Artistic Director Job Description


The Zia Singers Artistic Director Job Description

The Zia Singers, a Santa Fe-based women’s community chorus, seeks an Artistic Director to lead this dynamic music organization.



Primary Responsibilities:

• Plan and create innovative concert programs and repertoire that challenge the singers and appeal to audiences.

• Lead rehearsals and performances, fostering the musical growth of the singers.

• Audition potential new members.

• Identify and engage soloists and instrumentalists as needed.

• Serve as a non-voting member of the Board Of Directors.

• Participate in fundraising and publicity as needed.




Salary:  $15,000

Start Date:  Summer 2024.

Rehearsal Schedule:  Weekly rehearsals from September to June (approximately 35-40 per year).

Concert Schedule:  Two main concerts per year (one winter, one spring), usually with two performances each.




• Master’s degree in music or choral conducting preferred.

• Three or more years of directing choruses. Orchestral conducting experience preferred.

• In-depth knowledge of music and vocal technique.

• Ability to teach and lead singers in creating expressive and impactful performances, particularly in contemporary music. Comfortable working with a diverse group of women of all ages with varying degrees of musical knowledge, experience, and accomplishment.



How to Apply:

To apply, please click here and upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.  We are accepting applicants through April 2024.



We look forward to welcoming an energetic and innovative leader as we embark on our next chapter of growth and joy in women’s choral singing.