Conducting Fellow

Young People's Chorus of New York City
New York City, NY
Type of Position: 
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 27, 2022

Young People's Chorus of New York City seeks a full-time Conducting Fellow to conduct YPC’s in- school choruses in New York City Public Schools and YPC’s Community Programs, and to assist and prepare the award-winning YPC After-School Choral Literacy and Performance Program. The Conducting Fellow will work with the artistic team to create and produce curriculum, evaluations, and concerts and will assist in program administration and special projects. This position also includes ongoing training with YPC Founder/Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez and Creative Director Elizabeth Núñez. The position will begin in Summer 2022. YPC offers an attractive compensation package, which includes a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.



  • Bachelor of Arts (required) or Master’s (desired) degree in choral conducting or music education
  • Experience conducting and teaching
  • Piano competency
  • Knowledge of and competence in conducting all styles of music
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a large and diverse team
  • Desire to work in multiple environments
Compensation and Benefits: 

The YPC offers an attractive compensation package, which includes a competitive salary.

 This position is located in New York City and requires full-time, on-site work.

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the development and arts fields are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

Application Procedure: 

The application must include

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. One letter of professional reference with contact e-mail and phone number
  4. Video recording (YouTube/Vimeo or similar links preferred) including:
    1. Conducting or teaching footage (not to exceed 10 minutes) of:
      • Warm-ups in the rehearsal setting
      • Front view of conductor rehearsing 2 pieces of contrasting styles
    2. A one to two minute self-introduction


Electronic submissions desired; cell phone video quality acceptable. Please clearly mark all application materials with first and last name. Please outline all video material such as repertoire and composers.


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