Job Posting: Artistic Director at Arraymusic

Subject: Job Posting: Artistic Director at Arraymusic
From: Theo Mathien (
Date: Thu Apr 07 2005 - 13:20:58 EDT


Now in our 33rd Season, ARRAYMUSIC is a Toronto-based music organization
that commissions, produces and presents contemporary music. ARRAYMUSIC is
one of the longest-running, most vital contemporary music organizations in

Why are we hiring an Artistic Director?

Recently, ARRAYMUSIC embarked on a creative journey we call Artistic
Renewal. We are challenging ourselves to use our significant artistic
resources – and more – to discover, present and promote the most exciting
new music emerging in Canada and abroad.

ARRAYMUSIC is hiring a new Artistic Director to collaborate with us to bring
Artistic Renewal to life.

What will a successful Artistic Director do?

Reporting to the Board, the Artistic Director will work alongside the
General Manager in managing the long-term and day-to-day affairs of the
organization. To be successful, the Artistic Director will also work
effectively with ARRAYMUSIC’s Ensemble and other contributors to continually
discover and help define what new music is today.

The Artistic Director will be a composer, performer or conductor with a
growing profile in new music and a record of innovation.

The Artistic Director will draw on personal vision and imagination, deep
knowledge of established and emerging developments in new music, and a
network of friends and collaborators in Canada and abroad.

She/he will have five or more years of creative leadership, great
communication abilities, and a history of strong working relationships with
advanced creative professionals.

What’s the compensation?

ARRAYMUSIC’s new Artistic Director will work on a full-time basis
and will earn approximately $30,000 per year (negotiable), depending on
their experience and qualifications. ARRAYMUSIC is also open to proposals
for a three or four day work-week with a commensurate adjustment in salary.
The start date is immediate (with some flexibility).

How to apply?

Send a cover letter stating why you want to be the new Artistic Director of
ARRAYMUSIC and how you would ideally structure your time commitment, along
with your resume, to before Monday, May 23rd, 2005.

For more info, go to or to

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