Audio Engineering Internship (Four Positions Available)
Dates of Employment: June 12 - August 6, 2019
Reports To: Supervisor of Recording
Brevard Music Center offers an audio engineering program for persons considering careers in audio recording with an emphasis in classical music. Brevard presents more than 80 concerts during its seven-week summer season, and nearly every concert is recorded. Many concerts are recorded for broadcast.
In this program, budding Tonmeisters are offered hands-on experience recording in a variety of genres including symphony orchestra, chamber ensembles, and solo performers, in a variety of venues. The practical activity of recording is augmented with classroom lectures.
The program is designed for emerging audio engineers wishing to further their practical experience. This is not an entry-level internship. Applicants must have prior experience in recording classical music and be familiar with working along side musicians on stage. Applicants must have a positive attitude, exhibit great attention to detail, along with strong organizational and communication skills.
- complete satisfactory background check
- must be able to lift 50 pounds
- valid state driver's license and a clean driving record
- availability of a personal vehicle is very helpful and preferred, but not required
- minimum one year college experience
- Includes a season stipend paid bi-weekly, full board, and on-campus housing.
To apply, please submit at least 3 high quality (256 kbps or higher) MP3 recordings of 1-3 minutes in length of recent samples of your work. No other formats will be accepted. Also add a brief explanation (report) of your audio submissions listing the microphones and gear you used, your set up, and the role you played (lead engineer, assistant, or producer) in the recording. Also include a current resume, a cover letter stating career objectives and your ability to bring a personal car, as well as two letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019, and continue until the positions are filled. Applications are only made by online submission.
Any questions can be directed to:
Andrew W. Parker
Brevard Music Center
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.