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The Reno Chamber Orchestra is seeking to fill two positions:
Music Director and Conductor of the Reno Chamber Orchestra
Artistic Director of the Nevada Chamber Music Festival.


Reno Chamber Orchestra
Position Title: Music Director and Conductor

The Reno Chamber Orchestra is presently seeking a Music Director and Conductor. The Music Director/Conductor provides artistic leadership for the Orchestra, developing both traditional and innovative programming that is significant to the community and the orchestra, and promotes audience development. The Music Director/Conductor would conduct a majority of the orchestra’s rehearsals and concerts, and provide leadership through the establishment of standards of performance, choice and balance of repertoire, artists, choral ensembles, guest conductors, and selection of musicians for vacancies in the Orchestra (in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement).The Music Director/Conductor would also participate in and support fundraising and promotional efforts in the community.The Music Director/Conductor reports to the Board of Directors through the Executive Director.

Requirements for the position include: a proven ability to provide performances of the highest caliber; thorough knowledge of orchestral repertoire, styles, and performance practice; ability to motivate players to reach their highest levels of achievement; practical understanding of all orchestral instruments; effective rehearsal technique; and strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills, exhibiting decorum and professionalism in all interactions with musicians, staff, and the public. Successful experience as a music director or artistic director of an orchestra, while not required, is desirable.

A competitive salary package will be offered depending on qualifications and experience.

The Reno Chamber Orchestra is a fiscally sound 501(c)3 organization with a $700,000 balanced budget, a forty-four year history, and broad and generous community support. It features a September through April performance season, including five pairs of subscription concerts, and occasional other (i.e. summer) performance opportunities. The Reno Chamber Orchestra also presents the annual Nevada Chamber Music Festival in late December-early January.

For a complete job description, click here.

To apply for the position, please provide the following materials:
* a personal cover letter elaborating interest
* a detailed resume
* the names and contact information of at least three (3) references
* a link to Internet video(s) demonstrating conducting style and experience

Send the above via email to Chris Morrison, Executive Director, at search@renochamberorchestra.org, or by regular mail to:

Reno Chamber Orchestra
Attn: Music Director Search
925 Riverside Dr. Ste. 5
Reno, NV 89503

Applications will be considered until June 30, 2018 or until the position is filled. Candidates may be invited for interviews, and finalists may be invited to conduct a concert during the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s 2019-20 season prior to final selection.

The Reno Chamber Orchestra is also presently seeking applicants for the position of Artistic Director of the annual Nevada Chamber Music Festival, a multiple-concert series featuring a roster of some of the finest musicians in the world that the Reno Chamber Orchestra presents in late December-early January of each year. Past participants include: Noah Bendix-Balgley (First Concertmaster, Berlin Philharmonic); Peter Wiley (Former Cellist, Beaux Arts Trio and Guarneri Quartet); and Pascal Rogé (internationally-renowned pianist). A complete job description for this position can also be found at http://www.renochamberorchestra.org. Applicants may apply for the position(s) of Reno Chamber Orchestra Music Director and Conductor, Nevada Chamber Music Festival Artistic Director, or both.

Reno is northern Nevada’s largest city, with a population of approximately 250,000. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno provides its residents a wealth of cultural activities, including major exhibitions at the Nevada Museum of Art and musical performances by the Reno Chamber Orchestra and Reno Philharmonic. At an elevation of 4,500 feet, Reno experiences a high desert climate with four distinct seasons. The area is known for year-round outdoor recreation opportunities, including close proximity to Lake Tahoe’s skiing, snowboarding, and hiking. Major community events include the month-long Artown arts and cultural festival in July, and September’s Great Reno Balloon Race. The region is home to many highly rated K-12 schools, as well as the University of Nevada, Reno.

“The mission of the Reno Chamber Orchestra is to create intimate, inspirational musical experiences by engaging the community through vibrant music making by the Chamber Orchestra and chamber ensembles.”


Reno Chamber Orchestra
Position Title: Nevada Chamber Music Festival Artistic Director

The Reno Chamber Orchestra is presently seeking an Artistic Director of its annual Nevada Chamber Music Festival.

The Nevada Chamber Music Festival is a multiple-concert series featuring a roster of some of the finest musicians in the world that the Reno Chamber Orchestra presents in late December-early January of each year. Past participants include: Noah Bendix-Balgley (First Concertmaster, Berlin Philharmonic); Peter Wiley (Former Cellist, Beaux Arts Trio and Guarneri Quartet); and Pascal Rogé (internationally-renowned pianist).

The Artistic Director provides the artistic leadership of the Nevada Chamber Music Festival through establishment of standards of performance, choice and balance of repertoire, and choice of artists (international and local). The Artistic Director creates the details of the Festival program — dates and nature of concerts, roster of artists, repertoire, rehearsal schedule, and so on — with staff and artists. The Artistic Director is also free to participate in the Festival as a performing artist. The Artistic Director would also participate in and support fundraising and promotional efforts in the community. The Artistic Director reports to the Board of Directors through the Executive Director.

Requirements for the position include: recognition and stature in the international chamber music community (and connection to fellow musicians within that community), a proven ability to provide performances of the highest caliber; thorough knowledge of chamber music repertoire, styles, and performance practice; ability to motivate players to reach the highest levels of achievement; and strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills, exhibiting decorum and professionalism in all interactions with musicians and staff. Successful experience as artistic director of a chamber music or other festival, while not required, is desirable.

A competitive salary package will be offered depending on qualifications and experience.

The Reno Chamber Orchestra is a fiscally sound 501(c)3 organization with a $700,000 balanced budget, a forty-four year history, and broad and generous community support. It features a September through April performance season, including five pairs of subscription concerts, and occasional other (i.e. summer) performance opportunities.The Nevada Chamber Music Festival is presented by the Reno Chamber Orchestra, Inc.

For a complete job description, click here.

To apply for the position, please provide the following materials:
* a personal cover letter of interest
* a detailed resume
* the names and contact information of at least three (3) references
* anInternet link to video(s) demonstrating performing/chamber music prowess

Send the above via email to Chris Morrison, Executive Director, at search@renochamberorchestra.org, or by regular mail to:

Reno Chamber Orchestra
Attn: Nevada Chamber Music Festival Artistic Director Search
925 Riverside Dr. Ste. 5
Reno, NV 89503

Applications will be considered until June 30, 2018 or until the position is filled.

The Reno Chamber Orchestra is also presently seeking applicants for the position of Music Director and Conductor of the Orchestra. A complete job description for this position can also be found at http://www.renochamberorchestra.org. Applicants may apply for the position(s) of Nevada Chamber Music Festival Artistic Director, Reno Chamber Orchestra Music Director and Conductor, or both.

Reno is northern Nevada’s largest city, with a population of approximately 250,000. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno provides its residents a wealth of cultural activities, including major exhibitions at the Nevada Museum of Art and musical performances by the Reno Chamber Orchestra and Reno Philharmonic. At an elevation of 4,500 feet, Reno experiences a high desert climate with four distinct seasons. The area is known for year-round outdoor recreation opportunities, including close proximity to Lake Tahoe’s skiing, snowboarding, and hiking. Major community events include the month-long Artown arts and cultural festival in July, and September’s Great Reno Balloon Race. The region is home to many highly rated K-12 schools, as well as the University of Nevada, Reno.

“The mission of the Reno Chamber Orchestra is to create intimate, inspirational musical experiences by engaging the community through vibrant music making by the Chamber Orchestra and chamber ensembles.”