Fancy a conducting job?

If you are looking for a new direction then why not try for a job with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra?


The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), the Philippines’ premier orchestra and the resident orchestra of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), is in need of a Music Director and Principal Conductor whose term will commence on May 2009 and end on April 30, 2012.

Main tasks

The main tasks of the Music Director are the following:

· Prepare and oversee the implementation of a three –year plan for the orchestra, covering thrusts, programs, concert seasons, training of musicians and other related activities.
· Conduct daily rehearsals of the orchestra.
· Program PPO performances, recommend and initiate negotiations with guest artists
· Conduct a certain number of performances per month.

Interested conductors must submit the following requirements below and answer the following question: What is your vision for the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra?Orchestra

Music Director and Principal Conductor

The Music Director and Principal Conductor shall be paid a monthly salary of $3,000 (Three Thousand US Dollars), subject to appropriate tax for foreign workers and shall be provided accommodations and roundtrip airfare from country of origin.

Interested conductors must submit the following requirements below and answer the following question: What is your vision for the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra?

1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Repertoire List
3. List of orchestral performances conducted (inclusive of dates and program)


Deadline of submission of requirements is on January 31, 2008. Please e-mail information to ccp.musicdivision@yahoo.com or send materials to the following address:

Music Division
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Roxas Blvd., Pasay City 1300

Information on the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra may be obtained from the CCP Website at www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.

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