Admin Job

United States
Portland, OR, United States
Posted: 08 Oct 2021
Portland Baroque Orchestra

Portland Baroque Orchestra

Artistic Director

Portland Baroque Orchestra (PBO), the third-largest period performance orchestra in the United States, is seeking a forward-thinking, creative, innovative, and energetic leader to serve as its next Artistic Director. Founded in 1984, PBO performs on period instruments, specializing in works of the Baroque and Classical eras, as well as exploring the musical world outside of these time constraints. PBO seeks to recreate the live music experiences of history by presenting the highest level of music performance in intimate venues up to 750 seats.

Reporting to and collaborating with the Board of Directors, the Artistic Director will have accountabilities for all PBO signature artistic programs, plus strategic and general oversight of programming, musician, and orchestra development. The Artistic Director will partner with the Executive Director to achieve annual strategic, fundraising, and operational objectives. Leading a dedicated and creative orchestra, the Artistic Director will possess an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong interpretive vision to successfully create and execute strategic artistic initiatives for artistic and organizational growth, that will include both live and digital programming opportunities.
Ensuring the financial viability of the organization is critical to success in this role. This includes budgetary planning and management alongside the willingness and experience to raise funds for PBO’s programs and initiatives. As the primary external artistic ambassador, the Artistic Director will assist in stewarding current relationships and partnering to develop new opportunities with the goal of deepening donor engagement in PBO’s artistic vision.
As a team builder who values collaboration, the Artistic Director will have responsibility for musician hiring decisions and performance reviews. The Artistic Director will attract, retain, and inspire PBO musicians within an organizational culture that prioritizes inclusivity, kindness respect.
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