NEMC is hiring a Stage Manager for our 86th summer season. Applicants must be over the age of 21 and available from Late June to Mid August. Applicants should have extensive experience in sound and audio equipment, as well general understanding of musical groups (bands, orchestras, choirs, Jazz, etc). A more complete breakdown is below.
1. Rehearsals - Set up chairs & stands for 2 Bands, 2 Orchestras, 2 choruses and Jazz ensembles prior to their start times.
2. Concerts - Coordinate set changes (cue musicians & conductors when it’s time to take the stage, mix sound front of house.)
3. Manage, train and coordinate a crew of 15 - 20 students (varying ages from 11 to 18) to assist with all
concert and recital set changes.
4. Faculty & Student Recitals - Collect recital set-up forms from faculty, coordinate seating changes, move piano(s) & equipment.
5. Set out music crates for all rehearsals & performances. Transport crates between Bowl and Alumni Hall.
6. Ensure that all performance and rehearsal venues have (and maintain) an adequate number of plexiglass barriers, stands and chairs.
6. Assist percussion faculty with instrument moves across campus.
1. Must have extensive experience in audio enhancement. (mixing, mic placement, etc)
2. Must be 21 or older
3. Must be physically able to lift heavy equipment
4. Able to communicate effectively with artists/musicians, staff, maintenance, and children
ages 8 - 18.
5. Able to calmly troubleshoot technical difficulties, sudden changes in schedule (rain site),
and equipment failures/disappearance.
6. Must be available Late June to Mid August.
Founded in 1937, New England Music Camp is a summer camp for music students ages 11–18, located on 200 acres in Sidney, Maine, on the eastern shore of Messalonskee Lake in the Belgrade Lakes region. It follows a balanced structure of musical training (in the morning) and standard recreational activities (in the afternoon) such as sailing, kayaking, archery, tennis,
softball, soccer, volleyball, badminton etc. There are numerous concerts offered free to the public during its four-week season on site at the Bowl-in-the-Pines or Alumni Hall (respectively, the camp's outdoor and indoor performance venues).
New England Music Camp is committed in policy, principle, and practice to maintaining an environment which prohibits discriminatory behavior and provides equal opportunity for all persons. NEMC affirms its commitment to provide a welcoming and respectful work and educational environment, in which all individuals within the camp community may benefit from each other’s experiences and foster mutual respect and appreciation of divergent views. We are especially interested in applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups as we seek to serve our increasingly diverse and inclusive campus.
NEMC Diversity Statement:
Our goal at NEMC has always been and will always be to provide a safe, warm, and welcoming environment for all students in which to grow both musically and socially. We stand together in support of all of our students, faculty, staff and community who have ever felt underrepresented or unheard. NEMC is committed to continuing to create a community built on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
NEMC commits to:
- Hiring faculty and staff from traditionally underrepresented groups as we seek to serve our increasingly diverse and inclusive campus.
- Building a more inclusive camp family and community. When our campus is diverse, the camp experience is diverse
- Educate our faculty, staff, and campers on systemic racism
- Listen to the people of color in our community and seek ways that NEMC can learn and grow from their vision and support
“Strength to lead and faith to follow”