Choral Director/Conductor Resume Format

By | January 18, 2011

A Choral Director conducts choirs and glee clubs using original choral arrangements or makes his own interpretations.  He often works with a band, a symphony or philharmonic orchestra conductor of civic and government sponsored cultural centers.  A resume for the position often can benefit from a portfolio of inspired choral works under your baton.

Choral Director/Conductor Resume Format

Dwight D. Turner

S. State St., Chicago, Illinois

Phone: (312) 445-9012


Looking for a choral director position in a symphony orchestra or a theater production company

Summary of Qualification

  • 14 years of experience in a prestigious state symphony orchestra as a choral director for one of its choral groups.

Career Experience/Job History

1998 – Present:  Choral Director, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

  • Direct choir rehearsals at various levels up to final rehearsal with full orchestra together with the symphony’s resident or guest conductor.
  • Conduct choir with guest operatic soloists
  • Conduct auditions for choir or orchestral membership.
  • Lead the choir in a gala performance alone or with the symphony
  • Approve membership application based on audition performance
  • Confer with recording label audio engineers on rehearsals
  • Provide professional critique on sample recordings.


  • Awarded Most Outstanding Choral Director for the 2008 Chicago Spring Music Festival
  • Voted the Most Promising Chorale Conductor in the 1998 by the Chicago Tribune
  • Portfolio of choral recording under my supervision or conducting available upon request or during the interview


1997 – 1999: Master of Music in Choral Music and Conducting, College of Conservatory, Wheaton College.

1996: Vocal/Choral Repertoire, Boston Conservatory

1992 – 1996: Bachelor of Music in Music Composition and Theory, Boston Conservatory

Professional and Character References

Can be furnished upon request