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Orchestra Management, Musical Direction

3 Academic credits + Stipend TBA

An intern in this position will work with the two Musical Directors on all the functions related to the music for both shows. The responsibilities include:

• Playing for rehearsals, coaching singers, small ensemble rehearsals

• Dealing with all paperwork for orchestra members

• Marking and distributing orchestra parts

• Collecting and erasing orchestra and choral parts

• Helping to set up the orchestra for rehearsals and performances

• Keeping schedules for rehearsals for both shows

• Taking notes for the Musical Directors

• Attending meetings as scheduled

Other duties may include:

• Playing in the orchestra for either or both shows

• Conducting

• Serving as accompanist for student cabaret numbers.

The intern will be expected to keep a journal and write an evaluation at the end of the summer. All interns are expected to participate in other responsibilities to the Summer Dinner Theatre program as a whole.
A candidate for this internship should have skills as a pianist/ accompanist and experience teaching parts to singers and should have an interest in all the aspects of music in musical theatre. All interns are required to have a minimum of one year of college or equivalent experience.

Start Date: Prior to or on the first day of Summer Dinner Theatre Auditions

End Date: Thursday, August 3rd following final strike of Summer Dinner Theatre 

Hours: Monday - Friday,  3 - 11 p.m., plus weekends and other times as needed

Final Week Schedule: Monday - Thursday, Noon - 6 p.m.

Supervisors: Musical Directors

Secondary Supervisors: Artistic Director and Technical Director/Production Manager

Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD


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