Assistant Artistic Director Search

MHFB Announces Assistant Artistic Director Search


July 31, 2017 – Denver, CO – The Mile High Freedom Bands have an immediate opening for an Assistant Artistic Director.  The Assistant AD will serve as the Director of Freedom Swing, MHFB’s 18-member big band, and work with the other members of the artistic staff in executing the artistic vision of the bands.  The position is primarily volunteer with a monthly stipend provided.

The qualified candidate should have a degree in music/music education or equivalent experience directing jazz ensembles.  Preference will be given to individuals who have experience working with adult ensembles.  Freedom Swing rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7-9pm, so candidates must be available at that time on a regular basis.

The hiring process will include an interview by our search committee panel and a 30-minute rehearsal audition with Freedom Swing to be scheduled at the end of August/early September.  Once selected, the Assistant AD would begin immediately.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume/CV to and complete the online application at:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



As the preeminent LGBT instrumental music organization of the Rocky Mountain region, the Mile High Freedom Bands perform musical events that engage, excite, educate, and entertain audiences and develop performers of all abilities.  The Mile High Freedom Bands are committed to making a positive contribution to the LGBT and other communities through our performances and activities.



MHFB Search Committee