AD Recruitment

open voices community choir is SEARCHing FOR A NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Always Fun, Always Quirky, Occasionally Beautiful

Open Voices Community Choir (OVCC) is a non-auditioned mixed voice adult choir that was founded in 2001.  The choir, under the musical direction of Andy Rush, sings fun and uplifting folk, world, sacred, and jazz music in four part harmony.  The choir is premised on the belief that community singing can be a nurturing, empowering and healing force.  The 90+ singers seek to create joy, peace and beauty for choir members and the greater Kingston community, by providing an opportunity to sing and by offering our music to others. 


AD Job Description & Key Dates

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OVCC Artistic Director Job Description

For more information or to receive the Recruitment Kit, please email ovadsuccession@gmail.com.

Interested candidates, please email a cover letter and a copy of your resume to ovadsuccession@gmail.com.

January 22, 2024 – Applications accepted.

May 1, 2024 – Deadline for submission.

July 1, 2025 – Contract start.


OVCC’S Mission Statement
The choir is premised on the belief that community singing can be a nurturing, empowering and healing force. We seek to create joy, peace and beauty for our members, and for the Greater Kingston community, by providing an opportunity to sing and by offering our music to others. Open Voices aims to be inclusive, accessible and representative of diversity.


OVCC Board Leadership and Orientation Manual
Please read, in particular, pages 3-6, 15-17, 22-24, and 40-44 of the Orientation Manual as they pertain to the role of Artistic Director. The Board Leadership graphic, found on page 22, illustrates the significant role played by the volunteer Board members.

Our beautiful concert posters, created by one of our choir members, illustrates the diversity of OVCC’s concert repertoire and guest artists.

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