Director Internship Opportunity


We are offering a one-year, renewable, paid Internship position as director of the Lakelanders Chorus. We are looking for a qualified, charismatic music education or music major from a school or department of music of a college or university who has completed his first year of college.


Benefits of the Music Internship

  • Become oriented in the unique aspects of the Barbershop harmony style of singing
  • Receive ongoing training and mentoring by experienced Barbershop Leaders
  • Gain insight in the motivational triggers of mature adults in volunteer music organizations for career development.


Monthly Stipend of $5,000

  1. The winning student will be presented with monthly stipends totalling $5,000 for the year based on the following:
  2. Become the primary musical director of the Lakelanders Chorus, the Faribault, MN chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society
  3. Attend and direct 80% of the chapter's normal chapter meeting nights for the year stipulated. The Lakelanders Chorus meets weekly for rehearsals on Monday evenings from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Our Savior's Luthern Church, 1207 Prairie Avenue SW in Faribault.
  4. Direct the chorus in Barbershop Division and District Chorus Contests, which take place on one Saturday in the spring and one Saturday in October
  5. Direct the chorus for major performances
  6. Work with the chapter Music Team to develop the chapter's music repertoire and vocal instruction
  7. Use positive motivation and instruction to challenge the chorus to higher levels of musicianship and musicality
  8. Attend Harmony University - Directors College each year of the internship, tuition and travel covered by the Land-O-Lakes District. This takes place over one week in late July at Belmont University in Nashville, TN
If you are interested in this unique opportunity to earn money for college and develop your music portfolio of experience, please contact us.


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