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Choir Directors manage operations of musical groups, such as choirs and ensembles. Key responsibilities seen on a Choir Director resume sample are selecting a repertoire, organizing rehearsals, maintaining performance calendars, attracting new members, and making travel arrangements. Based on our collection of resumes in the field, most Choir Directors have the following qualifications: being able to read music and recognize talent, creativity, stamina, effective communication, leadership, organization, and problem solving. Formal education related to music is required to become a Choir Director.

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1

Band & Choir Director

  • Implemented a new beginning instrumental program.
  • Assessed student growth through formative and summative assessments.
  • Communicated with stakeholders utilizing multiple forms of technology, including weekly email updates, music dept. website, daily phone calls, Class Dojo, robo-calls, flyers, and conferences.
  • Developed curriculum to vertically and horizontally align within the district.
  • Managed inventory of 500 + brand new instruments and method books through Google Docs.
  • Increased students’ scores in district music standardized test by 30%.
  • Rated Highly Effective & Effective in annual teacher evaluations.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Music Education
MA
Music Education
2

High School Choir Director

Rehearsed 4 periods of choir, grades 9-12

  • Held auditions and prepared music with an 18 member Chamber Choir
  • Prepared and performed for the spring concert
  • Participated in Pennsylvania Music Education Association Choir events
  • Team taught a music history class called "American Popular Music"
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
Music Education / Instrumental
3

Youth Choir Director

Rehearsed children's choir, performed monthly

  • Rehearsed high school choir weekly, performed monthly
  • Bass section leader, performed special music monthly
  • Organized and rehearsed church talent show
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Education
MA
Music Education
4

Senior Choir Director

  • Choose pieces of music to set the choir up for success, and challenge their abilities
  • Work with schedules of fellow musicians/choristers, to plan rehearsals that work for everyone
  • Lesson plan for warmups, rehearsal, and general music practice during Choir
  • Lead choir by example, demonstrating singing technique to blend with other choristers, teaching applicable music theory, and explaining the significance of the pieces we sing
  • Build interpersonal bonds within the choir to enhance the meaning of the music
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Public Policy And Administration / Music
5

Choir Director

  • Establish and maintain music budget
  • Select music for liturgical calendar, including special music with guest vocalist and instrumental musicians
  • Conduct 25 to 40 choir members weekly
  • Organize and maintain music library, order supplies
  • Train church cantors
  • Write, produce, and direct children's Easter and Christmas musicals
  • Provide support and assistance for choir members and staff as needed
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Music
MA
Vocal Performance
6

Associate Choir Director

  • Conducted and rehearsed intermediate/advanced women’s ensembles
  • Planned repertoire based on group ability
  • Assisted rehearsing the beginning women’s ensemble and intermediate mixed show choir
  • Assisted competitive mixed and unisex show choirs
  • Ran choreography sectionals with the competitive show choirs
  • Developed a positive rapport with students
  • Presented multiple concepts and unit concerning Musical Theater history and technique
  • Provided individual performance coaching sessions in the musical theater style
  • Rehearsed the show choir band
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Music Education
Wedding Consultation
7

Choir Director

  • Conduct choir classes with 14-18 year old students
  • Choose appropriate music based on the skill level of the students
  • Organize and execute performances featuring the choir program
  • Teach basic music theory and music literacy
  • Coordinate with different departments and offices within the school for events/galas featuring the performing arts students
  • Coordinate with other performing arts teachers to organize festivals to feature the students' work
  • Organize trips to festivals
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Jazz Performance
8

Choir Director

  • Direct the UACC Chancel Choir and develop music ministries to worship our God.
  • Hold weekly rehearsals and teach minimal music theory to choir members.
  • Program seasonal concerts for the church and surrounding community during the Christmas and Easter seasons.
  • Coordinate special music during the choir off-season.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Music Education
MA
College Student Personnel Administration
9

Choir Director/ Pianist

  • Extensive amount of knowledge and implementation of goals and discipline policies.
  • Ability to develop cooperative working relationships amongst others.
  • Strong point in scheduling events, programs, and activities.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Music
10

Music/choir Director, Church Organist and Pianist

  • Coordinate music for upcoming services by studying scripture and music selections
  • Direct and teach the choir; Lead choir with organ
  • Hold and Lead Choir Practice on Wednesday nights
  • File music selections
  • Soloist
  • Play for all Sundays, Church Holidays and special events
Candidate Info
AA
Music

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