Artistic Administration Internships

Work with leading administrators and artists in the industry with an internship in The Glimmerglass Festival's Artistic Administration Department.

Artistic administration internships may also offer the opportunity to perform as a member of The Glimmerglass Festival Chorus, if interested.

Artistic Administration 1 position. Mid May-late Aug. Assist Artistic Operations staff with copying, filing, data entry and artist management; coordinate and process VIP ticket requests for the Artistic Department. Assist music, scheduling administration and Young Artists Program to schedule auditions for members of the Young Artists Program and assist visiting masterclass teachers. Must possess sound judgment, initiative, excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to remain composed under pressure. Editing and computer skills desired.  The Doris P. Shields Artistic Administration Intern is sponsored by the Glimmerglass Opera Guild.

Music 2 positions. Early June-late Aug. Assist Music Manager and Librarian with researching, copying and distributing music; locating, hiring and transporting instruments requiring heavy lifting; rehearsal room and orchestra pit set-up; and attendance at orchestra rehearsals and performances. Must be reliable and flexible, with good interpersonal and organizational skills and a background in music. Driver’s license with clean driving record required.

Young Artists Program Administration 2 positions. Mid May-late Aug. Live at Young Artists' residence. Assist with residence management; liaise with master class and audition personnel; schedule and provide transportation for Young Artists; and act as liaison between Young Artists and the Director of the Young Artist Program. Must possess excellent multi-tasking skills and the ability to remain composed under pressure. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills allied with flexibility, reliability, and discretion. Computer literacy and valid driver’s license with a clean driving record required.

I am forever indebted to my many Glimmerglass mentors, and cannot thank them enough...." Read more from Nick Covault, 2008/2009 Artistic Administration Intern.


Application Deadline:

March 3, 2014

Early response is strongly encouraged. Some positions are filled as early as January. Applications will be considered until all positions are filled.