Music Director, Cappella Cantorum Masterworks Chorus (Deep River, CT)

Date Posted: 
February 2, 2024
Organization Name: 
Cappella Cantorum
Salary Range: 
$11,000 -$13,000/year (part-time)
Job Description: 

Are you a dynamic Choral Director with a deep passion for classical music? Cappella Cantorum, the premier non-auditioned community chorus of the Connecticut Shoreline and Lower Connecticut River Valley, is looking for an exceptional individual to join our talented musical family as Music Director for our Masterworks Chorus.

About Us: Established in 1970, Cappella Cantorum offers singers of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to learn, perform, and share great choral music. In addition to twice yearly concerts by its Masterworks Chorus, the group promotes music education and appreciation through its annual Handel's Messiah Sing or Listen, a SummerSings program, vocal training workshops, an International Travel Chorus, and other events open to the public. Originally founded to serve the Lower Connecticut River Valley and Shoreline area, Cappella Cantorum has grown to include members from more than 31 communities across the state.

Responsibilities: As Music Director of the Masterworks Chorus, you'll lead rehearsals on Monday evenings starting in September and January, culminating in formal concerts which you’ll direct with a professional orchestra and soloists in December and April/May. You'll also have the option to participate in other musical activities sponsored by Cappella Cantorum, each with its own responsibilities and compensation.

Ideal Candidate: We are seeking an approachable, energetic individual well-versed in choral music and vocal skills, and experienced in working with non-auditioned adult singers. The ideal candidate will be based in central or southeastern Connecticut and looking for a long-term opportunity to make their mark on a successful, well-established community chorus.

Position Details:

  • Part-time contract position starting July 1, 2024, with opportunity for earlier strategic input

  • Salary range: $11,000 to $13,000/year

  • For further details, please refer to the job description on our website at

  • How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.