The Artist Liaison is responsible for assisting guest artists and conductors on site and coordinating their event schedules. This forward-facing role is responsible for ensuring our guest artists have what they need to perform at their peak. The Artist Liaison will also assist the Music Director Search Committee as needed in its activities throughout the 2020-2021 season.
•Coordinate and oversee artist schedules as created by the Executive Director
•Serve as on-site contact for all guest artist needs. Ensure dressing rooms are prepared, assigned, and stocked with refreshments
•Oversee logistics of Music Director Search events throughout the season, including dinners, lunches, receptions, interviews, school visits, and lectures
•Ensure guest artist contract riders are fulfilled
•Oversee pre-concert talks and work with guest artists to conceptually plan for content
•Provide ground transportation for guest artists to rehearsals, venues, and events
•Attend production meetings, committee meetings, and attend rehearsals, concerts, and special events
•Communicate and coordinate artists’ special needs and requests with the Production Manager
•Coordinate guest artists’ complimentary tickets
•Manage the sale of guest artists’ recordings at concerts and manage artist signing opportunities with audience members
•Assist Executive Director, Artistic Advisor, and Production Manager as needed
•Additional duties as assigned
•Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance preferred. Other relevant degrees will also be considered.
•Strong knowledge of classical music
•Strong written communication skills
•Strong interpersonal skills, with a strong track record of managing crisis with poise and a calm demeanor
•Must be available for days, evenings, and weekends as required
•Must have access to a reliable vehicle and maintain a valid driver’s license and a current vehicle insurance policy.
•Hourly, part-time from July 2020-May 2021.
•Mileage will be reimbursed per A2SO mileage reimbursement policy.
•Averaging 30 hours on concert weeks, and 5 hours on off weeks.
Primary Reporting Responsibility: Executive Director
Secondary Reporting Responsibility: Artistic Advisor
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About Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is passionately committed to enriching the culture of Southeast Michigan. We foster a growing appreciation for orchestral music through imaginative programming and community engagement and strive to inspire and excite a diverse audience.