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                                                    Conservatory of Music

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                                             The Johns Hopkins University
                            OFFICE OF CAREER COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT


DAVID FETTER, DIRECTOR                                                                      VIRGINIA PROBASCO, SECRETARY
davidf@peabody.jhu.edu                                                                                  ginpro@peabody.jhu.edu

Hours, 1 - 5 P.M.                                         (410) 659-8100 x4450                                Room P04-6, Conservatory
1 E. Mt. Vernon Pl.                                                                                               Baltimore, MD 21202


                                                  JOB VACANCY BULLETIN NO. 447
                                                  www.peabody.jhu.edu/index.php?pageID=854

                                                               November 15, 2004



                    CONGRATULATIONS                                      composers in the U.S. and Europe and the other will include music
                                                                         of Debussy.
On November 14 STEPHANIE KAI-WIN HO presented a solo
piano recital in the Jack B. Kussmaul Theater in the Frederick           CHRISTOPHER CHEN has been selected to participate in a
Community College Arts Center in Frederick, Maryland.                    National Conductor Preview, March 21-23, 2005, in Jacksonville,
                                                                         Florida. This biennial event, sponsored by the American Symphony
A new CD by RUTH ROSE, Spanish and Latin American piano                  Orchestra League and hosted by the Jacksonville Symphony
music, has been released commercially on Americus Records. See           Orchestra, showcases up to eight conductors that have been
www.americuscd.com.                                                      "carefully chosen for their talent, accomplishments, and
                                                                         qualifications, who are ready to assume important professional
Bass trombonist KARL WIEDERWOHL performed Spain from                     conducting responsibilities with American orchestras." The
Bass Lines by DAVID FETTER in the final round of the Ulrich              observers will include music director search committee members,
Solo Competition, graduate division, in Gildenhorn Recital Hall at       artistic administrators, executive directors and artist managers. Also,
the Clarice Smith Center of the University of Maryland in College        since last April, Mr. Chen has been Assistant Conductor to the
Park on November 14.                                                     Chief Conductor, Maestro Muhai Tang, of the Finnish National
                                                                         Opera in Helsinki, Finland. Mr. Chen is a doctoral student at
Pianist AMY LIN performed on the Concerts at Second                      Peabody.
Presbyterian series in Baltimore and at Strathmore Hall in Bethesda,
Maryland, when here in early November. She is now a tenured              Saxophonist BRIAN SACAWA appeared with the St. Petersburg
Professor of Piano in the National Conservatory in Strasbourg,           (Russia) Philharmonic under the direction of Yuri Temirkanov at the
France. She has one recording out, Amy Lin Plays Schubert, and two       Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois, on
more coming up. One of these will be of Chinese contemporary             November 11, in the Symphonic Dances by Sergei Rachmaninoff.
VIVIAN ADELBERG RUDOW will give a lecture titled "Crossing
Borders" at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland, on November                   After a performance of the zarzuela Luisa Fernanda by the
16. Also, her Kaddish, in memory of Isaac Hollins, was performed               Washington National Opera in the Opera House in the Kennedy
on October 6 by solo bassoonist Karl Ventulett in Frankfurt,                   Center in Washington, D.C., in early November, Philip Kennicott
Germany, in the Dr. Hoch Conservatory.                                         said of tenor ISRAEL LOZANO in the role of Javier, “he looks the
                                                                               part, and he wins the day with unaffected musicality.” Tenor
BRANDON RIVERA is a new trombone faculty member of the                         Placido Domingo, the Music Director of the company, sang the role
Peabody Preparatory.                                                           of Vidal Hernando and soprano ARSENIA SOTO was a member of
                                                                               the chorus in the production. Final performances are November 17
On November 6 in the An die Musik concert room, JONTHAN                        and 19. Also, conductor STEVEN JARVI is in the Young Artist
PALEVSKY chatted with LEON FLEISHER about his new CD,                          Program at the Washington National Opera. He was a Master’s
Two Hands. On November 9, VICTOR DANCHENKO presented                           student of Gustav Meier at Peabody.
a recital at An die Musik with MICAH YUI, piano (see the review
elsewhere in this issue). On November 14, Ms. Yui performed with               ALTON THOMPSON (DMA 1999) recently conducted a pair of
Karin Brown, a violist, in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. On                concerts in Taiwan with the professional Tempest Performing Arts
November 20 at 3:00 p.m. at An die Musik, pianist ENRICO ELISI                 Orchestra. The concerts took place in Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall and
joins Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Jonathan                      featured showpieces such as Ravel Bolero, Rimsky-Korsakov Flight of
Carney in a recital, and on November 28, the Monument Trio                     the Bumblebee and Tchaikovsky 1812 Overature Overature. 1,700
performs at 7:00 p.m. The Trio members are IGOR                                concertgoers enthusiastically welcomed Alton's Asia debut.
YUZEFOVICH, MAXIM KOZLOW, and MICHAEL
SHEPPARD. call 410 385-2638.                                                   -----------
                                                                               Please continue to send your good news to David Fetter at the
Also ENRICO ELISI will be the pianist in the Brahms Piano Quintet              address above, or to davidf@peabody.jhu.edu.
at the Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore on November 21 at
7:30 p.m., again with Jonathan Carney, plus BSO Principal Second                            NEWS NOTES - OTHER EVENTS
Violin QING LI and Principal Cello Ilya Finckelsteyn.
                                                                               11th OTHER MINDS MUSIC FESTIVAL will take place February 24-
LISA CELLA, flutist, performed music by Saariaho and others on                 26, 2005 in San Francisco. Festival program includes performances of
November 14 at the University of Maryland Baltiomre County.                    new music. Reduced ticket prices before December 31. Call 415-978-2787
                                                                               or |www.ybca.org for ticket information. For program information, visit
On November 8, Cecelia Porter wrote in the Washington Post,                    www.otherminds.org or the Placement Office.
“Seldom do you hear a performer who does everything technically
and stylistically to spectacular effect, making a sonic statement that         FRANZ LISZT SPRING FESTIVAL will take place April 14-16, 2005
propels one into the music itself. That's what saxophonist GARY                at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln School of Music with Paul Barnes
LOUIE did when he joined with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra                 coordinating. The theme is “Heaven on Earth: Exploring the Sacred in
at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Friday for Alexander Glazunov's Alto                Music.” For schedule, application and more information, visit the
Saxophone Concerto and Darius Milhaud's "Scaramouche."                         Placement Office, or www.unl.edu/music.
Glazunov's piece is relatively unknown. (Just Louie's cup of tea, as
he is continually introducing the public to a little-heard repertoire --       BAROQUE MUSIC IN FLORENCE MASTERCLASS with Paul
old and new, classical and jazz, with an instrument eminently                  Esswood will take place Feb. 21-26, 2005 for harpsichordists, all female
adaptable to many different styles.) Where his Glazunov intoned                voices and countertenors. For application and further information, visit
gravity and lush, dark enchantment, his Milhaud took you along on a            the Placement Office, www.fondazione-delbianco.org, or
saunter, with an ironic playfulness, down a Parisian boulevard. His             www.flemingyouth.com/DETAILS.ASP?ID=319.
legato, jet-speed articulation and multidimensional color-scape
stunned listeners into disbelief.” Yan Pascal Tortelier, principal             MUSIC MANAGEMENT & MUSIC RECRUITMENT
conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, was the guest conductor.                    workshops for College and University Music Managers will be held
                                                                               in Chicago, IL June 20 – 24, 2005. Topics include Management
Tim Smith wrote in the Baltimore Sun on November 6 that, “Gary                 Concepts, Planning in the Music Unit, Curriculum, Budget and
Louie, the noted saxophonist with the disarmingly understated                  External Relations. Additional information is available in the
virtuosity, had the spotlight in Milhand’s saucy Scaramouche.                  Placement Office, or at http://music.depaul.edu
With remarkable dexterity and a finely polished tone, Louie also
excelled as soloist in…Glazanov’s Saxophone Concerto…”                                                 COMPETITIONS
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                                                                               THE AMERICAN MUSIC CENTER Opportunity Update, containing
Guitarist MATTHEW NICHOLS is a busker performing in New                        information about composition competitions, is available in the Placement
York City subway stations. He says that he is earning more now                 Office for your reference.
than he ever did before. Besides tips, he profits from sales of his
own CD to subway riders. He says his web site is not up to date,               3rd INTERNATIONAL YRJÖ KILPINEN ART SONG
but you can reach him through it at matthewnichols.com.


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COMPETITION will take place April 8-10 in Madison, Wisconsin.                 commission is awarded. List previous compositions for wind/percussion,
$8000 in prize money. Application deadline is January 15, 2005. Visit         one score with a recording of composer’s most representative work, short
www.kilpinen.org.                                                             biography with contact information, self-addressed postcard and
                                                                              envelope. Mail to Karen Garrison, Department of Music, Auburn
SCI/ASCAP COMMISSION- Composition commission open to US                       University, Auburn, Alabama 36849-5420. For more information, visit
citizens, legal residents, or student members of SCI. Applicants must be      the Placement Office.
full time students in high school or in university/college composition
degree programs. Postmark deadline is December 1, 2004; entries must be       GREEK WOMEN’S UNIVERSITY CLUB MUSIC COMPETITION
received by December 7. First prize is $1250. Applications available in       will take place April 16 in Chicago. Applicants must be young men or
the Placement Office, or visit |www.societyofcomposers.org, or contact        women of Greek descent between 20 and 29 years of age. For additional
Ching-chu Hu at 740-587-5761 or hu@denison.edu                                information and applications, email Anna Moreno
                                                                              |akmoreno@ix.netcom.com. Applications accompanied by an audition
FORT COLLINS SYMPHONY 50th NATIONAL YOUNG ARTIST                              tape or CD must be received no later than March 1, 2005.
COMPETITION will be held for orchestral instruments only. Finals will
take place on April 23, 2005 in Denver, CO. Two finalists will appear as      MARY GRAHAM LASLEY 2005 SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
soloists with the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra to compete for              for piano will take place April 3, 2005 in Alexandria, VA. Current full
$6000. Contestants must have been born on or after April 24, 1979.            time students no more than 28 years of age on April 3, 2005 are eligible.
Applications, including a sound recording of entire work to be performed,     Master class with Misha Dichter for the finalists is included. Deadline for
must be received by January 12, 2005. Junior competition for piano or         applications is February 1, 2005. For more information, and applications,
orchestral instruments will take place March 12, 2005 for students born       visit the Placement Office, or Carolyn Carmack, at
on or after March 1986 and no later than March 12, 1993. For more             |Carolyn.carmack@verizon.net. 703-313-9133.
information, including application, visit the Placement Office or
 note@fcsymphony.org, or call 970-482-4823.                                   SCHADT STRING COMPETITION for classical guitarists age 18-30
                                                                              will take place in Allentown, PA on March 4-6, 2005. First prize is
YOUNG TEXAS ARTISTS COMPETITION is open to residents of                       $5000. Must be current resident or citizen of the United States. Deadline
Texas between ages 18 and 30 in the divisions of voice, strings, piano and    for applications is December 13, 2004. For more information, visit the
other instruments. The competitions will take place March 3-5 depending       Placement Office, or call 610-432-6715, email:
on category. For more information, visit the Placement Office, or             |info@schadtcompetition.org. |www.schadtcompetition.org.
|www.mcpas.org/YTA/Requirements.htm. Deadline is Jan. 7, 2005.
                                                                              SOLO CLASSICAL GUITAR COMPETITION will take place July 25-
NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA YOUNG SOLOISTS                                    29, 2005 at the National Guitar Workshop campus in New Milford, CT.
COMPETITION will take place at the Kennedy Center in Washington,              First prize: $4000. For information and an application, contact NGW,
DC March 5 and 6, 2005. Competition is open to pianists and                   800-234-6479 or email |nat@guitarworkshop.com.
instrumentalists who have not yet finished an undergraduate degree and
are no older than 23 years, and singers who have not completed a              PRO MUSICIS INTERNATIONAL AWARD - Guitar, piano, and
doctorate and are no older than 26 years. Applications must be                winds are the eligible instruments for 2005. The winner will receive
postmarked no later than February 11, 2005. For more information,             recitals in major halls in New York, Boston, and France. Age limit is 35.
including audition repertoire requirements, and applications, visit the       For details and to download the application, visit |www.promusicis.org.
Placement Office, or http://kennedy-                                          Deadline is Feb. 1, 2005.
center.org/nso/nsoed/youngsoloists.html.
                                                                              SEILER PIANO COMPETITION will be held May 2 – 15, 2005 in
RENEE B FISHER COMPETITION COMPOSER AWARDS is inviting                        Kitzingen, Germany. The competition is open to candidates of all
composers to apply for commissions to write short piano works for             nationalities born between Jan. 1, 1973 and Dec. 31, 1988. The section
required performance by young pianists in each division at its 2006 and       for Young Pianists is open to those born on or after Jan. 1, 1989. Details
2007 piano competitions. Deadline for application is December 15, 2004.       and applications are available in the Placement Office, or at www.seiler-
Prize is $1000 to write a new work for talented young pianists in the         pianos.de Deadline is Jan. 29, 2005.
divisions of elementary, middle and high school. For application form and
complete guidelines, email |reneebfisher@yahoo.com, call 203-624-5189                                         OPERA
ext. 34. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 15,
2004.                                                                         OPERA AMERICA CAREER GUIDE UPDATES - listings of auditions
                                                                              and application deadlines are available in this bimonthly publication. It is
2005-2006 COMPOSITION PROJECT is calling for chamber work                     available in the Placement Office for your reference.
proposals. The National Association of College Wind and Percussion
Instructors encourages composition of new wind and percussion works           CLERMONT-FERRAND VOCAL COMPETITION focuses on the
with educational and recital value. Proposal deadline is February 15,         music of Mozart and Hasse. Singers will be selected for 3 oratorios, and
2005. Award is $1500, a premiere of the new work at the 2006 in-service       opera, and 2 concerts. The competition takes place Jan. 21 – 23, 2005 in
conference of MENC, and a contract for the publication of the winning         Clermont-Ferrand, France. Maximum age is 40. Deadline is Jan. 3, 2005.
work. Works must be between 10 and 15 minutes for three to 11                  Applications are available in the Placement Office, or visit |www.centre-
performers. Send one page description of instrumentation, concept,            lyrique.com
duration, and difficulty level of proposed work to be composed after


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RUSSELL WONDERLIC VOICE COMPETITION, sponsored by                          19-July 2, 2005 for composers, and Chamber Music Session from July 3-
Community Concerts at Second in Baltimore, will take place April 9 and     August 14, 2005 for individuals and trios, quartets, and quintets.
24, 2005 at Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore. Open to singers       Programs include festival concerts, recitals, and coachings. Live auditions
who reside or study in the state of Maryland or the District of Columbia   will be held in February and March 2005. Application deadline is
and who are not under management. For competition requirements and an      February 14, 2005. For more information and application forms, visit the
application, visit the Placement Office or                                 Placement Office, or |www.yale.edu/norfolk, or call 860-542-3000.
www.communityconcertsatsecond.org or call 410-889-1859.
Application deadline is March 7, 2005.                                     THE SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN Orchestral Academy will take
                                                                           place at Salzau Castle, in Germany (north of Hamburg) July 9 –
NATIONAL VOCAL COMPETITION FOR YOUNG OPERA                                 Aug. 30, 2005. Orchestral Musicians from all countries who are not
SINGERS will hold regional auditions in New York from Feb 28- March        older than 26 may apply. All participants will receive a stipend:
3, and in Los Angeles from March 29-31, with the Grand Finals Concert      Travel expenses, bed and board, and tuition. Auditions will take
taking place in Los Angeles on May 22. Top award is $10,000. Female        place in New York City Feb. 12, 2005 and in other cities during
applicants must be between ages 21-33, and male applicants 21-35.          January and Feb. Application is due no later than Jan. 10, 2005 for
Singers must reside in the United States, Canada of Mexico. Applications   North America and European auditions. Applications are available
must be postmarked no later than January 28, 2005 for the New York         in the Placement Office, or write: Stiftung-Schleswig-Holstein
audition, and March 12 for the Los Angeles region. More information is     Musik Festival, Orchesterakademie, Jerusalemberg 7, D-23568
available in the Placement Office or call Nedra Zachary, Competition       LUBECK, Deutschland/Germany. The website is www.shmf.de
Director at 310-276-2731.
                                                                           STEANS INSTITUTE FOR YOUNG ARTS, Ravinia Festival
MARCELLA KOCHANSKA SEMBRICH VOCAL COMPETITION is                           program for singers will be held July 30 – Aug. 24 in Highland Park,
open to contestants up to 32 years of age who are United States citizens   IL. The Program for Singers focuses on the central repertoire of
of Polish descent who have pursued or are pursuing higher education        German and French art song. Applications and details are available
study in voice and are not under professional management. Application      in the Placement Office, or write: SIFYA; Ravinia Festival; 400 Iris
deadline is April 1, 2005. The winner performs a full recital at the       Lane; Highland Park, IL 60035. |www.ravinia.org Deadline is Dec.
convention of the American Council for Polish Culture in Philadelphia,     20, 2004.
Pennsylvania from July 19-23. For more information and application,
visit the Placement Office or contact Alexandria Copich                    MUSIC COMPOSITION course is offered by the Freie Universitat
(|acopich@aol.com, 330-759-2941) or Bonnie Kozub-Frels (651-483-           Berlin June 5 – July 14, 2005. It will provide private lessons,
8763).                                                                     master classes, lectures by major European composers and short
                                                                           excursions to music sites close to Berlin. Faculty is headed by
RENATA SCOTTO OPERA ACADEMY will take place at the Music                   Samuel Adler. Knowledge of German is not a necessary
Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains, New York June 1-25,           prerequisite to join the program. Details are available in the
2005. Study with Renata Scotto, and faculty members from the               Placement Office, or at www.fu-berlin.de/fubis
Metropolitan Opera and New York City Opera. Auditions will be held
on November 17, 2004 and April 4, 2005 by invitation only. Application                        GRANTS AND AWARDS
deadlines are November 1, 2004 and April 1, 2005. For more information,
visit the Placement Office or contact Katy Coppinger,                      The JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION has announced a
 Katy@musiced.org, 914-761-3900 ext. 113.                                  Graduate Scholarship Program for high-achieving students with
|www.musicconservatory.org.                                                financial need who will begin their first graduate or professional
                                                                           degree in fall 2005. Entries are by Dean’s nomination. For
                   SUMMER FESTIVALS                                        information, see www.jackkentcookefoundation.org. David Fetter is
                  AND STUDY PROGRAMS                                       the Peabody faculty representative. Deadline April 25, 2005.

                                                                           PEABODY CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS are available for
THE ROUND TOP International music festival will take place in
                                                                           career enhancing activities in areas in which Peabody offers a program.
Round Top, Texas June 5-July 17, 2005. This is a professional
summer institute for advanced orchestra and chamber music study            The winter deadline for applications is February 16, 2005. The third
and performance. The festival is open to instrumentalists. For more        round deadline is April 8, 2005. Dr. Sirota will consider proposals for
                                                                           future projects by former students within 5 years of graduating, graduate
information or to apply online, visit
                                                                           students, or undergraduates who have been enrolled at Peabody for at
 www.festivalhill.org/summerprogram.html, or call 979-249-3086.
                                                                           least two years. Grants are typically in amounts up to $1,000 for
                                                                           projects outside of Peabody such as competitions, concerts, recordings.
CHAUTAUQUA SCHOOL OF MUSIC will take place June 25- August
16, 2005 in Chautauqua, NY for orchestral instruments. Program includes    Only two grants may be awarded to any student, and not in consecutive
orchestra, chamber music, and applied study. Baltimore auditions will      years. For more information on application procedures and eligibility
                                                                           requirements, please see the Director’s Office page of the Peabody
take place January 30, 2005. For more information, visit
                                                                           Website: www.peabody.jhu.edu/index.php?pageID=548 or contact Jan
 http://music.ciweb.org.
                                                                           McLean at jmclean@peabody.jhu.edu
YALE SUMMER SCHOOL OF MUSIC will take place in Norfolk, CT.
Two programs are offered this summer: New Music Workshop from June         JOSEPH L. AND VIVIAN E. STEELE FUND- Central Pennsylvania
                                                                           residents only: Scholarship competition open to students of serious


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classical music in fields of composition, composition/reaching.                     Placement Office for reference.
Performance and performance/teaching who are pursuing or intend to
pursue their education at an accredited post-secondary institution,                 CT152 DIRECTOR OF BANDS, West Virginia University,
Submission deadline is January 31, 2005. For more information or                    Morgantown, WV. Duties include yearly design, implementation and
application, visit the Placement Office, or contact Dawn Morris at 717-             management of the college wind band curriculum, conducting the WVU
236-5040 or dawn@ghf.org.                                                           Wind Symphony and additional ensembles according to need and to
                                                                                    candidate’s abilities. Other duties include overseeing the WVU Athletic
               GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS                                              Bands, graduate teaching in courses in instrumental techniques, wind
                                                                                    repertoire, conducting, and special topics, as well as undergraduate
Detailed information about the following assistantships can be obtained in          teaching in conducting, and may include courses in Music Education
the Placement Office or by contacting the institutions listed:                      curriculum. Must be an outstanding musician, conductor and educator
                                                                                    with significant experience in all facets of an active college band program,
CLARINET – University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS                                       MM/dp, evidence of successful collegiate teaching required. Review of
                                                                                    applications will begin on November 19, 2004 and will remain open until
TROMBONE – Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY                                               the position is filled. Send application letter, CV, a videotape or DVD of
                                                                                    a recent performance, and names and contact information of three
                           JOB LISTINGS                                             references to: Dr. David Bess, Chair; Division of Music; College of
                                                                                    Creative Arts; West Virginia University, P O Box 6111; Morgantown,
Legend: CV=Curriculum vitae, MM/dp=Master's required, Doctorate                     WV 26506-6111.
preferred
Please see clippings at the back of the bulletin for additional job listings.       CT153 MUSIC EDUCATION/CHORAL – Texas State University.
                                                                                    Supervise secondary choral music ed program and teach secondary choral
                        ADMINISTRATION                                              methods. Conduct choral ensemble. Doctorate required. Send letter, CV,
                                                                                    and 3 current letters of reference by Nov. 22, 2004. Send to: Dr. Robin
A36 DIRECTOR OF INDIVIDUAL GIVING – Eastman School of                               Stein, Chair; Music Education Search Committee; School of Music; TSU-
Music. Have overall responsibility for designing and implementing a                 San Marcos; 601 University Dr.; San Marcos, TX 78666-4616.
comprehensive program to identify, cultivate, solicit, and secure gifts
from individuals. Must have exceptional writing, organizational and
interpersonal skills with a minimum of 2 – 5 years of experience. Send              CT154 VOICE – Augusta State University. Soprano preferred. Teach
letter, resume and writing sample to: Suzanne Stover, Director of                   in the honors program and Humanities program. Masters required with
Development; ESM; 26 Gibbs St.; Rochester, NY 14604. Review began                   proven ability to teach studio voice. Strong keyboard skills required.
Nov. 1, 2004.                                                                       Preference given to candidate with collegiate experience and ability to
                                                                                    coach and accompany Opera Workshop rehearsals and productions. Send
                                                                                    letter, resume, transcripts, and the names and phone numbers of at least 3
                                                                                    references. Send to: Chair, Vocal Search Committee; Dept. of Fine Arts;
                               CHURCH
                                                                                    ASU; 2500 Walton Way; Augusta, GA 30904-2200. Deadline is Jan. 15,
                                                                                    2002.
CH112 TENOR & BASS/BARITONE SECTION LEADERS needed for
                                                                                    CT155 MUSIC EDUCATION – Northern Michigan Univ. Teach
the Cathedral Choir of Men, Women and Boys at the Cathedral of Mary
                                                                                    undergraduate music education methods, place/supervise student teachers.
Our Queen, located 5200 North Charles Street in Baltimore. In addition to
                                                                                     Doctorate and evidence of success as a music educator required. Send
singing for regularly scheduled rehearsals and services, the choir is
                                                                                    letter of application CV, copy of transcripts from all institutions. Send
featured in a number of programs each year as a part of the Cathedral
                                                                                    to: Donald R. Grant, Head; Dept. of Music; NMU; 1401 Presque Isle
Concert Series, as well as Choral Vespers and other special programs and
                                                                                    Ave.; Marquette, MI 49855. Deadline is Jan. 17, 2005.
performance opportunities. For further information, and to schedule an
audition contact the Director of Music Ministry, Mr. Daniel J. Sansone
                                                                                    CT156 BAND DIRECTOR – Univ. of Puget Sound. Direct the Wind
at the Cathedral Music Office, at 410-464-4020 or
                                                                                    Ensemble and Univ. Band. Teach conducting and rehearsal techniques.
 dsansone@scmoq.loyola.edu.
                                                                                    Doctorate in Music (ABD considered) required. Submit letter, resume,
                                                                                    programs and/or reviews from within the last 5 years, and 3 letters of
CH113 ALTO needed at First English Lutheran Church, 3807 N Charles
                                                                                    reference to: Director of Bands Search; UPS; Campus Mail Box 1007;
St. Baltimore. The position pays $320/month. The position entails:
                                                                                    Tacoma, WA 98416-1007. Deadline is Dec. 15, 2004.
rehearsals Sunday mornings at 9:30; services Sunday mornings at 11;
additional rehearsal once each month Sunday at 5:30 PM; concert every
                                                                                    CT157 OBOE – Grand Valley State University. Maintain stature as
month with choir, soloists and orchestra of the music of Bach. Interested
                                                                                    soloist and chamber musician and teach in area of expertise such as
musicians should contact: T. Herbert Dimmock;
                                                                                    theory, history, ethnomusicology, technology, world music, or
 therbertdimmock@aol.com 717/533-6873 or 410/235-2356
                                                                                    interdisciplinary courses. Doctorate or equivalent professional experience
                                                                                    required. Send letter, CV, contact information for 3 references, and a 15
                     COLLEGE TEACHING                                               minute recording representing a variety of styles to: Dr. Lee Copenhaver,
                                                                                    Interim Chair of Music and Dance; 1314 Performing Arts Center; GVSU;
The Music Vacancy List of the College Music Society is available in the             1 Campus Drive; Allendale, MI 49401. Review begins Dec. 6, 2004.


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                                                                               CT164 VIOLIN - University of Utah. Teach studio violin, oversee string
CT158 SAXOPHONE – University of New Mexico. Teach applied                      pedagogy studies and develop and teach string pedagogy and literature
saxophone, chamber music and woodwind methods. Perform in faculty              courses. MM/dp Send letter, CV, copies of university transcripts, and 3
chamber groups. Masters degree in music is required. Artist level              current letters of recommendation to: Robert Walzwl, Director; School of
performer active in solo performance with the ability to teach and             Music – UU; 204 DGH – 1375 East Presidents Circle; Salt Lake City,
perform in classical and jazz styles with college/university teaching          UT 84112-0030. Review begins Nov. 15, 2004.
experience preferred. Send CV, minimum of 3 letters of recommendation
send directly from their source or an agency (include contact information      CT165 DIRECTOR OF BANDS- Central Missouri State University.
of recommenders), list of courses taught, programs of recitals and             Coordinate band program, conduct, teach conducting and music education
concerts presented in the past 5 years, an audio tape of live classical solo   courses. ABD/dp. Apply by position #51234, submit letter of
performances, and live audio tape of solo, combo, or ensemble jazz             application, resume, transcripts, and 3 current letters of recommendation
performances, and official transcripts of graduate study. Deadline is Dec.     to: Dr. Richard Smith, Band Director Search Committee Chair, Dep’t of
3, 2004. Send materials to: Keith Lemmons, Chair; Saxophone Search             Music, UTT 109. CMSU; Warrensburg, MO 64093. Review begins Dec.
Committee; Dept. of Music; UMN; Albuquerque, NM 87131-1411.                    15. www.cmsu.edu/music.

CT159 ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR – Houghton College. Direct the                        CT166 VOICE- Central Missouri State University. Teach studio voice,
college orchestra, teach theory and possible teach in a studio area:           diction, vocal literature, and/or vocal pedagogy. ABD/dp. Mezzo or
cello/low strings preferred. Doctorate required or equivalent significant      Soprano voices preferred. Apply by position #51239, submit letter of
professional experience considered. Send letter, CV, names and addresses       application, resume, transcripts, and 3 current letters of recommendation
of at least 3 current references, or current placement file, brief statement   to: Dr. Kenneth Wood, Vocal Search Committee Chair; Dep’t of Music,
of candidate’s philosophy of higher education from a Christian world-          UTT109, CMSU, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Review begins Dec. 15.
view to: Chair, Instrumental Search; Greatbatch School of Music; HC; 1
Willard Ave.; Houghton, NY 14744. Screening begins Jan. 10, 2005.              CT167 TRUMPET- Texas A&M University. Teach studio trumpet.
                                                                               MM/dp. Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, 3 letters of
CT160 THEORY/COMPOSITION - Houghton College. Teach                             recommendation along with telephone and/or email references, and a
undergrad and graduate theory. Teach composition to composition                recent recording of solo performances to: Dr. Jason Kwak; Chair,
majors, and one music history survey course. Doctorate in                      Trumpet Search Committee, Music Dep’t, MSC 174, 700 University
theory/composition strongly preferred. Send letter, CV, names and              Boulevard; TAMU, Kingsville, TX 78363. Deadline is January 5, 2005.
addresses of at least 3 current references, or current placement file, brief
statement of candidate’s philosophy of higher education from a Christian       CT168 MUSICOLOGY- University of Texas at San Antonio. Teach
world-view to: Chair, Theory/Composition Search; Greatbatch School of          musicology courses. Must have PhD with a specialization in Music
Music; HC; 1 Willard Ave.; Houghton, NY 14744. Screening begins Nov.           History or Musicology. Mail a letter of application, resume, contact
15, 2004.                                                                      information of three references to: Dr. David Heuser, Chair, Musicology
                                                                               Search Committee, Dep’t of Music, UT, 6900 N. loop 1604 W.; San
CT161 MUSIC EDUCATION – Northwest Missouri State University.                   Antonio, TX 78249-0645. Deadline is Dec. 10, 2004.
Teach Music Ed-Methodology, Elementary, and Middle School. Also
teach applied music. Must have ABD or Doctorate in Music Education.            CT169 STRINGS- University of Texas at San Antonio. Applied
 Send letter, resume and/or V; Copies of transcripts from all institutions     instruction in cello, viola, or violin, as well as string education. ABD or
at which the applicant has earned credit, 3 letters of recommendation or       PhD required. Send letter of application, CV, contact information of three
Placement credentials with current letters. Also submit audio and/or           references to: Dr. Rita Linard, Chair, String Search Committee; Dep’t of
video recording of classroom teaching and studio teaching/solo                 Music; UT; 6900 N. Loop 1604 W.; San Antonio, TX 78249. Deadline is
performance. Apply to: Dr. Ernest Woodruff, Chair; Music Education             December 1, 2004.
Search Committee; Dept. of Music; NMSU; 800 University Dr.;
Maryville, MO 64468. Consideration begins 12-1-04.                             CT170 MUSIC THEORY- University of Texas at San Antonio. Teach
                                                                               music theory and aural skills. PhD/DMA with a specialization in Music
CT162 BAND DIRECTOR – University of Utah. Responsible for                      Theory or Theory/Composition. Mail letter of letter of application,
artistic, administrative leadership of university band program. Conduct        resume, contact information of three references, to: Dr. Stacey Davis,
wind ensemble, teach courses in conducting, music education, and               Chair, Music Theory Search Committee; Dep’t of Music, UT, 6900 N.
possibly applied music. MM/dp Send letter, CV, copies of university            Loop 1604 W. , San Antonio, TX 78249. Deadline is Dec. 10, 2004.
transcripts, and 3 current letters of recommendation to: Robert Walzwl,
Director; School of Music – UU; 204 DGH – 1375 East Presidents                 CT171 MUSIC THERAPY- Utah State University. Teach undergrad
Circle; Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0030. Review begins Nov. 15, 2004.            music therapy courses. MM/dp. Must be Music Therapist with Board
                                                                               Certification. Send application letter, CV, transcripts, 3 letters of
CT163 TROMBONE - University of Utah. Teach studio trombone and                 recommendation to: Elizabeth York, MT-BC Chair; Music Therapy
other area. MM/dp Jazz background desirable. Send letter, CV, copies           Search Committee; Dep’t of Music; 4015 Old Main Hill, USU; Logan,
of university transcripts, and 3 current letters of recommendation to:         UT 84322. Deadline Dec. 13, 2004.
Robert Walzwl, Director; School of Music – UU; 204 DGH – 1375 East
Presidents Circle; Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0030. Review begins Nov.           CT172 MUSIC THEORY- Appalachian State University. Teach
15, 2004.                                                                      theory/aural skills courses including computer applications. MM/dp.
                                                                               Send application letter, CV, contact information of at least 5 references


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to: Music Theory Search Committee; Hayes School of Music; P O Box                                      PERFORMANCE
32096. ASU, Boone, NC 28608. Deadline is Jan. 15, 2005.
                                                                               P46 SECTION VIOLIN/ORCHESTRA LIBRARIAN- Arkansas
CT173 VIOLA/VIOLIN- Appalachian State University. Teach applied                Symphony Orchestra, Little Rock, AR. Full time violin position for up to
viola/violin. MM/dp. Send application, CV, contact information of at           108 services plus perform administrative responsibilities, 25 hours per
least five references to: Viola Search Committee; Hayes School of Music;       week in addition to orchestral services. The successful candidate will be
P O Box 32096; ASU; Boone, NC 28608. Review begins Jan. 15.                    responsible for acquisition, distribution, maintenance and inventory of
                                                                               music for all ASO activities, and must have a working knowledge of music
CT174 FRENCH HORN- Bowling Green State University. Teach                       suppliers, rental agencies, licensing authorities and copyright laws.
applied French horn, and coach small ensembles. MM/dp. Submit letter           Services include more than 30 mainstage concerts, collaborations with
of interest and qualifications, CV, a CD of recent performances, and           regional ballet and opera companies. Annual salary is $20,000 plus and
contact information of at least 3 references to: Charles Saenz, Chair;         benefits include paid vacation, and comprehensive medical. Visit the
French Horn Search Committee; College of Musical Arts; BGSU,                   Placement office for more information or to apply, call 501-666-1761
Bowling Green, OH 43403. Deadline is Jan. 15, 2005.                            EXT.113. Send a resume listing education, orchestral experience,
                                                                               administrative experience and three professional references with phone
CT175 INSTRUMENTAL (BAND) MUSIC SPECIALIST- Bowling                            numbers (two should be related to administrative experience) to: Jo
Green State University. Teach band methods, supervise band field               Baker, Personnel Manager, ASO, PO Box 7328; Little Rock, AR 72217.
experience, instrumental techniques classes, supervise student teaching,        jbaker@arkansassymphony.org.
conduct an ensemble, and/or teach conducting. PhD and three years of
school music teaching as band director required. Send letter of interest and   P47 DRUMMER in the United States Military Academy Band at West
qualifications, resume, reference list with contact information, 15-minute     Point, NY in “The Hellcats,” a field music group, comprised of eight
videotape that best represents the applicant’s teaching/rehearsing,            buglers and four rudimental drummers whose primary duties are the
transcripts, and three letters of reference to: Joyce Gromko, Chair; IMS       support the United States Corps of Cadets through daily ceremonies,
Search Committee; College of Musical Arts; BGSU; Bowling Green, OH             reviews, and marching drills with occasional performance opportunities in
43403. Deadline is Jan. 5.                                                     the Concert Band. Send a resume, recent full-length photograph, and a
                                                                               high quality recent recording. Selected applicants will be invited to
CT176 VIOLIN – Ohio State University. Teach and advise violin                  audition at West Point at government expense. Materials are due by
students at the undergrad and graduate levels. Perform actively on and off     December 15, 2004. For more information, including audition recording
campus as soloist and chamber player. MM/dp Send letter, CV, recent            repertoire, visit the Placement Office, or www.usma.edu/band, and direct
tape/CD, and 3 current letters of reference to: Prof. William Conable,         specific questions regarding the position, contact Master Sergeant Don
Chair; Violin Search Committee; OSU School of Music; 1866 College Rd.,         Trefethen at don.trefethen@usma.edu.
110 Weigel Hall; Columbus, OH 43210. Applications received by Dec. 3,
2004 will be given full consideration.                                         P48 TRUMPET- Must have high level of skill in classical performance as
                                                                               well as some jazz “lead” playing and improvisational skills. For more
CT177 AFRICANA STUDIES/MUSIC AND SOCIETY – Berklee                             information, send an email stating your interest in the position, with a
College of Music. Develop and teach elective undergrad courses in the          resume attached outlining related performance experience. Visit the
College’s general education program to enhance the understanding of the        Placement Office, or www.innovatabrass.com. Email Michael S.
cultural diversity that has given rise to the rich variety of forms of         Milnarik, director, at trumpetopening@innovatabrass.com.
musical expression. MM/dp with several years full-time college or
university teaching infields such as Ethnomusicology, the African              P49 FEMALE POP VOCALIST- US Army Field Band. For more
Diaspora. Send letter, DV, 3 letters of recommendation and supporting          information, visit |www.armyfieldband.com, or call 301-677-6587.
background materials by Jan. 25, 2005 to: General Education Dept.
Africana Studies/Music & Society Search; Dr. Charles E. Combs, Chair;          P50 CANTUS MALE VOCAL ENSEMBLE is holding auditions for
General Education Dept.; c/o Professional Education Division; BCM;             tenors, baritones and basses. Cantus is based in the Twin Cities of
1140 Boylston St., MS-22 PED; Boston, MA 02215.                                Minnesota and performs 110 concerts per year. Position is full time.
                                                                               Should have completed undergrad/graduate studies in vocal performance.
                          CONDUCTING                                           Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2005. Visit
                                                                                www.cantusonline.org for more information, including specific audition
CONDUCTORS GUILD Opportunities Bulletin is available in the                    and application guidelines, or visit the Placement Office.
Placement Office for reference.
                                                                                                PART-TIME MUSICAL
                                                                                             PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME
C38 ASSOCIATE/STAFF CONDUCTOR – Buffalo Philharmonic                                               NON-MUSICAL
Orchestra. Conduct Youth concerts, Pops, special and family programs,
outreach run-outs and summer concerts. Must have at least 3 years
                                                                               PT130 MUSICIANS needed at Baltimore Actors Theatre to play for upcoming production
experience. Degree in conducting is preferred. Advanced degree
                                                                               audition and more information, contact Elizabeth Cameron, 4190-337-
preferred. Submit a letter, resume, pertinent work samples and a video of
                                                                               8519. |www.baltimoreactorstheatre.org.
conducting. Send to: BPO Associate Conductor Search; 499 Franklin St.;
Buffalo, NY 14202. Deadline is Jan. 7, 2005.                                   PT131 MALE AND FEMALE DANCERS needed for Broadway and


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national tour of Movin’ Out. Dancers must have MAJOR ballet
technique, strong partnering skills, and a background in modern and jazz.
No singing is required. Auditions will be held Dec. 2, 2004 at the
National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004.
Women may sign in at 9:30 am, men at 1:00 pm.

PT132 PIANIST needed for a concert of Gershwin songs at the Academy
Art Museum in Easton, MD on Tuesday, Jan 25. Two to 3 rehearsals
prior to performance. Transportation and stipend available. Contact
William Waldrop at 443-838-0258.

PT133 PIANO SALES Jordan Kitt's Music is seeking a highly motivated
individual interested in a retail sales career in an extremely gratifying
industry. Unlimited Earnings Potential; Comprehensive Sales and Product
Training; Recognition and Incentive Awards;
Full Benefits Including 401k and Paid Vacation; Health and Dental
Insurance. Contact Ms. Pettitt at (800) 466-9510, ext. 1232 or email
 dpettitt@jord ankitts.com or fax resumes to (301) 474-1233.

                            VOLUNTEER

MUSICIANS needed to play for a benefit for the Hopewell Cancer
Center in Baltimore Saturday, December 4. The event is a trunk show at
Trillium, a boutique at Greenspring Station on Falls Road in Baltimore
County. Musicians would be welcome anytime during the day. If you
would like to help, call Claudia Chappel at 410-653-6239.

                          SUMMER JOBS

INTERLOCHEN Work among talented young artists in northern
Michigan. Positions include cabin counselor, accompanist, practice
supervisors, communications internships, concert office, crafts
instruction, ice cream store, box office, recording engineer, stage services,
photo internship, campus retail store, technical theatre program,
transportation, hotel desk clerks, music library, art assistants, waterfront,
graphic design, food service, or audio engineer. Employment includes a
modest salary, meals, and lodging. For an application, visit the Placement
Office, or |www.interlochen.org, email: employment@interlochen.org, or
phone 231-276-7342.

FRENCH WOODS FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS- Skilled
performers and teachers are needed to serve as counselors. Flute, oboe,
clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, violin, viola,
cello, bass, piano, voice, guitar, and bass guitar are needed as well as
musical directors for the musical theatre productions. College internships
possible, competitive salary, and room and board are offered, as well as
ample opportunities for both performing and teaching. Located in
Hancock, NY. Visit www.frenchwoods.com, email
admin@frenchwoods.com, or call 1-800-634-1703.

We do our best to provide good information in this Job Vacancy Bulletin.
However, since the information is drawn almost completely from other
sources, we cannot be responsible for its accuracy.




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