Each summer, the Lake George Music Festival invites several interns who wish to gain practical experience in a warm and friendly atmosphere. All interns work closely with the Festival administration and are an integral part of our tight-knit community. Interns are invited to share their own unique ideas and perspectives in the operations of our summer Festival.

August 12-24, 2018

Description:
Duties and responsibilities will include the photography and post-production editing of all festival activities and events. The Intern will gain valuable experience photographing in a variety of venues ranging from intimate salon settings, churches, and auditoriums, to traditional concert halls and outdoor settings.

Compensation: 
$250 stipend + housing will be provided with a host family or local hotel free of charge. Some meals, usually lunch are provided.

Benefits:
The Festival will be happy to provide recommendations and references for employment, advanced training and/or scholarships following successful completion of the Internship. College credit is also available for those needing to complete an internship as part of their degree requirements. Photographs are distributed to all musicians via social media, will be used on the festival website, Festival films, and in future Festival marketing – full recognition will be given to the Intern wherever applicable. The Intern will retain the rights to all photographs.

Requirements:
The Intern will be required to bring his/her own reliable and high quality equipment. Bachelor’s degree or
equivalent, either completed or in progress with a focus in photography/photojournalism. Experience in nonprofit and/or classical music organizations is helpful, but not required. A love of classical music and an entrepreneurial attitude are advantages, as are self-motivation and the ability to work independently on very productive days. Interns are required to have a reliable vehicle while in Lake George.

Application Procedure:
There is no formal application form, application fee, or deadline. Please send the following materials via email with attachments to info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com The subject line of the email should include your name and the words ‘Recording Internship.’

-Current Resume
-Sample of your work (please submit a link to a representative portfolio for review)
-One letter of academic/professional reference

Upon initial screening, a telephone interview will be required. Questions regarding this internship should be directed to Alexander Lombard at info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com or via phone at 518.791.5089.

 

August 12-24, 2018

Description:
This internship is designed for current college students at the undergraduate or graduate level or early professionals. The successful intern will be one who is preparing himself/herself for a career as a recording engineer and/or studying recording and production techniques. Duties and responsibilities will include the recording and post-production editing of all festival concerts; both chamber music ensembles and full symphony orchestra. The Intern will gain valuable experience recording in a variety of venues ranging from intimate salon settings, churches, auditoriums, and traditional concert halls.

Compensation: 
$250 stipend + housing will be provided with a host family or local hotel free of charge. Some meals, usually lunch are provided.

Benefits:
The Festival will be happy to provide recommendations and references for employment, advanced training and/or scholarships following successful completion of the Internship. College credit is also available for those needing to complete an internship as part of their degree requirements. Final recordings are distributed to all musicians, will be used for radio broadcasts, on the festival website, Festival films, and future Festival marketing – full recognition will be given to the Intern wherever applicable. The Intern will be able to use all his/her Festival recordings for future career pursuits. Previous season recordings have been broadcasted on prestigious radio programs such as NRP’s “Performance Today.”

Requirements:
The Intern will be required to bring his/her own equipment which includes microphones, microphone stands, cables, and a complete and reliable digital recording workstation. Previous experience in a similar position is highly recommended. The Intern must have experience recording classical music ensembles including the skills of microphone placement, stage set up, mixing, editing, and mastering. Interns are required to have a reliable vehicle while in Lake George.

Application Procedure:
There is no formal application form, application fee, or deadline. Please send the following materials via email with attachments to info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com The subject line of the email should include your name and the words ‘Recording Internship.’

-Current Resume
-Sample of your work (please send a representative sample of a recent classical music recording in mp3 format)
-One letter of academic/professional reference

Upon initial screening, a telephone interview will be required. Questions regarding this internship should be directed to Alexander Lombard at info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com or via phone at 518.791.5089.

 

August 10-25, 2018

Description: 
Lake George Music Festival Arts Administration Interns arrive in Lake George, NY on August 10th and remain until the day after the Festival ends. During this time, they work independently and as a team to assist in the management of a music festival with multiple nontraditional venues and an intense schedule. The Festival produces approximately 12 performances, dozens of open rehearsals, workshops, and outreach events in a two week period.

Interns will be provided with hands-on experience in:

– Operations
– Marketing (including social media) and publicity/media relations
– Development
– Internal communications
– Venue liaison
– Concert Production
– Volunteer supervision

An effort will be made to assign each Intern to projects that fit their skills, interests and desired career path. Interns will receive individual and group coachings with the Festival’s President & CEO and General Manager.

Compensation: 
$250 stipend + housing will be provided with a host family or local hotel free of charge. Some meals, usually lunch are provided.

Benefits:
The Festival will be happy to provide recommendations and references for employment, advanced training and/or scholarships following successful completion of the Internship. College credit is also available for those needing to complete an internship as part of their degree requirements.

Requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, either completed or in progress. An interest in arts administration as a career option, and a willingness to learn. Experience in nonprofit and/or classical music organizations is helpful, but not required. A love of classical music and an entrepreneurial attitude are advantages, as are self-motivation and the ability to work independently on very productive days. Interns are required to have a reliable vehicle while in Lake George.

Application Procedure:  
There is no formal application form, application fee, or deadline. Please send the following materials via email with attachments to info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com The subject line of the email should include your name and the words ‘Arts Administration Internship.’

-Current Resume
-One letter of academic/professional reference

Upon initial screening, a telephone or video chat interview will be required. Questions regarding this internship should be directed to Alexander Lombard at info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com or via phone at 518.791.5089.

 

August 10-25, 2018

Description: 
Lake George Music Festival Concert Production Interns Work independently and under the direction of the Production Manager to assist in the production of a music festival with multiple nontraditional venues and an intense schedule. The Festival produces approximately 12 performances, dozens of open rehearsals, workshops, and outreach events in a two week period.

Interns will be provided with hands-on experience in:

– Operations
– Venue liaison
– Concert production
– Concert Lighting
– Artist relations
– State crew duties

Compensation: 
$250 stipend + housing will be provided with a host family or local hotel free of charge. Some meals, usually lunch are provided.

Benefits:
The Festival will be happy to provide recommendations and references for employment, advanced training and/or scholarships following successful completion of the Internship. College credit is also available for those needing to complete an internship as part of their degree requirements.

Requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, either completed or in progress. An interest in arts administration and/or concert production as a career option, and a willingness to learn. Experience in nonprofit and/or classical music organizations is helpful, but not required. A love of classical music and an entrepreneurial attitude are advantages, as are self-motivation and the ability to work independently on very productive days. Interns are required to have a reliable vehicle while in Lake George.

Application Procedure:  
There is no formal application form, application fee, or deadline. Please send the following materials via email with attachments to info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com The subject line of the email should include your name and the words ‘Concert Production Internship.’

-Current Resume
-One letter of academic/professional reference

Upon initial screening, a telephone or video chat interview will be required. Questions regarding this internship should be directed to Alexander Lombard at info@lakegeorgemusicfestival.com or via phone at 518.791.5089.