MUS: Music Concert Manager (S9800C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

The Concert Manager will be responsible for overseeing a variety of production details for concerts that take place in the Olin Arts Center concert hall. Duties may include such tasks as, greeting performers, photocopying and distributing concert programs, unlocking concert hall and green room doors, operating lights, supplying musicians’ chairs, music stands, other necessary equipment and stage furnishings, stage management, monitoring the Olin lobby to accommodate late seating, and maintaining quiet during performances.

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

The Basics

Department: Music
Supervisor: Alan Carr
Office Location:
Pay Grade: C
Hours: varies
Workers: 2-3

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Education: Bates student Experience: The Music Concert Manager must have some related experience or formal musical background, particularly previous participation in public concerts n some capacity.


Supervises: Ushers, Studio Technicians, and other concert staff Coordinates/Works closely with: Concert staff, faculty members, performers, sponsoring organizations and members of the community SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Music Concert Manager oversees the Olin Reception Office and concert staff before, during, and after concerts. He or she also oversees ticket sales, money, and program distribution.


Environment: Olin Arts Center Travel Requirements: The Music Concert Manager will be expected to do some occasional traveling. Physical Requirements: This student must be able to do some lifting and much moving about with equipment. Machines & Equipment Used: Rolling pianos, concert Hall lighting systems and sound systems, music stand and musician's chairs