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NCYC Conductor

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  • Design and implement exciting and engaging music programs for NCYC singers.

  • Conduct all weekly classes and related performances.

  • Select age- and ability-appropriate repertoire for ensembles that meet both educational and programming goals in collaboration with artistic staff.

  • Participate in artistic planning sessions with Newport Sings staff.

  • Participate in community events hosted by Newport Sings (1-2 per year).


  • Candidates should be enthusiastic and joyful, reliable and professional, work collaboratively with members of the Newport Sings team and students, be a healthy vocal model and a positive role model for the singers.

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in vocal performance or music education.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching treble singers ages 7 - 10 and/or 11 - 14.

  • Knowledge of and experience teaching basic solfege (moveable do) and music literacy training methods.

  • Ability to provide appropriate and healthy vocal modeling.


  • Please email the following materials to

  • Current resume including 2-3 references

  • Cover letter sharing why you wish to join the NCYC team

  • Outline of a performance-based class/program you would like to teach (should include some singing element). Examples include song-writing, electronic music, music from a specific place or culture (of which you are a culture bearer).

  • Optional: Conducting examples (links only; please do not send files)

  • Applicants may be asked to lead a sample class.

The rate is $50 per hour. The performance rate is $150 per concert/performance.

Newport Sings prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. Applications will be accepted indefinitely.

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