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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) 234-4650                                      Baltimore, MD 21202

                                               JOB VACANCY BULLETIN NO. 428

                                                                April 1, 2011
                   CONGRATULATIONS                                      Mikelson earned her bachelor’s degree at Peabody in 2008
                                                                        studying with Hardy and her master’s degree at Carnegie Mellon.
         BALTIMORE MUSIC CLUB WINNERS 2011                               She will join the orchestra in the fall.

Winners are listed by division (Student, Senior, and Professional)      JONATHAN LESHNOFF'S (BA '95, Anthropology; BM '95,
with their degrees and teachers names:                                  MM '97, Composition) one-hour choral/orchestral work, Hope -
                                                                        An Oratorio will receive its world premiere at Verizon Hall on
Piano:                                                                  Easter Sunday, April 24. The piece was commissioned by the
Stu. Jennifer Campbell - BM, Brian Ganz                                 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts for its centerpiece
Sr. Tian Lu – MM, Boris Slutsky                                         performance. Leshnoff's String Quartet No. 3, the "Miller/Kahn"
Prof. Kyung-Wha Chu - GPD                                               will be unveiled at the Newport Chamber Festival in Newport,
                                                                        Rhode Island on July 20 featuring a string quartet of international
Voice:                                                                  all-stars.
Stu. Alexandra Razskazoff – BM, Stanley Cornett
                                                                        ENRICO ELISI (MM '99, DMA '06, Piano) will join the piano
Strings:                                                                faculty of the Eastman School of Music this fall. He taught at the
Sr. Dmitry Volkov –GPD, Cello, Amit Peled                               University of Nevada, Las Vegas and currently is at Penn State.
Prof. Eunice Yoonhee Lee –MM, Viola
                                                                        BRIAN KAY (studying for his bachelor’s degree with Richard
Winds:                                                                  Stone, his major teacher, and Mark Cudek his minor teacher) and
Stu. Robert Sirois - BM, Bassoon, Phillip Kolker                        Kevin Payne (MM ’10, Lute) were both selected by the Lute
Sr. Hanol Lee - MM, Flute, Emily Skala                                  Society of America for the Emerging Artist Recital at the Boston
Prof. Elena Yakovleva – GPD, Flute, Marina Piccinini                    Early Music Festival this June. They were two of the three
One Age Category Division
Harp: Shuang Liu – GPD, Ruth Inglefield                                 ILYICH RIVAS, BSO-Peabody Conducting Fellow, took a turn
Guitar: Alexander Milovanov – MM ’08, GPD ’10, Guitar,                  at the podium during this year’s YouTube Symphony Grand
Julian Gray                                                             Finale concert at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday, March 20.
CATHERINE MIKELSON, a GPD student of David Hardy, has                   to hear the performance.
won the cello position with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.
CHRISTIAN KAZMIERSKI, a Bachelor of Music candidate in                  TOM MCNICHOLS (MM '04, Voice) performed in the U.S.
the studio of Stephen Wyrczynski, is the winner of the 2011             premiere Tod Machover's Death and the Powers: The Robots'
Durham Symphony Young Artists Competition. His performance              Opera in March at the American Repertory Theater in Boston.
of the Walton Viola Concerto was reviewed by Ken Hoover of              The production will move to the Chicago Opera Theater, Apr. 2-
Classical Voices of North Carolina ( He wrote,                 10, where McNichols will continue the role of The
―Christian’s performance was done with interpretive skill. The          Administration. He was in the world premiere of the production
instrument sang richly and gloriously in his hands."                    last summer in Monaco.

On Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 3 pm MICHAEL SHEPPARD (BM                   Faculty member ANDREW TALLE, currently on sabbatical from
’98; MM ’00; GPD ’03, Piano) will perform with The Handel               the Musicology Department, has been appointed one of the first
Choir of Baltimore and conductor Melinda O’Neal. The concert            Gilman Scholars, recipients of a new distinction at The Johns
is a benefit for the Board of Child Care, a nonprofit agency            Hopkins University bestowed on 17 Hopkins professors. In an
serving children and families as an outreach ministry of the            email to The News-Letter Hopkins president Ronald Daniels
United Methodist Church. The program will include Mozart’s              wrote ―Provost Minor and I are delighted that the University is
Overture to Don Giovanni, Ralph M. Johnson’s This House of              able to bestow such distinctions on our colleagues who embody
Peace, and Beethoven’s Op. 80 Choral Fantasia. For tickets, call        the very best of the Johns Hopkins spirit,"
410-922-2100, ext. 5610 or go to .
                                                                        "[The designation] recognizes individuals who exemplify the
On February 21, 2011, MALORI D. FUCHS (BM ’09, Violin)                  university's highest ideals as demonstrated through their
began a new job as the Youth Programs Coordinator in the                distinguished research and scholarship, artistic and creative
Education Department of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. As a             activity, teaching, mentoring and service," he wrote. "We are
native Texan and one who grew up admiring the DSO, Fuchs                pleased to be able to recognize them and offer support as they
said, ―It was a dream come true to be employed at the Meyerson          continue their work to advance their respective fields."
Symphony Center.‖ Playing violin since the age of 3, she studied
violin with Herbert Greenberg at Peabody. Fuchs became                  AUDREY MCCALLUM (BM '60, MM '67, Music Education,
involved with OASIS her freshman year which sparked an                  Voice) was honored at the Morgan State University Spring Opera
interest in arts management. In addition to regular coursework,         Gala on March, 13. She is retiring after 20 years of service to
she pursued internships with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,          Morgan State and 50 years of service in the field of music
the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, and the National Symphony              education.
Orchestra at the Kennedy Center. In her position with the DSO
Education Department, she organizes 20 youth concerts per               HANS KRISTIAN GOLDSTEIN (BM ’10, Cello) has been
season, coordinates the Lynn Harrell Concerto Competition, and          selected one of 25 official participants in the XIV Tchaikovsky
prepares and edits the program pages for Playbill. In addition to       Competition in Moscow from June 14 to July 2. He was chosen
teaching and advancing her arts management career, Fuchs will           from a field of 140 cello applicants representing 32 different
be a participant this spring in the Frisco Citizens Firefighter         countries.
                                                                        Master's candidate RONALDO ROLIM, a student of Ben
ANDREA MOORE (BM '01, Voice) will join Daniel Thomas                    Pasternack, won the Bösendorfer US-ASU International Piano
Davis (BM '04, Composition) in recital at his recently founded          Competition at Arizona State University. The competition held in
New South Music Festival (May 20-22) in collaboration with              January included 27 competitors.
DANIEL SPIEGEL (BM '03, Piano). Moore will be singing the
role of the Governess in Britten's The Turn of the Screw with the       CHUNG PARK (BM '96, Viola) is a video blogger for
North Carolina Opera under the baton of Keitaro Harada (May 12          ―Polyphonic On Campus,‖ a website dedicated to young
and 13). She will sing the soprano solo in a world premiere             musicians that launched this past fall. The website motto is "For
choral work by composer Marjorie Merryman on the University             young musicians, by young musicians." His blogs can be viewed
of North Carolina's Music on the Hill series (April 26). March          at
11-12, she made her third concert appearance with the Munich
Egyptian Art Collection in a program of opera set in Egypt and          According to Daniel Fernandez of Miami’s El Nuevo Herald
the Holy Land. She also made her Greensboro Opera debut as              ―cellist AMIT PELED [faculty] and pianist ALON GOLDSTEIN
Pamina in their 2010 production of the Magic Flute and                  [GPD ’95, MM ’96 Piano] gave a memorable recital [March 20].
performed several times this year with the Chamber Orchestra of          The program opened with Five pieces for Cello and Piano, op.
the Triangle singing Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and a           73, of Schumann, just a sample of the exquisite sensitivity of the
program of Czech and Russian Arias.                                     duo. Then, followed the brief but complex Jewish Life by Bloch,
                                                                        evocative piece in three movements with themes that the
CHRISTOPHER MAGIERA (MM '07, Voice) returns as a                        performers - themselves Jewish - delivered with heartfelt
member of the Semperoper in Dresden, Germany. In his second             empathy. Goldstein, as a soloist and with great splendor, offered
season at the house, Magiera will be featured in multiple roles,        a contemporary masterpiece, the multifaceted Musica Ricercata
including debuts as: Marcello (La bohème), Papageno (Die                of Ligeti. The first half ended with another delight of the
Zauberflöte), Danilo (Die Lustige Witwe), and Olivier                   twentieth century, Five Pieces on Folk Themes by Tsintsadze, a
(Capriccio). He will also return as Conte Almaviva in Le nozze          wonderful Georgian composer that would deserve greater
di Figaro. Magiera will also make his role debut as Belcore in a        attention from performers. The first part was great, the second
new production of L’elisir d’amore, conducted by Riccardo               part even better, in which the duo proved the rare talent to return
Frizza.                                                                 to a classical piece its original freshness. Without fear of
                                                                        exploration, but also without losing sight of the balance, their
                                                                        delivery of Beethoven’s Sonata No. 3 for cello and piano, op. 69

was a real benchmark. The standing ovation persuaded them to                  concert will be given on the following day: "Ladies First - A
give a brief but equally magnificent encore, the Largo of                     Concert of Works by Female Composers" featuring compositions
Chopin’s Sonata for cello and piano.                                          of LORI LAITMAN (Peabody National Advisory Council
                                                                              Member), Cecile Chaminade, Pauline Viardot and Maria
The final note of the evening was a talk in which the performers              Malibran. DEBORAH THURLOW, soprano, and Erica Rome,
responded to eager questions from the audience. This should be a              pianist, will perform on Sunday, April 10th, 3:00 Chestnut
premise in recitals as it accentuates a sense of intimacy. Between            Grove Presbyterian Church. Admission: $15.00 at the door.
presenters and performers, the tendency to speak with the public
has increased, although it is sometimes annoying because of the               THE ACADEMY—a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School,
patronizing tone of a few; this time, both Goldstein and Peled                and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City
intensified the closeness that they had established with their                Department of Education—is a two-year fellowship program for the
musicianship. Unforgettable.‖                                                 finest young professional musicians designed to develop the artistic
                                                                              values and skills necessary for careers that combine musical
The Miami Herald reviewer wrote, ―Recitals for violin, voice or               excellence with education, community engagement, advocacy, and
cello often pay lip service to the idea that the pianist is an equal          leadership. The program provides ongoing professional development
partner in the enterprise. But few put this principle into practice           and opportunities to perform and teach in concert halls, public
as convincingly as the cellist Amit Peled and pianist Alon                    schools, college campuses, and throughout local communities. The
Goldstein in their concert Sunday at the University of Miami’s                program reflects the belief that today's artists require both the ability
Gusman Hall.‖                                                                 to perform at the highest level and the capacity to give back to the
                                                                              community, inspiring the next generation of quality musicians and
Flutist CARYN BLOCK (DMA '97, Composition) is the music                       music lovers. Applications for the 2012-2014 Fellowships will be
director and founder of Encore Chamber Players, who will                      available in August, 2011 at
perform at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of The Library for the
Performing Arts at Lincoln Center in New York City on Sunday,                                         COMPETITIONS
April 17, at 2:30 pm. Block will play her compositions and
works by Debussy, Bax, Persichetti, and Ibert with Jacqueline                 LISZT GARRISON FESTIVAL AND INTERNATIONAL PIANO
Kerrod, harp, and Liuh-Wen Ting, viola.                                       COMPETITION will be held October 12-16, 2011 in Baltimore MD.
                                                                               The solo piano competition has four age categories, ranging from the
DAVID TAN (MM '79, Piano) has joined U.S. Trust Bank of                       ages of 15-40 years. The collaborative division (pianist age 25-40
America Private Wealth Management in Bellevue, Washington as                  years) is for piano and voice or piano and another instrument. For
a Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor. Last summer, he              details and the application form, visit the website at
tasted life on the professional golf tours, working as a caddy for   Deadline is May 6, 2011.
professional golfer Juliana Murcia Ortiz at the 2010 United
States Women's Open Championship at Oakmont Country Club                      LOUDOUN SYMPHONY AMERICAN COMPOSERS
outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.                                             COMPETITION is open to all U.S. citizens or students currently
                                                                              studying in the United States. There is no age limit. Prize is $1,000
Please continue sending your Good News to Virginia Probasco                   plus travel and accommodations. Entrance fee is $25 per score.
at the address above, or to                        Winning piece will be performed by the Loudoun Symphony during
                                                                              their 2011-2012 Season. Orchestra requirements- Max not to exceed
            NEWS NOTES - OTHER EVENTS                                         333/4331 tmp+4, hp, pf, strings. No time limit. Does not have to be a
                                                                              premier. Send a score, recording (if available), performance history,
MONEY MATTERS! Profiting from & protecting your art, craft or                 bio, and $25 entrance fee to Loudoun Symphony, P.O. Box 4478,
other creative business - a free symposium Monday, April 4, 12:30             Leesburg, VA 20177. For more information, visit
p.m. - 5 p.m. PNC Bank, Maryland Lawyers for the Arts and the        Deadline has been extended to April 15,
American Visionary Art Museum present an afternoon symposium to               2011.
help the city's creative class better navigate budgets, cash flow,
copyright, insurance, and more! Presentations and group sessions
with: PNC community development and business bankers; Cynthia                 11th PABLO SARASATE INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN
Sanders, Esq. of Ober|Kaler; and Bob Middleton, Director of the arts          COMPETITION will take place September 14-21, 2011 in Spain.
insurance program at Maury Donnelly & Parr. Tasty treats and tour of          Competitors can be of any nationality and must be between the ages of
AVAM's "What Makes Us Smile?" exhibition included. All of                     15-27. The top prize is €37,800 and performance engagements.
Baltimore's talented artists, actors, musicians, dancers, writers,            Deadline to register is May 4, 2011. For more information, visit
singers, inventors, crafters, bakers, home cottage industry CEO's, and
creative businesspeople of all stripes are invited to attend! Free! But
space is limited. RSVP asap: 410.244.1900 x247               WENGER CONTEMPORARY CHORAL-COMPOSITION
                                                                              COMPETITION is looking for submissions of pieces for mixed choir
The BALTIMORE VOCAL ARTS FOUNDATION presents: "Ladies                         (SATB, SAB), treble voices (SA, SSA, SSAA); and men’s voices (TB,
First - A Symposium on Female Vocal Health and Development"                   TTBB). Pieces must be no longer than 5 minutes in length. There are
Saturday, April 9, 3:00 p.m., Chestnut Grove Presbyterian                     no restrictions on text. Prize is $1,000, consideration for publishing in
Church, 3701 Sweet Air Road, Phoenix, Maryland 21131.                         Roger Wagner Contemporary Choral Series (Gentry Publications), a
Featured Topics: Teaching the Prepubescent and Adolescent                     performance of the work. Entries must be postmarked by September
Female Voice; Problems of the Aging Female Voice, Hormones                    1, 2011. For more information, visit
and the Female Voice. Speakers: DEBORAH THURLOW,                    
(MM '88, Voice), Tona Brown, trans-gender vocalist. This event
is FREE. RSVP at BaltimoreVocalArts on Facebook. A

10TH INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMEPTITION OF ORLEANS                              three categories, opera, operetta and French melodies, of which
will take place February 23-March 4, 2012 in Orléans, France. The            contestants may participate in one or more. There is €20,000 in
competition is open to pianists of all nationalities born after January 1,   prizes. The top prize is €4,500 in the category of opera. The deadline
1970. The competition will take place in four rounds. The first three        to apply is July 1, 2011. For more information, visit
rounds are solo rounds. In the final round, three pianists will compete      http:/
playing chamber music. There are multiple prizes given to the best
performance of specific composers’ works. The top prize is €10,000.          ARTS INTEGRA THEATRE TRAINING PROGRAMS include The
There is a €20,000 scholarship which will allow the creation of a CD         Wizard of Oz (March-July, 2011), Music Theatre Scenes (May 2 -
in professional conditions which will be awarded according to the            May 29, 2011), Opera Scene (May 2 – May 29, 2011), Macbeth (May
originality and interest of the proposed program. The deadline to            30-June 26, 2011), Summer Program for Emerging Artists (July 4 – 8,
apply is December 10, 2011.                                2011). Arts Integra takes place in Toronto, Canada. Applications are
                                                                             available online,
SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION will take place May 21, 2011at the                   DAYTON OPERA 2011-2012 ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE
Fine Arts Theater at Mount Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, PA.            PROGRAM is holding auditions for residencies February 3, 2012 –
Applicants must be under 26 years of age; vocalists must be under 30.        May 19, 2012 for sopranos, mezzo sopranos, tenors and baritones.
 Competitors must be a full-time music major at a college, university        Program includes appearance in secondary roles in main stage
or music school, or a graduating high school senior accepted for             production of Romeo and Juliet and consideration for roles in The
admission as a full-time music major in the fall of 2011. Contestants        Tragedy of Carmen. Housing provided, travel allowance, $325 per
must be residents of the South Hills of Allegheny or Washington              week stipend. New York City auditions will be held on May 7, 2011,
Counties, PA.                                                                postmarked applications are due April 8, 2011. For more information,
BANDS TORREVEIJA 2011 is looking for submissions from any                                      SUMMER FESTIVALS
composer. Compositions must be original, unpublished, and must                                AND STUDY PROGRAMS
never have been presented to the public. The spirit and intention of
the competition is that entries should be suitable for playing by
                                                                             THE BALTIMORE STRING ORCHESTRA CAMP (BSOC) will
musician members of a ―Banda Sinfonica,‖ as understood in Spain.
                                                                             hold its 37th summer camp at Garrison Forest School on June 21-
The prize is €15,000 and a premier of the work. Entries must be
                                                                             June 30. Auditions will be held April 16 and May 1 for its Young
received by October 31, 2011. For detailed rules, visit
                                                                             People’s Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and Younger Orchestra. No
                                                                             audition is required for the Suzuki Violin Workshop, Cello Ensemble,
                                                                             or Beginning Orchestra. Information and applications can be found at
LIFE COMPETITION 2011 will take place for woodwinds, brass and
voice Nov. 23- 26, 2011 at McGill University in Montréal, Canada.
                                                                             "PERFORMING BACH IN BAROQUE STYLE‖ - An intensive, one-
The competition is open to Canadian musicians ages 16-25 for brass
                                                                             week workshop: A Workshop for Players of Modern Instruments and
and woodwinds and ages 22-30 for voice as of December 1, 2011.
                                                                             Singers will be presented by The Aaron Copland School of Music at
Prizes and grants total more than $100,000. The deadline to apply is
                                                                             Queens College, New York City, from June 26 to July 2. Directed by
September 30, 2011. For more information, visit
                                                                             harpsichordist/pianist and Bach scholar Raymond Erickson, the
                                                                             program is intended for professional and advanced student musicians
                                                                             in all performing media who have not had intensive training in
AWARDS 2012 is looking for submissions from composers and
                                                                             historical performance practices. Daily classes in baroque dance, let
writers. ―musical theatre‖ is understood to include musicals, plays
                                                                             by Dorothy Olsson, is a distinguishing feature of the program, which
with songs, thematic revues, or any comparable work. The submission
                                                                             will also offer lectures, private and ensemble coaching, master classes,
of innovative and experimental material is encourages. Only complete
                                                                             and introductory harpsichord and continuo playing for pianists and
works will be accepted. Orchestrations are not necessary; piano and
                                                                             organists. Other faculty include Janet Packer (strings), Sandra Miller
vocals are sufficient. Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2011.
                                                                             (flute) and Sally Sanford (voice). On-campus accommodations and
For more information, visit
                                                                             limited scholarship assistance is available. APPLICATION
                                                                             DEADLINE: APRIL 8. For additional information, visit the Career
March 31, 2012 in Easton, Md and on April 1 at various concert
                                                                             Counseling Office or contact: or
venues. Competition is open to instrumental ensembles of 3 to 5
                                                                             Peabody faculty member Andrew Talle
musicians with any combination of acoustic instruments, but no more
than one piano. Average of the ensemble should be less than 31 years.
                                                                             THE ART OF SOUNDS SUMMER BRASS INSTITUTE will take
 Application with audition CD due Nov. 30, 2011; finalists will be
                                                                             place July 7-17, 2011 just outside San Francisco, CA. The program
notified on January 15, 2012. Top prize is $10,000 and a featured
                                                                             includes coachings, large ensembles, chamber music, masterclasses
performance at the June 2012 Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival, as
                                                                             and lessons, concerts by faculty artists. The faculty includes members
well, as additional performance opportunities. For more information,
                                                                             of the San Francisco Symphony and the Bay Brass. For more
                                                                             information and to apply, visit

                               OPERA                                         MANCHESTER MUSIC FESTIVAL will take place July 3-August
                                                                             16, 2011 in Manchester, Vermont. This full-scholarship festival is
23 INTERNATIONAL OPERA SINGING COMPETITION OF                                open to string players and pianists ages 19-30. During the six-week
MARMANDE will take place August 24-27, 2011 in France. The                   program, participants can expect to complete 3-4 chamber music
competition is open to singers of all nationalities born after August 24,    masterworks. The program includes coachings, masterclasses,
1978 and before August 24, 1993. The competition will take place in          rehearsals and concerts. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2011. For more

information, visit                                              concert halls in New York, Boston and France, together with the
                                                                              opportunity to share their gifts in community service concerts for
KLEZKANDA takes place at Camp B'Nai Brith in Lantier, Quebec,                 those who have no access to concert halls. Applications are reviewed
August 22 – 28. The program features hands-on workshops for                   in April and May. Deadline to Apply is April 13, 2011. Age limit is
instrumentalists, singers, dancers, and visual artists of all ages and        35. To apply, submit an application, two copies of a high quality
levels with many opportunities to collaborate and perform; nightly            recording of a recent live recital, $50 application fee. Finalists will be
dance parties and KlezKabarets; lectures on Jewish and Yiddish                selected to audition in New York in early autumn. For more
history, literature, language, and culture. For more information about        information, visit
the program and scholarships, visit
application/                                                                                GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC INSTITUTE AND FESTIVAL USA.                               Detailed information about the following assistantships can be
July 10 – 20, Emmitsburg, MD. Join outstanding musicians from                 obtained in the Placement Office or by contacting the institutions
around the world at the 2011 International Music Institute and                listed:
Festival USA for ten days of international musical experiences less
than an hour from Baltimore. IMIF boasts renowned faculty and guest           Assistant Conductor – Univ. of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra.
artists committed to assisting the next generation of musicians      859-684-4171
achieve their personal and musical goals, interdisciplinary arts
experiences formulated to help musicians become more                                                    INTERNSHIPS
communicative performers and explore collaborative efforts with other
disciplines, career advising with practical advice on a vibrant career in
                                                                              LITCHFIELD JAZZ FESTIVAL seeks a full‐time summer intern
music, and a focus on solo and chamber music. We are happy to
                                                                              (May – August) to act primarily as the VOLUNTEER
welcome back our world-renowned musicians and dedicated teachers
                                                                              COORDINATOR for the 2011 Litchfield Jazz Festival held August
as faculty and guest artists, including Chin Kim, BRIAN GANZ (AD
                                                                              5‐7. The Litchfield Jazz Festival, held at Kent School in Kent, CT, is a
’93, Piano), Jonathan Carney, LURA JOHNSON (Peabody faculty),
                                                                              3‐day internationally known event attended by 4‐6,000 people over
Cecylia Barczyk, Blanka Bednarz, Sharon Eng, Elizabeth Borowsky,
                                                                              the course of the weekend. Our interns receive real‐world training in
and David Cutler. This year's program will include workshops on
                                                                              arts administration, program management, and leadership. Interns
music entrepreneurship, performance injury prevention, dance,
                                                                              have meaningful roles in the organization… not just making copies
theatre, and improvisation. Students may also opt for personal
                                                                              and getting coffee. The summer intern must be a positive thinker that
consultations with a professional career advisor or sessions with a
                                                                              can handle the recruiting, scheduling, communications, and
physical therapist. IMIF takes place in Emmitsburg, Maryland on the
                                                                              management of over 120 volunteers during the Festival. High
campus of Mount St. Mary’s University only one hour from Baltimore
                                                                              proficiency in Microsoft Office suite programs desired. Internships
or Washington D.C. Students are housed in single, air-conditioned
                                                                              begin late May through mid‐August. A small stipend is available and
rooms and enjoy great on-campus dining. We cordially invite
                                                                              housing is not provided. Our offices are located in Goshen, CT. If
Peabody students to attend IMIF 2011. The program will be held July
                                                                              interested please send your one‐page resume, two letters of reference
10-20, and the post-IMIF concert tour (limited spaces available) will
                                                                              or contact information for references, and cover letter explaining why
take place July 20-24. Partial scholarships and assistantships are still
                                                                              you’d be a good fit for Litchfield Jazz Festival to Karen Hussey at
available. For scholarship consideration and admission preference, be
sure to apply by April 30. Application materials and details are
available online: The 2011 program is geared toward
strings and piano, however we welcome inquiries from other                                              JOB LISTINGS
instruments - pending chamber music groupings, we may be able to
accommodate participation of woodwinds/brass/voice. The program               Legend: cv=Curriculum vitae, MM/dp=Master's required, Doctorate
is followed by an optional five-day concert tour of Maryland and              preferred
Pennsylvania (selected participants).                                         Please see clippings at the back of the bulletin for additional job
GOODMAN CELLO SCHOLARSHIP is accepting applicants for
InterHarmony Music Festivals at two locations: Birklehof,                     Electronic job listings of the College Music Society and League of
Schwarzwald, Germany, July 20- August 1, 2011 and Sulzbach-                   American Orchestras are available for on-line research in the Career
Rosenberg, Germany, August 2-14, 2011. Scholarship amounts vary               Counseling Office, including jobs in college teaching, conducting, and
with playing level and financial need. Application materials include          arts administration.
application, application fee, resume, 250-word bio, short statement of
financial need, recording samples of two contrasting works (CD or                                   ADMINISTRATION
file). Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Deadline is April 15, 2011. For more information, visit                       DEVOS INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIPS - The John F. Kennedy Center                                                          for the Performing Arts offers valuable skills building for arts
                                                                              managers through the Fellowship Program. The program provides up
                  GRANTS AND AWARDS                                           to 10 highly motivated, disciplined, and creative arts managers the
                                                                              instruction and experience they need to succeed in today's complex
2011 PRO MUSICIS INTERNATIONAL AWARD is open to guitar,                       arts environment. Fellows enjoy close working relationships with
woodwind and piano players. Winners are artists who demonstrate to            experienced arts professionals, hands-on work opportunities, a
a distinguished jury exceptional technical ability, extensive classical       structured blend of independent and collective learning experiences,
training, an unusual ability to communicate with an audience,                 and the opportunity to work in one of the busiest and most artistically
readiness for outreach, and the potential for a world class career.           diverse performing arts centers in the United States. Fellows are
Artists selected for the award receive fully funded recitals in major         expected to attend performances and educational events, as well as

complete significant projects within the context of the Kennedy             seeking a pianist/organist to play for one worship service and one
Center. Fellowships are full-time and last 9 months starting in             weekly rehearsal. Approximately 8 hours are required weekly.
September and ending in May. The program emphasizes excellence,             This person must be an accomplished pianist/organist with the
creativity, economic problem solving, strategic planning,                   ability to provide music for traditional and contemporary
internationalism, and a commitment to new technologies. Fellows             worship. The organ to be used is an Allen Digital Computer
receive an annual stipend of $20,000 (paid bi-weekly) to help defray        Organ. Salary: $10.400. Paid Vacation allows for 5 Sundays off
housing and transportation costs. Course materials and reimbursement        for the year. Send resume to: with
for health insurance are provided to Fellows. For more information,         subject heading: Pianist/Organist. Contact for further
visit http://www.kennedy-                                                   information: Rev. Lysbeth Cockrell (410-757-4896) or Anna                   Vernon (410-757-5675).

                             CHURCH                                                            COLLEGE TEACHING
CH15 DIRECTOR OF MUSIC - Wheatland Presbyterian Church, in                  The Music Vacancy List of the College Music Society is available in
Lancaster City, PA is seeking a part-time Director of Music. The            the Placement Office for reference.
Director of Music will invest 12 hours per week ($15,000 a year)
equipping believers to lovingly confront our generation with Jesus          CT19 VOICE, Soprano or Mezzo-soprano – University of Evansville.
Christ’s transforming power by overseeing the music ministry of              Teach undergraduate voice majors. Additional teaching may include
Wheatland Presbyterian Church. Music at Wheatland seeks to be               vocal literature, pedagogy, diction, and other courses. Doctorate
contextual, not cool—excellent, not exclusive. At Wheatland, you will       required, ABD considered. Review begins immediately. Send letter,
find ancient hymn tunes that the Christian community has been               cv (include performances with dates and locations), CD of recent
singing for thousands of years alongside new music that was written         performances, official transcripts, three recent letters of
by our own talented musicians. Commonly, we draw music from the             recommendation and a list of additional references to: Professor Anne
various Christian hymnals, Indelible Grace Music, Sovereign Grace           Fiedler, Chair; Voice Search Committee; Univ. of Evansville; 1800
Music, and Keith Getty Hymns. We intentionally use an eclectic              Lincoln Ave.; Evansville, IN 47722.
approach to instrumentation and genre in order to avoid romanticizing
any stage in music history, whether it be past or present. Above all, the   CT20 TROMBONE – University of Kentucky. Teaching
music played at Wheatland is intended to bolster the congregational         responsibilities include studio trombone at the undergraduate and
singing— to engage rather than entertain. Our instrumentalists and          graduate levels, the trombone section of brass methods class, and
vocalists collaborate with our congregation by adding warmth and            chamber ensembles. Must be an accomplished trombone performer
richness to our singing, pointing us toward the glory of our Triune         fluent in diverse musical styles with a strong dedication to excellence
God. A complete job description can be downloaded from                      in teaching and recruitment of talented students. Must demonstrate . Please submit your interest via email          outstanding ability as a performer in both classical and jazz styles and
to Rev. Luke Le Duc:                                have successful teaching experience at the university level. Send a
                                                                            complete vita, three letters of recommendation, and recordings of
CH16 SINGERS needed at St. Alphonsus Church in Baltimore City at            recent performances. Send to: Dr. Skip Gray, Chair; Trombone
Saratoga and Park Streets. Rehearsal Wednesday evenings and one             Search Committee; School of Music; 105 Fine Arts Building;
Sunday per month at 11:30 mass. Call Lucy Ambs at 410-857-5623.             University of Kentucky; Lexington, KY 40506-0022. Review begins
                                                                            April 20, 2011.
CH17 CANTOR needed for 6:00 p.m. Sunday Catholic Mass at
St. Ignatius Church, 740 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD, 21202.              CT21 TROMBONE – University of Iowa. Teach, mentor, and advise
Candidates must have previous experience as cantor or singer at a           undergraduate trombone students, supervise graduate degree recitals,
Catholic Mass. This is a year round, paid position, including               organize the weekly trombone seminar, and coach brass chamber
holidays, and candidates are expected to have year round                    music. Master’s degree is required with evidence of outstanding
availability. Compensation is $70 per service. If interested,               performance ability as a trombonist, and a record of professional
please email cover letter and resume to Deacon Paul Weber at                performing experience and successful studio teaching. Doctorate, Position is available as of May 29.              ABD status or equivalent professional experience is preferred.
CH18 CHILDREN’S CHOIRS DIRECTOR – Havenwood                                 Submit your application online at http;:// and refer to
Presbyterian Church. Recruit, train and direct youth for their              requisition #59244. A cover letter, CV, and statement of teaching
own personal musical development and for monthly participation              philosophy will be uploaded during the online application process.
in worship. Information concerning requirements, hours,                     Have three recent letters of reference sent directly from the source or
compensation, etc. is available upon request. Send resume to                placement office, and a CD that includes unedited, live performances
Worship Committee; Havenwood Presbyterian Church; 100 East                  to‖ Chair, Search Committee for Lecturer in Trombone; School of
Ridgely Road; Lutherville, Md 21093.                   Music; 108 River St.; The Univ. of Iowa; Iowa City, IA 52242.
                                                                            Review begins April 22, 2011.
CH19 MUSIC DIRECTOR – United Church of Christ of Seneca
Valley, Germantown, Md. Provide for a variety and balance of                Positions also available:
quality music by identifying, recruiting, and equipping choir
members, including youth and children, soloists, and                        HUMANITIES/MUSIC - Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, NC
instrumentalists for worship and special services. Serve as       
pianist/organist. Send resume to: or fax to
301-540-0036 by May 1.                                        MUSIC INDUSTRY – Francis Marion University, Florence, SC
CH20 PIANIST/ORGANIST - Cape St. Claire United Methodist
Church, 855 Chestnut Tree Drive, Annapolis, MD 21409 is


C10 MUSIC DIRECTOR – YOUTH ORCHESTRA & 1ST                                                    PART-TIME MUSICAL
VIOLINIST – Boise Philharmonic. Direct the BPYO; plan the                                   PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME
season, recruit in the public and private schools, lead auditions,                                NON-MUSICAL
develop and maintain strong relationships with the educators
throughout the Treasure Valley and conduct weekly rehearsals with
                                                                              PT21 VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO, GUITAR, PERCUSSION
the full orchestra (80 members, with the majority in high school) in 3-
                                                                              TEACHERS needed at ―All About Music,‖ a teaching studio and
5 concerts per year. An advanced degree in conducting and
                                                                              music store in Parkville, MD. Teachers of multiple strings especially
professional violin experience required; history of work with youth is
                                                                              needed. If you are interested in teaching and working in a musical
strongly desired. Submit letter of interest, resume, DVD of
                                                                              environment, contact Charlie Higgs, 410-371-6275.
conducting examples, and a list of three references. Mail to: Boise
Philharmonic Orchestra; Attn: Dan Howard, Personnel Manager; 516
                                                                              PT22 PIANIST needed to join the faculty and resident trio at the St.
S. 9th St.; Boise, ID 83703. The video recording should be a link if
                                                                              Louis School of Music, St. Louis, MO. Full time position teaching
submitted by e-mail. No phone calls, please. Deadline is April 18,
                                                                              private piano lessons, accompany student recitals, and assist school’s
                                                                              daily operation. Bachelor’s degree in music required. Must also have
                                                                              previous teaching experience, strong performance skills, and be
           ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY                                           comfortable teaching children. Please send letter of interest, resume,
                  EDUCATION                                                   and a recent photo to: St. Louis School of Music; Piano Teacher
                                                                              Position; PO Box 28384; St. Louis, MO 63146 or email to
EST2 MUSIC TEACHERS – needed for elementary and middle-             
school students in grades 1 through 8 for KIPP DC, a network of high-
performing college-preparatory charter schools in Washington DC. In           PT23 ELECTRIC BASS TEACHER - The Levine School of Music
the elementary school music program, the teacher is required to teach         Guitar Department is seeking an electric/contemporary bass instructor
the violin in small ensemble classes as an introduction to the string         to teach at several campuses, effective immediately. Candidates
family. The middle-school program, the teacher is required to instruct        should be experienced teaching students of all ages with a broad range
students in group orchestral classes where students will be able to           of abilities and backgrounds in both private and group class settings.
choose their string instrument. KIPP DC is looking for highly                 Ideally, candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching and
dedicated educators who will bring a ―whatever it takes‖ attitude to          the capacity to teach a wide variety of musical styles such as popular,
help children succeed. Bachelor’s degree required with at least two           blues, and jazz. Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree, although a
years of teaching experience in a public school preferred. Please             Masters Degree in Music Performance or Education, or equivalent
apply immediately at www.kippdcorg/careers and click the appropriate          experience, is preferred. Performance opportunities may also be
―Apply Today‖ button. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.           possible for successful candidates with strong performance
                                                                              backgrounds. Compensation will be awarded according to
                       PERFORMANCE                                            qualifications and experience. Applicants for this position should
                                                                              submit a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and
P9 BASS TROMBONE – The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra.                         addresses of three references, (Please note application materials will
Auditions on Monday, May 23, 2011. Per service position with up to            not be returned.) The position will remain open until filled. Please
170 services per season including classical, pops, opera and ballet.          submit application materials to: A. Maria Williams; Director of
Compensation for the 2010-2011 season is $140.31/service, mileage             Human Resources; Levine School of Music; 2801 Upton Street, NW;
reimbursement in Florida and double occupancy hotel rooms                     Washington, DC 20008.
provided. Applicants should send a one-page resume no later than    
Friday, April 29, 2011 to John Wesolowski, Orchestra Personnel
Manager, The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, 5833 Pelican Bay                  PT24 SINGERS – SATB needed for Christmas Concert of lessons and
Boulevard, Naples, Fl 34108-2710 or to               Carols in Annapolis and Silver Spring, Md. Dec. 10 and 11. 3:00 pm.
                                                                              Ellie Timberlake Music Ministry. If you are interested, email
P10 BASSOON – United States Navy Band Concert/Ceremonial                      nlt919@verizon,.net or call 410-730-3222 and ask for Ellie.
Band. Auditions will be held Friday, May 20, 2011. Salary is
$58,044 with dependents and $52,240 without dependents, benefits
included. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 34.                   PT25 FEMALE PIANIST/SINGER need at Howl at the Moon in
Minimum four-year enlistment required. Materials are due Friday,              Baltimore’s Power Plant. Female performer need to play and sing up-
May 6, 2011. For more details, email              tempo music, R & B, rock, etc. Call Jimmy at 410-746-7760.

P11 VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO - Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra.                        PT26 MUSIC INSTRUCTORS needed to teach piano, voice, string,
Auditions will be held April 16, 2011. Membership begins May 2011.            woodwind, guitar, brass, and kindermusic at the Roberson School of
 The audition committee will also interview each final round candidate        Music located in Columbia, MD. Instructors are needed to teach
for commitment to this unique approach to orchestral performance.             private lesson and group classes. All interested applicants please send
Qualified applicants should email a one-page resume by April 2, 2011          a pdf of your resume to Salary ranges from
to                                                $30-$55 per hour. Roberson School of Music is a community music
                                                                              school that provides a nurturing, professional environment where
P12 VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO Join us as a colleague in D.C.'s only                students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds may participate in a
self-conducted chamber orchestra, The Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra              superior music education and develop their interests and abilities to
(ANCO). Auditions to be held on April 16, 2011. Qualified                     the highest level.
candidates should email a one-page resumé by April 2, 2011 to

PT27 VIOLIN/VIOLA TEACHER needed at Musicians Institute,
9201 Harford Road, Baltimore County. Teach lessons Monday
evenings. Contact Lori Kotter at 410-661-6848, 443-271-6124 (cell)

Theatre Workshop is looking to hire stage manager, designers and run
crew for its summer production of The Last Night of Ballyhoo by
Alfred Uhry. The Production rehearses in July and August with a run
the final two weekends in August at the Park Heights JCC, 5700 Park
Heights Avenue. The following positions are available: Stage
Manager, Sets Sound / Lighting, Costumes, Run Crew. Each position
has a small stipend, inquire for details.

SINGERS needed on Saturday April 9 and 16 to sing the national
anthem at a baseball tournament, ―The President’s Cup,‖ for top
Baltimore City high school baseball teams, both public and private
schools from across the city. Dates/times are:
•April 9, 3:30 pm (Medfield Heights Elementary School, 4300
Buchanan Ave)
•Saturday, April 16, 9 am (Swann Park, 201 W McComas St)
•Saturday, April 16, 9 am (Mount St. Joseph High School, 4403
Frederick Ave)
If you would like to help, please contact Ben Hyman,

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