Artistic Director – Dartington International Summer School & Festival
Freelance - £20,000 – £25,000 per year
Three-year fixed term contract
The Dartington Hall Trust is seeking a successor to build on the achievements of the current Artistic Director, Joanna MacGregor, to grow and lead the Dartington International Summer School & Festival for three years from 2020.
The Dartington International Summer School & Festival is a world-class festival of music and learning, comprising workshops, masterclasses and a full programme of evening concerts and performance.
you will have an in-depth knowledge of artists and repertoire embracing the whole spectrum of musical experience
This role offers an exciting opportunity to build on our creative and commercial ambition and forge a three-year artistic vision for the Summer School & Festival, devising the artistic content for the programme of courses and public concerts within the remit and ethos of the Dartington Hall Trust.
You will have an in-depth knowledge of artists and repertoire embracing the whole spectrum of musical experience. Keenly interested in other arts forms, you will be committed to music education in the broadest sense.
Able to attract new audiences whilst nurturing our existing loyal audiences, you will have excellent professional networks, a collaborative working approach and an understanding and experience of the cost management of courses, concerts and projects.
As Artistic Director, you will find inspiration in the vision of the Dartington Hall Trust as well as having your own creative vision for a music programme that is diverse, accessible, progressive and inspirational to artists, participants, bursary students and concert goers.
For further details, please follow the link to our careers page where you can download the brief here
If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, or the Summer School & Festival, please call Amy on 01803 847015.
Applicants should submit an expression of interest with a detailed CV to Amy Bere, Executive Director, Dartington Arts by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing: Barn Office, The Dartington Hall Trust, Totnes TQ9 6EL.
Closing date: 25 June 2018.
Interview dates: 20 & 27 September 2018.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an informal visit during the Summer School and Festival (28 July – 25 August 2018).