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APO Connecting Producer

1 Year Fixed Term – Maternity Cover

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) is seeking a dynamic producer to work with its Connecting department across a variety of settings for a fixed term 1-year period maternity cover as its APO Connecting Producer.

APO Connecting is Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s education, community, and outreach programme which engages over 20,000 people of all ages across Auckland every year. APO Connecting brings together our professional players with schools, individuals and communities in a flagship programme that is widely applauded by educators and community leaders. Through the APO Connecting programme we inspire young musicians, connect music makers and music lovers of the present and the future, and offer concerts, workshops and tutorials for young people across all ages and ethnicities. 

The role of the APO Connecting Producer will be to Produce and deliver APO Connecting’s core orchestral concert programme across our Community, Family and Education elements. This will include contributing to programming, themes and developing relationships with partners to create wonderful concert experiences for all participants. These events include APO4Kids, Discovery, Connecting with Music, Kiwi Kapers, Adventures, and Christmas events such as Wairua Harikoa and APO4Kids Christmas.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a passion for, and familiarity with, orchestral music; be confident in communicating with a variety of people from all walks of life, in particular musicians; in building relationships with collaborative partners and other arts organisations; and have a solid understanding of how to showcase orchestral music for a variety of audiences types.

A solid understanding of educational processes and experience in community and/or outreach programmes is desired and a passion for your work is essential.

Please apply in writing with:

  • A letter of application outlining why you are interested in this position (maximum 2 pages)
  • Your CV, with an outline of your experience and qualifications

APO Connecting Producer Full Description

Applications should be sent to Katie Deller: katied@apo.co.nz

Closing date for applications is 5 pm, Thursday 10th August

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered




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