Assistant conductor required

The Essendon Symphony is looking to appoint an Assistant conductor for the remainder of 2023.
This is a voluntary position.

Role description

  • To prepare for and conduct rehearsals, or part of rehearsals when requested.
  • To assist with selection of appropriate music
  • Assist with the continued improvement in standard of performance.
  • Encourage individual musical improvement.
  • Conduct pieces in concert in consultation with the Musical Director
  • Assist with sectionals as required.
  • Play in the orchestra when not conducting (if feasible)


  • Demonstrated skills and study in conducting
  • Proven rehearsal skills
  • In-depth knowledge of classical music and orchestral traditions
  • Ability to relate to adult, community musicians.
  • Eagerness to be involved with the Essendon Symphony
  • Ability to work with Musical Director


Please send a cover letter and CV to
Include any video links or web links of previous work (not essential)

Applications close: 30.4.23