NYC Conductor Search Guidelines

The candidate must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, be a member in good standing of Choral Canada, and be actively working in the Canadian choral community. 

Nominations may be submitted by: 

  • conductors of the general Choral Canada membership
  • former National Youth Choir conductors


Selection criterion is based on: 

  • letter of nomination
  • candidate’s established record of excellence in choral music making
  • candidate’s established career as a choral conductor
  • proven ability of candidate to work effectively with singers aged 18-25


Nomination submission should include: 

  • letter of nomination
  • completed nomination form
  • biography and brief CV (if possible) of candidate
  • names of two conductors who support nomination


Please note that the nominee is not to be informed of nomination.