Opening Celebration 2017
Idaho Falls Symphony Begins Search for Executive Director


September 18, 2017—Idaho Falls—The Idaho Falls Symphony has announced a search for a new Executive Director. The 68-year old organization seeks a dynamic and visionary individual with exceptional management and fundraising instincts, plus the communication and technical skills to market a symphony orchestra in today’s busy media climate.

Since 1949, the Idaho Falls Symphony has provided quality live orchestral experiences of the world’s great music for the enjoyment, enrichment, and education of audiences and musicians alike. Currently launching its seventh season under the baton of Music Director Dr. Thomas Heuser, the IFS enjoys a loyal following and a stellar reputation as a premier orchestra in the region.

The Idaho Falls Symphony offers a subscription series of six concerts, plus a Family Concert and two evenings of Chamber Music. Venues include the 1,800-seat Civic Auditorium, the Willard Arts Center’s Carr Gallery and historic Colonial Theater, and a beautiful outdoor performance venue at Freeman Park. IFS musicians are drawn from a broad geographical region and all receive per-service compensation. Ambassadors perform chamber music in 27 elementary schools each season, and the Idaho Falls Youth Symphony has an enrollment exceeding 100 members. Extensive outreach efforts include summer chamber music in Driggs, Idaho, a biennial Young Artists Competition, and more.

Details about the full-time Executive Director position are available here -- Click Here to Download Job Description. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining interest and qualifications, plus contact information for at least three professional references.  Electronic submissions are required.  All applications will be treated as confidential, and references will not be called without the candidate’s knowledge and agreement.

Materials must be submitted prior to October 25, 2017; the position will remain open until filled. Email application materials to: Idaho Falls Symphony – Executive Director Search: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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440 N. Capital Ave., Suite B
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
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We are proud and honored to have been part of the Idaho Falls community since 1949. Our mission to perform the world’s great music continues thanks to our dedicated team of musicians, our generous sponsors, and the tireless volunteers that make up the Symphony family. 

In consideration of our patrons and artists, children must be age six to attend performances of the Idaho Falls Symphony.

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