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Jefferson Symphony Orchestra


An announcement from JSO:


Jefferson Symphony's music director and principal conductor, William Morse, has announced his retirement. He has worked for Jefferson County's largest classical music ensemble since 1998. Morse will adopt emeritus status and retain artistic direction while the symphony’s directors search for — and then welcome — a new leader. The Jefferson Symphony Orchestra, in Golden and Jefferson County, Colorado announces a search for the position of Music Director/Conductor.

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Reports to: Board of Directors


The Music Director is responsible for the artistic operation and development of the orchestra. They exercise authority in artistic matters and devote the time necessary to serve as Music Director and Conductor of the Orchestra while providing multiple services. This includes: selecting suitable programming for each concert; obtaining guest soloists and other guest artists to perform with the orchestra; and attending, supervising and conducting five (5) subscription orchestral music concerts. Additional duties advise the JSO*YAC committee, participate in public and civic activities concerned with the growth and welfare of the JSO, and develop the long-range artistic plans for the orchestra. Application deadline: February 18, 2022

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Jefferson Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1953 and is a seventy--five member ensemble based in Golden, Colorado. Featuring fine musicians from many walks of life, the orchestra, under Maestro William Morse, continues to perform the most challenging of repertoire. 

Jefferson Symphony enriches the greater Jefferson County community through quality music experiences and educational programming. We are proud to unite our audiences through their shared love for the arts.

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