The Saskatchewan Choral Federation is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the elevation and enhancement of choral music in Saskatchewan through education and awareness. Established in 1978, the SCF works to promote the art of choral music, encourage high standards of artistic attainment, maximize the number of singers and choirs in the province and grow and develop appreciative audiences. Significant funding for these activities is received from the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation with the assistance of SaskCulture and the Saskatchewan Arts Board.
SCF Program Manager Position Available
The Saskatchewan Choral Federation (SCF) is seeking a Program Manager to be hired on a full-time permanent basis following the successful completion of a three-month probationary period.
The candidate will have experience in arts administration and the not-for-profit / charity sector. Working closely with the Executive Director, the Program Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery of Choral Federation programming and services including, but not limited to, Optimist ChorFest, SK Youth Choir, Jr. Glee summer music camps, Music Mosaic Culture Day activities and Music for the Sole fundraising runs. The Program Manager will be expected to organize, market and manage events, solicit funding, and complete reporting requirements according to procedure and within budgetary and strategic guidelines.
Choral Canada Seeks Administrative Director
Choral Canada — the Association of Canadian Choral Communities (ACCC) — is seeking an Administrative Director to be hired on a part-time basis. The candidate will have experience in arts administration and the not-for-profit sector. Working closely with the Board of Directors, the Administrative Director will be responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the organization, bookkeeping, maintaining and developing the membership database, and contributing to projects as designated by the Board.
Working out of the office of one of Canada’s provincial choral organizations, this position will be based in Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Regina, or Winnipeg, depending on the successful candidate’s location.
Have you Registered yet?
The next Music for the Sole choir fundraising run takes place in Saskatoon on Sunday, October 19th. Walk 5 km or run 5 or 10 km and earn 60% of all the pledges you collect for your choir. Enroll two or three of your singers to walk or run, have the rest of the choir collect pledges on their behalf and make hundreds of dollars for this year's programming. This is a great fundraiser with an excellent return - don't miss out!
Register on the Running Room website by clicking here.
Watch for the Big Announcement!
The materials are in, the audition committee has convened and we're just about ready to announce the names of the singers who will form SCF's first ever Saskatchewan Youth Choir!
Meeting four times over the next year, the Choir will be part of SMEA's Honour Group program in November, debut a brand-new, just for them choral composition, take part in a mini-tour of Saskatchewan and then end their program with a gala concert at Optimist ChorFest in February.
May 6, 2014
Whether beginner or experienced, immerse yourself in two days of chant: singing from chant notation, ancient hymnody and psalmody, and early Christian choral music. ...more