Artistic Liaison

Dates of Employment: May 30 - August 7, 2018

Reports To: Director of Artistic Planning & Educational Programs

Supports: Artistic Director, Conductors, Guest Artists, Operations and Production Staff, Ensembles Managers, Artistic Administrator

Summary

The Artistic Liaison is an integral part of the Brevard Music Center's Artistic Administration team, and facilitates nearly all aspects of Guest Artist and Artist-Faculty residencies during the summer season. Guest Artists include over 40 soloists and conductors at BMC.

Duties

  • Arrange all transportation needs for the Guest Artists to and from the airport, housing, rehearsals, and performances.
  • Work with Artistic Administrator to confirm / arrange housing accommodations and rental cars for Guest Artists.
  • Assist in the coordination of Guest Artist itineraries.
  • Prepare rehearsal / performance schedules and welcome information to be given to Guest Artists upon their arrival in Brevard.
  • Coordinate meeting / rehearsal times between conductors and soloists.
  • Coordinate any Guest Artist dinners / social events during their visit.
  • Work with the Artistic Administrator and Production Management team to arrange any practice time / facilities or dressing room facilities that are needed throughout the Guest Artist’s stay.
  • Assist in fulfilling artist requirements that are listed in the riders provided by the artist’s management.
  • Assist in scheduling local media interviews for the Guest Artists.

This position is on call at all times to help handle any other duties / situations that may arise through the season relating to Guest Artists and artistic matters. The Artistic Liaison reports to the Director of Artistic Planning & Education Programs and works closely with the Department of Instruction & Performance and Production Staff. Other administrative support duties may be assigned by the Director of Artistic Planning and the Artistic Administrator.

The Artistic Liaison works nearly every day of the week and many evenings. A welcoming demeanor, a calm temperament, outstanding interpersonal skills, and a strong sense of personal responsibility and motivation are required.

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to handle multiple simultaneous deadlines.

Requirements

  • Complete a satisfactory background check.
  • Must have valid state driver's license and possess a clean driving record.
  • A college degree in music, substantial progress towards such a degree, or extensive knowledge of classical music.

Compensation

  • Includes a season stipend paid bi-weekly, full board, and on-campus housing.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applications are made through email only. Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to:

Andrew W. Parker
Artistic Administrator
Brevard Music Center
aparker@brevardmusic.org


Brevard Music Center is a summer institute and festival. Over four hundred young musicians from around the country come each summer to study and perform in over 80 concerts ranging from orchestra to opera, chamber music and pops. As a matter of policy, the Brevard Music Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, national origin, age or individual handicap in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of its faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs and activities.