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Music Assistant for Goodspeed Musicals 2024 Season

Goodspeed Musicals

Category: Music Assistant

Label Info
Type Paid
Location The Goodspeed, 6 Main Street, East Haddam, CT
Dates January 1, 2024 –December 31, 2024
Compensation Salary: $17/hour; housing, insurance, paid time off, and paid holidays provided Full Time, Non-Exempt, Seasonal

Job Description

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the community we
serve. Goodspeed Musicals is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and accessible
workplace environment, and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, non-gender binary/trans individuals, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and people with disabilities are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

General Statement of Job Function: Serve as the primary assistant to the Resident Music
Director in support of all of Goodspeed’s artistic product, including productions at The
Goodspeed and The Terris Theatre.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Receive, catalog and return materials from licensing houses and composers/librettists, in
coordination with Artistic Administrator
• Coordinate the delivery of materials from rehearsals to and from arrangers and orchestrators
• Update and maintain scores, vocal books and orchestra parts and, with the music directors,
assuring materials are accurate and up to date at all times
• Accompany rehearsals as necessary
• Perform in orchestras at the Goodspeed and/or the Terris Theatre when requested
• Program keyboards
• Maintain music department keyboards, computers and peripherals
• Maintain & upgrade music department software
• Obtain and maintain instruments for onstage use when requested
• Participate in load-in and load-out of orchestra rehearsal and performance spaces
• Maintain the music department office in work-ready condition

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Serve as music assistant to the Festival of New Musicals, the Johnny Mercer Writers Grove
and the NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Program Residency at Goodspeed
• Provide music support for Marketing and Development events and Education programs as

Required Qualifications & Skills: Proficient at Finale and Sibelius notation programs; skilled
pianist; skilled sightreader; skilled keyboard programming including MainStage

Preferred Qualifications & Skills: Proficient with Logic, Ableton and other DAW’s
• Start: Monday, January 1st, 2024
• End: Tuesday, December 31st, 2024
** APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, December 1st, 2023 **

How to Apply

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023
How to Apply: Interested candidates should please email your resume, cover letter, and any media links of your work (if applicable) to: Adam Souza, Resident Music Director [email protected]