Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities at AYS

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FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Orchestra Management Fellowship and Musician Citizen Fellowships are open for the 2019/20 season. See the descriptions below and any interested members should send a cover letter and resume to apply@aysymphony.org
 
  • ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT FELLOWSHIP:

Fellowship stipend: $5,000 to be paid in 10-monthly payments of $500

Open to one musician (current or alumni) per season, this fellowship offers hands-on experience with orchestra management. Responsibilities include music preparation, orchestra library maintenance, rehearsal/concert production, and general program administration.  Schedule will include work before and after rehearsals, as well as time in the AYS office (El Segundo), totaling 4-12 hours per week from August through May, excluding holiday breaks. This fellowship includes attendance at the annual ACSO Youth Orchestra Confab (May 2020) hosted for the first time in Los Angeles and by AYS! This fellow will connect with Orchestra Managers at local professional orchestras throughout the season, disburse messages to the orchestra through OPAS, and be responsible for planning and executing the workshops offered to the orchestra. The length of this fellowship can be 1-2 seasons.

Final candidate selection will be made before September 2019. Any interested candidate should submit a cover letter and resume to apply@aysymphony.org

 
  • MUSICIAN CITIZEN FELLOWSHIP:

Fellowship stipend: $2,500 to be paid in 3 payments throughout the season 

Open to one musician per season, this fellowship focuses on developing leadership in the use of classical music/musician engagement to better one’s community. Responsibilities include research/analysis of pertinent community issues in Los Angeles, as well as best practices in musician citizenship around the world, and culminates in project management of an AYS chamber concert designed to promote awareness and understanding in support of this season’s theme. The length of this fellowship is for one season.

 Final candidate selection will be made by October 2019. Any interested candidate should submit a cover letter and resume to apply@aysymphony.org.