The Gorge Winds Concert Band is seeking a new conductor for the 2020 season. This is a volunteer position. Deadline to apply is February 14, 2020 with the new volunteer conductor assuming responsibilities at the end of April.
The band's season typically runs from the first week of February through the 4th of July, taking the month of August off, and then resuming the first week of September through the holiday season. Final candidates will be asked to guest conduct a piece of music during an upcoming rehearsal late February/early March timeframe.
The Gorge Winds Concert Band currently rehearses weekly at The Dalles Middle School, The Dalles, Oregon, on Thursdays from 7pm to 9pm. The band conductor is responsible for unlocking and locking the band room door for rehearsal setup/take down.
The band performs two formal concerts, Spring and Christmas, with additional minor concerts (4th of July and October Spooktacular) throughout the year. The formal concerts are typically held on Sunday afternoons at 3pm.
Required Qualifications and Skills
Overview of the Conductor’s Responsibilities