Thursday, May 27, 2010
Eastern Music Festival
Summer job opportunity! Gain leadership experience working with students ages 14-22.
Now entering its 49th year, the Eastern Music Festival & School (Greensboro, North Carolina) is
recognized internationally for its prodigious contributions to the field of classical music and its
commitment to nurturing talented youth. The five-week Festival presents more than 100 public
events (concerts, workshops, master classes, open rehearsals, lectures) each season, featuring
world-class artists and students from its academy for pre-professional young musicians ages 14-22.
The 2010 season (June 26 – July 31) will include visiting artists Gil Shaham, Lynn Harrell, Barry
Douglas, William Wolfram, and many others.
Male Counselor Positions Available
Duties and Responsibilities
A Counselor at the Eastern Music Festival will gain experience by assisting EMF staff in ensuring the physical and mental well-being of students and contributing to a positive learning environment by implementing established policies, addressing student concerns, resolving conflicts, and supervising student activities. Counselors will participate in intensive training in security procedures, safety procedures, health procedures, handling incidents that violate policy, working with students, and leadership. Counselors gain experience by assisting the Dean of Students in all areas, including coordinating social events, maintaining an orderly environment, providing help and guidance to students, responding to emergencies, working in the counseling office, monitoring and reporting negative student behavior, holding student meetings, providing transportation for students, and more. Counselors will live in the dormitories with the students and have private rooms. Although Counselors work in shifts, they are “on-call” for emergency situations 24/7. Counselors have the opportunity to be a part of a rich, musical atmosphere where they may attend a wide variety of concerts, master classes, rehearsals, etc. Counselors may also make arrangements to study privately with EMF faculty
(at the Counselor’s expense). Each Counselor will have duties 6 days throughout the week with varying work hours (set by the immediate supervisor) during the day, evenings, and weekends.
Counselors must be at least 22 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Applicants should have strong
communication skills, leadership skills, and work well with other people. Applicants should be outgoing and
comfortable working with students ages 14-22. The dates for position are June 21 through August 2, 2010.
$950 + room and board
To apply, visit www.EasternMusicFestival.org
or call 336.333.7450 x28