The Dundas Valley Orchestra
Position available: Music Director/Conductor
The Dundas Valley Orchestra (DVO) is an amateur community orchestra based in the Hamilton-Dundas area. The orchestra rehearses weekly, on Tuesday evening, and performs two public concerts each season. In addition, the DVO performs at several area retirement homes throughout the season. The orchestra has been led by Dr. Glenn Mallory for the past fifteen years. Due to his retirement, the DVO is seeking a conductor interested in sharing our joy of music making.
· Experience in orchestral conducting
· Knowledge of orchestral repertoire and ability to program music appropriate for an amateur orchestra
· Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully
· Understanding of the nature of an amateur orchestra and enthusiasm for working with adults
Please forward a cover letter and resume to the e-mail or regular mail address below by March 15, 2011. Selected candidates will be invited to conduct a rehearsal with the DVO on April 12, 2011.
Mr. G. Fleming
President, Dundas Valley Orchestra
29 East Bend Avenue North
Hamilton, ON L8L 7E1