Low pay for conducting a US college orchestramain
Jeffrey Rink has resigned after 10 years as music director of the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, based at Northwest Florida State College.
The job application for his successor specifies terms and conditions.
The candidate will be paid $49,500 to $63,750 for planning the orchestra season, conducting all rehearsals and concerts, teaching classes at NFSC, fundraising and developing the Northwest Florida Youth Symphony Orchestra.
He or she will also undertake speaking engagements.
Lot of work, not a lot of pay.
Some maestros earn twice as much for one night in Japan.