The Orchestra Librarian is a crucial member of the operations department and is responsible for obtaining, preparing, distributing, maintaining, and cataloging printed music for all concert programs. The Orchestra Librarian works very closely with the Artistic Director, Artistic Partners, guest conductors, concertmaster and other musician leaders to research and prepare all music for rehearsals and performances. The position assists the marketing and communications staff in proofreading concert program listings and instrumentation for style and content. The Orchestra Librarian reports to the Orchestra Manager and partly supervises the Operations Assistant in supporting library functions.
Primary Responsibilities:Obtains printed music to meet program needs of the Orchestra, its ensembles and the choral groups that
perform with it in accord with the provisions of the Master Agreement as directed by the Orchestra
Manager, Artistic Director, Artistic Partners, guest conductors and members of the Artistic Vision
Responsible for the preparation of music for performance, marking parts according to materials provided by Artistic Partners, guest conductors, concertmaster, and principals.
Assembles orchestra folders for each concert program at least two weeks before the first rehearsal, and has the music available to the musicians as required by the Master Agreement.
Catalogs music owned by the SPCO and maintains the library catalog as part of the OPAS database.
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