Reporting to the Board of Directors and working closely with the Artistic Director, the full time Executive Director is responsible for the financial stability and artistic success of Bach Collegium San Diego. The Executive Director is responsible for engaging and cultivating donors and audience members; long range planning and organizational growth; budget creation and planning; and personnel management.
Qualified applicants will have 3-5 years of experience in arts administration, plus expertise in and a passion for classical music, particularly historically-informed performance. A bachelor’s degree is required, and an academic history in music or arts administration is desired. Knowledge of the San Diego arts community is a major plus!
Founded in 2003 by Artistic Director Ruben Valenzuela, Bach Collegium San Diego diversifies musical offerings in the San Diego community, and presents a wide variety of historically significant works. The organization engages many of the country's finest singers and instrumentalists to bring world-class music to the greater San Diego area. Bach Collegium San Diego's excellent programming and exemp...lary talent have made it one of the premier early music ensembles on the West Coast and one of the most dynamic ensembles in the United States. Recently named Ensemble in Residence at All Souls’ Episcopal Church, home to the organization’s first-ever dedicated administration office.
Bach Collegium San Diego’s mission is realized through the presentation of four MainStage productions and five admission-free Bach at Noon performances. With a budget of $350,000, generous in-kind donations of approximately $80,000 per year, and a growing staff, Bach Collegium San Diego is governed by an active board of 10 members. The board continues to invest in professionalizing operations as evidenced by a full time Executive Director, Administration and Operations Coordinator, other part time staff, independent contractors, and Associate Music Director, Personnel Manager and Artistic Administrator, Production Manager, and Education and Outreach Manager.