The Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School (DBCS) is an independent boys’ choir school with an emphasis on
choral singing. The school has a Christian ethos and caters for boys from Grade 4 to Grade 9.
The Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School is looking for a creative, hardworking and highly motivated Music Producer.
The successful candidate will have a wealth of production experience having worked in production companies or creative agencies.
The successful candidate will inter alia:
Be responsible for all aspects of sound engineering and music production.
Have extensive local and international music production experience.
Possess skill, knowledge and experience in the latest vocal production and acapella recording techniques.
Oversee all technical and administrative aspects of recording sessions. This will include and is not limited to: operating audio equipment and software, microphone placements, sound recording, audio editing, mixing and mastering.
Manage recording project budgets.
Develop and teach a production and music technology curriculum.
Have in-depth insight, knowledge and experience of the latest music production trends, software
Develop a network of local and international session musicians and mixing engineers.
Have extensive songwriting, instrumental and vocal arrangement/composition experience.
Work with choristers of the Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School on the composition, arrangement and
production of new musical works.
Oversee all legal aspects of production, copyright, contracts etc.
Develop digital (online stores, social media etc.) and physical distribution networks.
Have the ability to travel when required both nationally and internationally.
The successful candidate will:
Report to the Director of Music.
Be expected to fully support the ethos of the school.
Be committed to the duties associated with an independent boys’ boarding school.
Be able to enjoy an enviable lifestyle accompanied by housing and other school benefits.
Be expected to commence service on 1 January 2021.
Letters of application, accompanied by a comprehensive CV and three contactable references, must be sent to the Executive Head via email (email@example.com) before 15 July 2020.
Please note that the Drakensberg Boys Choir School reserves the right not to fill posts and that applicants are not guaranteed an interview.
Drakensberg Boys Choir, Cathkin Park, Winterton, KZN