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Abingdon Concert Band

music for wind orchestra since 1977

Vacancy for Musical Director

Abingdon Concert Band is a community wind band who rehearse and perform in and around Abingdon-on-Thames. Following a successful period with the Band, which has seen us develop and grow significantly, Stephen Bell is stepping down at the end of the summer term.  We are now looking for a new Musical Director from September 2013 who can build on the foundations that Stephen has laid.

For an informal discussion please contact the Chairman, Kathy Wilcox on 01865 434870. Potential applicants are encouraged to attend our concert on 16 March 2013 to hear the Band perform with Stephen.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 7 April 2013.

The recruitment process will be as follows:

Sunday 7 April Deadline for applications to
Week commencing 8 April Committee shortlist four candidates
By Sunday 21 April Inform shortlist of their audition date and begin liaison over audition repertoire
Thursday 16 May Interviews and auditions 1 and 2 (45 minutes each)
Thursday 23 May Interviews and auditions 3 and 4 (45 minutes each)
By 9 June Decision made by Committee and EGM held to ratify decision. Successful applicant informed and agreement to take up the post secured in writing
By 16 June Once the selected candidate is secured, inform those unsuccessful
Thursday 12 September First rehearsal with new Musical Director



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