MUSIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

JOB PLACEMENT SERVICE

Music Librarian

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Job Description

The Music Librarian provides musical materials for main-stage Houston Grand Opera, Houston Grand Opera Studio, and HGOco events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sources and provides musical material needed by Houston Grand Opera
  • Works as liaison with Head of Music Staff, Music Director and visiting conductors to produce edited vocal and orchestral material for each production;
  • Works with Music Administrator to provide accurate personnel needs for orchestra;
  • Attends all orchestral rehearsals and performances;
  • Acts as liaison between Conductor and Production Stage Manager during on-stage orchestra rehearsals;
  • Provides an information service to patrons, the company and other libraries; and
  • Organizes and maintains the active music and recording collection of Houston Grand Opera, and maintains a running inventory of these holdings.

Special Job Characteristics

Applicant must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Education and/or Experience

Candidate should possess a Master of Music degree or equivalent professional experience in a music library setting; mastery of Finale and Sibelius; and familiarity with the standard musical databases and bibliographic resources. Additionally, candidate should possess previous experience as a music librarian; excellent research skills, copying techniques, verbal and written communication skills, and organizational skills.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please visit Houston Grand Opera’s job board at www.houstongrandopera.org/work.RESUMES ACCEPTED UNTIL FILLED.

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