Under the direction of the house manager on duty, student ushers ensure that patrons have the best possible experience at SHCS. In addition to directing patrons to their seats, stuffing inserts in programs, and assisting to seat late patrons, ushers serve as ticket-takers, program handlers, lobby attendants, and help clean the concert hall after the performance. Most importantly, student ushers create a safe, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere for all patrons attending performances.  Orientation is required for all student ushers. Compensation is $50/concert.

• Scanners: A scanner stands by the point of entry and scans tickets for admittance to the hall.
• Seaters: Seaters escort guests as to their seats. They alert the House Manager if there are any seating problems.
• Door Greeters: A door greeter welcomes patrons to the show, distributes programs, and helps direct them to the Box Office, bathrooms, etc.
• Stage Guards: A stage guards stands by the stage and ensures that no patron walks up or places an item on the stage.
• Backstage Guards: A backstage guard protects designated backstage areas and prevents audience members from entering unauthorized areas.

Ushers must be available from 3:30pm – 8:00/8:30pm for one or more of the following dates:
• Sun, Jan 27: Jennifer Koh, violin & Shai Wosner, piano (Baltimore Hebrew Congregation)
• Sun, Mar 3: Johannes Moser, cello & Till Fellner, piano
• Sun, Mar 24: Pacifica Quartet & Jörg Widmann, clarinet
• Sun, Apr 7: Piotr Anderszewski, piano
• Sun, May 12: Arcangelo & Joélle Harvey, soprano
(All concerts start at 5:30pm.)

Concert Venues:
Jan 27: Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
Mar 3, Mar 24, Apr 7, May 12: Shriver Hall

To apply:
Please send cover letter and resume toSHCS Operations Manager, Zoe Fried, at with the subject line, “Student Usher 2019”. Please note if you need assistance with transportation to Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. Preference will be given to those with greater availability.




• Assist audience development and outreach efforts for all SHCS events.  This may include outreach to local colleges and student organizations, submission of events to free listing websites, and development and cultivation of relationships with meet-up groups.
• Support development of content for Facebook and Twitter platforms
• Conduct artist, market, audience, donor, and other research
• Assist in preparation of materials for Annual Fund campaign
• Provide office support, including copying, data entry, aiding with administrative processes, filing, scanning, etc.
• Other related duties as assigned

Candidates considering a career in arts administration, marketing, and/or development are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with and knowledge of classical music strongly preferred. Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office; experience with data analysis a plus. Seeking an independent thinker, doer, and problem-solver with strong verbal and organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to juggle priorities, reliability, willingness to learn, and a sense of humor are highly valued attributes.

Must be able to commit to a regular schedule of 10 hours per week during office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) for the Spring 2018 semester. SHCS’s offices are located on the JHU Homewood Campus. Compensation is $10.10/hour.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to with the subject line, “SHCS Spring 2018 Internship”. Applications will be considered as they are received, with preference given to applications received by December 21, 2018.

Organization Description:

Celebrating its 53rd season in 2018-19, Shriver Hall Concert Series is Baltimore’s premier presenter of chamber music ensembles and solo recitalists. Presenting its coveted Subscription Series each year, free Discovery Series concerts around the Greater Baltimore area, and other special events, SHCS has been called “Baltimore’s finest importer of classical music talent” by The Baltimore Sun and is the five-time recipient of Baltimore Magazine’s distinction “Best Classical Music” in its annual “Best of Baltimore” issue.

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