Job Posting

Music Director

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Seeks Music Director

Education: Bachelor's degree

Musical Genre: Popular; Musical theatre or variety; Classical or chamber

Musical Instruments: Keyboard or piano

Experience: 5 years or more

Base salary: $50,000

Work Setting: Orchestra, concert hall

Specific Skills: Select and interpret musical works; Lead bands, orchestras and choirs during rehearsals and performances

Transportation/Travel Information: Willing to travel

Working hours: Average of 40 hrs/week for working weeks

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; Sound discrimination

Work Location Information: Staff accommodation available; urban area. Work site is located at 9720-102 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Personal Suitability: Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Client focus; Organized


Please submit your résumé and letter of interest to

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Type of Work: 
Education Level: 
University (Undergraduate)
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Francis Winspear Centre for Music

Julia Darby
9720-102 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J4B2

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is one of Canada’s major orchestras, with 56 full-time musicians and a performance season which runs from September through early June. The ESO’s adventurous programming reflects the diversity of the communities it serves and stimulates joy and inspiration in local, national, and international audiences. The orchestra serves the community of Edmonton and northern Alberta, performing more than 80 concerts each season. The ESO’s home is the Francis Winspear Centre for Music, Alberta’s premier concert hall. With an international reputation in the musical arts industry as an aesthetically delightful and acoustically superior concert hall, the Winspear Centre is recognized as an important artistic centre and magnet for performers from at home and abroad. Over 400 distinct events take place at the Winspear Centre each year, with 250,000 people coming through the facility for everything from black-tie Gala events, family concerts, and rock shows to corporate receptions, weddings, and yoga classes. In addition to hall rentals for third-party events, the Winspear Centre has its own artistic programming through Live at the Winspear.