opportunities

executive director

With the vision to be a vital cultural force in Los Angeles and recognized as a premier orchestra worldwide, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) is well-positioned for the future and seeking an Executive Director inspired by its history and excited to lead the organization toward its next chapter.

The Executive Director will have the opportunity to guide LACO into the achievement of its strategic goals: to position the Orchestra as an indispensable community resource and the preferred partner and collaborator for presenting transformative and intimate music experiences; to present programs that diversify, deepen and expand the LACO community; and to establish a stable financial foundation on which to build the next 50 years of sustainability. Unique to LACO is its ability to respond to different geographies and demographics and capitalize on the diversity and vitality of Los Angeles by balancing innovative and traditional elements in all programs. Exciting for the next Executive Director is the chance to further position LACO as the flexible model orchestra of the future.

For a detailed job description and information on how to apply, please visit Morris & Berger’s website.

meet the music docent

hours:
There are four Meet the Music concerts each season. Docents are asked to attend a two hour weekday morning training session at the LACO offices a few weeks prior to each of the four concerts. After the meetings, docents will then disperse to schools to teach students participating in Meet the Music. Docents are invited to attend all Meet the Music concerts.

duties include:
Going to schools to teach students about the music they will hear at a LACO concert. Introducing students to classical music in a fun way.

skills required:
Enthusiasm and the ability to present knowledge in exciting ways to large groups of 4th, 5th and 6th graders. An appreciation of music is a big plus, but a musical background is not required. We will provide you with all the information and training that you will need to teach the students.

salary:
Volunteer Position with insider perks and the invaluable opportunity to experience LACO’s Meet the Music concerts. Parking for training sessions and Meet the Music concerts will be provided.

Please call Shawne at 213 622 7001 × 212 for more information.

volunteer

Volunteering is a satisfying way to give back to your favorite Orchestra. Volunteers have the opportunity to meet the musicians, attend concerts, receive acknowledgment in our season program and more!

Some of the ways you can help include office support, music education, concert/event support and orchestra hospitality. Learn more, or contact us at info@laco.org.