Musical Director/Arranger- New Huntington Theater
WHO: New Huntington Theater
SEEKING: Musical Director/Arranger
RESPONSIBILITIES: The New Huntington Supper Club requires a musical director/arranger to m.d. and create custom tracks for a summer season of 3 cabaret musical revues with four-member SATB cast. The shows are a Sinatra tribute, an Elvis tribute and a celebration of 'One Hit Wonders'. The candidate will rehearse the cast through the opening of the final of the three shows. Theater provides a Yamaha Motif XS for rehearsals and building tracks – experience with that line or similar is a plus. Duties include creating vocal arrangements, charting certain songs by ear, and the creation of MP3 accompaniment tracks with complex rhythm/orchestration ranging from american standard to pop.
REQUIREMENTS: The right candidate will have the computer software technology (Logic, Cubase, ProTools, or a similar program) to build quality MIDI tracks before rehearsals begin and to modify those tracks during rehearsals as needed. A $1,000 preproduction stipend is provided. Please peruse example tracks at from former shows at http://thenewhuntington.com/casting/html
Footage of previous performances at the venue can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=728FFF11989AF1FD
Other duties include working in tandem with the artistic director to execute the production's vision.
WHEN: Rehearsals begin May 30th with first show starting June 18th playing until August 16th. The musical director will remain with the company until the opening of the third show July 14th.
PAY: $1,000 per week
HOW TO APPLY: Interviews will be held by skype/phone. Please email several examples of your arranging/tracking work, along with cover letter and resume to Joel Froomkin: email@example.com