Searching for answers about CAREERS IN THE ORCHESTRAL FIELD?
Participate in an INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEW!
Learn what it’s like, first-hand
Informational interviews offer you an opportunity to speak one-on-one with an experienced orchestra manager or department director in your area of interest. You can use the meeting time to explore your interest in a career in orchestral management or one of many related fields. You can also find out directly what it’s like to do the job you’re pursuing. During your session you can also find out about League-sponsored career development programs including the Essentials of Orchestra Management seminar and the nationally recognized Orchestra Management Fellowship Program.
Where and when?
Informational interviews are available throughout the year and are offered in many cities around the United States. To request information about setting up an interview, please complete and submit the on-line Informational Interview Inquiry form. Upon review of your inquiry form, a League staff member will get back to you with interview details.
Interviews are required for OMFP Applicants
How long is the informational interview?
Interviews generally range from 30 to 45 minutes.
What should I prepare in advance of the meeting?
Remember, this is your interview. What you learn will be dependent upon the questions you ask. Be prepared to discuss your interest in the orchestra management field and to outline your career goals. But also think ahead and prepare questions on areas that are important to you – utilize your session time wisely. And don’t forget to bring a copy of your resume to the meeting.
Is there a fee for the interview?
There is no fee to participate in an informational interview.
What if I still have questions following the informational interview?