Careers At Aspen Music Festival

Artist Liaison

Department: Artistic
Location: Aspen, CO

Artist Liaisons 

Artist Liaisons are an integral part of the Aspen Music Festival and School’s (AMFS) Artistic Administration summer team, and facilitate nearly all aspects of Guest Artist and some Artist-Faculty residencies during the summer season. Guest Artists include over 100 soloists, conductors, and composers at AMFS. Three (3) Artist Liaisons will be hired for the 2019 summer season. These positions are full-time-seasonal for 10.5 weeks and will require some evening and weekend hours each week.

Responsibilities 

Under the supervision of the Associate Manager for Artistic Administration: send introductory emails to and be in regular contact with Guest Artist managers/management companies; arrange all transportation for Guest Artists to and from the airport, housing, rehearsals, and performances; work with Housing Director to confirm/arrange housing accommodations and rental cars for Guest Artists; assist in coordination of itineraries with artist managers; prepare rehearsal/performance schedules and welcome packets to be given to artists upon their arrival in Aspen; coordinate meeting/rehearsal times between conductors and soloists; coordinate any Guest Artist dinners/social events during their visit; work with the Production Manager/Stage Crew and Schedule Coordinator to arrange any practice time/facilities or dressing room facilities that are needed throughout their stay; assist in fulfilling artist requirements that are listed in riders provided by artist management; work with Tech Crew to arrange any piano deliveries as necessary; schedule local media interviews for Guest Artists. This position is on call at all times to help handle any other duties/situations that may arise throughout the season relating to Guest Artists.

Qualifications 

Knowledge of classical music is a must. Applicants must work well under pressure and be able to handle multiple simultaneous deadlines. Applicants should possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills. Professional conduct, dress, and appearance are expected at all times. Hours/time worked will vary throughout the season and applicants must be flexible with their schedules. Applicants MUST have a valid driver's license and their own vehicle to use in the conveyance of artists during summer 2019 dates of employment. Gas will be provided by AMFS.

Compensation: Hourly wage, housing for dates of employment, AMFS season pass

Duration: June 5 – August 18, 2019

To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and two references.

Applications will be accepted through March 2019. No phone calls please. Interviews will begin with selected candidates in February 2019.

 

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