Conservatory of Music
The Johns Hopkins University
OFFICE OF CAREER COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT
DAVID FETTER, DIRECTOR VIRGINIA PROBASCO, SECRETARY
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. 444
October 1, 2004
A Peabody Health Fair Event
“Performance Anxiety and Beyond:
Mental Health Issues for Musicians”
Dr. Jean Y. Lee, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist, Hopkins Counseling Center
Coordinator of counseling services for international students
and students at the Peabody Conservatory
Room 19 in Leakin Hall, near the Friedheim Library
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Hosted by David Fetter, Associate Dean
Director, Office of Career Counseling and Placement
Your Future in Music Seminar Series
The Office of Career Counseling and Placement, Peabody Conservatory of Music
Before coming to Baltimore, Dr. Jean Y. Lee counseled students at the Eastman School of Music at the
University of Rochester. Her professional interests include eating disorders, group therapy,
psychodynamic psychotherapy, spiritual issues, and training and supervision. She received her
doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and she has
also worked and trained at the University of Delaware.
Save the Date!
Your Future in Music Series
Friday, November 19, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m., East Hall
Martin Kuuskman, solo bassoonist, will speak on
“Performance and What Goes With It”
Performance, Lecture and Master Class
CONGRATULATIONS to be held at the University of Maryland Baltimore County October
23 and 24. See www.umbc.edu/music/site/youth.html.
Saxophonist BRIAN SACAWA (GPD'04) is featured on two new
recordings. He is the soloist in 1, 2, 3 for solo alto saxophone by Last summer, pianist JEAN-FRANÇOIS LATOUR was a jury
Beata Moon on the CD Earthshine (Beata Moon Records) and alto member for the Canadian Music Competition, which took him all
saxophonist on a CD titled Collaborations (Equilibrium EQ66) with across Canada to hear around 700 musicians. He also toured in
the Larry Teal Saxophone Quartet performing Michael Colgrass' Michigan with the Pacifica Quartet performing the Franck Quintet
concerto Urban Requiem with the University of Michigan and the Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin de temps and he presented
Symphony Band conducted by Michael Haithcock. Visit two concerts in Toronto. His Chicago debut recital will be next
www.briansacawa.com for ordering information and more. January (live and on radio). On February 28, Mr. Latour will
perform in Quebec City with the Cartier Quartet. See the French
PHILIP GLASS's new piano concerto, After Lewis and Clark, language season listing at |www.quatuorcartier.com. Also, he will
commissioned in honor of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial, was appear with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. He is in his
premiered September 18 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in second season with Marilyn Gilbert Artists Management. See
Lincoln, Nebraska, with pianist Paul Barnes, Native American flutist www.mgam.com and www.jflatour.com.
R.Carlos Nakai, and the Omaha Symphony conducted by Victor
Yampolsky. The composer dedicated the second movement to Flutist, KATHERINE CALVEY (BM '91) was concerto soloist
Sacagawea's "experiences as a translator," using music from her tribe with The National Symphony Orchestra of El Salvador in San
that was "connected to Sacagawea" as "the basis for the theme of the Salvador on August 18 and 19.
second movement." Sacagawea was a Shoshone Indian who helped
the Lewis and Clark’s Expedition find passage through her own On September 19, cellist AMIT PELED was soloist with the String
people’s unexplored Northwest territory. After Lewis and Clark Orchestra of the Rockies, an unconducted ensemble of 15 strings, in
will be recorded. Mr. Glass’s Symphony No. 7 is scheduled for a the Music Recital Hall at the University of Montana in Missoula,
January premiere by the National Symphony Orchestra with Montana. The repertoire was an arrangement of Schubert's
Leonard Slatkin in the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Arpeggione Sonata, and Oedoen Partos's Yizkor. Mr. Peled was
featured in the Entertainment section of the Missoulian newspaper
SHARON WOSTER PABON and MELISSA TARDIFF on September 16.
DVORAK presented a flute and harp recital on September 26 in the
Great Hall at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland, where In August, MAUD LAFOREST won First Prize in the International
they have been invited to perform three times in the last four years. Guitar Festival of Nuertingen Competition in Nuertingen, Germany.
The recital, with works by Bach, Rust, Hovahness, Young, and As a result, she will play a half recital at the Festival in 2006. Her
Nielsen, will be repeated on October 24 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Michael teacher is Manuel Barrueco.
the Archangel Church, 805 Wayne Avenue in Silver Spring,
Maryland. Also, in November the duo will perform for the third In the 2004-05 Marilyn Horne Foundation "On Wings of Song"
time on the State of the Arts Concert Series at the U.S. State concert series on January 26 at 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. there will be a Duo
Department in Washington, D.C. Recital by Deborah Domanski, mezzo-soprano, and JASON
HARDY, bass, with JEROME TAN, piano, in Weill Hall in
Flutist LISA CELLA and pianist RACHEL FRANKLIN are on the Carnegie Hall in New York City. See www.carnegiehall.org, or call
faculty of the Festival of Chamber Music for high school musicians, 212 247-7800.
on September 22.
On September 25, HERBERT GREENBERG was the violin soloist
in the Beethoven Romance No. 1 and the Bruch Concerto No. 1 as MELANIE SCHATTSCHNEIDER KELLER (BM '99) has won a
Music Director EDWARD POLOCHICK led the Lincoln one-year position as Second Flute in the Vallejo Symphony in
Symphony Orchestra in a concert in the Lied Center in Lincoln, Vallejo, California. Also in 2004-05, she will perform in the Santa
Nebraska. On February 5, the MARK CLINTON-NICOLE Cruz Symphony, Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre Orchestra, and The
NARBONI Piano Duo performs the Martinu Concerto for Two Avenue Winds, a professional woodwind quintet. Mrs. Keller also
Pianos with the orchestra. Call 402-476-2211, or see continues to teach flute at the San Francisco Day School, St.
lincolnsymphony.com Matthew's School, and the Mt. Tamalpais School.
Last summer, pianist ALON GOLDSTEIN played chamber music National Public Radio has scheduled a segment on the Bay-Atlantic
in Israel with the Jerusalem Quartet, and at the Jerusalem music Symphony, JED GAYLIN, Music Director, to be heard on the
center he completed a recording, which will be out in December. nationally syndicated program “Weekend Edition” on October 2 or
Also, he taught for two weeks in the "Tel-Hai" master classes in 3. The segment contains interviews and clips of the orchestra's
Israel. In London, England, he performed the Grieg Concerto at the latest subscription concerts.
"Proms at St. Judes" festival, and here in the U.S., he took part in
the premiere of Schuon Lieder for soprano, string quartet, temple KYUNG-SUN LEE, now on the violin faculty of the Oberlin
bells, and piano, a 70-minute work by John Taverner, at the Ravinia Conservatory, will be soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of Paris in
festival near Chicago. In a sold-out Tchaikovsky Spectacular staged its Baltimore debut on March 13, 2005, at 3:00 p.m. in Kraushaar
in August before two audiences of 18,000 each in the Hollywood Auditorium at Goucher College. Ms. Lee will perform a premiere of
Bowl in Los Angeles, California, Mr. Goldstein performed the a work by Lekeu and the Leclair Concerto. Also on the concert, the
Concerto No. 1. with the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Baltimore Choral Arts Society and Music Director Tom Hall will
David Alan Miller. Natalie Liang said in L.A. Splash magazine, perform the Vivaldi Gloria. The Peabody Children's Chorus,
“Understandably one of the most respected pianists in the world directed by DOREEN FALBY, will join the Choral Arts in
today, Alon Goldstein did not disappoint with his brilliantly Kraushaar Auditorium on May 15 at 7:00 p.m. in music by John
virtuostic performance.” He later appeared at the Bard Music Rutter and Bob Chilcott. Call 410 523-7097 or see
Festival at Bard College on the Hudson River in New York State. www.baltimorechoralarts.org. LEO WANANCHAK will be the
With the festival’s theme this year of “Shostakovich and His pianist when the Choral Arts Society presents Christmas for Kids
World,” Mr. Goldstein performed songs by contemporary on December 18 at 11:00 a.m. in the same venue.
composers Shaporin, Sviridov, and Ustvolskaya – the latter was
represented by a Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano. BRIAN STONE, now the Director of he University Orchestra at the
University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, will conduct three
On Monday evenings at 7:30 and 9:00 p.m. at An Die Musik, concerts this semester. On October 8 he will conduct the U.D.
members of the PEABODY JAZZ ORCHESTRA perform, directed Contemporary Music Ensemble in a concert titled "Still Breathing."
by MICHAEL FORMANEK. On October 31 he will lead the orchestra in music by Beethoven,
Barber, and Resphighi, and on December 5 there will be music by de
Also at An Die Musik, “Baltimore's Newest Chamber Music Falla, Rachmaninoff, and Rimsky-Korsakov. See
Group,” the An Die Musik Piano Trio, made up of IGOR www.music.udel.edu.
YUZEFOVICH, violin; MAXIM KOZLOV, cello; and MICHAEL
SHEPPARD, piano, will be heard at 3:00 p.m. on October 3. Free When visiting Peabody recently, BENITO DIAZ (MM'98), now
admission. Call to reserve seating at 410 385-2638. An Die Musik Principal Horn of the Puerto Rico Symphony in San Juan, Puerto
is at 409 North Charles Street in Baltimore. Rico, reported that he had won the First Prize in the orchestra's
Soloist Competition and that, as a result, he will perform the Strauss
At the Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition in Helsinki, Concerto No. 1 with the orchestra in the Puerto Rico Symphony
Finland on August 8, baritone TIMOTHY MIX won Third Prize Hall next June 5 with Associate Conductor Roselín Pabón on the
among the men. He was one of eight finalists. podium. ANA MARIA HERNANDEZ is Third Flute and Piccolo
in the orchestra.
Pianist AMY KLOSTERMAN performs Mozart on a “toy baby
grand” while Warren “Wawa” Snipe dances during transitions in the The Bay Street Brassworks, with GLEN JOHNSON, trumpet, will
current production of Lady Windermere’s Fan at Center Stage, take part in the Brass Chamber Music Forum at Appalachian State
around the corner from Peabody on St. Paul St. in Baltimore, until University in Miriam Cannon Hayes School of Music in Boone,
October 24. Call 410 332-0033, or see www.centerstage.org. An North Carolina, October 21-23. Conservatory tuba faculty member
article by J. Wynn Rousuck on the transitions employed in drama TOBY HANKS will conduct a Low Brass Workshop there.
by Center Stage Artistic Director Irene Lewis appeared on
September 26 in the Baltimore Sun. See The new season of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony in Iowa,
www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/stage/bal- JASON WEINBERGER, Conductor, includes a concert with
as.windermere26sep26,1,6426327.story?coll=bal-artslife-theater. WENDY CHEN as piano soloist on April 2 and with cellist Yo-Yo
Ma on September 28. Peter Schickele is Composer in Residence.
AUDREY CHEN has been designated Best Local Musician in the See www.wcfsymphony.org.
Baltimore City Paper Best of Baltimore 2004 issue, which appeared
HEIDI WILLIAMS’s piano recital in Alice Tully Hall in New York The New York Concert Review is a publication in its twelth year,
City last April received notice in the New York Concert Review, which is "mailed to all major managements in New York City."
where Harris Goldsmith praised her “impeccable soloistic authority” According to its web site at www.nyconcertreview.com, the
and “her finely developed sense of interpretive style.” newsletter offers classical performers a published review for a fee of
$370. A review which includes a black and white photo is $395 –
Renaissance lutenist DAWN CULBERTSON, founder of the with a color photo is $745. The web site also states, "In the
Baltimore Composers Forum, will play a recital of 16th Century unlikely event your performance does not get reviewed, you will
music, ranging from lively dances and arrangements of vocal pieces receive a full refund within ten days."
to intricate fantasies, on October 3 at 3:00 p.m. on the series at St.
John's Church in Charles Village at N. Charles and 27th Sts. in
Baltimore. Freewill offering, part of which will benefit the "THE YOUNG PERFORMER'S GUIDE TO GOOD
homeless. Call 410-235-2354. HEALTHCARE” is an all-day conference on November 13 at
MedChi, the Maryland Medical Association, 1211 Cathedral Street,
•••••••••••••••••••••••••••• across from the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Registration
Please continue to send Good News to David Fetter at the address 8:30 a.m., Program 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Call 410 539-0872 or 800
above, or to email@example.com. 492-1056. Topics will include Hearing Loss, Psychological Stress,
Herbal and Prescription Drugs, Celebrity Mentoring, Training the
NEWS NOTES - OTHER EVENTS Young Singer (in which HELEN STRINE will be a panel member),
Instrumentalist Injuries, and Dance Injuries. $15 charge to members
Leon Fleisher to be Honored in Leoniade at Symphony Space of the public. Pick up a flyer in the Peabody Career Counseling
in New York City October 8-9 – New Fleisher Recording in the Office, or call the number above.
Top Ten on Billboard Chart
PHENOMENON OF SINGING INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM is
A two-day celebration will be held at Symphony Space at 95th Street holding a Call for Papers and Presentations. Submissions should be a 250-
and Broadway in New York City in honor of Leon Fleisher. The word abstract addressing focus areas of singing, such as artistic,
Leoniade will begin with “A Conversation with Leon Fleisher,” physiological, cultural, etc. A diversity of formats is welcome.
hosted in the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre by John Schaefer from New Presentations are generally 20 minutes in length. Send submissions to:
York radio station WNYC. In this, Mr. Fleisher will discuss and Festival 500; The Phenomenon of Singing International Symposium V; P
play selections from his new recording, Two Hands, released on O Box 2333, Station C; 68 Queens Road; St. John’s, NL Canada A I C
Vanguard Classics. 6E6. The Symposium will take place on June 30- July 3, 2005 at St.
John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. For more information visit the Placement
Then, on Oct 9 at 11:00 a.m. until after 11:30 p.m. in the Leonard Office, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, the Leoniade in honor of Mr.
Fleisher will continue with the complete Beethoven piano sonatas READING AND WRITING THE PEDAGOGY OF THE
performed by current and former Fleisher students, including RENAISSANCE CONFERENCE will take place at Peabody
Jonathan Biss, XAK BJERKEN, JANE COOP, BRIAN GANZ, Conservatory on June 2-5, 2005. Sessions will focus on the institutions
ENRIQUE GRAF, Stewart Goodyear, MARIAN HAHN, Stephane of musical learning, materials of teaching and learning, the teacher and the
Lemelin, Konstantin Lifschitz, RICHARD RAYMOND, HIROKO student, didactic repertoires, and philosophies of learning. The directors
SASAKI, Rita Sloan, Laura Spitzer, PETER TAKACS, Reiko of the event invite additional proposals for individual papers or
Uchida, and YAEL WEISS. See |www.symphonyspace.org roundtables/panel discussions. A group of papers from the conference
will be selected for inclusion in a volume of essays. Send proposals in the
The new Fleisher recording, Two Hands, is now on the Billboard form of a 250-word abstract by October 15 to: Russell E. Murray, Jr.;
classical chart. It has not only drawn great praise, but also great C0-Director, NEH Musical Pedagogy Seminar; Department of Music;
publicity. See an article from the New York Times for September 26 University of Delaware; Newark, DE 19716.
in which the publicity also gets a good review. COLLEGE MUSIC SOCIETY will hold its 48th Annual Meeting on
November 3-6, 2005 in Quebec City, Quebec, and also is announcing a
Adding his voice in the Washington Post on September 25 was Tim Call for Scores, open to members of the CMS. Works are solicited for
Page, when he wrote, “Remember the days when you bought a new Chamber ensemble, brass quintet, and string quartet. There is a separately
recording and it quickly became the soundtrack for your life, published Call for Scores for graduate student composer, age 20 and up.
something you played over and over again, in all sorts of moods, at For more information, visit the Placement Office, or
all hours of the day or night? After a certain age, this doesn't www.music.org/activities/conf2005/qchome.html. Postmark deadline is
happen very often: We are too busy, or too blasé, or too December 17, 2004.
‘experienced’ to lapse into such single-minded devotion. And yet
the past three weeks of my life have belonged (the word is not too CINARS 2004 Programming - November 16-20, 2004. Montreal, Canada.
strong) to pianist Leon Fleisher's radiant new album, Two Hands, on Exhibits, presentations, and performances of Theater, Dance, Music, and
Vanguard Classics.” Arts Disciplines. For more information visit www.cinars.org
A Review of Your New York Concert - For a Price CALL FOR NOMINATIONS-YOUNG PERFORMERS CAREER
ADVANCEMENT 2005 program of the Association for Performing Arts born on or after September 1, 1976. In addition to a curriculum vitae,
Presenters. Application deadline Friday, October 15, 2004 at 8:00 pm. entrants will be asked to supply details of repertoire, public
Young Performers Career Advancement is a program designed to assist performances, press notices, a CD, audio or video cassette and the names
selected classical musicians in the formative stages of their careers by of two musicians of repute willing to support the application. Closing
offering opportunities to meet and work with established presenters, date for entries is February 1, 2006. www.leedspiano.com
managers, agents, and artists. The program provides a practical overview
of the presenting and touring industry, along with expert instruction in 54th ARD INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION 2005. Munich,
the development of audience engagement skills and the chance to perform Germany For violin, violoncello, horn, and piano duo. August 29-
at Carnegie Hall. For more information visit September 16 2005. For musicians of all nations born between 1977-
www.artspresenters.org/services/ypca/cfm 1988, for Piano duo born between 1975-1988 (total age not above 60).
For more information contact www.ard-musikwettbewerb.de
ANDREW DE GRADO BEINNEIAL PIANO DEBUT
THE AMERICAN MUSIC CENTER Opportunity Update, containing COMPETITION will take place in Springfield, NJ, June 12-June 26,
information about composition competitions, is available in the Placement 2005. Open to all American pianists age 23 and above who reside in the
Office for your reference. Eastern Coastal Region of the United States and have not had a reviewed
formal debut. Please go to www.andrewdegrade.org to download the
SPHINX ORGANIZATION will hold its 8th annual audition for young Competition application form and for more rules and requirements of the
Black and Latino string players on January 26-30, 2005 in Detroit and competition. Entry deadline is May 9, 2005.
Ann Arbor, Michigan. The winners receive monetary prizes,
scholarships, and professional-level performance opportunities. The ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL 2005 Thirty-Third Annual New York
deadline for application is November 15, 2004. For more information and Debut Award. New York, NY. Competition for instrumentalists,
application, visit the Placement Office or www.sphinxmusic.org. vocalists, and ensembles will take place March 19-28, 2005. Each
applicant must submit an Application for Audition by January 19, 2005.
HELLAM YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION will take place on For more information and application visit the Placement Office or
March 19, 2005 in Springfield, Missouri for instrumentalists and contact 212-292-4257 Open to classically trained musicians who have not
vocalists between ages 18 and 24. Audition repertoire is one movement of given a New York recital debut, or have not received a New York review
a major work with orchestral (piano) accompaniment. Deadline for for a solo recital performance. There is no age limit.
application and preliminary audiocassette tape auditions is November 6,
2004. For more information, including application, visit the Placement NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL IV, Composition Competition to take place at
Office or |www.hellamcompetition.com. the University of Nebraska at Kearny Department of Music on March
28-29, 2005 for chamber music and solo music. All composers welcome.
RICHARD RODGERS AWARDS - MUSICAL THEATRE Preference will be given to shorter pieces. Submission deadline is
COMPETITION for composition of musicals, plays with songs, November 15, 2004. For more information, visit the Placement Office, or
chamber operas, thematic revues, or any comparable work. To obtain an email email@example.com
application form, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to:
American Academy of Arts and Letters; 633 West 155 Street; New York, INTERNATIONALER INSTRUMENTALWETTBEWERB will take
NY 10032. Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2004. place May 19-28, 2005 for cello and double bass in Markneukirchen,
Germany. The competition is open to soloists of all nationalities born
25th YOUNG COMPOSER COMPETITION, 2004 Barcelona, Spain. after January 1, 1975. Entry form should be sent by January 31, 2005 to
Open to any composer who is not over 35 years of age on December 31, Sekretariat; Internationaler Instrumentalwettbewerb; Am Rathaus 2; D-
2004. The music must have not been previously performed, published, or 08258 Markneukirchen (Germany). For repertoire, application and
disseminated. The musical formation this year is for Brass quintet: 2 further information, visit the Placement Office.
trumpets, 1 horn, 1 trombone, and 1 tuba. The recommended duration is
between 12 and 20 minutes in length. Deadline for application is LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL LISZT COMPETITION for
December 30, 2004. Additional information available in the Placement pianists and vocalists will take place on November 20-21, 2004 at Azusa,
Office or from: Frederic Mompou International Award c/o Pau Claris, California. Entry deadline is October 18, 2004. Contestants enter
139, 4t 1a 08009 Barcelona, Spain. according to their age as of November 20, 2004, and repertoire
requirements vary according to divisions. Vocalists participate in a master
IOWA PIANO COMPETITION will take place March 3-5, 2005, in class. For more information concerning prizes, repertoire requirements,
Sioux City, IA. Applicants of all nationalities between the ages of 18 and and application, visit the Placement Office or www.liszt-
38 are eligible. For more information, or to request an application by mail competition.com.
contact |firstname.lastname@example.org or call 712-277-2111
Application forms, complete rules, and repertoire details are available HUMBOLDT BRASS CHAMBER MUSIC COMPOSITION
online at www.iowapianocompetition.org COMPETITION is for an original, previously unpublished, work for
brass sextet – 2 trumpets (cornets, flugelhorns, please include Bb parts),
LEEDS INTERNATIONAL PIANOFORTE COMPETITON horn (in F), trombone (bass clef), euphonium (bass clef) and tuba. The
September 6-24, 2006 at the University of Leeds in the UK. The composition should be in 3 movements, of varying styles, of less than 5
competition is open to professional pianists of all nationalities who were minutes each. First prize is $1,000 and performance during the July 2005
Brass Chamber Music Workshop in Arcata, CA. Details are available in
the Placement Office, or from BCMW; c/0 Tony Clements; 321 Dallas students within 5 years of graduating, graduate students, or
Dr.; Campbell, CA 95008; or email email@example.com Deadline is Feb. undergraduates who have been enrolled at Peabody for at least two years.
1, 2005. Grants are typically in amounts up to $1,000 for projects outside of
Peabody such as competitions, concerts, recordings. Only two grants
OPERA may be awarded to any student, and not in consecutive years. For more
information on application procedures and eligibility requirements, please
OPERA AMERICA CAREER GUIDE UPDATES - listings of auditions see the Director’s Office page of the Peabody Website:
and application deadlines are available in this bimonthly publication. It is www.peabody.jhu.edu/index.php?pageID=548 or contact Jan McLean at
available in the Placement Office for your reference. firstname.lastname@example.org
CINCINNATI OPERA announces auditions for 2005 Young Artist MUSIC TEACHERS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION STUDIO
Program and for 2006 Education Ensemble to take place in Cincinnati on FELLOWSHIP AWARD is given to help a music teacher develop and
November 17-21, 2004 and in New York City on December 4-8, 2004. enhance their newly established studios. It is presented to the candidate
The deadline for applications is October 8, 2004. For more information, who most clearly demonstrates a strong commitment to the music
and applications visit |www.cincinnatiopera.org. teaching profession. Open to all MTNA members who will be no more
than 26 years old as of March 1, 2005. Open to all instruments and voice.
THE MINNESOTA OPERA Resident Artist Program is currently Applicant must have taught four or fewer years since completion of a
accepting applications for the 2005-06 Season. Auditions in Minneapolis degree. Winner must agree to teach in the same location in the United
are November 10-13, 2004 (Application due October 18) and auditions in States for a minimum of 2 years. The application deadline is October 15,
New York City are December 1-8, 2004 (applications due November 8, 2004. Visit |www.mtna.org for more information.
2004). For more information visit www.mnopera.or
SOLTI FOUNDATION AWARD is accepting applications from career-
INDIANAPOLIS OPERA announces auditions for the 2005-2006 Young ready artists in the field of operatic coaching and music preparation
Artist Program, the Indianapolis Opera Ensemble, from January 24-26, seeking a career as an operatic or symphonic conductor. To qualify,
2005. The Ensemble consists of five artists: four singers, and a applicants must be no more than 35 years of age at November 1, 2004,
coach/accompanist. Applications must be postmarked by December 17, and a citizen or permanent resident of the US. For more information and
2004. For application and more information, visit www.indyopera.org to applications, visit the Placement Office, or contact Penelope Campbell at
download application or contact Dana A. Casto at |email@example.com. 847-905-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUMMER FESTIVALS DUQUESNE YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION jointly sponsored by
the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for musicians ages 18 and under.
AND STUDY PROGRAMS
Concerto competition takes place March 18 & 19, 2005 on the campus of
Duquesne Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. For information about repertoire, rules,
14th ANNUAL AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA Underwood and an application form, see www.cmc.duq.edu or call 412-396-5872.
New Music readings and commission. New York City, May 5 and 6,
2005. For more information visit www.americancomposers.org. GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
Applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident. For more
information contact the ACO at 212-977-8495, ext. 251 or 202 or e-mail Detailed information about the following assistantships can be obtained in
email@example.com the Placement Office or by contacting the institutions listed:
UBS VERBIER FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA, Switzerland June 26 to MANY AREAS – Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
August 7, 2005. The orchestra will hold auditions in New York City Jan.
16 – 19, 2005, and in numerous other cities worldwide. Auditions are
ORCHESTRAL CONDUCTING – James Madison University,
open to musicians born between January 1, 1976 and December 31, 1988 Harrisonburg, VA.
who play violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute (& piccolo), oboe
(&English Horn), Clarinet, (& E-flat Clarinet or Bass Clarinet), Bassoon OBOE- University of North Carolina a, Greensboro, NC.
(& Contrabassoon), Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba,
Timpani & Percussion, or Harp. The closing date for applications to
audition is October 10, 2004. for Stockholm, Beijing, and Tokyo and
November 15, 2004 for all other cities including New York. For more
Legend: cv=Curriculum vitae, MM/dp=Master's required, Doctorate
information and applications, visit the Placement Office,
|www.verbierorchestra.com or e-mail |firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see clippings at the back of the bulletin for additional job listings.
GRANTS AND AWARDS
PEABODY CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS - Grants are
A28 REGISTRATION COORDINATOR Peabody - full time.
available for career enhancing activities in areas in which Peabody offers a
Maintain student database, maintain courses, files, transcripts,
program. The fall deadline for applications is October 15, 2004. The
grades and teacher/student schedules, handle room scheduling,
second and third round deadlines are February 16, 2005 and April 8,
managing the pre-registration and registration process. Advanced
2005. Dr. Sirota will consider proposals for future projects by former
experience in MS Word, Excel and Access required. Must be HS Methodist Church. All voices will be heard. Good remuneration, paid
graduate with 3-5 years related experience, ability with networks summer break. Commitment is Sunday mornings (and usual major
and relational databases. BA in music, experience in a Registrar’s festivals) only. Contact the Organist, Bill Scanlan Murphy, at 410 377
Office, experience with JHU USIS system or an ISIS system 8722.
preferred. Apply on line at http://jobs.jhu.edu or contact
Homewood Human Resources at 410-516-8048. Requisition ID: CH98 ORGANIST or PIANIST needed for Sunday morning services at
17641 Aberdeen Proving Grounds and also at a chapel in Edgewood, MD (2
positions). CHOIR DIRECTOR also needed at Aberdeen. Contact
A29 SECRETARY Peabody Preparatory, Annapolis. Provide Chaplin Jeff Waters or Specialist Hyde at 410-278-4333.
administrative and secretarial support to the Preparatory Division of
the Peabody Institute at the Annapolis Office. Required HS diploma CH99 MUSIC DIRECTOR P/T – Fallston Presbyterian Church. Lead
or GED, six months to one-year administrative/office experience, traditional & contemporary music programs in a small church. Organ
working knowledge of MS Office. Apply on line at proficiency & choir directing required. Please send resume to: Fallston
http://jobs.jhu.edu or contact Homewood Human Resources at 410- Presbyterian Church, PO Box 54, Fallston, MD 21047. Or fax to 410-
516-8048. Requisition ID: 17650 803-0138.
A30 ACADEMIC DIRECTOR OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES – CH100 GUITARIST or KEYBOARD PLAYER needed for
University of Maryland, University College. The Academic Director of contemporary worship service, 9:00 am Sundays at Grace Falls Road
Arts and Humanities supports the Assistant Dean (Communication, United Methodist Church in Hunt Valley, MD. Must be good with
Arts, and Humanities) by overseeing the Art, Art History, Humanities, children. Possibility of starting a praise band. Contact Pastor Gail
Music, Philosophy, and Theater offers and revises courses in these areas. Button at 410-252-2227.
Specific responsibilities include: recruiting, hiring, staffing, and
supervising adjunct and collegiate faculty for courses; developing new COLLEGE TEACHING
courses for traditional and on-line delivery; assisting with the
implementation of institutional initiatives and assessment activities; The Music Vacancy List of the College Music Society is available in the
managing the scheduling of classes. Requires Ph.D. in humanities or Placement Office for reference.
liberal art degree and a minimum of five years teaching/administrative
experience in a four-year institution, preferably with adult, part-time CT101 INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC EDUCATION Eastern Illinois
students. Qualified candidates with experience with distance education University, College of Arts & Humanities Department of Music.
delivery and technology used in a liberal arts curriculum are preferred. Charleston, IL. Teach instrumental music education methods and
Candidates with demonstrated experience with and/or an appreciation of instrumental conducting, help with the supervision of student teachers,
foreign languages in a liberal arts environment are a plus. Position also and other responsibilities may be assigned. Applicants are required to be
requires excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Prior ABD for a degree in Music Education and have significant documented
experience with distance education is preferred. Position available success as a public school teacher. Review of applications will begin
immediately. Submit a cover letter, resume, salary history, and list of October 1, 2004. The position starts August 17, 2005. Send a letter of
three professional references to: Candidate Search - Academic Director, application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Arts & Humanities (I000972) School of Undergraduate Studies; (sent under separate cover) and a list of references to: Professor Joseph
University of Maryland University College; 3501 University Boulevard Martin, Department of Music, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln
East; Adelphi, MD 20783. Or email all materials to: email@example.com Ave., Charleston, IL 61920
Continuous recruitment until filled.
CT102 MUSIC THEORY Eastern Illinois University, College of Arts &
A31 CHAIR, Department of Music – University of Central Arkansas, Humanities Department of Music. Charleston, IL. Teach any course in
College of Fine Arts and Communication. Position’s responsibilities call the Freshman/Sophomore Music Theory/Aural Training sequence; upper
for visionary leadership, advanced administrative skills, and experience in division, honors, or graduate-level courses in analysis; a graduate-level
fund-raising, teaching, planning, and program advocacy. Must be a music research course. Supervise graduate recital analysis and thesis
dynamic individual with successful administrative experience, record of projects. Additional courses may be added depending on the candidate’s
effective teaching, external fund-raising successes, proven ability to work abilities. Doctorate or ABD (music theory preferred) and a record of
with people, and national visibility. Submit letter, CV, and names, successful college level teaching and professional accomplishment as a
addresses and phone numbers of at least 5 references to: Music Dept. theorist required. Review of applications begins on October 15, 2004.
Chair Search; Col. Of Fine Arts and Comm.; UCA; 201 Donaghey Ave.; The position starts August 17, 2005. Send a letter of application,
Conway, AR 72035-5003. Review begins Jan. 3, 2005. curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation (sent under
separate cover) and a list of references to: Professor Joseph Martin,
CHURCH Department of Music, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Ave.,
Charleston, IL 61920
CH96 ORGANIST needed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church located on Bel
Air Road at the Baltimore Beltway. Lewis & Hichcock tracker type CT103 DIRECTOR OF UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRAS - Wichita State
organ with 24 stops. Two Sunday services. Plan and direct the church’s University. Serve as music director and conductor of the University
music program and direct choirs. Call Agnes Fraberg at 410-661-9216. Orchestras, coordinate and administer the orchestra program and various
conducting opportunities. Salary commensurate with qualifications and
CH97 SINGERS needed for the solo quartet at Lovely Lane United experience. Professor, nine-month tenure eligible appointment, beginning
fall semester, 2005. Required qualifications are 1) MM/dp 2) Sustained contact information for three additional references, example of scholarly
record of success in recruiting, conducting and directing a comprehensive writing, and transcripts to: Richard N. O’Hearn, Director; School of
orchestral program at the university or professional level. 3) Commitment Music; Western Michigan University; 1903 W. Michigan Avenue;
to public school orchestral programs and arts advocacy 4) Ability to Kalamazoo, MI 49008, no later than November 1, 2004.
teach conducting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 5) Ability to
direct and advise students in a Masters of Music in conducting degree CT107 MUSIC ED/CHORAL- Western Michigan University.
program. 6) Demonstrated commitment to diversity. The required Responsibilities include teaching music education/conducting courses as
application package consists of: Letter; CV or resume; Name, titles, well as applied voice, direct choral ensembles, assist director of choral
address, phone numbers, and email addresses of 5 references; repertory studies with program development and management. Required doctorate
list of works conducted with dates and locations; 3 sample programs, a in music education or related fiend (ABD considered), successful choral
CD or audio cassette with 2–3 works in contrasting styles and tempi conducting/ educating experience, voice background and successful voice
along with documentation of the performance recorded. DO NOT send teaching experience. To apply send a letter, cv, three letters of
videotapes at this time. Please send to: Chair, Orchestra Director Search recommendation, contact information for three additional references,
Committee, Wichita State University, School of Music, 1845 Fairmount, example of scholarly writing, and transcripts to: Richard N. O’Hearn,
Box 53, Wichita, KS 67260-0053. E-mail kryst.Carlson@wichita.edu for Director; School of Music; Western Michigan University; 1903 W.
more information. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2004. Michigan Avenue; Kalamazoo, MI 49008 no later than November 1,
CT104 FLUTE - University Of Maryland Baltimore County --
Assistant Professor of Music, flute performance, full-time, tenure CT108 PERCUSSION- West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.
track, beginning August 23, 2005. Responsibilities include Responsibilities include studio teaching at graduate and undergrad levels,
professional performance/scholarship, private instruction, and conducting or overseeing the conducting of percussion ensembles and
teaching aural skills for music majors, and participation in the coordinating the percussion area. Doctoral degree in music or equivalent
faculty new music ensemble Ruckus. Additional duties could include experience is required as well as outstanding performance and teaching
courses in areas of candidate's expertise, and other instruction, experience at college level. To apply, send a letter of application, cv,
advising, and service as needed. Salary competitive. DMA, or recording, and credentials (including contact information for three
equivalent experience, with specialization in the performance of new references) to: Dr. David Bess, Chair; Division of Music, College of
music, and a commitment to chamber music as well as solo Creative Arts; WVU; PO Box 6111; Morgantown, WV 26505.
repertoire. Professional performing and university teaching www.wvu.edu/~ccarts.
experience required, and established national/international reputation
preferred. Application deadline: November 1, 2004. Applicant CT109 MUSIC HISTORY – Hope College. Coordinate the music
should send a letter of application, a current CV, a repertoire list, history program, oversee the development of its curriculum, and teach
and contact information for at least 3 references to: Dr. E. Michael classes related to that curriculum. Must have a completed or nearly
Richards, Search Committee Chair, c/o Music Department, UMBC, completed doctorate. Submit letter, CV, transcripts, examples of
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250. UMBC is an scholarly work, and at least 3 letters of recommendation by Nov. 15,
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks 2004 to: Brad Richmond, Chair, Musicology Search; HC Dept. of Music;
the applications of minorities, women, and individuals with 127 East 12th St.; Holland, MI 49423.
CT110PIANO – Hope College. Teach individual lessons to piano majors
CT105 MUSIC HISTORY/ETHNOMUSICOLOGY- Western Michigan and other college students. Teach music major classes in keyboard skills,
University. Responsibilities include teaching undergrad and grad survey piano pedagogy, and piano literature. Doctorate or equivalent
as well as period literature and topical music history courses for majors. professional experience required. Submit letter, CV, transcripts, and at
Courses may include contemporary and popular music; non-western least 3 letters of recommendation by Dec. 3., 2004 to: Prof. Charles
music courses, and graduate courses in music research, style analysis and Aschbrenner, Search Committee Chair; HC Dept. of Music; 127 East 12th
forms. Required doctorate in musicology (areas of specialization in St.; Holland, MI 49423.
Western music after 1700 and Ethnomusicology preferred), record of
successful teaching in music history at the college/university level, ability CONDUCTING
to teach world music, background in technology. Apply to: Richard N.
O’Hearn, Director; School of Music; Western Michigan University; 1903 CONDUCTORS GUILD Opportunities Bulletin is available in the
W. Michigan Avenue; Kalamazoo, MI 49008. Include letter, cv, evidence Placement Office for reference.
of teaching excellence, three letters of recommendation, three additional
references, an example of scholarly writing, and transcripts. More AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CONDUCTING at Aspen will be held
information available in the Placement Office or www.wmich.edu/music. June 15 – Aug. 21, 2005. Each participant will have at least 30 minutes
of podium time in at least six of the Academy’s nine weeks. When off
CT106 MUSIC ED/TECHNOLOGY- Western Michigan University. the podium, each participant will plan an instrument in the orchestra.
Responsibilities include teaching undergrad and graduate level courses in Master Conductors for the program are David Zinman and Murry Sidlin.
music education and music technology, manage/supervise Mac-based Applications are available in the Placement Office, or see
computer lab with OS X server and MIDI peripherals. Required www.aspenmusicfestival.com Deadline is Nov. 12, 1004.
doctorate in music education or related field, and a record of teaching
excellence in music education incorporating technology (college -level ERIC ERICSON MASTERCLASS for choral conductors will take place
preferred). To apply send a letter, cv, three letters of recommendation, June 23, - July 2, 2005 in Haarlem, the Netherlands. Program is open to
conductors no older than 30 as of 6-23-05. For more information please PART-TIME MUSICAL
visit www.ericericsonmasterclass.nl Deadline for applications is Nov. PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY PT116 STRING ENSEMBLE or HARPIST needed to play for Benefit
EDUCATION Dinner on October 22 for St. David’s Church, 4700 Ronald Ave. Call
Tori Eversman at 410-583-8083.
EST23 GENERAL MUSIC TEACHER needed at Fallstaff Elementary
School in Baltimore City 2 days per week. Some music education PT117 BABYSITTER Seeking responsible and somewhat experienced
experience desired. Call Mrs. Adams or Mrs. Hibbert at 410-396-0682. babysitters to come to home near Lake Montebello and Morgan State to
watch two children ages 1 and 4. Hours vary. Offering $9.50/hour. Please
EST24 MUSIC TEACHER for elementary general music is needed at call Daphne or Julien Benichou at 410-319-4415 or e-mail
Hopewell Elementary School, Center Valley, PA. Teach choral/general firstname.lastname@example.org.
music for grades K-5 and present 3 performances each year. Contact
Debbie Dellegrotti, Principal, at 610-791-0200. PT118 CHILD CARE First Unitarian Church, Baltimore. Corner of
Charles and Franklin Streets. Sunday mornings 10:45-12:45. $15 per hour
PERFORMANCE for 2 hours = $30. Position requires someone reliable, experienced in
working with toddlers up to the age of 2, with references. If interested
P36 HARP The United States Army Field Ban, Washington D. C. please call Donna DiSciullo 410-462-1677. To start immediately.
Qualifications include professional performance level, proficiency in
various musical styles, both classical and commercial, strong sight-reading PT119 VALET PARKERS needed at the Brass Elephant restaurant, 924
skills, Baccalaureate degree or higher preferred, ability to meet Army N. Charles St. Evenings, 5 pm – 10 or 10:30. Must have a valid driver’s
height/weight standards. Job includes performances in the Concert Band license and a clean driving record. Call Jack Elsby at 410-547-8480.
of the United States Army Field Band, touring 100-120 dates per year in
the U.S. and abroad, working with Education Outreach Programs, and a PT120 TRUMPET, FLUTE/PICCOLO, KEYBOARD needed for a
minimum 3-year enlistment. To audition send a recent resume and high production of Into the Woods at the St. Paul School in Brooklandville,
quality recording by November 17, 2004. The recording should contain MD. Reasonable stipend is available. There are ten services, which start
solos or excerpts of various styles that demonstrate the depth and on October 27 through November 13. Contact William Waldrop at 443-
breadth or your playing ability with an emphasis on classical music. 837-2822 or email@example.com.
Contact ATTN: Auditions, The U.S. Army Field Band, 4214 Field Band
Drive, Fort Meade, MD 0655-5330. www.army.mil/fieldband PT87 HARP or PIANO player needed, Mackinac Island, MI. Parlor
position opening for classical pianist or harpist at Grand Hotel, Mackinac
P37 VIOLIN The United States Army Strings in Washington, DC. Island, MI. The harpist/pianist will play in its parlor from August 24th
Applicants must pass physical examination and meet all standards to until October 30th. Pianist will play 3:30-5 pm and 8-9:30 pm seven days
enlist in the armed forces, maximum age at time of enlistment is 34, per week in the parlor with occasional variations including weddings and
minimum three-year enlistment, extensive background investigation is private dinner functions. A full day off will be given approximately every
required to ensure suitability for White House performances, superlative two weeks. Please contact Alex Graham at (906) 847-9203 for more
sight-reading skills of both orchestral and string quartet literature and information. (Repeat listing.)
versatility in various symphonic and commercial settings. Auditions will
be held by invitation only in Ft. Myer, VA. To apply for audition, send VOLUNTEER
resume, tape or CD recording, and full-length photograph by January 10,
2005 to: the US Army Band; ATTN Violin auditions; 204 Lee Avenue; HOLIDAY PERFORMANCES. The Shops at Kenilworth, Towson,
Fort Myer, VA 22211. More information is available in the Placement
MD. Looking for volunteers to play holiday music during the holiday
Office, or contact SFC Laura Knutson at laura.Knutson@fmmc.army.mil
season. For more information call The Shops at Kenilworth, Joan
or 703 696-6043.
Denenberg 410-321-1909 x 10 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
P38 TRUMPET and VIOLIN The United States Army Band “Pershing’s
Own” announces the following vacancies for Trumpet in the Ceremonial We do our best to provide good information in this Job Vacancy Bulletin.
Band and Violin in the Army Strings. Applicants for this position will be
However, since the information is drawn almost completely from other
expected to meet all standards required to enlist in the Armed Forces.
sources, we cannot be responsible for its accuracy.
Maximum age is 34. Please submit a resume, an audiotape or CD and a
full-length photograph. Tape or CD must include examples of technical
proficiency in a variety of musical styles. Mail packets to Commander,
The U.S. Army Band, ATTN: Auditions, 204 Lee Ave., Ft. Myer, VA
22211 by the following deadlines: Trumpet- October, 22, 2004. Violin-
January 10, 2005. For more details visit www.army.mil.armyband/