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                                              JOB VACANCY BULLETIN NO. 445

                                                          December 15, 2011

                   CONGRATULATIONS                                                              COMPETITIONS
C Street Brass, a quintet founded by Conservatory students in 2007      The 27TH ANNUAL IRVING M. KLEIN INTERNATIONAL
and mentored by faculty artist JOE BURGSTALLER, has been chosen         STRING COMPETITION, open to string players aged 15-23, will be
as one of a select group of ensembles to be showcased at Chamber        held June 7-10, 2012 at San Francisco State University. Application
Music America's 34th Annual Conference, to be held Jan. 12-15 in        deadline is February 15, 2012. Please visit
New York at the Westin Times Square. C Street Brass will perform a      for more information.
20-minute show at the conference, at which Preparatory alumnus
Aaron P. Dworkin, recently appointed to the National Council on the     THE SCHUBERT CLUB 2012 BRUCE P. CARLSON STUDENT
Arts by President Obama, will be the keynote speaker.                   SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION will be held at Augsburg College in
                                                                        Minneapolis from March 17-31, 2012. This is open to all
DIANA CANTRELLE, second year Master’s candidate in the studio           instrumentalists. Rules and application forms can be found at
of William Sharp, sang for Governor O'Malley at Corpus Christi
Parish last August. Diana has also been offered the role of Maurya in
Vaughn-Williams Riders to the Sea by Halifax Summer Opera Theatre       Conductors aged 21 to 35 are eligible to compete for the NESTLE
in Nova Scotia, Canada.                                                 AND SALZBURG FESTIVAL YOUNG CONDUCTORS AWARD.
                                                                        Visit http://www, or email
DILLON BROUT, a double degree student majoring in classical    for more information.
saxophone at Peabody and physics at the Krieger School, was profiled
in a Nov. 2 New York Times story, “Johns Hopkins Student Applies        The Yale Glee Club is holding an EMERGING COMPOSERS
Dark Energy to the Black Art of Racing.” One of his professors is       COMPETITION. All submissions are to be for SATB or a cappella
Adam Riess, a winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics.                choir. Please visit www.yalegleeclub.irg/New_Music for more details.

Please continue sending your Good News to                               THE IV INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF PIANISTS IN THE                                              MEMORY OF VERA LOTAR-SHEVCHENKO will be held from
                                                                        June 25 to July 8, 2012 in Yekaterinburg. Visit www.lotar-
           NEWS NOTES - OTHER EVENTS                           for more information.

FREE DANCE CLASS -- Hosted by Judy Kurjan. In conjunction with                                   OPERA/VOICE
Flux/us Dance Projects performance of The Key is Only One,
choreographed by Judy Kurjan with selected works by Anne Reeder         CHORAL RESIDENCY IN U.K. – Grace Episcopal Church is
and Beth McKee Elliott. For more information, go to                     inviting all voice parts, especially basses, to join us during our Choral                                                  Residency at Canterbury Cathedral, UK, July 20-27, 2012. The
residency will include four Choral Evensongs at the Cathedral and a          THE MEADOWMOUNT SCHOOL OF MUSIC, founded by Ivan
sung Holy Eucharist at the neighboring historic St. Martin’s Parish.         Galamian, will run from June 23-August 11, 2012. Application
We have a limited amount of space so please don’t wait if interested.        deadline is January 31, 2012. For application and scholarship
In keeping with the standards of the music program at Grace, an              information please visit
audition must be scheduled. For itinerary, cost or to answer any other
questions contact Eric Dombrowski, Director of Music                         THE ORFORD ARTS CENTRE in Orford, Canada will hold its Grace Episcopal Church, The Plains, VA               Summer Academy from June 10 to August 12, 2012 for all areas of
                                                                             study. Please visit for more information. The
24TH ANNUAL ANNAPOLIS COMPANY OPERA VOCAL                                    60th Annual BMI Student Composer Awards for 2012 is open to
COMPETITION. To apply, complete the online form at                           those who are citizens of the United States and under the age of 28. and submit a CD. The Preliminary Round                Application Materials are available at:
judges will then select those applicants to be invited to sing in the        Postmark deadline is February 10, 2012.
Semi-Final Round. All Finalists will receive a monetary prize, ranging
from $500 to $2,500. The Grand Prize winner will be invited to sing          THE 2012 WINTERGREEN SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL AND
in the Winner’s Recital at the 2013 Competition. All Finalists will be       ACADEMY will be held from July 8-August 5, 2012 in Wintergreen
considered for future Annapolis Opera performances. To apply,                Virginia. For complete details, visit
complete the online application form located on                     send, for the preliminary round, a
CD containing a minimum of three (3) arias. Repertoire on the CD             ATLANTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
need not be the same as the five arias listed on the online application      The Atlantic Music Festival announces its call for entries for the
for the Semi-Finals and Finals. The Semi-and Final rounds require            Fellowship Program applicants. Submission forms can be completed
five memorized arias in contrasting styles and varied as to tempo and        directly online at the official Atlantic Music Festival website.
range in at least three (3) different languages, one must be in English. AMF Fellowship provides
Arias must be no more than five (5) minutes in length. No changes in         complete financial coverage of tuition, housing, and meals during the
repertoire can be made after the application is submitted. Annapolis         four weeks of residency. The program offers gifted young artists
Opera will provide the accompanist for both the Semi-Finals Round            opportunities to perform and collaborate with artist-faculty members
and the Finals Concert. A thirty dollar ($30.00) non-refundable              as resident artists of the Atlantic Music Festival. The late submission
application fee is required. Payment should be made during the               deadline to submit for the U.S. and International applicants is January
application process via PayPal - Visa/Master/American Express or             5, 2012. The submission form and complete information regarding
PayPal account. CDs should be labeled with applicant name, contact           eligibility and application requirements for the 2012 AMF Fellowship
information, and aria titles and mailed (postmarked by midnight              Program are available on the Atlantic Music Festival website.
January 20, 2012) to: Annapolis Opera Vocal Competition, Maryland            Information is also available through the Atlantic Music Festival by
Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Suite 304A, Annapolis,         email to, or by regular mail to
MD 21401. The Preliminary Round judges will review CDs identified            Atlantic Music Festival, 228 Park Ave S #31975, New York, NY
only by application number and voice type and select those applicants        10003. For more information, please visit us online at
to be invited to sing in the Semi-Finals. Semi-finals judges will select
eight (8) finalists and two (2) alternates to compete in the Finals
Concert. Both Semi-Finals and Finals will be at Maryland Hall for the        2012 VERBIER FESTIVAL ACADEMY – The Academy was
Creative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland, and both are free and open to          established alongside the Verbier Festival as a way of nurturing and
the public. Contact Info: Vocal Competition Administrator,                   guiding an elite group of exceptional young musicians as they embark 410-267-8135 or Jennifer Fletcher,              on careers in music. It gives its participants a unique opportunity to
General Manager, 410-267-8135              play in masterclasses and workshops with the world’s leading artists,
                                                                             to exchange creative ideas and to perform together in beautiful
                  SUMMER FESTIVALS                                           surroundings. A time for learning, for reflection, for inspiration and
                 AND STUDY PROGRAMS                                          for making new connections, participating in the Verbier Festival
                                                                             Academy can be a life-changing experience. For more information,
DANCE ACADEMY will run from May 14 to September 3, 2012.
There are sessions for chamber music, dance, and all instrumental                         GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
types. Please visit for application
information.                                                                 The College of Music and Arts at the BOWLING GREEN STATE
                                                                             UNIVERSITY announce assistantships for the 2012-2013 Academic
THE BOWDOIN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL will be                             Year in almost all disciplines. Please visit for
held at Bowdoin College from June 23-August 4, 2012 and is open to           more information.
all instrumentalists. Please visit
                                                                             THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF MUSIC
THE NEW MUSIC ON THE POINT FESTIVAL will run from June                       is seeking graduate assistants in all areas for the 2012-2013 Academic
4-17, 2012 in Lake Dunmore Vermont. Deadline is January 16, 2012.            Year. For more information email:
Visit for more information.                       Deadline to apply and audition is March 4, 2012.

February 24-26, 2012. Visit for more                  ARTS DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC is seeking graduate assistant in all
information and to register online.                                          areas for the 2012-2013 Academic Year. Please contact
                                                                    or visit for
                                                                             more information.

                        JOB LISTINGS
Legend: cv=Curriculum vitae, MM/dp=Master's required, Doctorate             CH84 CHOIR DIRECTOR AND ORGANIST – The First
preferred                                                                   Presbyterian Church of Phoenixville, Pa., is seeking qualified
Please see clippings at the back of the bulletin for additional job         candidates to fill Choir Director and Organist positions. One or two
listings.                                                                   persons can fill the positions. The Choir Director is responsible for
                                                                            directing a capable 20+ member adult choir and a children’s choir,
Electronic job listings of the College Music Society and League of          with rehearsals on Thursday evenings. The director is responsible for
American Orchestras are available for on-line research in the Career        providing choral music for one traditional service each Sunday at
Counseling Office, including jobs in college teaching, conducting, and      11:00 from September through June and will work with the
arts administration.                                                        contemporary service music leader during the summer when one
                                                                            blended worship service is held at 9:30 a.m. The director will also be
                     ADMINISTRATION                                         responsible for planning choral music for special services, such as
                                                                            Christmas Eve and Maundy Thursday, and any additional musical
                                                                            presentations outside of the regular church service times. The Organist
A32 ARTS ADMINISTRATOR -- Managing Director sought for the
                                                                            will provide music for the 11:00 traditional service each Sunday from
PostClassical Ensemble. Cutting-edge, 8-year-old DC-based chamber
                                                                            September through June and for the 9:30 summer blended worship
orchestra seeks half-time administrative director. Wide-ranging
                                                                            service, as well as special services (Christmas Eve, Maundy Thursday,
responsibilities working with Artistic Director Joseph Horowitz and
                                                                            etc.) and musical programs outside of the regular church service times.
Musical Director Angel Gil-Ordonez, including budgeting, contracts,
                                                                            The Organist is responsible for accompanying the adult choir during
web management, marketing, artistic/strategic planning, fund-raising,
                                                                            Thursday night rehearsals and Sunday morning worship services and
radio broadcasts (WFMT; Sirius XM), Naxos recordings and DVDs,
                                                                            may be asked to play for wedding and funeral/memorial services as
touring, etc. Our thematic programming incorporates dance, theater,
                                                                            needed. The organ is a new 3-manual, 17-rank Kegg pipe organ, and
film. Close collaboration with National Gallery of Art, Georgetown
                                                                            the sanctuary piano is a Yamaha grand piano. Inquiries and resumes
University (our Educational Partner), Strathmore Music Center. To
                                                                            are welcomed at the following: E-mail: Fax:
apply, please send cover letter, c.v., and any additional information
you think appropriate, to Joseph Horowitz at
                                                                            CH85 MUSIC MINISTRY COORDINATOR – Small, passionate,
                                                                            Spirit-led multi-cultural Lutheran congregation in East Baltimore
                            CHURCH                                          seeks part-time Music Ministry Coordinator with team oriented
                                                                            approach to leadership. Diverse musical ability appreciated with
CH82 DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRY – North Chevy Chase                         piano and keyboard skill set needed. We have a strong emphasis on
Christian Church seeks a part-time (15 hr/week) Director of Music           gospel music and spirited worship. The congregation is both flexible
Ministry for our small, liberal and progressive urban congregation.         and mission driven, eager to create ministries that use people’s gifts
Applicant should have experience with traditional and non-traditional       and passions. Responsibilities include leading choir, coordinating
worship to develop and oversea total music ministry. The Director of        small band, and leading the choir in outreach ministries in the
Music Ministries will work with the Worship & Arts Planning team in         community. Full job description is available upon request. Call
developing a non-traditional "Come As You Are"                              Pastor Gary 410-276-5674.
contemporary/emergent service utilizing a variety of music styles such
as jazz, contemporary and Taize. Three to five years church
experience is required. Keyboard competency is also required. The
                                                                                               COLLEGE TEACHING
church currently has an organist on staff, one adult choir, a vocal
                                                                            CT90 The University of Alabama School of Arts and Sciences is
quartet, a small instrumental ensemble, and 3 octaves of hand bells.
                                                                            seeking an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MUSICAL THEATRE
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating and
                                                                            VOICE. This is a full-time, nine month tenure-track position. Master’s
supervising all elements of the Music Ministry, scheduling and
                                                                            degree in Music required. To apply go to: Please
conducting rehearsals, directing music for Sunday services, and
                                                                            send three current letters of recommendation and current video and/or
planning the music ministry with the Pastor and the Worship Planning
                                                                            audio recordings to: Raphael Crystal, Chair Voice Search Committee,
team. Additional responsibilities would include beginning a hand bell
                                                                            University of Alabama, Department of Theatre and Dance, Box
choir, assessing the potential for a graded choir program for children
                                                                            870239, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487.
and youth, overall program needs assessment, advocacy for the music
program and serving as an information source for music opportunities
                                                                            CT91 The University of South Carolina School of Music and the
and resources. COMPENSATION: Salary: $ 27,000 annually (12
                                                                            Carolina Institute for Leadership and Engagement in Music is seeks
month basis); Benefits: social security, Medicare. Additional
                                                                            applicants for a tenure-track appointment in MUSIC
information is available by sending email to:
                                                                            ENTREPRENEURSHIP and a second music area. Master’s degree
Candidates should forward electronic copies of their resumes to the
                                                                            required. Apply online at Screening begins
above email address by December 15, 2011.
                                                                            February 1, 2012. The University also seeks an Assistant Professor in
                                                                            Musicology. Ph.D. required.
CH83 St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC seeks a
Part-Time Organist/Choir Director. For more information about the
                                                                            CT92 Wayland Baptist University School of Music seeks an
position please contact the Reverend Caron Gwynn at (202) 582-7740
                                                                            ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHURCH MUSIC STUDIES.
or at
                                                                            Doctorate preferred. Application may be downloaded and submitted
                                                                            electronically at Review of applications begins
                                                                            February 15, 2012.

                         CONDUCTING                                                                SUMMER JOBS
C41 THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA SOCIETY/ORPHESON INC. –                            THE BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP is seeking summer instructors
Based in New York, New York, seeks a Music Director/ Conductor.             of all instruments. The camp pays a salary in addition to room and
Visit for more information. To apply send           board. Please visit for more information.
email to:
                                                                            We do our best to provide good information in this Job Vacancy
                       PERFORMANCE                                          Bulletin. However, since the information is drawn almost completely
                                                                            from other sources, we cannot be responsible for its accuracy.
P35 ORCHESTRAL MUSICIANS – The Hyogo Performing Arts
Center Orchestra is pleased to announce auditions for opening core
member positions. Auditions will be held worldwide, in Europe, the
United States, and Japan. Application form and repertoire can be
found at

P36 SINGERS – Cirque du Soleil is seeking professional singers with
strong technique, stage experience and versatility for live
performances in its current shows and upcoming creations. All voice
types and styles! Apply online at:

                PART-TIME MUSICAL
PT69 VOCAL COACHES – Virginia Opera announces auditions for
apprentice coaches. Apprentice Coaches must serve as musical
directors and pianists for Education and Community Outreach
productions. They also serve as coaches for the resident young artists,
preparing them for their mainstage roles, cover roles, and concerts.
Coaches learn the basics of artistic administration and company
management by serving as on-site tour managers, as well as providing
coaching for the young artists' personal repertoire. Apprentice coaches
are adjunct members of the mainstage musical staff. They are
scheduled to serve as pianists for cover rehearsals. Each participant
receives coachings from Principal Coach Laura Friesen and Resident
Conductor Adam Turner. Coaches will receive training and support
from administrative staff to aid in tour management. The in-house
artistic staff offers classes in resume preparation and auditioning
techniques during the course of the season. Master classes are held
with visiting stage directors and other distinguished guests throughout
the season. Apprentice coaches should have attained at least a
Bachelor of Music degree in piano and have exceptional experience in
vocal accompanying. Individuals should be capable of managing
artists and overseeing non-artistic aspects of the Spectrum Resident
Artists Program. Please send your resume and a cover letter via e-mail
to We would also welcome an MP3 of
your playing. Go to
resident-artists.cfm for more information.

PT70 MUSIC LIBRARIAN – The Philadelphia Orchestra offers a
unique opportunity for an emerging professional orchestra librarian of
exceptional potential to study as a fellow in the Riccardo Muti
Library. To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to

PT71 VIOLIN INSTRUCTOR – The Music Workshop, Monday's
from 4-8. Please forward a resume to Jim Jones via email or call 410-
323-1524. The position is available starting January 2nd. The Music
Workshop is located at 5810 - A York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212


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