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					                            OFFICE OF CAREER COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT

Virginia Probasco, Admin. Ass’t                                                                               1 E. Mount Vernon Place                                                                                        Room P06, Conservatory
Hours, 1 - 5 p.m.                                         (410) 659-8100 x4450                                   Baltimore, MD 21202

                                                 JOB VACANCY BULLETIN NO. 525

                                                               February 15, 2008

                     CONGRATULATIONS                                     a masterclass with Hans Jorgen Jensen.

DANIEL SCHLOSBERG (BM '00, Piano and History; M M '01,                   KATHRIN M URRAY (M M Guitar, '01), former student of
Piano) and RYAN DE RYKE (M M ‟02, AD ‟04, Voice) will                    Julian Gray, has just received a $3000 grant from the M aryland
present a recital with world-renowned lieder scholar Susan               State Arts Council for her debut recording, Arabesques. The
Youens at the University of Notre Dame in M arch. The subject            recording, featuring works by M aximo Diego Pujol, Gilbert
of the evening is "Heine and the Lied." On February 27th,                Biberian, Agustin Barrios, M anuel Ponce and Eduardo Sainz de la
Schlosberg will play an all Bach program on the Dame M yra Hess          M aza, will be released in June on the Centaur Record Label. See
Series in Chicago, and in April and M ay he will present recitals in
Tennessee and New York as part of Yarn/Wire, the two piano and
two percussion ensemble.                                                 FATM A DAGLAR (M M ‟95, GPD, 97, Oboe) will play
                                                                         Richard Strauss‟ Oboe Concerto with the M aryland Symphony
Flutist ANASTASIA PETANOVA, a GPD student of M arina                     Orchestra on Feb. 16 at 8:00 pm and Feb. 17, 3:00 pm at
Piccinini, pianist TIM OTHY HOFT, a DM A student of                      M aryland Theater, 21-27 South Potomac Street in Hagerstown,
Benjamin Pasternack, and guitarist LUKASZ                                M D Visit for more
KUROPACZEWSKI, an AD student of M anuel Barrueco, will                   information. Daglar is also the principal oboist with the
perform at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia on February 10            Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and currently teaches at St.
at 3:00 pm as part of the “Sundays at Three Chamber M usic               M ary‟s College of M aryland and the Peabody Preparatory.
Series.” The program will include music by Joso, Tansman,
Reineke, Debussy and Borne/Petanova arr. The church is located           Lenten Recital Series at Govans Presbyterian Church, 5828 York
at 6800 Oakland M ills Road in Columbia.                                 Road, Baltimore, Sundays at 2:00 pm will feature faculty member
                                                                         CLINTON ADAM S, piano, on February 17. Other performers
On January 28th HANS GOLDSTEIN, a cello student of Amit                  include cellist Gita Ladd on February 24; soprano Rosemarie
Peled, won First Place in the Tennessee Cello Workshop Cello             Critcher on M arch 2; and clarinetist M iles Jacques on M arch 9.
Competition in the Collegiate/Professional division and played in
In a review of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concert at                 include “the Detroit Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the
Carnegie Hall in New York City on Feb. 9, Tim Smith, M usic                Pittsburgh Symphony and the Cincinnati Symphony, are expected to
Critic for the Baltimore Sun wrote enthusiastically about the              generate about $70,000 a year to fund the project. Participating
impressive performance and highlighted several Peabody faculty             orchestras will nominate composers and determine the genre of work
members. M arin Alsop, he wrote, “excelled at sculpting the                to be commissioned each year. Every consortium member will then
sensual curves of Debussy‟s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun,            program the commissioned work in the season after its completion.”
with phrasing that was spacious and subtly detailed. The playing
had a gently glowing quality that bloomed in Carnegie‟s famously           POSTURE AND ALIGNM ENT FOR M USICIANS with M ELISSA
warm acoustics. Flutist EM ILY SKALA and oboist                            HULLM AN (M M ‟94, Violin). - Discover new levels of comfort and
KATHERINE NEEDLEM AN delivered elegant solos.” In                          ease with your instrument in this workshop designed for vocalists and
Stravinsky‟s Firebird Suite he said, “The orchestra sounded not            instrumentalists. The workshop takes place Sunday, February 24,
just cohesive, but alive with expressive intent. There were terrific       2008 at 7:00 p.m. in Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College in
contributions from principal horn PHILIP M UNDS.” At a                     Towson, M D. *FREE* Registered yoga therapist M elissa Hullman
reception after the concert, he reported that longtime BSO                 (M M '99, violin) has led workshops and worked in private
musician JANE M ARVIN declared, “M arin was fabulous, and                  consultation with musicians from orchestras nationwide. Call 410-337-
we were fabulous.”                                                         6276 or go to for more information.

Jinha Park (GPD ‟05, Piano) will perform as a soloist with the             CONDUCTORS GUILD TRAINING WORKSHOP at SUNY,
National Symphony Orchestra in Santo Domingo, Dominican                    Fredonia will take place April 24-27, 2008. The workshop will focus
Republic on M arch 11. The concert, conducted by Philip                    on exploration of how music can inform a conductor‟s physical re-
Entremont, is a benefit for the Archdiocese of Santiago for their          creation of the score. Participants will learn to use musical nuances,
social work in the Cibao region of the Dominican Republic. Park            create an expressive baton technique, and find connectivity to the
is currently working on her DM A at the University of South                composer. Each participant will have podium time with various
Carolina, and she serves on the faculty of the conservatory of             ensembles. The seminar will also include open discussions and
Augusta State University. At Peabody she was a student of                  sessions entitled “Composers, Conductors, and Performers,” and
M arian Hahn and Dr. Elisenda Fabregas.                                    “What M akes a Good Conductor,” featuring a number of guest artists.
                                                                           For details about application, repertoire, and guest artists, visit
“Wit, Whimsy, and Warmth,” music of KAREN AM RHEIN                Applications must be received by February
(‟94, Composition) was presented February 10, 2008, 4:00 pm at             21, 2008.
Central Presbyterian Church as part of “Sundays at Central”
series. Works included Short Stories for Piano Quintet; Dance              UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAM PSHIRE 35 TH VIOLIN
Card for solo piano; Variants for Flute & Guitar with String               CRAFTSM ANSHIP INSTITUTE will take place in the summer of
Quartet and Piano; and Hamilton Street Concerto for Flute and              2008. Ten courses will be offered with topics ranging from bow
Guitar Duo.                                                                rehairing, to basic violin maintenance and repair, and violin building.
                                                                           Open to beginning to advanced bow makers, professional stringed
ERNESTO TAM AYO ((GPD ‟97, Guitar) is the featured artist on the           instrument musicians, music educators, violin makers, and instrument
Guitarcds February Newsletter. The article includes a biography of         repair persons at all levels of experience. For more information about
Tamayo and link to a track on one of his CDs             courses, dates, and application requirements, visit
Also see                                    Courses are filled through a rolling
                                                                           admissions process.
Please continue sending your Good News to Virginia Probasco at
the address above, to her at, or submit                                      COMPETITIONS
online at
                                                                           THE XXXV INTERNATIONAL M USICAL COM PETITION “DR.
              NEWS NOTES - OTHER EVENTS                                    LUIS SIGALL” FOR SINGERS will take place in Vina del M ar, Chile
                                                                           from November 8-15, 2008. The contest is open to all singers
From ALO February 1: Sphinx, 13 orchestras to fund minority works          regardless of nationality born from November 8, 1976 to November 8,
                                                                           1991. Application and supporting materials must be received no later
In Tuesday‟s (1/29) Detroit News, Lawrence B. Johnson writes,              than July 4, 2008 to: International M usical Contest; “Dr. Luis Sigall”;
“Broadening its campaign for diversity in American concert halls, the      P.O. Box 31-D; Vina del M ar, Chile. For more information about rules,
Detroit-based Sphinx Organization has announced a new consortium of        repertoire, and application, visit the Career Counseling Office or
13 symphony orchestras that will support the commissioning of major        contact
works by minority composers. „We see even less diversity in
repertoire than we see in the faces of musicians on the stage,‟ says       THE 7TH “CITTA‟ DI UDINE” INTERNATIONAL
Aaron Dworkin, founding president of Sphinx, which since 1996 has          COM PETITION FOR COM POSERS – The competition is divided
conducted an annual string competition for young African-American          into two sections: instrumental compositions for chamber group, and
and Latino musicians.” Contributions from the orchestras, which            electro-acoustic music. The competition will accept unpublished

compositions by musicians of any nationality and of any age.                    INTERNATIONAL VOCAL COM PETITION IVC will take place
Previously performed works will be accepted, and compositions do                September 20-29, 2008 in Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. Pre-
not need to be sent anonymously. The winning composition from each              selections will take place in New York on M arch 15-16, 2008. Open to
category will received a prize of 1,000 Euro. Also, there will be a             male and female singers born after April 1, 1975. Prize money totals
public performance of 6-8 of the best compositions entered. The                 $54,000, and prizes also include engagements with opera houses, and
performance will take place in Udine, Italy in the fall of 2008. This           final round with orchestra. Room and board will be with host families,
performance will be recorded on CD with the intention of producing a            and travel expenses will be paid up to 400 euros for semi-finalists and
discographic product. Applications and more information about                   750 euros for finalists. M asterclasses, video evaluation session, and
composition rules and requirements are available at                             jury consultations will also be given. M ore details and application can For further information,                  be found at For more information, email

GUITAR, AND VOICE will take place at the 42 nd M ontreux Jazz                   GOLDBERN INTERNATIONAL YOUN ARTISTS
Festival from July 4-19, 2008. The competitions are open to all jazz            COM PETITION for BAROQUE VIOLINISTS will be held June 5
pianists and guitarists born after January 1, 1978 and all jazz vocalists       and 8, 2008 at the 10th Biennial Berkeley Festival & Exhibition. Prizes
born after January 1, 1973. Prizes include performance during the 43 rd         total $6,000 and include performance opportunities. Applicants must
M ontreux Jazz Festival, participation at the IAJE Conference in                be born after June 8, 1976, and cannot have performed previously as a
January 2009, and various other prizes. Application deadline is April           featured soloist with the American Bach Soloists. For repertoire
15, 2008. Applications and additional information are available at              requirements, applications, and procedures, visit or                            Applications due by 4-1-08.

                                                                                THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF M USIC CLUBS EM IL AND
2008 GUITAR FOUNDATION OF AM ERICA INTERNATIONAL                                RUTH BEYER COM POSITION AWARDS is accepting entries for
COM PETITION AND CONVENTION will take place in San                              piano solo, voice and piano, and instrumental chamber music until
Francisco, CA from August 5-10, 2008. The competition will be in                April 1, 2008. Cash prizes will be awarded to first and second place
three parts: International Solo, with prizes totaling $12,750 and $500          recipients in each category, totaling $10,000. Applicants must be U.S.
travel stipends for all semi-finalists, Youth Solo in two divisions, 15-        citizens between the ages of 20 and 30 years. Entrants must be
18 years, and 14 and under, with prizes totaling $3025, and Young               members of the National Federation of M usic Clubs. For more
Ensemble Showcase, where one small and one large ensemble will be               information about how to join the Federation, and to submit an entry,
selected to perform in a feature concert at the convention. For full            visit
details, rules, repertoire requirements, and application, visit Application deadline is June 15, 2008.                2008-2009 POLYPHONOS COM POSITION COM PETITION to be
                                                                                held by The Esoterics, a Seattle-based contemporary a cappella vocal
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ARTS & LETTERS, PITTSBURGH                                  ensemble. Each winning composer will receive a commission from The
CHAPTER 2008 VOICE COM PETITION will take place at the                          Esoterics to plan and compose a new choral work that will be
M ary Pappert School of M usic at the Duquesne University in                    premiered by the ensemble in 2009. Winners will also receive $1,000
Pittsburgh, PA on February 29, 2008. The competition is open to U.S.            plus airfare and accommodations to attend the Seattle premiere of their
citizens ages 20-32 as of M ay 16, 2008 who are living/studying in              commissioned work. Three awards will be given: one to a non-U.S.
Pennsylvania. Prizes in the Pittsburgh chapter total $5,250. The first          citizen, one to a U.S. citizen, and one to a composer under the age of
place winner will receive an all expense paid trip to compete in the            30 as of December 31, 2008. Entry form, portfolio requirements, and
national competition, with prizes totaling $25,000. For full details and        complete rules can be found at
to apply, visit For further information, visit            Applications must be received by M ay 15, 2008. Applications due by February 29, 2008.
COM POSITION will be held M ay 14-24, 2008 in Brussels for                      SOPRANOS & BARITONE needed for liebeslieder roles in a M ark
singers. For composers, the work (for violin and orchestra) will be             Lamos production of A Little Night Music at Center Stage, 700 North
played in the final of the Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition 2009.             Calvert St. in Baltimore. The production runs M arch 13 – April 13,
For full details about competitions, and to apply, visit          2008. Please call Katie at Center State, 410-986-4043 ASAP!

THE 2009 QUEEN ELISABETH COM PETITION FOR VIOLIN                                HANDEL CHOIR OF BALTIM ORE will hold auditions for paid
will take place in Brussels, Belgium M ay 4-30, 2008. Violinists must           soloists and chorus members. Auditions will be held at Peabody on
be 27 years of age and under. Deadline for submission of application is         Sunday, M arch 9, 12:30 – 3:00 pm in room 308C. To make an
January 15, 2009. Rules and applications can be found at                        appointment, call the office at 410-36-6544
                                                                                LITTLE PATUXENT OPERA INSTITUTE will hold auditions

on M arch 7 & 8, 2008 for its Second Annual Workshop, July 28              Applications must be received by M arch 31, 2008.
– August 17, 2008. The Workshop will include an intensive four
week period of lessons, coachings, classes, and two performances           M AGIC M OUNTAIN M USIC FARM Practice M arathon
of a Scenes Program, as well as M aster Classes with                       Retreats will be held in M orris, NY for violinists, violists, and
internationally renowned artists – Peabody faculty member                  cellists. M ultiple sessions will take place, beginning M arch 10,
RUTH DRUCKER, Gran Wilson, and Sheryl Woods. Tuition                       2008 and continuing through January 17, 2009. The programs
cost is $1,000.00 with some needs based financial aid possible.            provide time and support to examine practicing process
Interested singers should submit a headshot, a resume, and a $20           objectively, define goals, and learn practical new ways to achieve
application fee made payable to M I/HCC to Little Patuxent                 goals. Sessions include focus on topics such as orchestral excerpts
Opera Institute at Howard Community College, HVPA 260K,                    and “Performance Power”. Participants will receive lessons, mock
10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, M D 21044. For further               audition and solo performance opportunities, practice and
information please contact, James Bailey, via email at                     observation time, and more. Applications are available in the, or call (410) 772-4871.                             Placement Office, or write: Burton Kaplan; 817 West End
                                                                           Avenue; New York, NY 10025. For additional information, email
                   SUMMER FESTIVALS                               or call Burton Kaplan at 212-662-
                  AND STUDY PROGRAMS                                       6634. Applications are accepted until sessions are filled.

HOT SPRINGS M USIC FESTIVAL will take place M ay 31 – June                 INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVALS to be held in M adrid,
14, 2008 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Open to instrumentalists,               Spain July 13-20, 2008 and in Paris, France from July 20-27,
conductors, recording engineers, and administrators, the program           2008. Both festivals will include lessons, masterclasses, daily
provides full scholarships and accommodations to pre-professional          student concerts, and multiple performance opportunities. For
apprentices to perform orchestral and chamber music with mentors.          full details about programs, visit
For full details about application, repertoire, and mentors, visit Refer questions to or email                 

College of M usic and Dance at Temple University will take place June      LATIN AM ERICAN SONG PROGRAM through the Saint Louis
11-19, 2008. A distinguished faculty will offer students private and       University M adrid Campus will take place July 18-27, 2008 in
public lessons, lectures, and concerts. Students will work closely with    M adrid Spain. Open to voice, classical guitar, piano and guitar
faculty toward public performance at the end of the workshop. Tenor        accompanist, and flamenco guitar and dance, the program offers master
and bass trombone players are welcome to apply. Enrollment will be         classes and private coachings in the interpretation of Spanish and Latin
limited to 16 players. Each participant will play in four masterclasses    American repertoire, and offers classes and seminars on Spanish
and three private lessons, as well as a trombone quartet and large         diction and grammar, flamenco rhythm and dance, and the origins and
trombone ensemble. For detailed information about the workshop,            history of Spanish music. Trips are also planned for participants. For
faculty, and application procedures, visit                                 rules, details, and applications, visit Direct further questions to                                                    THE 11TH ANNUAL M IM IR CHAM BER M USIC FESTIVAL of
                                                                           the TCU School of M usic will take place June 30 – July 11, 2008.
                                                                           Violin, viola, cello, and piano players who are 16 years of age or older
NORFOLK CHAM BER M USIC FESTIVAL of the Yale Summer                        may apply. Tuition is fully covered through donor-sponsored M irmir
School of M usic and the Yale Sacred School of M usic will host the        scholarships. There is a one-time fee, plus housing. To apply, and for
Chamber Choir and Choral Conducting workshop August 10-17, 2008.           more information, visit Application materials
This week-long workshop of coachings, masterclasses, rehearsals, and       must be received by April 15, 2008.
seminars for advanced singers and choral conductors will cover
repertoire ranging from Renaissance to the 20th century and will include                      GRANTS AND AWARDS
both choral and instrumental music. Workshop sessions and final
concert will be recorded on video. Application and supporting              PEABODY CAREER DEVELOPM ENT GRANTS - Grants are
materials must be received by M arch 28, 2008. M ore information and       available for career enhancing activities in areas in which Peabody
application can be found at                          offers a program. Applications for grants are reviewed each
                                                                           semester, in October and M arch. The next review is M arch 24,
ST. M AGNUS COM PSERS‟ COURSE AT THE ST. M AGNUS                           2008. Proposals will be considered from graduate students,
FESTIVAL in Orkkney, islands in the north of Scotland will take place      alumni within 5 years of graduation and from undergraduates who
June 15-25, 2008. The program will run concurrently with the               have been enrolled at Peabody for at least two years. Typical
Conducting Course, and will include one-to-one instruction by course       projects include competitions, concerts, recordings, publicity and
directors, presentations and discussions, seminar and practical sessions   performance expenses, and the purchase of instruments/
led by Sir Peter M axwell Davies, seminars, and more. There are no age     equipment. Applications will not be considered for regular college
restrictions. For more information, visit             and university study, and proposals must be for a future event.

For more information on application procedures and eligibility                  Hymnal. The position requires 10 hours/week. You would recruit,
requirements, please see the Career Development pages of the                    build, and rehearse the choir, accompany one worship service on
Peabody website: or                        Sunday morning and the Holy Days on the liturgical calendar. Salary
contact Jan M cLean at                                  range $10,000 – $13,000, no benefits. Please contact The Rev. Adrien
                                                                                P. Dawson at 410 486-3016 or Send resume
2008 BALTIM ORE COM M UNITY FELLOWSHIPS of the Open                             and references to St. M ark‟s on the Hill, Choir Director/Organist
Society Institute-Baltimore – Seeking dynamic activists interested in           Search; 1620 Reisterstown Rd. Pikesville, M D 21208.
implementing projects that address pervasive social problems in
underserved communities in Baltimore City. The Fellowships begin                CH12 M USIC DIRECTOR - Washington Ethical Society, a
fall 2008, and fellows will receive $48,750 over the span a term of 18          liberal religious community in Northwest Washington, D.C.,
months. For more information on eligibility and selection criteria, visit       seeks a talented but part-time (1/4 to 1/2) M usic Director to or call 410-234-1091. Application deadline is             provide professional direction to a music program for an
5:00 pm, M arch 14, 2008.                                                       extraordinarily appreciative congregation. Responsibilities
                                                                                include directing and enhancing the existing music program;
               GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS                                          playing a rich variety of piano music during Sunday services;
                                                                                directing an adult chorus; collaborating to ensure music is
Detailed information about the following assistantships can be                  consistent with service themes; and coordinating society members
obtained in the Placement Office or by contacting the institutions              and guest musicians to provide music. Team player is a must.
listed:                                                                         Salary ranges from $10,000 to $24,000 depending upon hours.
                                                                                Benefits, proportionate to hours, provided as well. Detailed
M ULTI – University of Nevada, Las Vegas,                                       position description upon request to Send                                              cover letter and resume by April 1, 2008 to Richard Nugent, by
                                                                                either email (, or mail (Washington Ethical
CONDUCTING – Ball State University, M uncie, IN.                                Society, 7750 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20012).                                                               Retired individuals, B/G/L/T, racial minorities, individuals with
                                                                                disabilities are encouraged to apply.
                                                                                CH13 M USIC DIRECTOR needed for a friendly Catonsville
                          JOB LISTINGS                                          church. Enthusiasm is more important than experience. We like a
                                                                                mix of traditional and contemporary music, and welcome your
Legend: cv=Curriculum vitae, M M /dp=M aster's required, Doctorate              ideas. We have a lot of talent to work with, both vocal and
preferred                                                                       instrumental. The job includes working with the pastor and
Please see clippings at the back of the bulletin for additional job             congregation to plan the music program, playing during church
listings.                                                                       services, conducting adult and children‟s choirs, coordinating
                                                                                special music (e.g., guest musicians, handbell choir, band),
                                                                                coordinating special programs, such as a Christmas program. 3 –
                                                                                4 Sundays per month, $250 per week . Please contact: Nancy
                                                                                Peterson at 410-788-2487 ( or Kate Dolan at
CH9 KEYBOARDIST needed at Grace Tabernackle Church in Oxen
                                                                                410-788-5849 (
Hill, M D. Play with and accompany various musical groups Sunday
mornings. M ust play by ear. For an interview/audition, contact Pastor
John Ruff, 202-462-8950.                                                                             COLLEGE TEACHING

CH10 CHURCH PIANIST/ACCOM PANIST to work 4-5 hours                              The M usic Vacancy List of the College M usic Society is available in
weekly. Up to $12,000 yearly, based on experience and qualifications.           the Placement Office for reference.
If interested, contact M arybeth M iller; Director of Worship and
M usic; Janes United M ethodist Church; Rising Sun, M D 21911, by               CT14 PIANO – University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Teach applied
phone at 410-658-6800, or by email at                       and class piano. Other courses and responsibilities possible according
                                                                                to candidate interest and departmental need. Doctorate in Piano
CH11 ORGANIST/CHOIR DIRECTOR - St. M ark‟s on the Hill is a                     performance required. ABD applicants must complete the doctoral
racially and ethnically diverse Episcopal Church in Pikesville, M D. We         degree by M arch 20, 2009. Send letter, copy of graduate and
are seeking an organist/choir director who can lead us to make music as         undergraduate transcripts, CV, three current letters of
rich and diverse as our community. If you are called to serve at St.            recommendation, a CD of recent piano performance, and a list of
M ark‟s you will nourish and grow our existing adult choir and develop          additional references to: Dr. Robert Knight, Chair, Keyboard Position
ways to involve children and young families to creatively grow our              Search, Department of M usic and Theatre Arts, University of
music ministry. We have a 1984 tracker organ, a baby grand piano, and           Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Application deadline M arch 14,
a set of hand bells to be used in worship. We worship from the 1982             2008.
Hymnal and Lift Every Voice and Sing II, an African-American

CT15 TEACHER OF M USIC APPRECIATION AND                                          Committee; Department of M usic; Bucknell University; Lewisburg,
COLLABORATIVE PIANO – The University of Alabama,                                 PA 17837. For additional information, email or
Birmingham. Teach M usic Appreciation and accompany vocal and/or       
instrumental recitals, juries, and lessons with faculty, students and
guest artists. Doctorate/ABD preferred, M asters required. Send letter,          CT19 INSTRUCTOR OF M USIC - ACCOM PANYING/PIANO –
CV, official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate studies, and at           Northwest M issouri State University. Accompany three choral
least three current confidential letters of recommendation to: Dr. Jeff          ensembles, accompany selected students and faculty, teach music
W. Reynolds, M usic Search Committee, UAB Department of M usic,                  appreciation, class piano, or other courses as needed. M M /dp, ABD
231 Hulsey Center, Birmingham, AL 35294. Application deadline                    considered. Send letter, resume and/or CV, copies of transcripts from
February 22, 2008.                                                               all institutions at which the applicant has earned credit, three letters of
                                                                                 recommendation, an audio and/or video recording of collaborative
CT16 PROFESSOR OF M USIC TECHNOLOGY – The University                             performance and video recording of classroom teaching to: Dr. Ernest
of Alabama, Birmingham. Teach courses in M usic Technology,                      Woodruff; Chair, Piano Search Committee; Department of M usic,
M ultimedia Production, and Recording Engineering, Direct the                    Northwest M issouri State University; M aryville, M O 64468. Review
Computer M usic Ensemble. M anage the department‟s M usic                        begins M arch 15th, 2008.
Technology Intern Program. Doctorate/ABD in M usic with emphasis
in M usic Tech required. Send letter, CV, official transcripts of                CT20 VOICE TEACHER/OPERA PROGRAM COORDINATOR –
undergraduate and graduate studies, and at least three current                   University of M innesota, Duluth. Duties include, but are not limited
confidential letters of recommendation to: Dr. Henry Panion III, M usic          to, teaching applied voice in classical and musical theater styles,
Technology Search Committee, UAB Department of M usic, 231                       coordinating the opera program, and teaching opera studio and other
Hulsey Center, Birmingham, AL 35294. Application deadline                        courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. M asters degree, three
February 22, 2008.                                                               years college teaching experience, and two years directing experience
                                                                                 required. To apply candidates must submit application materials
CT17 TROM BONE – Towson University. Teach applied lessons,                       online at (requisition 152628) and include
conduct brass ensemble, and teach brass methods courses to music                 letter, CV/resume, contact information for five professional references,
education majors. Other responsibilities will be to engage in                    and an unofficial transcript of the highest degree received. Review of
recruitment, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service and               applications begins M arch 1, 2008.
perform with and assume organizational duties in the faculty brass
quintet and occasionally in other ensembles. This is a ten-month                 CT21 VOCAL M USIC – Western State College of Colorado.
appointment with a starting date of August 2008. Salary is                       Responsibilities include directing the choral ensembles and teaching
commensurate with experience. M M /dp. Evidence of successful                    studio voice. Additional courses could include music theory, music ed.,
teaching at the collegiate level and artistic excellence required. Ability       choral conducting, and courses in the College‟s Liberal Arts Program.
to work collaboratively required. Candidates with recruitment                    Doctorate required, ABD considered. Send letter, CV, transcripts,
experience and strong organizational and/or leadership skills are                teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, programs of
preferred. For further information, please visit the M usic Department           recent solo and conducting performances, audio and/or video recording
Home page at . A completed dossier                   of solo performance, video recording of conduction
including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, recent recording            performance/rehearsal, and three letters of reference to: Chair,
representing various styles, an academic transcript, and three (3)               Choir/Voice Search Committee; Department of M usic; Quigley Hall
letters of recommendation written within the past two years must be              101; Western State College of Colorado; Gunnison, CO 81231. Review
received by M arch 10, 2008. Additional supporting material may be               begins M arch 3, 2008.
requested at a later date. Address completed application to: Dr. Luis
Engelke, Chair, Trombone Search Committee, Department of M usic,                 CT22 VOICE (SOPRANO, M EZZO, ALTO) – West Virginia
Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, M D 21252-0001,                       University. Teach studio voice on undergraduate and graduate levels.
Phone: 410-704-4664 email: COFAC-2168                        Candidates must also be capable of teaching diction, class voice, and/or
                                                                                 pedagogy courses as needed. Doctorate or equivalent professional
CT18 WIND ENSEM BLE CONDUCTOR – Becknell University.                             experience required. To apply send letter, CV, evidence of teaching
This is a two-year position to run from 2008-2010. Responsibilities              effectiveness, and a CD or video recording (DVD or VHS) and/or a
include conducting the wind ensemble, teaching conducting,                       commercially released recording of a recent performance, and
instrumental methods, and a general interest music course for non-               credentials (including names, mailing, addresses, phone numbers, and
majors. Additional teaching responsibilities will depend upon the                email addresses) of three references to Dr. Keith Jackson, Chair:
candidate‟s area of expertise and departmental needs. A doctorate in             Division of M usic, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University,
music is preferred, ABD or significant work towards doctorate to be              P.O. Box 6111, M organtown, WV 26515. Review begins M arch 1,
considered. Experience conducting college-level bands and collegiate             2008.
teaching experience preferred. Applications must be completed online
at, and must include a letter of                    CT23 DIRECTOR OF CHORAL ACTIVITIES – West Virginia
application and a CV. Three recent letters of recommendation should              University. Primary assignment would be conducting and managing the
be submitted by regular mail to: Chair, Instrumental M usic Search               WVU Symphony Orchestra and developing a comprehensive orchestra

curriculum. Opportunities to conduct other ensembles may be                  guest soloist; participate in fund raising, promotional, educational and
available. Teaching assignments include the instruction of courses in        community outreach activities. M ust have a minimum of three (3)
undergraduate and graduate conducting and orchestra literature.              years of professional conducting experience. Exceptional musicianship
M M /dp To apply send letter, CV, a DVD of a recent performance,             and conducting skills with a dynamic and proven record of success in
and credentials (including names, mailing, addresses, phone numbers,         orchestra motivation and performance quality; proven success in
and email addresses) of three references to Dr. Keith Jackson, Interim       audience, board and community relations, orchestral development and
Chair: Division of M usic, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia           creative programming; strong interpersonal, leadership and
University, P.O. Box 6111, M organtown, WV 26515. Review begins              communication skills. Please send letter of application, resume, and at
M arch 15, 2008.                                                             least three professional references to: Search Committee Tulare
                                                                             County Symphony Orchestra P. O. Box 1201 Visalia, California
CT24 VOICE (TENOR, BARITONE, BASS) – West Virginia                           93279-1201 Applications must be received by April 1, 2008 Please do
University. Teach studio voice on undergraduate and graduate levels.         not send video or audio tapes at this time.
Candidates must also be capable of teaching diction, class voice, and/or
pedagogy courses as needed. Doctorate of equivalent professional             C10 ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR – Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
experience required. To apply send letter, CV, evidence of teaching          Duties will include attending rehearsals and conducting in the absence
effectiveness, and a CD or video recording (DVD or VHS) and/or a             of the M usic Director or Principal Pops Conductor. In addition, he/she
commercially released recording of a recent performance, and                 will work closely with the Education Coordinator and Director of
credentials (including names, mailing, addresses, phone numbers, and         Artistic Administration to implement the ASO‟s Young People‟s
email addresses) of three references to Dr. Keith Jackson, Chair:            Concerts, Family Concerts, and Outreach Concerts; he/she will
Division of M usic, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University,      conduct these concerts. The Assistant Conductor will also provide
P.O. Box 6111, M organtown, WV 26515. Review begins M arch 1,                support to the Princip al Pops Conductor as required. M ust have
2008.                                                                        previous or current professional conducting experience M aster‟s
                                                                             Degree in Orchestral/Instrumental Conducting preferred, knowledge of
CT25 PIANO PEDAGOGY – West Virginia University. Primary                      a broad range of repertoire, strong leadership and interpersonal skills,
assignments include: teaching in and coordination of the Class Piano         strong commitment to educational programming, proper
program for undergraduate music majors, teaching of Piano Pedagogy           documentation to work in the United States. Applicants must be
courses at graduate and undergraduate levels, coordination of the Piano      available for a live audition with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra on
Pedagogy programs and directing student research projects and                April 4 and 5, 2008. Qualified applicants please submit a personal
undergraduate, M M , and DM A levels. Doctorate or ABD required. To          letter of interest from the applicant, current resume, list of
apply send letter, CV, an unedited CD or DVD of a recent live                professional references, and applicant‟s current repertoire list.
classical and/or jazz performances, and credentials (including names,        Applicants should also submit sample programs for a Young People s
mailing, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) of three             Concert and a Family Concert. Video materials may be submitted, and
references to Dr. Keith Jackson, Interim Chair: Division of M usic,          should be in high-quality North American format DVD or CD-ROM
College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6111,           labeled with name, contact information, and repertoire index. Video
M organtown, WV 26515. Review begins M arch 1, 2008.                         should be a maximum of thirty minutes in length, and should be a close
                                                                             front-view perspective of a recent rehearsal or performance. NOTE:
                          CONDUCTING                                         Applicants are requested to submit electronic forms of their letter of
                                                                             interest, resume, program samples, and repertoire list in addition to
CONDUCTORS GUILD Opportunities Bulletin is available in the                  submitting these materials in hard copy. M aterials should be sent to:
Placement Office for reference.                                              Lauren Lanehart, 3621 Sixth Avenue South. Birmingham, AL 35222.
                                                                             Electronic submission should be made to
C8 ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR – Dallas Symphony orchestra.                 Deadline is M arch 7, 2008.
Responsibilities include covering classical subscription and tour
concerts; conducting parks, pops, youth, run-outs and other concerts;                     ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY
and assisting the artistic staff as needed. M ust have experience                                 EDUCATION
conducting professional orchestras or high-level student ensembles.
M aster's degree in conducting or experience equivalent. Candidate must      EST2 UPPER SCHOOL CHORAL DIRECTOR AND M USIC
speak fluent English. Candidate should have proper documentation to          TEACHING needed at the Garrison Forest School – Position to begin
work in the US. Auditions will be held in Dallas on Friday April 25,         in the fall of 2008. Responsibilities of this full-time position include
2008. Position effective Sept. 1, 2008. Send resume to M argaret             teaching ninth grade required musicianship classes, directing the
M oore Dallas Symphony Association 2301 Flora Street - Suite 300             Garrison Forest Chamber Choir and the Chorale, and supervising a
Dallas TX 75201. Videos are not essential but would be helpful.              student-directed a cappella group. The Director will also serve as a
Deadline is 2-29-08.                                                         student advisor. M inimum qualifications include a BM (M M
                                                                             preferred), teacher training and experience and excellent conducting and
C9 M USIC DIRECTOR – Tulare County Symphony. Conduct                         piano skills. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and
rehearsals and concerts; oversee orchestra personnel; audition new           resume to: M arlene Rua Pasternack, Performing Arts Department
members as necessary, develop program repertoire and selection of            Chair; Garrison Forest School; 300 Garrison Forest Road; Owings

M ills, M D 21117. Email: M                          keeping. Familiarity with office computers and flexibility in dealing
                                                                               with individuals is a must. This job is 30 hours per week from mid-
                         PERFORMANCE                                           August through mid-June and payment is an hourly rate. Health
                                                                               benefits are not provided. The position will begin in the last week of
P3 PIANO/KEYBOARD, GUITAR, AUDIO ENGINEER needed to                            February. Please send a letter of interest and resume to
fill positions in The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West. by February 20.
Annual Salary starting at $29,778-$37,109, plus full medical and dental
benefits, 30 days paid vacation, $10,000 college loan repayment                                           VOLUNTEER
program, and tuition assistance. Four-year minimum enlistment.
Interested applicants should send an audition package to: Auditions,           M USICIANS needed to play for the residents of North Oaks
The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West; 551 Waldron               Retirement Community; 725 M t. Wilson Lane; Pikesville, M D 21208.
St.; Travis Air Force Base, CA 94535. Email:          Times are flexible. If you‟d like to help, contact Sherrie Polsky,
For more information, visit                   Community Life Services Director. 410-484-7300 x406.

                  PART-TIME MUSICAL                                                                     SUMMER JOBS
                PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME
                     NON-MUSICAL                                               VALLEYFAIR FAM ILY AM USEM ENT PARK 2008 AUDITIONS
                                                                               will take place February 17-18, 2008 in M inneapolis, M N. Positions
                                                                               available for singers, dancers, instrumentalists, street performers,
PT9 PIANO, VIOLIN TEACHERS - Studio Papillon is hiring
                                                                               technicians, and costumed characters. If you cannot audition in person,
experienced piano and violin teachers to travel to student homes in the
                                                                               you may send a resume and audio or video materials to Live
DC M etro Area. Compensation is $45 per hour. Commuting would be
                                                                               Entertainment Department; One Valleyfair Drive; Shakopee, M N
confined to a limited area per teacher, as mutually agreed upon.
                                                                               55379. For more information, visit or email
Teachers are currently sought in Northwest DC, Bethesda, Potomac,
Fairfax and Alexandria areas. Teachers make their own schedules and
focus on teaching, while the Studio does all of the billing and
                                                                               HERSHEY PARK will hold auditions February through M arch in
advertising. Good organization skills and professionalism are required
                                                                               various locations across the US. Video auditions will also be accepted,
of successful applicants. Piano teachers have potential to develop a
                                                                               but must be received by February 28, 2008. Send application materials
full-time base of students, if desired. Otherwise, a minimum of 5
                                                                               to Hersheypark Auditions; 100 West Hersheypark Drive; Hershey,
clients per teacher is required. Teachers must have a minimum of a
                                                                               PA 17033. Open to singers, instrumentalists, dancers, gymnasts, and
Bachelor's Degree in M usic from an accredited university or
                                                                               technicians. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Visit
conservatory. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. To be
                                                                      for more information about audition locations
considered, please submit a resume and references to
                                                                               and application/audition procedures. Direct questions to Applications submitted without
references will not be considered.

                                                                               We do our best to provide good information in this Job Vacancy
                                                                               Bulletin. However, since the information is drawn almost completely
POSITION at the Levine School of M usic – Applicants should
                                                                               from other sources, we cannot be responsible for its accuracy.
possess a minimum of a Bachelor‟s Degree in Early Childhood M usic
Education and show evidence of strong background in and commitment
to teaching children and adults. Requires teaching classes for children
ages 1 year through 2nd grade. Candidates must have flexibility and
ability to travel within the DC/M D/VA metropolitan area to all of
Levine‟s sites, Saturday morning teaching, instrument inventory and
maintenance, as well as curriculum planning and development
experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter of
application, CV, names and addresses of three references, copies of
candidate‟s and/or students‟ recent concert programs, and if possible,
CD/DVD/Video of candidate and/or candidate‟s students in
performance. Submit all materials to: A. M aria Williams; Director of
Human Resources; Levine School of M usic; 2801 Upton Street;
Washington, DC 20008. Email:, ph: 202-
686-9733. For more information, visit

PT11 ADM INISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - The M usic Dept. of the
Baltimore School for the Arts. This person will interact with faculty,
students and the public and will be involved in the logistics of musical
performances, maintaining scheduling records and some light book


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