As a teaching choir determined to support and nurture the next generation of arts and artists, VCS is proud to host an arts management internship. But what does the intern actually do? A lot of really important things to help make the show happen. Amid helping to run rehearsals and prepare for a concert, Emma Mehigan, VCS intern for the 2017-18 season was kind enough to share what she learned on the job.
My internship with Vienna Choral Society began last summer. Since then, I have been exposed to much more of the choral world than before. I have been in choirs for the last nine years of my life, but I have never been so greatly involved in the management of a choir. One of the major things I have been exposed to is the people that management has the privilege to work with. It is overwhelming to me how much everyone has welcomed me into their choir life. Every week I’m asked how school is going, how colleges are looking, and how life is in general. It has struck me how much of a community resides within this choir and it will be difficult for me to leave at the end of this year. [Read more…]