Songs of Africa Ensemble Auditions

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Songs of Africa Ensemble is a multicultural and eclectic group of highly trained professionals promoting exciting genres of choral music in African languages and other African-derived styles.

Positions are available for all voice parts looking to join a group of exceptional talents. No sight-reading experience required, but singers must have a great ear to learn songs quickly.  Knowledge of African languages not necessary, as all songs are learned following easy pronunciation guides. An outgoing personality and musical theater experience are a plus! 

All singers looking for a phenomenal experience should call Rose Fischer or Peter Linck at 314-652-6800. For more information on the ensemble, please visit their website by clicking here. Auditions are held during regular Sunday rehearsal sessions at our Grand Center or Creve Coeur locations.


Jobs

There are no job openings at the current time.  Job openings will be posted on this page as they become available. However, exceptional talents in Songs of Africa Ensemble receive a small monthly rehearsal stipend.

 

Internships

Marketing and Publicity Intern

 African Musical Arts Inc. has openings for a non-paid marketing and publicity internship. African Musical Arts is a St. Louis-based 20-year old non-profit arts organization with a mission to present programs that enrich America’s overall cultural heritage by highlighting the music of African-descent composers. Our organization achieves this mission by 1) presenting performances of choral and instrumental music by black composers, 2) presenting top ensembles in concert and cultural exchange, 3) providing tools for public education through a quarterly newsletter and published sheet music and recordings, and 4) collaborating with other national organizations to present festivals and concert series that showcase African-descent composers of art music. 

Interns will gain valuable experience in marketing, public relations, concert promotion, development, and non-profit management.

Duties

  • Assist with online marketing and promotion

  • Coordinate press releases

  • Proofreading

  • Research

  • Communicate with community partners

  • Assist Director of Development

  • Database entry

  • General administrative duties

  • Assist during selected events and concerts

Requirements

  • 10 hours per week minimum
  • Must be college junior/senior majoring in marketing, public relations, communications, or music
  • Must have reliable transportation

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Dr. Wendy Hymes, Director of Development: wendy@africarts.org
 

For more information about us, see our website:

www.africarts.org