Volunteer for Ottawa Chamberfest's Concert Series 2019/2020
Organization: OTTAWA CHAMBERFEST
Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)
Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 15
Location: Ottawa - Central
Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
DescriptionWelcome to Chamberfest!
We are an arts organization with a vision of changing lives through music. Ottawa Chamberfest celebrates chamber music in the nation’s capital, through its concert series, community engagement and education (CEE) programs, and its summer festival.
We are committed to delivering live music performances and programs that are high-quality experiences. We would not be the largest chamber music festival in the world without our incredible team of volunteers. From ushers and greeters to box office and production crews, our talented volunteers help bring our passion for music and the arts to the community.
Coming Up at Chamberfest:
The lineup for our 2019-20 Concert Series has a slew of JUNO winners and nominees including violinists Martin Beaver (formerly Tokyo String Quartet) and Blake Pouliot, soprano Karina Gauvin, and pianists Angela Hewitt and Charles Richard-Hamelin.
The season, running from October 1st to May 2020, also features British master cellist Steven Isserlis, and renowned international ensembles the Miró Quartet (United States) and Tallis Scholars (United Kingdom).
Join us this fall/winter for exciting volunteer opportunities, whether you like to work backstage with our production crew or interacting with the public in an usher position - we have a place that is just right for you.
Thank you for your interest in joining Ottawa Chamberfest - to sign up for one of our exciting volunteer opportunities visit our website:
www.chamberfest.com and connect through "Support Chamberfest"
Good for people interested in: Entertainment; Event planning and participation; Special events and festivals
You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
*volunteer hours for high school students
*great experience to add to resumes: dealing with the public, fast paced environment, working as part of a team, completing duties assigned by supervisors, adjusting to changing needs of clients, etc.
*fantastic opportunity to be exposed to world class musical talent, meet new friends and give back to the community.
How will the organization benefit?
Our volunteers allow us to present a Concert Series featuring both Canadian and International chamber musicians such as Angela Hewitt, the Tallis Scholars, Charles Richard-Hamelin and Steven Isserlis.
Organization category: Culture and recreation
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24