All positions have been filled for our 2019 Summer Festival.
We will begin accepting applications for our 2020 Summer Festival on November 1, 2019.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2020 and continue until all positions have been filled. Please check back this fall for updated details and internship descriptions.
Production Assistant/Company Driver Internship (Four Positions)
Ideal candidates should be versatile in providing production support to live concerts and stage performances with focus in electric/sound, carpentry or props/costumes, in addition to some musical experience.
Dates of Service: This is a 4.5 week commitment from June 24-July 24 (Arrival June 24/Departure PM July 24). Applicants should be over 25 (by June 15, 2019), have a valid drivers license, excellent driving record, and have experience driving a large passenger van. Limited positions are available to persons 21-24 by June 15, 2019.
Compensation: Shared housing, roundtrip domestic economy airfare, daily lunch (when available), and a $650 total stipend are included.
It is our goal, that along with experiencing this intensive summer music training and performance program, all participants have the opportunity to enjoy the inspirational setting of Hawaii. Interested candidates should send cover letter detailing their individual skills, resume and at least 3 references to HPAF Director of Production, at email@example.com.
Assistant to the Executive Director Internship (One Position)
Assistant to the General Manager Internship (One Position)
The Assistant to the Executive Director and Assistant to the General Manager interns participate in all artist services for the summer season. Primary duties include assisting various members of the senior staff as assigned, welcoming and orienting artists, assisting in airport ground transportation and housing, preparing and distributing artist information materials, working front of house at concerts and events, and engaging in minimal pre-season meetings via phone, beginning in early-May. Candidates should expect to work long hours and extended work days, especially on performance days.
A successful applicant will be highly responsible; possess a classical music background; a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record; good communication, people, organizational, and computer skills; a positive attitude; the ability to work calmly in fast-paced environment; and be 21 years old by June 15, 2018. Enrollment in Arts Administration program and prior experience working with artists are both a plus.
Dates of Service: Saturday, June 22 – Wednesday, July 24, 2019 [Arrive: Friday, June 21 / Depart July 24 – PM ]
Compensation: Shared housing, ground transportation, daily lunch and dinner (when available), and $650 stipend provided. Please note: Airfare to/from Hawaii is the responsibility of the intern. *College credit may be arranged through universities and conservatories upon request.
It is our goal, that along with experiencing this intensive summer music training and performance program, all participants have the opportunity to enjoy the inspirational setting of Hawaii. Interested candidates should send cover letter detailing their individual skills, resume, and at least three references to Justin John Moniz, Executive Director and Rachel Copeland, General Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.