San Francisco Opera Guild
Artists/Teaching Artist Call
San Francisco Opera Guild is excited to expand in-classroom, in-theater, and community programming for the 2023-24 school year and beyond. We believe that musical storytelling bridges cultural divides and that every voice should be heard.
We are seeking qualified and creative individuals for the following programs:
· Sing a Story
· Opera Together
· Book to Bravo!
· Voices for Social Justice
· Summer Conservatory
· Special Programs and Community Offerings
With the following skill combinations and experience with K-12 instruction:
· Music Director/Composer
· Collaborative Pianist
· Classically trained singer-actors
For more program information: www.sfoperaguild.com/programs
Track one: Singer-storyteller
Please prepare an aria or art song of your choice and be prepared to tell us a short children’s story in an animated fashion. An accompanist will be provided.
Track two: Director/Playwright
Please be prepared to discuss an experience devising theater with you and give us a sense of your classroom/directorial style in an interview setting.
Track three: Music director/Composer
Please play us one of your original pieces and be prepared to talk about your experience creating music with young artists in an interview setting.
Track four: Collaborative Pianist
Please prepare two contrasting piano selections that may be performed with or without music and be prepared to talk about your experience working with young artists.
Track five: Singer-actors
Please prepare two contrasting arias, art songs, folk songs, or music theater pieces (one of the selections should be classical; one of the selections should be English). Accompanist will be provided.
San Francisco Opera Guild is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly seeking BIPOC/LGBTQ+ artists with diverse origins, viewpoints, and experiences for these and all positions.
Monday, July 31st
Bryan Education Studio, Wilsey Center for Opera
Veterans Building, 4th Floor
401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Track 1 & 5: 10am to noon (accompanist provided)
Track 2, 3, 4: 1pm to 4pm
To apply please email cover letter and resume to John Morris at email@example.com
Please include in your cover letter:
· Which artist track(s) you are applying for
· Your preferred audition/interview time
Local Bay Area hires only who are eligible for legal employment in the United States; we do not provide housing and must have reliable transportation.
Employee Contract Rates:
Rehearsal, training, meetings: $30-50/hour
School performances: $100-200 per performance
Residencies: $100 per 90 minute team-taught class plus extra for prep
Travel reimbursement for distances 20+ miles away from your home base + tolls