OUR PEOPLE

Violin I

Brian Reagin
Concertmaster
The Annabelle Lundy Fetterman Chair

 

Dovid Friedlander
Associate Concertmaster
The Assad Meymandi and Family Chair

 

Rebekah Binford
Assistant Concertmaster
The Anne Heartt Gregory Chair

 

Karen Strittmatter Galvin
Assistant Concertmaster

 

The Jessie Wyatt Ethridge Chair

 

Paul Goldsberry
The Richard and Joy Cook Chair

 

So Yun Kim
The Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. Chair

 

Marilyn Kouba
The Phyllis (“Pat”) Conrad Wells Chair

 

Eric McCracken
The James C. Byrd and Family Chair

 

Maria Meyer
The Tom and Mary Mac Bradshaw Chair

 

Eileen Wynne
The Harvey At-Large Chair

 

Erin Zehngut
The J. Felix Arnold Chair

 

Violin II

Jacqueline Saed Wolborsky
Acting Principal
The Nancy Finch Wallace Chair

 

David Kilbride
Acting Associate Principal
The Blanche Martin Shaw Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viola

Samuel Gold
Principal
The Florence and Charles Jacob Cate and Alma Yondorf and Sylvan Hirschberg Chair

 

David Marschall
Associate Principal
The Betty Ellen Madry Chair

 

Christopher Fischer
Assistant Principal

 

 

 

 

Amy Mason
The J. Sidney Kirk Chair

 

Sandra Schwarcz
The Samuel H. and Anne Latham Johnson Viola Chair

Cello

Bonnie Thron
Principal
The Herman and Marga Roberg Chair

 

Elizabeth Beilman
Associate Principal
The Sarah Carlyle Herbert Dorroh Chair

 

Peng Li
Assistant Principal,
Anonymously Endowed

 

John McClellan
The William Charles Rankin Chair

 

David Meyer
The Nell Hirschberg Chair

 

Lisa Howard Shaughnessy
The Sara Wilson Hodgkins Chair

 

Nathaniel Yaffe
The Secretary of Cultural Resources Betty Ray McCain Chair

 

To Be Filled
Anonymously Endowed

 

Double Bass

Leonid Finkelshteyn
Principal
The Martha and Peyton Woodson Chair

 

Robert K. Anderson
Associate Principal
The Dr. and Mrs. Preston H. Gada Chair

 

Craig Brown
The Mark W. McClure Foundation Chair

 

Erik Dyke
The Harllee H. and Pauline G. Jobe Chair

 

Bruce Ridge
The John C. and Margaret P. Parker Chair

 

Flute

Anne Whaley Laney
Principal
The Mr. and Mrs. George M. Stephens Chair

 

Mary E. Boone
Assistant Principal
The Dr. and Mrs. Shaler Stidham, Jr. Chair

 

Elizabeth Anderton Lunsford
The Jack and Sing Boddie Chair

 

Piccolo

Elizabeth Anderton Lunsford
The Jean Dunn Williams Chair

 

Oboe

Melanie Wilsden
Principal
The Hardison and Stoltze Chair

 

Joseph Peters
Associate Principal,
The Lizette T. Dunham Chair

 

Sandra Posch
The Clarence and Alice Aycock Poe Chair

 

English Horn

Joseph Peters
English Horn,
The Bruce and Margaret King Chair

 

Clarinet

Samuel Almaguer
Principal
The Mr. and Mrs. J. Christopher Walker, II Chair

 

Michael E. Cyzewski
Assistant Principal
The Kathryn Powell and Green Flavie Cooper Chair

Bassoon

John Pederson
Principal
The Mr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald S. Hudson Chair

 

Wenmin Zhang
Assistant Principal,
The Beethoven Chair

 

French Horn

Rebekah Daley
Principal
The Mary T. McCurdy Chair

 

Kimberly van Pelt
Associate Principal
The James Marion Poyner Chair

 

Christopher Caudill
The Roger Colson and Bobbi Lyon Hackett Chair

 

Rachel Niketopoulos
The Paul R. Villard and Gabriel Wolf Chair

 

To Be Filled
The Mary Susan Kirk Fulghum Chair

 

Trumpet

Paul Randall
Principal
The George Smedes Poyner Chair

 

Timothy Stewart
Associate Principal
The Henry and Martha Zaytoun and Family Chair

 

Don Eagle
Anonymously Endowed

 

Trombone

Jonathan Randazzo
Acting Principal
The Thomas Warwick Steed, Jr. Family Chair

 

Ian Maser
Acting Assistant Principal
The Frances Armour Bryant Chair

 

Bass Trombone

John Ilika
Anonymously Endowed

 

Tuba

Seth Horner
Principal
The Governor and Mrs. James G. Martin, Jr. Chair

 

Harp

Anita Burroughs-Price
The Ron and Janie Kupferman Chair

 

 

Timpani

Colin Hartnett
Principal
The Patricia R., Steven T. and George F. Hackney III Chair

 

Percussion

Richard Motylinski
Principal
The Margery and Earl Johnson, Jr. Chair

 

Rajesh Prasad
Acting Assistant Principal
The Abram and Frances Pascher Kanof Chair

 

 

Organ

To Be Filled
The Albert and Susan Jenkins and Family Organ Chair

Grant Llewellyn, Music Director

The Maxine and Benjamin Swalin Chair

Grant Llewellyn is renowned for his exceptional charisma, energy, and easy authority in music of all styles and periods. A native of Tenby, South Wales, Llewellyn won a conducting fellowship to the Tanglewood Music Center in Massachusetts in 1985, where he worked with conducting legends Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, Kurt Masur, and André Previn. As Assistant Conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the early 1990s, he conducted at the Tanglewood Music Festival, and on classical series and Boston Pops concerts.

Llewellyn has conducted many orchestras in North America, most notably the symphonies of Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Milwaukee, Montreal, Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Toronto. As Music Director of the Handel and Haydn Society, America’s leading period orchestra, he gained a reputation as a formidable interpreter of music of the Baroque and Classical periods.

Music Director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne since 2015, Llewellyn has held positions with numerous other European orchestras — including Principal Conductor of the Royal Flanders Philharmonic, Principal Guest Conductor of the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, and Associate Guest Conductor with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. An accomplished opera conductor, Llewellyn has appeared at the English National Opera, Opera North, Spoleto Festival USA, and the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.

Llewellyn has led NCS in four critically acclaimed recordings, most recently Britten’s Cello Symphony and Prokofiev’s Sinfonia Concertante, both with cellist Zuill Bailey. Deeply committed and passionate about engaging young people with music, Llewellyn regularly leads education activities with NCS and around the world.

 

David Glover, Associate Conductor

The Governor and Mrs. J. Melville Broughton Chair

David Glover joined the North Carolina Symphony as Associate Conductor in the 2014/15 season. Glover came to the North Carolina Symphony from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, where he served for two years as the Assistant Conductor. His duties with the North Carolina Symphony include conducting education and evening concerts throughout the state as well as performances on the Pops Series and Young People’s Concerts. He regularly prepares audiences for what to listen for at pre-concert talks.

He has led numerous orchestras including the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, North Czech Philharmonic, Bulgarian Opera in Bourgas, and Hungarian Opera-Cluj. He holds degrees from the University of Georgia and Boston University in violin performance, as well as a master’s degree in instrumental conducting from Indiana University, where he was named an Adjunct Lecturer in 2007.

 

Wesley Schulz, Associate Conductor

The Lucy Moore Ruffin Chair

Wesley Schulz, appointed NCS Associate Conductor in the 2017/18 season, previously served as Music Director of the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Festival Orchestra, and as Director of Orchestras at the University of Puget Sound. In the 2014/15 season, Schulz was the Conducting Fellow at the Seattle Symphony. Upcoming and recent conducting engagements include the Austin Symphony Orchestra, The Venice Symphony, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Auburn Symphony, and the Juneau Symphony.

Schulz made his Seattle Symphony debut in a sold-out performance with singer/songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov, led seven world premieres at the Merriman Family Young Composers Workshop, and assisted with recordings for the symphony’s Grammy-winning label, Seattle Symphony Media.

From 2009 to 2013, Schulz was the Assistant Conductor of the Britt Festival Orchestra, a professional summer orchestra in Jacksonville, Oregon. In addition to teaching at the University of Puget Sound and the Seattle Conservatory of Music, he has served as Music Director for both the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestras and Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra.

From 2007 to 2011, Schulz directed the Texas Chamber Group, an ensemble he founded in Austin, Texas, dedicated to performing chamber orchestra works in creatively designed performance contexts.

Schulz graduated magna cum laude with bachelor’s degrees in percussion performance and music education from Ball State University and doctoral and master’s degrees in orchestral conducting from the University of Texas at Austin. When not on the podium, he can be seen hitting the pavement in preparation for his next marathon.

North Carolina Symphony Society, Inc.

The Society Board is the governing, policy and operating board of the Symphony Society. It secures financial resources, approves program goals, engages in strategic planning and oversees budgets, continuing the Society’s mission to achieve the highest level of artistic quality and performance standards, and embracing the dual legacies of statewide service and music education.

 

Mr. Don Davis, Chair, Raleigh
Dr. Mary Susan Fulghum, Vice Chair, Raleigh
Mr. Joe Bastian, Treasurer, Chapel Hill
Dr. Ted R. Kunstling, Assistant Treasurer, Raleigh
Dr. Sally C. Johnson, Secretary, Raleigh
Ms. Sandi M. A. Macdonald, President & CEO, Raleigh

Ms. Deborah M. Aiken, Raleigh
Dr. Tim Altman**, Laurinburg
Dr. Trude R. Bate, Cary
Mrs. Janie W. Bird, Raleigh
Mr. Jud Bowman, Chapel Hill
Ms. Patty Briguglio, Cary
Mr. Martin H. Brinkley, Raleigh
Mr. Steve Burriss, Raleigh
Mr. Philip P. Cave, Raleigh
Mr. Tim Clancy, Raleigh
The Honorable Roy Cooper*, Raleigh
Mr. David R. Crabtree, Raleigh
Mr. Richard L. Daugherty, Raleigh
Mr. Robert C. Doherty, Raleigh
Mr. Keith Donahue**, Raleigh
Dr. Marijanet Doonan*, Pinehurst
Mrs. Ruth Dzau, Durham
Mrs. Margaret Poyner Galbraith, Raleigh
Mr. Rick Gardner, Raleigh
Mr. Robert Graham, Chapel Hill
Mr. Donald A. Haile, Raleigh
Mr. David Haines, Cary
Secretary, Susi H. Hamilton*, Wilmington
Mrs. Elaine Bryant Hayes, Fayetteville
Dr. Wm. Charles Helton, Raleigh
Mr. Richard E. Hinson, Chapel Hill
Mr. Douglas C. Hornberger, Raleigh
Mr. Kevin Howell**, Raleigh
Mr. Michael Patrick Hughes, Raleigh
The Honorable Mark Johnson*, Raleigh
Mr. L. Dwain Joyce*, Fayetteville
Mrs. Cecelia Eckert Kennedy, Morrisville
Dr. Robert Lacin, Raleigh
Mr. Branford Marsalis, Durham
Mr. James Morgan**, Raleigh
Mr. Graham Mosely, Wilmington
Mr. Sharat Nagaraj, Raleigh
Mr. Thomas L. Norris, Jr., Raleigh
Mrs. Florence Peacock, Chapel Hill
Dr. Emily Mann Peck, Raleigh
Mrs. Ashley Matlock Perkinson, Raleigh
Dr. Ramachandra P. Reddy, Cary
Mr. Thomas H. Roberg*, Raleigh
Mr. Richard H. (Dick) Robinson, Jr., Chapel Hill
Mr. Jeffrey B. Sheehan, Raleigh
Mr. Jason Smith, Raleigh
Mrs. Tracey Fodor Smith, Farmville
Mr. David Sontag, Chapel Hill
Mrs. Linda J. Staunch*, New Bern
Mr. Terry L. Stevens, Raleigh
Mrs. Jennie Harris Wallace, Raleigh
Mr. Tim Yull, Raleigh

*Ex Officio Member
**Governor’s Appointee

 

Lifetime Trustees

The Society and Foundation Boards gratefully recognize the individuals listed below as Lifetime Trustees for extraordinary involvement and leadership of the Symphony over a significant period of time.

Dr. Assad Meymandi – 2015 Inductee
Mr. Edward O. Woolner – 2016 Inductee

 

North Carolina Symphony Foundation

The Foundation Board holds the permanent endowment of the Symphony, solicits additions to the endowment, safeguards and invests assets, and prudently expends funds for the exclusive use and benefit of the Symphony Society.

 

Mr. Thomas H. Roberg, President, Raleigh
Mr. Larry Wilson, Vice President, Raleigh
Col. Matt Segal, Treasurer, Cary
Mr. D.S. (Steve) Hodges, Secretary, Durham
Mr. Chip Anderson, Raleigh
Ms. Catharine Biggs Arrowood, Raleigh
Mr. Richard L. Daugherty, Raleigh
Mr. Don Davis*, Raleigh
Dr. Robert N. Eby, Chapel Hill
Dr. Warner Hall, Raleigh
Dr. Wm. Charles Helton, Raleigh
Mrs. Louise A. Miller, Cary
Mr. Gray Reed, Raleigh
Ms. Dianne C. Sellers, Raleigh
Dr. Shaler Stidham, Jr., Raleigh
Mr. Josiah Stevenson IV, Pinehurst

*Ex Officio Member

 

TRUSTEE LISTS CURRENT AS OF FEBRUARY 2018

President’s Office

Sandi M.A. Macdonald – President & CEO
Email: smacdonald@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.733.2750

Sue Guenther – Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Email: sguenther@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5455

 

Artistic Operations

Martin Sher – Vice President & General Manager
Email: msher@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5460

Sarah Baron – Director of Education
Email: sbaron@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5461

Joshua Fisher – Assistant Stage Manager

Jessica Kunttu – Assistant Librarian
Email: jkunttu@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5469

Janice McLaughlin – Senior Assistant Librarian
Phone: 919.789.5470

Amanda Meliosky – Artistic Planning Manager
Email: ameliosky@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5521

Deborah Nelson – Principal Orchestra Librarian (The Mary Colvert and Banks C. Talley Chair)
Email: dnelson@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5468

Bo Osborne – Stage Manager

Patrick Parker – Stage Crew

Donald Tippett – Director of Operations
Email: dtippett@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5464

Schuyler Tracy – Operations Assistant
Email: stracy@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5462

Luke Witchger – Interim Orchestra Personnel Manager
Email: lwitchger@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5465

 

Finance & Administration

Robert Schiller – Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration & CFO
Email: rschiller@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5490

Myranda Broyles-Lewis – Accounting & Payroll Manager
Email: mbroyleslewis@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5493

Tiffany Debnam – Database Manager
Email: tdebnam@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5496

Glenda Hughes – Controller
Email: ghughes@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5494

Amy Kennemur – Human Resources & Office Systems Manager
Email: AKennemur@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5491

Andrea Newby – Director of Patron Loyalty
Email: ANewby@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5506

Stan Williams – Public Affairs Contractor
Email: swilliams@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5456

 

Marketing & Audience Development

Linda Charlton – Vice President for Marketing & Audience Development
Email: lcharlton@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5474

Jennifer Blackman – Graphic Designer
Email: jblackman@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5481

Gavin Brown – Box Office Manager
Email: gbrown@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5502

Sara Dobson – Statewide Coordinator
Email: sdobson@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5463

Maria H. Ewing – Director of Advertising & Promotions
Email: mewing@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5480

Alexandra Finazzo – Box Office Associate
Email: afinazzo@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.733.2750

Richard Hess – Communications Project Manager
Email: rhess@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5478

Meredith Kimball Laing – Director of Communications
Email: mlaing@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5484

Kimberly Little – Group Sales & Promotions Coordinator
Email: klittle@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5505

Susan Lynch – Box Office Associate
Email: slynch@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5503

Jonathan Naylor – Box Office Associate
Email: jnaylor@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.733.2750

Molly Riddick – Box Office Associate
Email: mriddick@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.733.2750

Reuben Saunders – Box Office Associate
Email: rsaunders@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.733.2750

Jim Vestal – Box Office Associate
Email: jvestal@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.733.2750

Emma Wall – Assistant Vice President of Marketing
Email: ewall@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5507

 

Philanthropy

Lisa Ransom – Vice President of Philanthropy
Email: eransom@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5487

Pam Bash – Director of Corporate & Foundation Giving
Email: pbash@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5482

Christin Danchi – Philanthropy Assistant
Email: cdanchi@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5479

Amanda Decker – Major Gifts & Planned Giving Coordinator
Email: adecker@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5492

Rebecca Gunn – Director of Annual Giving
Email: rgunn@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5489

Amanda Vollrath – Corporate & Foundation Giving Manager
Email: avollrath@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5483

Rebecca Watkins – Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving
Email: rwatkins@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5497

Anne Wolverton – Events Manager
Email: awolverton@ncsymphony.org
Phone: 919.789.5475

Administrative positions

Summerfest Concert Series Marketing & Development Intern

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
Project Objective: Expand marketing efficiencies of Summerfest, the North Carolina Symphony’s outdoor summer concert series, by assisting in the development of strategic marketing plans to increase attendance and serving as a liaison between the North Carolina Symphony and corporate sponsors.

This is a full-time, paid internship that will begin June 4, 2018 and end August 10, 2018.

Major Tasks to be Performed: Research prospects for group sales and new audiences for new patron ticket sales. Distribute pre-concert marketing materials, and perform community outreach by managing on-site promotions. Assist in managing sponsorship relations, including recognition on website, social media, brochures, and advertising. Coordinate ticket reservations, sending reminders, and handling all details and sponsor requests. Assist Development staff when hosting sponsors at concerts. Post season, prepare Sponsor Season wrap-up packets detailing successes and reviewing market exposure materials to quantify and qualify success of partnership.

Final Product or Outcome Anticipated: Increase group sales and new patron sales and elevate sponsor relationships.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Marketing experience
  • Ability to maintain professional relationships
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good analytical thinking skills
  • Experience in research

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Student should be a rising junior or senior that is studying Business, Marketing, Public Relations. Advertising, Communication, Journalism, Music, Liberal Studies

TO APPLY:
For consideration for this opportunity please visit the NCDNCR internship program page and follow directions for applying.  The application process will close March 26, 2018 at 5pm.

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Education Intern

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
Project Objective: Assist education department in various education and audience development activities, educational concerts, workshops, and publication production, while pursuing an organization-wide understanding of orchestra administration.

This is a full-time, paid internship that will begin June 4, 2018 and end August 10, 2018.

Major Tasks to be Performed: Assist with preparations for the annual Teacher Workshop in August, including communication with teachers, editing concert materials, and providing on-site technical support during the workshop. Assist with planning education activities to take place during the 2018/19 season.

Final Product or Outcome Anticipated: The Education Intern will work successfully with North Carolina Symphony staff, volunteers and teachers to present an informative and beneficial workshop for teachers, and will use organizational skills to help prepare the education department for the 2018/19 season.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Music background
  • Planning experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Student should be a rising junior or senior studying Music Education, Music Performance, Music Industry Studies

TO APPLY:
For consideration for this opportunity please visit the NCDNCR internship program page and follow directions for applying. The application process will close March 26, 2018 at 5pm.

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Marketing & Audience Development Intern

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction of the Director of Advertising & Promotions, the Marketing & Audience Development Intern assists with projects and promotional activities related to marketing, audience development and promotions. This internship is an excellent opportunity for someone who desires to learn and grow professionally in a fast-paced, creative environment.

Responsibilities for this multi-faceted role include assisting with marketing research, social media marketing campaigns, preparing promotions for concerts and community events, attending concerts as front of house support, managing volunteers, preparing and distribute marketing materials, providing support to the Box Office, data entry, updating website, acting as an ambassador to your school for the NCS Campus Club, our student ticket rewards program, providing general administrative support and other tasks as assigned

This is a part-time unpaid internship for a minimum of one semester. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Expected start date: May 2018. Expected end date: August 2018

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a university student studying business, marketing, public relations, non-profit management or other fields related to the arts
  • Internship must be for class credit or part of an internship requirement for graduation eligibility
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) proficiency preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple priorities with varying deadlines
  • Attention to detail; ability to execute accurately at a high level
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks, seeking help as needed
  • Resourcefulness; demonstrate research skills utilizing both traditional and digital resources
  • Ability and commitment to work towards common goals; must be a team player
  • Open to receiving directions as well as constructive criticism
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office; capacity to quickly learn basics of proprietary database software (Archtics)

TO APPLY:
Applicants are requested to send resume and cover letter to humanresources@ncsymphony.org and reference Marketing & Audience Development Intern in the subject line.

no phone calls, please

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Principal Orchestra Librarian

DEPARTMENT: Artistic Operations
REPORTS TO: VP & General Manager
REPORTING POSITIONS: Senior Assistant Librarian, Assistant Librarian
CLASSIFICATION: Full time and Master Contract

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The Principal Librarian delivers outstanding service and support to the musicians of the North Carolina Symphony (NCS). The incumbent works with administrative staff to ensure music is available to musicians according to the schedule requirements of the Master Contract. The incumbent also oversees all applicable budgets for the library and maintenance of OPAS, the NCS’ primary database. The work of the Principal Librarian is supported by both the Senior Assistant Librarian and the Assistant Librarian. This position is governed by the NCS Administrative Staff Policies including but not limited to hours of work, vacation, leave, etc. The Principal Librarian is also a member of the bargaining unit and covered by the terms and conditions of the Master Contract.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Music Preparation:

  • Ensures music is available to NCS musicians in accordance with the MasterContract
  • Oversees music procurement, ensures adherence to current applicable copyrightlaws and contractual guidelines
  • Oversees proper preparation of materials for orchestra use
  • Oversees production and distribution of practice part materials
  • Communicates with Music Director and guest artists as appropriate

Administration:

  • Develops and oversees all library budgets in consultation with VP and GeneralManager
  • Ensures accurate maintenance of OPAS, including accurate distribution of concertand other OPAS-generated reports, updates timings as necessary
  • Submits quarterly BMI and ASCAP reports
  • Assists with financial analyses and research as required
  • Maintains positive relationships with music publishers and otherprofessionals
  • Oversees the distribution of work among library staff

Orchestra Services:

  • Attends services at Meymandi Concert Hall and runouts as necessary; ensuresuninterrupted library service at all NCS services
  • Maintains accurate timings of works at rehearsals and disseminates information asappropriate
  • Communicates pertinent information to conductors, guest artists, musicians andstaff

Other:

  • Attends Production and Artistic Operations meetings and NCS staff meetings
  • Liaises with programming staff regarding specific instrumentation needs forprograms
  • Oversees music preparation for auditions
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President and General Manager

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree required in Music Performance or a related field. A minimum of 5 years’ Orchestra administrative experience required; or equivalent combination of education and/or training and experience. A strong background in classical music with a broad understanding of repertoire, instrumentation and performance practices is required. Performance experience in an orchestra preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, are essential
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent clerical skills including strong Microsoft Office and OPAS (OrchestraPlanning & Administration System) programs experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of orchestral repertoire (classical and pops), editions,reference sources, foreign terms, orchestration, transposition and notation conventions
  • Knowledge of pertinent music industry, including publishing, licensing andcurrent copyright law
  • Ability to maintain an engaging and positive attitude during high pressuresituations
  • Excellent time management skills are required
  • Must be able to work as part of a team within the operations department
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends for rehearsals and concerts

TO APPLY:
Applicants are requested to send resume and cover letter to humanresources@ncsymphony.org and reference Principal Orchestra Librarian in the subject line. Compensation is competitive and negotiable, commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes health insurance through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, long-term disability, life insurance, 403b Plan with employer match, and an employee assistance program.

No phone calls, please

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