Join the NRO production and audio team for an unforgettable summer in Breckenridge, CO!
The National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) is seeking a Recording Engineer for the 2021 summer season.
The position start date is Monday, June 7, 2021, with the last working day on Thursday, August 5, 2021.
The Recording Engineer is a collaborative and integral part of a six-person production and audio team and will oversee all recording and amplification aspects for the festival's duration.
The position reports directly to the Production Manager and will work closely and effectively with a dynamic NRO team, including the Stage Manager, Assistant Production Manager, two Production Fellows, the Director of Operations and Education, the Orchestra Manager, Music Librarians, the Music Director and CEO.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Managing all aspects of the recording studio, including but not limited to:
Operate and maintain sound recording equipment
Record all performances and rehearsals
Compile and edit performance recording samplers for the needs of the NRO, including radio broadcasts, grants, and sales
Assist in all production transportation efforts as necessary for run-out performances
Manage pre-season and post-season set-up and strike of all recording equipment
Comply with the needs of the Riverwalk Center staff in terms of striking any unused recording equipment during non-NRO events
Run multiple recording devices simultaneously to ensure no lost performances
Some front of house and live amplification duties
Oversee live amplification for Community Engagement events
Train and guide the Production Fellows to assist with recording and live audio needs
Create an audio advance sheet for production packet
Provide quality customer service; customers defined as all stakeholders
Ability to read music and computer skills are required
Knowledge of classical music is preferred
Must be able to work on an elevated structure (catwalk & genie lifts)
Strong organizational skills required
Ability to lift 40 lbs
Applicant must be able to handle confidential situations with an even-tempered and professional approach
Must work well under pressure, prioritize effectively, and be detail-oriented
Above all, must have a positive attitude and be a team player
Send a cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references (include contact information and how you know them) in PDF format to email@example.com with “Recording Engineer” as the subject line.
Please note that the arrival date is June 6, 2021, with a departure on August 6, 2021.
The NRO is committed to the safety and well-being of our fellows, staff, patrons and our entire community. As vaccinations are more available, we will continue to practice the prevention and transmission of coronavirus with regular COVID-19 testing for staff and fellows, physical distancing, masks and adhering to Summit County public health guidelines.
All participants (staff and fellows) of the 2021 National Repertory Orchestra must be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 two weeks prior to arrival in Summit County, Colorado. Each participant is required to provide evidence, if available, from the appropriate vaccinating authority that the vaccination(s) have been administered, and that no symptoms have arisen within the appropriate time frame. If proof of vaccination is not available from a particular state, a signed affidavit by the participant will be required. These should be provided to the NRO office when the vaccination is complete.
Additional Salary Information: The Recording Engineer will have shared housing and a weekly grocery stipend.
About National Repertory Orchestra
For more than 60 years, the National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) has played a crucial role in preparing young musicians for careers in the orchestra world, while delivering outstanding musical performances for residents and visitors in Summit County, Colorado. Today the NRO has achieved unparalleled success and is at the forefront of the nation’s summer music festivals.