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  • Director of Music - St. Patrick's Parish - Rockville Maryland

    Saint Patrick Parish in Rockville, Maryland is seeking a full-time Director of Music position.
    $33k-47k yearly est.Easy Apply60d+ ago
  • Choral Artist in Residence & Director of Choral Activities

    Shenandoah empowers its students to improve the human condition and to be principled professionals and leaders wherever they go. Shenandoah students collaborate with accomplished professors who provide focused, individual attention, all the while leading several programs to be highly nationally ranked. SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITYShenandoah University, headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, with additional educational sites in Clarke, Fairfax and Loudoun counties, is a private, nationally recognized university that blends the best of professional studies and the liberal arts. SHENANDOAH CONSERVATORYShenandoah Conservatory was founded in 1875 and has an extraordinary legacy of shaping music and the performing arts in Virginia and beyond. With approximately 4,000 students and more than 200 areas of study in six different schools (including Shenandoah Conservatory), Shenandoah promotes a close-knit community rich in creative energy and intellectual challenge. Shenandoah Conservatory, one of the country's leading centers for collaborative work across the performing arts, is seeking nominations and applications for an exceptional musician, choral director, and teacher to join the Vocal/Choral Division faculty as Choral Artist-in-Residence and Director of Choral Activities. Shenandoah is a Big Little Univ Beyond being a comprehensive performing arts school, Shenandoah Conservatory is home to exceptional artists and scholars who are unusually oriented towards collaboration and innovative approaches to the career preparation of students.
    $57k-69k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Ceremonial Band Director

    Job DescriptionJob Title: CEREMONIAL BAND DIRECTOR Location: YORKTOWN, VA Travel: N/A Duties: * Direct the band in musical warm-up.
    $45k-85k yearly est.16d ago

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Average Salary For a Choral Director

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Choral Director is $54,709 per year or $26 per hour. The highest paying Choral Director jobs have a salary over $100,000 per year while the lowest paying Choral Director jobs pay $29,000 per year

Updated March 6, 2023
Average Choral Director Salary
$54,709 yearly
$26 hourly

4 Common Career Paths For a Choral Director

Director Of Music

A music director is responsible for leading the musical aspects of a theatre production, monitoring the performance of musical groups to ensure the audience's satisfaction, as well as smooth show transitions. Music directors evaluate the production's concept and select the best music pieces. They must have excellent knowledge of the music industry, especially on training music groups to establish the desired quality performance result. A music director must have excellent communication and organizational skills, cooperating with the whole production team to create a fun, engaging show.

Band Director

Band Directors help their musicians prepare for their showcase events. They lead orchestras or other musical groups during musical performances or recording sessions.

Choir Director

A choir director leads and oversees the daily activities of choirs, especially during musical performances. They are responsible for coordinating rehearsals, establishing schedules and budgets, setting objectives and rules, and selecting resources, including musical pieces. They utilize their musical and leadership skills to facilitate auditions, find potential members, delegate responsibilities or parts for the performances, and direct each member to achieve every musical performance's desired sound. Additionally, a choir director empowers members to enhance their skills and reach goals.


Directors work in show business, whether in a film, a television show, or a theatre production. They are responsible for bringing the material to life. They work with the writers to get a clear vision of how the production should look. They lead the production team in planning for the production, identifying filming or rehearsing schedules, casting for roles, and other aspects that need to be decided upon. Directors provide direction to the actors to ensure that the actors understand their role and will be able to effectively convey emotions to the audience. They also manage all other crew members and communicate their expectations clearly so that everyone on the set is working towards one vision.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Choral Director