Musical Director Job Vacancy

Oldham Choral Society is seeking a new Musical Director from January 2023, when Nigel Wilkinson will be retiring after directing the choir for 23 years. We are looking for an inspirational Musical Director who can work with amateur singers with diplomacy and understanding and who is able to use their knowledge of vocal technique to bring the best out of the choir and further develop its skills.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of choral and orchestral direction and a wide knowledge of both traditional and modern choral repertoire. They will be responsible for taking weekly rehearsals, conducting the choir and orchestra for concerts, engaging professional soloists and musicians when relevant and advising the committee on programming.

For a full job description and further details of how to apply for this post, please email Gerard Marsden at

Deadline for applications: 9th September 2022