Freelance classical music critic

The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, Maryland

Date PostedJanuary 28, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFreelance
SalaryNot Specified

The Baltimore Sun seeks a freelance critic to review the broad array of classical performances in the Baltimore region. These can include, but are not limited to, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Shriver Hall Concert Series, Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Baltimore Concert Opera and the Peabody Institute. We are keen to reflect the diversity of the classical community in the Baltimore area. 

Plan, in concert with an editor, a schedule of reviews that encompasses the variety within the Baltimore region’s classical scene 
Write with accuracy, knowledge, speed, flair and an accessible voice
Meet deadlines
Engage with and grow a network of followers on social media.
Three years of critical experience at a journalistic organization
Excellent writing skills 
Proven ability to build an audience via social media
Familiarity with and interest in Baltimore-area classical organizations

The Baltimore Sun is committed to building a diverse correspondent network that reflects the people it covers and the audience it serves. Candidates are encouraged to highlight new perspectives they can bring to our team.

To apply
Email features editor Rachel Mull ( with a cover letter, resume (as a PDF), references and a list of five clips that demonstrate critical skills. No phone calls, please.      

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