Job Title:

Music Director 

Job Category:



MET’s Pre-Professional Program


Education Manager

Level/Salary Range:

Flat rate of $475

Position Type:

Part-time, contract

Job Description:  The Music Director will work closely with the Director to understand how songs and music serve the show’s story, setting, drama and emotional context. They will be responsible for teaching music to high school aged students during the rehearsal process and evaluate student’s singing abilities during the rehearsal process.

Role and Responsibilities 

  • Report to Supervisor on all matters; 
  • Care for the safety and wellbeing of all students in accordance with MET handbook and policies.
  • Be present and available for auditions, production meetings and music rehearsals. 
  • Teach vocal music and ensure alignment with recorded accompaniment tracks. 
  • Set an example with regard to professional comportment and consideration of other staff and as an outward facing representative of the MET community 
  • Collaborate with Director and Choreographer in casting. 
  • Lead vocal warmups. 

Additional Notes

Some at home preparation is required, rehearsals are in person and on site. 

MET also required its employees and contractors who regularly come into contact with minors to obtain fingerprinting and background checks. MET will cover all associated costs as long as the employee/contractors goes to MET’s preferred vendor. 


Audition workshop: Thursday, February 15, 2024 4:30-6:30pm

Auditions: Sunday, February 18, 2024 3-6p

Rehearsals Thursdays 4:30p – 6:30p; Sundays 3p-6p 

*Music Director will not be scheduled for every rehearsal. 

Show dates: May 17&18 at 7 PM and May 18&19 at 2 PM

Job Requirements

  • B.A. or B.F.A in Music Education, Theatre, or similar major. 
  • 2-5 years of theatre/music education experience.
  • Must be able to read music and play the piano.
  • Passion for theatre and music education. 
  • Passion for working with 5th through 12th graders. 
  • Must be able to provide their own reliable transportation. 

Job Preferences: 

  • Experience as a music director, 
  • M.A. or M.F.A. in Music Education, Theatre or similar major. 


Please send a resume to MET’s Education Manager, Zack Callis, at In the subject line, please write “Application – Music Director”. 


MET’s Teen Ensemble will be performing Into the Woods, Jr.

About MET’s Pre-Professional Program

Maryland Ensemble Theatre is excited to announce its newest programs: MET’s Young Ensemble – a transformative training experience designed to cultivate the next generation of theatre artists and prepare them for successful careers in the performing arts industry. With a rich history of producing outstanding theatrical performances and nurturing emerging talent, Maryland Ensemble Theatre proudly presents this comprehensive program for aspiring young theatre professionals.  


MET is located in Historic Downtown Frederick in the basement level of the FSK Hotel. 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701

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