Director, Classical Music Programming:
Director, Classical Music Programming is responsible for the overall vision, direction, and management of Minnesota Public Radio's regional and American Public Media's national classical music programming. MPR/APM is the largest producer of classical music programming in the United States both in terms of programming hours and listeners served. The Twin Cities metro classical station boasts the highest share of any classical public radio station and is a key contributor to Minnesota's broad and deep classical community. APM's national productions provide the quality benchmark against which other classical productions are measured, and are increasingly known for their innovation. For a full job description, qualifications and how to apply go to: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/jobs/ Jobs
BOSTON GLOBE JOB OPENINGS - Classical Music Critic & Pop Music Critic::
Classical Music Critic: Top candidates will demonstrate the ability to craft intelligent commentary and to share insight with a wide readership. We require five years’ experience. Daily newspaper credentials are strongly preferred, and reporting experience is a plus. Candidates should be committed to reaching readers online as well as in print. Most importantly, we need a critic with passion and energy who can match the excitement of one of the nation’s most vibrant classical music communities.
Pop music critic: Top candidates will demonstrate strong reporting skills and the ability to craft intelligent commentary and share insight with a wide readership. Knowledge of various genres, from hip-hop to indie rock, is a must, as is a thorough understanding of the rapidly changing music industry and a desire to connect music to wider social and cultural trends.
We require five years’ experience; daily newspaper credentials are preferred, but we welcome applicants who write for weeklies and magazines as well. All candidates should be committed to reaching readers online as well as in print.
Email applications will not be accepted. Instead, send a resume, a letter outlining your vision for the job, and clips that include deadline concert reviews, profiles, and trend pieces, to Scott Heller, Arts Editor, Boston Globe, P.O. Box 2378, Boston MA 02107-2378.Jobs
Arts writer, Los Angeles Times:
The Los Angeles Times hopes to add an additional arts reporter to its staff. This person would be expected to break news, write a range of features and help analyze the exciting developments in visual and performing arts in the region and the country. This will be an exciting job for a writer with proven reportorial skills and the energy to keep up with the fascinating cultural life of L.A. Expertise in visual arts, architecture, classical music, theater, dance or any combination would be a plus, but curiosity and flair are what's required. Mail resume and clips to Lisa Fung, arts editor, or Bret Israel, Sunday Calendar editor, Los Angeles Times, 202 West First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. No calls or emails, please. Event
International Theatre Symposium in Italy:
The 7th Annual LaMaMa International Symposium for Directors features internationally acclaimed artists Ping Chong (USA), "Creating Works in Time and Space;" John Jesurun (USA),"Camera, Space and The Innocent Eye;" Arben Kumbaro (Albania), "Documentary and Socially Engaged Theatre;" Tina Landau (USA), "Visual Literacy;" and Rina Yerushalmi (Israel), "Poetics of the Body." The Symposium will be held at LaMaMa Umbria International, a restored 13th century villa in Spoleto, Italy from July 18 - August 7, 2006. Registration forms and further information at www.lamama.org. Be part of a "fascinating and unique experience not only as a director, but as an artist and a human being." Space is limited. Fee includes all housing, meals, side trips to Perugia, Orvieto, Assisi, etc. and tickets to festivals.
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