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Concert Photographer at UChicago Presents

Description: The University of Chicago Presents (UChicago Presents) seeks an individual interested in being a vital and important part of a respected organization dedicated to the presentation of classical, jazz, world, and contemporary music. Provides exposure to the world’s best musicians.

Concert Duties: The Concert Photographer photographs concerts throughout the season. Responsibilities include capturing a variety of performance photos, coordinating concert schedules with the Director of Production and Education, working with the Marketing & Communications Coordinator to strategize shots, and delivering digital photos within one week of each event.

Qualifications: Good attention to detail; responsible; timely; interest in broad range of music from classical to jazz, world, and contemporary and/or arts and cultural events is highly encouraged. Previous photography experience is preferred. Applicant must provide own equipment and possess a keen sense of one’s surroundings and patron awareness as to not disturb the spirit or flow of the performance. Work-study status a plus. Graduate students are encouraged to apply.

For a full list of concert dates and venues and more about the organization, visit

Notes: This position is for the 2022/23 school year. Schedule of concerts to photograph will be shared in advance and mutually agreed upon. Events typically take place on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons, with some exceptions.

Hour Range: Generally 30-45 minutes per concert

Pay Range: $50 per concert

About the Organization: The University of Chicago Presents is one of Chicago's oldest chamber music presenters and regularly presents many of the world's most renowned musicians. The series is acclaimed as the city's most distinguished presenter of classical, early, contemporary, jazz, and world music. Visit

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and three work samples to: 
Laura Norton, Marketing and Communications Coordinator 
The University of Chicago Presents