Phoenix Children’s Chorus is excited to announce the search for its next Artistic Director.

Ron Carpenter, who created one of the largest and most well-established children’s choirs in the country, will be handing over the baton after 25 years as artistic director of the Phoenix Children’s Chorus.

Phoenix Children’s Chorus is seeking a creative leader to shape and implement the next phase of the organization’s legacy in the choral community. The artistic director provides the artistic vision of Phoenix Children’s Chorus and is responsible for the leadership and direction of every aspect of the programming, choral education and performances by the chorus.

For the full job description, please click HERE.

Ron Carpenter retirement press release

If you are interested in the position, please submit your cover letter, resume and links to

January 12, 2019 deadline to submit cover letter, resume & links

Target Timeline

  • January 12, 2019 deadline to submit cover letter, resume & links
  • January 2019 complete confidential preliminary screening
  • February 2019 complete confidential interviews
  • March 2019 complete final selection
  • April 2019 announce new Artistic Director
  • Train with current artistic director dates TBD
  • July 1, 2019 start artistic director position