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 ACCEPTED UNTIL FILLED.

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