Volunteer Opportunities

The UVA Music Department depends on our volunteers.  The time commitment is up to you and depends on the type of volunteer experience you want. Please submit a  Volunteer Application, and let us know what types of volunteer jobs interest you.  If you have questions please e-mail music@virginia.edu

 

Event Planning & Implementation

Assists in the planning and implementation of, or on-site coordination at: member concerts, events in the community, receptions, student appearances, and other types of department-sponsored special events. Must be well organized, able to work independently and be detail oriented and enjoy interacting with the public.

Event Usher

Event Usher Create a welcome and safe environment for our patrons. Tear tickets, distribute programs, direct patrons, assist with any unforeseen issues. Must have neat appearance, pleasant and patient demeanor and enjoy interacting with the public.

Photography

Takes photographs at rehearsals, concerts and events both at Old Cabell Hall and at other venues around Charlottesville. Archive and catalog photographs. Manipulate photographs using computer programs. Will be a representative at Music Department events and will be exposed numerous genres of music and performance while getting the unique chance to build a photography portfolio. Music or Studio-Art Majors not necessary, but students must be well organized, able to work independently and be familiar with digital cameras and photo-editing software. Contact music@virginia.edu with "Photo Volunteer" in the subject line for more information.

Promotions

Writes copy for press releases, newspaper articles and/or promotional announcements. Designs and creates flyers, posters and ads. Must have excellent written communications skills and be familiar with or willing to learn computer word processing and/or computer graphics.

Flyering & Promotions Distribution

Distributes calendars, brochures and flyers throughout the Charlottesville area and surrounding communities. Enjoy exploring the rich Charlottesville area, while helping to publicize and promote events and activities in Old Cabell Hall. Flyers and promotions material will be distributed throughout local schools (including the University grounds), local shops and businesses, restaurants and a variety of other locations. Must have own transportation, enjoy interacting with the public, and be able to work independently.

Social Media

Work on social media campaigns and sites to help to publicize and promote events and activities for the UVA Music Department.  Must be familiar with music and with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkIn),  Able to work independently, enjoy music, social media and interacting with a diverse population.  

Volunteer Application

To become a volunteer please fill out our Volunteer Application, and let us know what types of volunteer jobs interest you.

 

Address

McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

Email: music@virginia.edu