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First City Singers Volunteer Director


October 12, 2017

Positon Descripton

Headwaters Music & the Arts is an independent nonprofit established in 1992 in Bemidji MN. Its mission is to “Seek Music, Engage the Arts, Build Community” through a range of music and art initiatves for children and adults. Activites include a private and group music lessons, parent-child music classes, a youth strings program, pottery classes, art classes, community performances, and a chess classes.

As a Headwaters program, the First City Singers are a non-auditon volunteer group of men and women ages 55 and older who find the experience of singing together fulfllling and stimulatng to their lives. They believe that creative expression is vital to the quality of their lives, and seek out opportunities to improve their performance as a group as well as individually. First City Singers serve the community by bringing joy to residents of senior living facilities through volunteer performances and informal fellowship. For more information about this position, contact Kathy Hughes, 218-751-5129 or Donna Dremmel, 218-343-2988.


To direct the First City Singers in rehearsals each Monday of the month (except holidays) and in up to five performances at senior living facilities each month (two of the five performances follow the Monday rehearsal). The group also does a few guest performances each year, including the Beltrami County Fair and the Bemidji Senior Center Veterans Day Celebraton. This is a volunteer position, with potential for compensation depending on grant or fund raising efforts.


Experience directing choirs, and able to read music to the expectaton of performance delivery. Understand and enjoy working with senior adults.


The Choir Director is accountaale to the First City Singers Leadership Commitee Specifc responsiailites: Conduct choir rehearsals and performances. Be a memaer of the Leadership Commitee which selects and prepares appropriate music to ae performed and provides leadership to the chorus


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