the opportunity to perform a full Broadway style musical. The person in this position will work with the theater & choir directors to coordinate & produce the fall musical stage performances in full, while auditioning & organizing the necessary pit orchestra instrumentation for the production selected.
This position also covers organizing & conducting pit orchestra only after-school rehearsals, sitzprobe/coordination rehearsals with the cast, dress rehearsals & the live public performances of the entire full production for the community. Background instrument content knowledge should include brass, woodwind & percussion instruments - prior conducting and/or piano performance experience is not required of applicants, but a definite advantage to the ensemble while looking to fill this position.
New Prairie United School Corporation