WYSO is currently hiring for the following positions:

Program Assistant

The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras (WYSO) seeks a dedicated, energetic and forward thinking Program Assistant to join one of the most highly respected youth orchestra programs in the country. The Program Assistant will serve the needs of the nearly 550 members and their families with the goal of ensuring a positive and professional member/family experience. All duties are performed with the ultimate goal of increasing WYSO’s positive relationship with members, families, community partners, donors, and friends.

Program Assistant Position Description

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Monthly reimbursement for health/ dental insurance. Paid vacation and sick leave. Opportunity to participate in 403B retirement savings plan.

Application Procedure:  Applicants should submit a personal letter of interest, resume and two letters of professional recommendation.

Submit applications electronically to Bridget Fraser at bridget@wysomusic.org. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline:  Applications accepted until position filled. For best consideration please apply by August 4, 2017.

Music Director

The Music Director is the conductor of the Youth Orchestra and the artistic head of WYSO. As artistic leader, s/he is responsible for managing the development and execution of the artistic and educational activities in accordance with WYSO’s vision and mission while at all times maintaining a collaborative working relationship with the administrative staff. The Music Director exercises authority in all artistic matters according to the guidelines established by the Board of Directors, including program development, repertoire selection, auditions, rehearsals, and selection of players and guest artists. S/he works in close collaboration with the Board and Executive Director and serves as the lead artistic liaison with community groups and educational institutions. The MD must be a musician of the highest quality, possess a commanding ability to communicate through music, and be committed to educating young people through music. The Music Director is responsible for hiring, supervising and evaluating all artistic staff.

Music Director Position Description

WYSO Music Makers Membership Coordinator

Under the guidance of the WYSO Music Makers Program Director, and under dictates of the current mission and vision of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras, the WYSO MM Membership Coordinator will assist the Program Director by serving on projects as assigned. This is a part‐time position with evening and weekend work required.

WYSO Music Makers Membership Coordinator Position Description


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