President of the Music Club is a challenging but very enjoyable role. You have to keep on top of everything that is going on in Music Club and making sure everyone on the committee is carrying out their individual tasks. The President also organises and chairs weekly committee meetings; oversees concerts and events and correspond with the university music department. This is an extremely rewarding opportunity for someone who is organised and able to dedicate the time and effort required.
The role of treasurer is very important and requires someone who is organised and efficient. The main duties include putting membership money and concert donations to the bank and ensuring that an accurate record is kept of all incoming and outgoing finances. The treasurer will also give a financial report at the end of each academic year to the appointed auditor. The role gives you experience of cash handling and basic accounting skills.
FLUTE CHOIR LEADER
The Flute Choir co-coordinator (or Flude King) is in charge of running weekly rehearsals, preparing music, conducting and organising social events for a cheerful group of flautists.
Being percussion group coordinator is a chance to lead a music group in a relaxed environment. It is a good way to improve your organisational and communication skills in a very friendly group that is willing to try new things and to suggest new ideas/pieces for the group.
CHAMBER CHOIR LEADER
The Chamber choir co-coordinator leads and conducts the Chamber choir. This involves preparing music – i.e. learning all the different choral parts in order to teach the music most effectively. As it focuses on classical and Renaissance music, experience in this genre of music is helpful to the role.
The VP assists the President in all their tasks and have their own responsibilities which include organising the Music Ball. The VP should be prepared to chair meetings in the absence of the President. It is a varied role and important qualities for the VP include being flexible, organised and good at team work.
This is an advisory role available to a previous member of the executive committee (President, VP, Secretary or Treasurer).
FOLK GROUP LEADER
Running folk music group is a great opportunity to promote traditional music within the university. Although it can be demanding at times it is also a very rewarding experience. Responsibilities include sourcing tunes to bring along to the group as well as the opportunity to organise and play at ceilidhs in and around the university. They also organise a weekly session after rehearsals at a venue of their choice and need to organise this before the start of the academic year.
EVENTS AND PUBLICTY CO-ORDINATOR
This role involves organising all our social events throughout the year. Including events such as Scavenger Hunt, Burn's Night Ceilidh, Subcrawl, Christmas Dinner and more. In addition the co-ordinators manage the social media profiles of the club and play a key role in the marketing of our events. This role is definitely great fun and requires a very social, enthusiastic, and outgoing person for social events to be a success.
Being an ordinary member means you help out with all the odd jobs that need doing. This includes being an extra pair of hands to set up at concerts, putting up posters, and helping out at social events. By attending committee meetings you also have the opportunity to offer your creative input to the running of music club events and be part of decision making. It is a good way of gaining insight into how music club runs and how all of the other committee roles work in case you want to take on a more senior position the following year.
The position of secretary is a great role to play on the Music Club Committee and regular jobs of the secretary are to take the minutes at weekly meetings and keep up with the club correspondence. It is a good opportunity to help organise the events of the club alongside the events coordinators, have your opinion heard and also learn about the other ensembles in the club apart from your own. Being secretary is suitable for people who enjoy organising, is sociable, and fancies putting forward suggestions for the club.
WIND BAND CO-ORDINATOR
WIND BAND CO-ORDINATOR
The Wind Band Co-ordinators are responsible for running weekly rehearsals, preparing music and organising social events for our Wind Band.
SAXOPHONE ENSEMBLE LEADER
The Saxophone Ensemble Co-ordinator is responsible for running weekly rehearsals, preparing music and organising social events for our Saxophone Ensemble.
The Choir co-coordinator leads and conducts the choir in a range of musical styles. This involves preparing music – i.e. learning all the different choral parts in order to teach the music most effectively.
EVENTS AND PUBLICITY CO-ORDINATOR and BRASS ENSEMBLE LEADER
The Brass Ensemble co-coordinator is in charge of running weekly rehearsals, preparing music and organising social events for our Brass Ensemble.