OFFICE OF CAREER COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT
Virginia Probasco, Admin. Ass’t 1 E. Mount Vernon Place
firstname.lastname@example.org Room P06, Conservatory
Hours, 1 - 5 p.m. (410) 659-8100 x4450 Baltimore, MD 21202
JOB VACANCY BULLETIN NO. 525
February 15, 2008
CONGRATULATIONS Arts Council for her debut recording, Arabesques. The
recording, featuring works by Maximo Diego Pujol, Gilbert
DANIEL SCHLOSBERG (BM '00, Piano and History; MM '01, Biberian, Agustin Barrios, Manuel Ponce and Eduardo Sainz de
Piano) and RYAN DE RYKE (MM ‟02, AD ‟04, Voice) will la Maza, will be released in June on the Centaur Record Label.
present a recital with world-renowned lieder scholar Susan See www.kathrinmurray.com
Youens at the University of Notre Dame in March. The subject of
the evening is "Heine and the Lied." On February 27th, FATMA DAGLAR (MM ‟95, GPD, 97, Oboe) will play Richard
Schlosberg will play an all Bach program on the Dame Myra Strauss‟ Oboe Concerto with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Hess Series in Chicago, and in April and May he will present on Feb. 16 at 8:00 pm and Feb. 17, 3:00 pm at Maryland Theater,
recitals in Tennessee and New York as part of Yarn/Wire, the 21-27 South Potomac Street in Hagerstown, MD Visit
two piano and two percussion ensemble. http://www.marylandsymphony.org/ for more information.
Daglar is also the principal oboist with the Annapolis Symphony
Flutist ANASTASIA PETANOVA, a GPD student of Marina Orchestra and currently teaches at St. Mary‟s College of
Piccinini, pianist TIMOTHY HOFT, a DMA student of Benjamin Maryland and the Peabody Preparatory.
Pasternack, and guitarist LUKASZ KUROPACZEWSKI, an AD
student of Manuel Barrueco, will perform at Christ Episcopal Lenten Recital Series at Govans Presbyterian Church, 5828 York
Church in Columbia on February 10 at 3:00 pm as part of the Road, Baltimore, Sundays at 2:00 pm will feature faculty member
“Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series.” The program will CLINTON ADAMS, piano, on February 17. Other performers
include music by Joso, Tansman, Reineke, Debussy and include cellist Gita Ladd on February 24; soprano Rosemarie
Borne/Petanova arr. The church is located at 6800 Oakland Mills Critcher on March 2; and clarinetist Miles Jacques on March 9.
Road in Columbia.
In a review of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concert at
On January 28th HANS GOLDSTEIN, a cello student of Amit Carnegie Hall in New York City on Feb. 9, Tim Smith, Music
Peled, won First Place in the Tennessee Cello Workshop Cello Critic for the Baltimore Sun wrote enthusiastically about the
Competition in the Collegiate/Professional division and played in impressive performance and highlighted several Peabody faculty
a masterclass with Hans Jorgen Jensen. members. Marin Alsop, he wrote, “excelled at sculpting the
sensual curves of Debussy‟s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun,
KATHRIN MURRAY (MM Guitar, '01), former student of Julian with phrasing that was spacious and subtly detailed. The playing
Gray, has just received a $3000 grant from the Maryland State had a gently glowing quality that bloomed in Carnegie‟s
famously warm acoustics. Flutist EMILY SKALA and oboist
KATHERINE NEEDLEMAN delivered elegant solos.” In CONDUCTORS GUILD TRAINING WORKSHOP at SUNY,
Stravinsky‟s Firebird Suite he said, “The orchestra sounded not Fredonia will take place April 24-27, 2008. The workshop will focus
just cohesive, but alive with expressive intent. There were on exploration of how music can inform a conductor‟s physical re-
terrific contributions from principal horn PHILIP MUNDS.” At creation of the score. Participants will learn to use musical nuances,
a reception after the concert, he reported that longtime BSO create an expressive baton technique, and find connectivity to the
musician JANE MARVIN declared, “Marin was fabulous, and composer. Each participant will have podium time with various
we were fabulous.” ensembles. The seminar will also include open discussions and
sessions entitled “Composers, Conductors, and Performers,” and
Jinha Park (GPD ‟05, Piano) will perform as a soloist with the “What Makes a Good Conductor,” featuring a number of guest artists.
National Symphony Orchestra in Santo Domingo, Dominican For details about application, repertoire, and guest artists, visit
Republic on March 11. The concert, conducted by Philip www.conductorsguild.org. Applications must be received by February
Entremont, is a benefit for the Archdiocese of Santiago for their 21, 2008.
social work in the Cibao region of the Dominican Republic. Park
is currently working on her DMA at the University of South UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 35TH VIOLIN
Carolina, and she serves on the faculty of the conservatory of CRAFTSMANSHIP INSTITUTE will take place in the summer of
Augusta State University. At Peabody she was a student of 2008. Ten courses will be offered with topics ranging from bow
Marian Hahn and Dr. Elisenda Fabregas. rehairing, to basic violin maintenance and repair, and violin building.
Open to beginning to advanced bow makers, professional stringed
“Wit, Whimsy, and Warmth,” music of KAREN AMRHEIN instrument musicians, music educators, violin makers, and instrument
(‟94, Composition) was presented February 10, 2008, 4:00 pm at repair persons at all levels of experience. For more information about
Central Presbyterian Church as part of “Sundays at Central” courses, dates, and application requirements, visit
series. Works included Short Stories for Piano Quintet; Dance www.learn.unh.edu/violin. Courses are filled through a rolling
Card for solo piano; Variants for Flute & Guitar with String admissions process.
Quartet and Piano; and Hamilton Street Concerto for Flute and
Guitar Duo. COMPETITIONS
ERNESTO TAMAYO ((GPD ‟97, Guitar) is the featured artist on the THE XXXV INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL COMPETITION “DR.
Guitarcds February Newsletter. The article includes a biography of LUIS SIGALL” FOR SINGERS will take place in Vina del Mar,
Tamayo and link to a track on one of his CDs www.guitarcds.net Chile from November 8-15, 2008. The contest is open to all singers
Also see www.ernestotamayo.com regardless of nationality born from November 8, 1976 to November 8,
1991. Application and supporting materials must be received no later
Please continue sending your Good News to Virginia Probasco than July 4, 2008 to: International Musical Contest; “Dr. Luis Sigall”;
at the address above, to her at email@example.com, or P.O. Box 31-D; Vina del Mar, Chile. For more information about
submit online at www.peabody.jhu.edu/applause. rules, repertoire, and application, visit the Career Counseling Office or
NEWS NOTES - OTHER EVENTS
THE 7TH “CITTA‟ DI UDINE” INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
From ALO February 1: Sphinx, 13 orchestras to fund minority works FOR COMPOSERS – The competition is divided into two sections:
instrumental compositions for chamber group, and electro-acoustic
In Tuesday‟s (1/29) Detroit News, Lawrence B. Johnson writes, music. The competition will accept unpublished compositions by
“Broadening its campaign for diversity in American concert halls, the musicians of any nationality and of any age. Previously performed
Detroit-based Sphinx Organization has announced a new consortium works will be accepted, and compositions do not need to be sent
of 13 symphony orchestras that will support the commissioning of anonymously. The winning composition from each category will
major works by minority composers. „We see even less diversity in received a prize of 1,000 Euro. Also, there will be a public
repertoire than we see in the faces of musicians on the stage,‟ says performance of 6-8 of the best compositions entered. The performance
Aaron Dworkin, founding president of Sphinx, which since 1996 has will take place in Udine, Italy in the fall of 2008. This performance
conducted an annual string competition for young African-American will be recorded on CD with the intention of producing a discographic
and Latino musicians.” Contributions from the orchestras, which product. Applications and more information about composition rules
include “the Detroit Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the and requirements are available at
Pittsburgh Symphony and the Cincinnati Symphony, are expected to http://www.taukay.it/competition.htm. For further information, contact
generate about $70,000 a year to fund the project. Participating firstname.lastname@example.org.
orchestras will nominate composers and determine the genre of work
to be commissioned each year. Every consortium member will then MONTREUX JAZZ COMPETITIONS IN SOLO PIANO, GUITAR,
program the commissioned work in the season after its completion.” AND VOICE will take place at the 42nd Montreux Jazz Festival from
July 4-19, 2008. The competitions are open to all jazz pianists and
POSTURE AND ALIGNMENT FOR MUSICIANS with MELISSA guitarists born after January 1, 1978 and all jazz vocalists born after
HULLMAN (MM ‟94, Violin). - Discover new levels of comfort and January 1, 1973. Prizes include performance during the 43 rd Montreux
ease with your instrument in this workshop designed for vocalists and Jazz Festival, participation at the IAJE Conference in January 2009,
instrumentalists. The workshop takes place Sunday, February 24, 2008 and various other prizes. Application deadline is April 15, 2008.
at 7:00 p.m. in Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher College in Towson, Applications and additional information are available at
MD. *FREE* Registered yoga therapist Melissa Hullman (MM '99, www.foundation2.ch or www.montreuxjazz.com.
violin) has led workshops and worked in private consultation with
musicians from orchestras nationwide. Call 410-337-6276 or go to
www.melissahullman.com for more information. 2008 GUITAR FOUNDATION OF AMERICA INTERNATIONAL
COMPETITION AND CONVENTION will take place in San 2008-2009 POLYPHONOS COMPOSITION COMPETITION to be
Francisco, CA from August 5-10, 2008. The competition will be in held by The Esoterics, a Seattle-based contemporary a cappella vocal
three parts: International Solo, with prizes totaling $12,750 and $500 ensemble. Each winning composer will receive a commission from
travel stipends for all semi-finalists, Youth Solo in two divisions, 15- The Esoterics to plan and compose a new choral work that will be
18 years, and 14 and under, with prizes totaling $3025, and Young premiered by the ensemble in 2009. Winners will also receive $1,000
Ensemble Showcase, where one small and one large ensemble will be plus airfare and accommodations to attend the Seattle premiere of their
selected to perform in a feature concert at the convention. For full commissioned work. Three awards will be given: one to a non-U.S.
details, rules, repertoire requirements, and application, visit citizen, one to a U.S. citizen, and one to a composer under the age of
www.guitarfoundation.org. Application deadline is June 15, 2008. 30 as of December 31, 2008. Entry form, portfolio requirements, and
complete rules can be found at www.theesoterics.org/polyphonos.
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ARTS & LETTERS, PITTSBURGH Applications must be received by May 15, 2008.
CHAPTER 2008 VOICE COMPETITION will take place at the Mary
Pappert School of Music at the Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA OPERA
on February 29, 2008. The competition is open to U.S. citizens ages
20-32 as of May 16, 2008 who are living/studying in Pennsylvania. SOPRANOS & BARITONE needed for liebeslieder roles in a Mark
Prizes in the Pittsburgh chapter total $5,250. The first place winner Lamos production of A Little Night Music at Center Stage, 700 North
will receive an all expense paid trip to compete in the national Calvert St. in Baltimore. The production runs March 13 – April 13,
competition, with prizes totaling $25,000. For full details and to 2008. Please call Katie at Center State, 410-986-4043 ASAP!
apply, visit www.artsnet.org/nsal. For further information, visit
www.arts-nsal.org. Applications due by February 29, 2008. HANDEL CHOIR OF BALTIMORE will hold auditions for paid
soloists and chorus members. Auditions will be held at Peabody on
QUEEN ELISABETH COMPETITION IN SINGING AND Sunday, March 9, 12:30 – 3:00 pm in room 308C. To make an
COMPOSITION will be held May 14-24, 2008 in Brussels for appointment, call the office at 410-36-6544
singers. For composers, the work (for violin and orchestra) will be
played in the final of the Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition 2009. LITTLE PATUXENT OPERA INSTITUTE will hold auditions
For full details about competitions, and to apply, visit www.qeimc.be. on March 7 & 8, 2008 for its Second Annual Workshop, July 28
– August 17, 2008. The Workshop will include an intensive four
THE 2009 QUEEN ELISABETH COMPETITION FOR VIOLIN will week period of lessons, coachings, classes, and two performances
take place in Brussels, Belgium May 4-30, 2008. Violinists must be of a Scenes Program, as well as Master Classes with
27 years of age and under. Deadline for submission of application is internationally renowned artists – Peabody faculty member
January 15, 2009. Rules and applications can be found at RUTH DRUCKER, Gran Wilson, and Sheryl Woods. Tuition
www.qeimc.be. cost is $1,000.00 with some needs based financial aid possible.
Interested singers should submit a headshot, a resume, and a $20
INTERNATIONAL VOCAL COMPETITION IVC will take place application fee made payable to MI/HCC to Little Patuxent
September 20-29, 2008 in Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. Pre- Opera Institute at Howard Community College, HVPA 260K,
selections will take place in New York on March 15-16, 2008. Open 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044. For further
to male and female singers born after April 1, 1975. Prize money information please contact, James Bailey, via email at
totals $54,000, and prizes also include engagements with opera email@example.com., or call (410) 772-4871.
houses, and final round with orchestra. Room and board will be with
host families, and travel expenses will be paid up to 400 euros for SUMMER FESTIVALS
semi-finalists and 750 euros for finalists. Masterclasses, video
evaluation session, and jury consultations will also be given. More AND STUDY PROGRAMS
details and application can be found at www.ivc.nu. For more
information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. HOT SPRINGS MUSIC FESTIVAL will take place May 31 – June
14, 2008 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Open to instrumentalists,
THE 5TH AMERICAN BACH SOLOISTS & HENRY I. GOLDBERN conductors, recording engineers, and administrators, the program
INTERNATIONAL YOUN ARTISTS COMPETITION for provides full scholarships and accommodations to pre-professional
BAROQUE VIOLINISTS will be held June 5 and 8, 2008 at the 10th apprentices to perform orchestral and chamber music with mentors.
Biennial Berkeley Festival & Exhibition. Prizes total $6,000 and For full details about application, repertoire, and mentors, visit
include performance opportunities. Applicants must be born after June www.hotmusic.org or email email@example.com.
8, 1976, and cannot have performed previously as a featured soloist
with the American Bach Soloists. For repertoire requirements, THE SUMMER TROMBONE WORKSHOP 2008 at the Boyer
applications, and procedures, visit College of Music and Dance at Temple University will take place June
www.americanbach.org/competition. Applications due by 4-1-08. 11-19, 2008. A distinguished faculty will offer students private and
public lessons, lectures, and concerts. Students will work closely with
THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF MUSIC CLUBS EMIL AND faculty toward public performance at the end of the workshop. Tenor
RUTH BEYER COMPOSITION AWARDS is accepting entries for and bass trombone players are welcome to apply. Enrollment will be
piano solo, voice and piano, and instrumental chamber music until limited to 16 players. Each participant will play in four masterclasses
April 1, 2008. Cash prizes will be awarded to first and second place and three private lessons, as well as a trombone quartet and large
recipients in each category, totaling $10,000. Applicants must be U.S. trombone ensemble. For detailed information about the workshop,
citizens between the ages of 20 and 30 years. Entrants must be faculty, and application procedures, visit
members of the National Federation of Music Clubs. For more www.HaimAvitsur.com/stw08. Direct further questions to
information about how to join the Federation, and to submit an entry, Haim.Avitsur@gmail.com.
NORFOLK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL of the Yale Summer
School of Music and the Yale Sacred School of Music will host the PEABODY CAREER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS - Grants are
Chamber Choir and Choral Conducting workshop August 10-17, available for career enhancing activities in areas in which
2008. This week-long workshop of coachings, masterclasses, Peabody offers a program. Applications for grants are reviewed
rehearsals, and seminars for advanced singers and choral conductors each semester, in October and March. The next review is March
will cover repertoire ranging from Renaissance to the 20 th century and 24, 2008. Proposals will be considered from graduate students,
will include both choral and instrumental music. Workshop sessions alumni within 5 years of graduation and from undergraduates
and final concert will be recorded on video. Application and who have been enrolled at Peabody for at least two years. Typical
supporting materials must be received by March 28, 2008. More projects include competitions, concerts, recordings, publicity and
information and application can be found at www.yale.edu/norfolk. performance expenses, and the purchase of instruments/
equipment. Applications will not be considered for regular
ST. MAGNUS COMPSERS‟ COURSE AT THE ST. MAGNUS college and university study, and proposals must be for a future
FESTIVAL in Orkkney, islands in the north of Scotland will take event. For more information on application procedures and
place June 15-25, 2008. The program will run concurrently with the eligibility requirements, please see the Career Development pages
Conducting Course, and will include one-to-one instruction by course of the Peabody website: http://www.peabody.jhu.edu/careerdev
directors, presentations and discussions, seminar and practical or contact Jan McLean at firstname.lastname@example.org
sessions led by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, seminars, and more. There
are no age restrictions. For more information, visit 2008 BALTIMORE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIPS of the Open
www.visitorkney.com. Applications must be received by March 31, Society Institute-Baltimore – Seeking dynamic activists interested in
2008. implementing projects that address pervasive social problems in
underserved communities in Baltimore City. The Fellowships begin
MAGIC MOUNTAIN MUSIC FARM Practice Marathon fall 2008, and fellows will receive $48,750 over the span a term of 18
Retreats will be held in Morris, NY for violinists, violists, and months. For more information on eligibility and selection criteria, visit
cellists. Multiple sessions will take place, beginning March 10, www.osi-baltimore.org or call 410-234-1091. Application deadline is
2008 and continuing through January 17, 2009. The programs 5:00 pm, March 14, 2008.
provide time and support to examine practicing process
objectively, define goals, and learn practical new ways to achieve GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
goals. Sessions include focus on topics such as orchestral
excerpts and “Performance Power”. Participants will receive Detailed information about the following assistantships can be
lessons, mock audition and solo performance opportunities, obtained in the Placement Office or by contacting the institutions
practice and observation time, and more. Applications are listed:
available in the Placement Office, or write: Burton Kaplan; 817
West End Avenue; New York, NY 10025. For additional MULTI – University of Nevada, Las Vegas,
information, email email@example.com or call Burton http://graduatecollege.unlv.edu/ga
Kaplan at 212-662-6634. Applications are accepted until sessions
are filled. CONDUCTING – Ball State University, Muncie, IN.
INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVALS to be held in Madrid,
Spain July 13-20, 2008 and in Paris, France from July 20-27, CONDUCTING – SUNY, Fredonia, NY www.fredonia.edu/som
2008. Both festivals will include lessons, masterclasses, daily
student concerts, and multiple performance opportunities. For JOB LISTINGS
full details about programs, visit
www.internationalpianofestivals.org. Refer questions to
Legend: cv=Curriculum vitae, MM/dp=Master's required, Doctorate
Please see clippings at the back of the bulletin for additional job
THE 5th ANNUAL INTERPRETATION OF SPANISH AND LATIN
AMERICAN SONG PROGRAM through the Saint Louis University
Madrid Campus will take place July 18-27, 2008 in Madrid Spain.
Open to voice, classical guitar, piano and guitar accompanist, and CHURCH
flamenco guitar and dance, the program offers master classes and
private coachings in the interpretation of Spanish and Latin American CH9 KEYBOARDIST needed at Grace Tabernackle Church in Oxen
repertoire, and offers classes and seminars on Spanish diction and Hill, MD. Play with and accompany various musical groups Sunday
grammar, flamenco rhythm and dance, and the origins and history of mornings. Must play by ear. For an interview/audition, contact Pastor
Spanish music. Trips are also planned for participants. For rules, John Ruff, 202-462-8950.
details, and applications, visit www.spain.slu.edu/music.
CH10 CHURCH PIANIST/ACCOMPANIST to work 4-5 hours
THE 11 ANNUAL MIMIR CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL of the weekly. Up to $12,000 yearly, based on experience and qualifications.
TCU School of Music will take place June 30 – July 11, 2008. Violin, If interested, contact Marybeth Miller; Director of Worship and
viola, cello, and piano players who are 16 years of age or older may Music; Janes United Methodist Church; Rising Sun, MD 21911, by
apply. Tuition is fully covered through donor-sponsored Mirmir phone at 410-658-6800, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
scholarships. There is a one-time fee, plus housing. To apply, and for
more information, visit www.mirmirfestival.org. Application materials CH11 ORGANIST/CHOIR DIRECTOR - St. Mark‟s on the Hill is a
must be received by April 15, 2008. racially and ethnically diverse Episcopal Church in Pikesville, MD.
We are seeking an organist/choir director who can lead us to make
music as rich and diverse as our community. If you are called to serve
GRANTS AND AWARDS at St. Mark‟s you will nourish and grow our existing adult choir and
develop ways to involve children and young families to creatively
grow our music ministry. We have a 1984 tracker organ, a baby grand instrumental recitals, juries, and lessons with faculty, students and
piano, and a set of hand bells to be used in worship. We worship from guest artists. Doctorate/ABD preferred, Masters required. Send letter,
the 1982 Hymnal and Lift Every Voice and Sing II, an African- CV, official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate studies, and at
American Hymnal. The position requires 10 hours/week. You would least three current confidential letters of recommendation to: Dr. Jeff
recruit, build, and rehearse the choir, accompany one worship service W. Reynolds, Music Search Committee, UAB Department of Music,
on Sunday morning and the Holy Days on the liturgical calendar. 231 Hulsey Center, Birmingham, AL 35294. Application deadline
Salary range $10,000 – $13,000, no benefits. Please contact The Rev. February 22, 2008.
Adrien P. Dawson at 410 486-3016 or email@example.com. Send
resume and references to St. Mark‟s on the Hill, Choir CT16 PROFESSOR OF MUSIC TECHNOLOGY – The University of
Director/Organist Search; 1620 Reisterstown Rd. Pikesville, MD Alabama, Birmingham. Teach courses in Music Technology,
21208. Multimedia Production, and Recording Engineering, Direct the
Computer Music Ensemble. Manage the department‟s Music
CH12 MUSIC DIRECTOR - Washington Ethical Society, a Technology Intern Program. Doctorate/ABD in Music with emphasis
liberal religious community in Northwest Washington, D.C., in Music Tech required. Send letter, CV, official transcripts of
seeks a talented but part-time (1/4 to 1/2) Music Director to undergraduate and graduate studies, and at least three current
provide professional direction to a music program for an confidential letters of recommendation to: Dr. Henry Panion III,
extraordinarily appreciative congregation. Responsibilities Music Technology Search Committee, UAB Department of Music,
include directing and enhancing the existing music program; 231 Hulsey Center, Birmingham, AL 35294. Application deadline
playing a rich variety of piano music during Sunday services; February 22, 2008.
directing an adult chorus; collaborating to ensure music is
consistent with service themes; and coordinating society CT17 TROMBONE – Towson University. Teach applied lessons,
members and guest musicians to provide music. Team player is a conduct brass ensemble, and teach brass methods courses to music
must. Salary ranges from $10,000 to $24,000 depending upon education majors. Other responsibilities will be to engage in
hours. Benefits, proportionate to hours, provided as well. recruitment, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service and
Detailed position description upon request to perform with and assume organizational duties in the faculty brass
firstname.lastname@example.org. Send cover letter and resume by April 1, quintet and occasionally in other ensembles. This is a ten-month
2008 to Richard Nugent, by either email (email@example.com), appointment with a starting date of August 2008. Salary is
or mail (Washington Ethical Society, 7750 Sixteenth Street, NW, commensurate with experience. MM/dp. Evidence of successful
Washington, DC 20012). Retired individuals, B/G/L/T, racial teaching at the collegiate level and artistic excellence required. Ability
minorities, individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. to work collaboratively required. Candidates with recruitment
experience and strong organizational and/or leadership skills are
preferred. For further information, please visit the Music Department
CH13 MUSIC DIRECTOR needed for a friendly Catonsville Home page at http://www.towson.edu/music . A completed dossier
church. Enthusiasm is more important than experience. We like a including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, recent recording
mix of traditional and contemporary music, and welcome your representing various styles, an academic transcript, and three (3)
ideas. We have a lot of talent to work with, both vocal and letters of recommendation written within the past two years must be
instrumental. The job includes working with the pastor and received by March 10, 2008. Additional supporting material may be
congregation to plan the music program, playing during church requested at a later date. Address completed application to: Dr. Luis
services, conducting adult and children‟s choirs, coordinating Engelke, Chair, Trombone Search Committee, Department of Music,
special music (e.g., guest musicians, handbell choir, band), Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001,
coordinating special programs, such as a Christmas program. 3 – Phone: 410-704-4664 email: firstname.lastname@example.org COFAC-2168
4 Sundays per month, $250 per week . Please contact: Nancy
Peterson at 410-788-2487 (email@example.com) or Kate Dolan at CT18 WIND ENSEMBLE CONDUCTOR – Becknell University.
410-788-5849 (firstname.lastname@example.org) This is a two-year position to run from 2008-2010. Responsibilities
include conducting the wind ensemble, teaching conducting,
COLLEGE TEACHING instrumental methods, and a general interest music course for non-
majors. Additional teaching responsibilities will depend upon the
The Music Vacancy List of the College Music Society is available in candidate‟s area of expertise and departmental needs. A doctorate in
the Placement Office for reference. music is preferred, ABD or significant work towards doctorate to be
considered. Experience conducting college-level bands and collegiate
CT14 PIANO – University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Teach applied teaching experience preferred. Applications must be completed online
and class piano. Other courses and responsibilities possible according at http://www.buckness.edu/jobs, and must include a letter of
to candidate interest and departmental need. Doctorate in Piano application and a CV. Three recent letters of recommendation should
performance required. ABD applicants must complete the doctoral be submitted by regular mail to: Chair, Instrumental Music Search
degree by March 20, 2009. Send letter, copy of graduate and Committee; Department of Music; Bucknell University; Lewisburg,
undergraduate transcripts, CV, three current letters of PA 17837. For additional information, email Kenny@bucknell.edu or
recommendation, a CD of recent piano performance, and a list of email@example.com.
additional references to: Dr. Robert Knight, Chair, Keyboard Position
Search, Department of Music and Theatre Arts, University of CT19 INSTRUCTOR OF MUSIC - ACCOMPANYING/PIANO –
Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Application deadline March 14, Northwest Missouri State University. Accompany three choral
2008. ensembles, accompany selected students and faculty, teach music
appreciation, class piano, or other courses as needed. MM/dp, ABD
CT15 TEACHER OF MUSIC APPRECIATION AND considered. Send letter, resume and/or CV, copies of transcripts from
COLLABORATIVE PIANO – The University of Alabama, all institutions at which the applicant has earned credit, three letters of
Birmingham. Teach Music Appreciation and accompany vocal and/or recommendation, an audio and/or video recording of collaborative
performance and video recording of classroom teaching to: Dr. Ernest Division of Music, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia
Woodruff; Chair, Piano Search Committee; Department of Music, University, P.O. Box 6111, Morgantown, WV 26515. Review begins
Northwest Missouri State University; Maryville, MO 64468. Review March 1, 2008.
begins March 15th, 2008.
CT25 PIANO PEDAGOGY – West Virginia University. Primary
CT20 VOICE TEACHER/OPERA PROGRAM COORDINATOR – assignments include: teaching in and coordination of the Class Piano
University of Minnesota, Duluth. Duties include, but are not limited program for undergraduate music majors, teaching of Piano Pedagogy
to, teaching applied voice in classical and musical theater styles, courses at graduate and undergraduate levels, coordination of the
coordinating the opera program, and teaching opera studio and other Piano Pedagogy programs and directing student research projects and
courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Masters degree, undergraduate, MM, and DMA levels. Doctorate or ABD required. To
three years college teaching experience, and two years directing apply send letter, CV, an unedited CD or DVD of a recent live
experience required. To apply candidates must submit application classical and/or jazz performances, and credentials (including names,
materials online at http://employment.umn.edu/ (requisition 152628) mailing, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) of three
and include letter, CV/resume, contact information for five references to Dr. Keith Jackson, Interim Chair: Division of Music,
professional references, and an unofficial transcript of the highest College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6111,
degree received. Review of applications begins March 1, 2008. Morgantown, WV 26515. Review begins March 1, 2008.
CT21 VOCAL MUSIC – Western State College of Colorado. CONDUCTING
Responsibilities include directing the choral ensembles and teaching
studio voice. Additional courses could include music theory, music CONDUCTORS GUILD Opportunities Bulletin is available in the
ed., choral conducting, and courses in the College‟s Liberal Arts Placement Office for reference.
Program. Doctorate required, ABD considered. Send letter, CV,
transcripts, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, C8 ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR – Dallas Symphony orchestra.
programs of recent solo and conducting performances, audio and/or Responsibilities include covering classical subscription and tour
video recording of solo performance, video recording of conduction concerts; conducting parks, pops, youth, run-outs and other concerts;
performance/rehearsal, and three letters of reference to: Chair, and assisting the artistic staff as needed. Must have experience
Choir/Voice Search Committee; Department of Music; Quigley Hall conducting professional orchestras or high-level student ensembles.
101; Western State College of Colorado; Gunnison, CO 81231. Master's degree in conducting or experience equivalent. Candidate
Review begins March 3, 2008. must speak fluent English. Candidate should have proper
documentation to work in the US. Auditions will be held in Dallas on
CT22 VOICE (SOPRANO, MEZZO, ALTO) – West Virginia Friday April 25, 2008. Position effective Sept. 1, 2008. Send resume
University. Teach studio voice on undergraduate and graduate levels. to Margaret Moore Dallas Symphony Association 2301 Flora Street -
Candidates must also be capable of teaching diction, class voice, Suite 300 Dallas TX 75201. Videos are not essential but would be
and/or pedagogy courses as needed. Doctorate or equivalent helpful. Deadline is 2-29-08.
professional experience required. To apply send letter, CV, evidence
of teaching effectiveness, and a CD or video recording (DVD or VHS) C9 MUSIC DIRECTOR – Tulare County Symphony. Conduct
and/or a commercially released recording of a recent performance, and rehearsals and concerts; oversee orchestra personnel; audition new
credentials (including names, mailing, addresses, phone numbers, and members as necessary, develop program repertoire and selection of
email addresses) of three references to Dr. Keith Jackson, Chair: guest soloist; participate in fund raising, promotional, educational and
Division of Music, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia community outreach activities. Must have a minimum of three (3)
University, P.O. Box 6111, Morgantown, WV 26515. Review begins years of professional conducting experience. Exceptional
March 1, 2008. musicianship and conducting skills with a dynamic and proven record
of success in orchestra motivation and performance quality; proven
CT23 DIRECTOR OF CHORAL ACTIVITIES – West Virginia success in audience, board and community relations, orchestral
University. Primary assignment would be conducting and managing development and creative programming; strong interpersonal,
the WVU Symphony Orchestra and developing a comprehensive leadership and communication skills. Please send letter of application,
orchestra curriculum. Opportunities to conduct other ensembles may resume, and at least three professional references to: Search
be available. Teaching assignments include the instruction of courses Committee Tulare County Symphony Orchestra P. O. Box 1201
in undergraduate and graduate conducting and orchestra literature. Visalia, California 93279-1201 Applications must be received by
MM/dp To apply send letter, CV, a DVD of a recent performance, and April 1, 2008 Please do not send video or audio tapes at this time.
credentials (including names, mailing, addresses, phone numbers, and
email addresses) of three references to Dr. Keith Jackson, Interim C10 ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR – Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
Chair: Division of Music, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia Duties will include attending rehearsals and conducting in the absence
University, P.O. Box 6111, Morgantown, WV 26515. Review begins of the Music Director or Principal Pops Conductor. In addition, he/she
March 15, 2008. will work closely with the Education Coordinator and Director of
Artistic Administration to implement the ASO‟s Young People‟s
CT24 VOICE (TENOR, BARITONE, BASS) – West Virginia Concerts, Family Concerts, and Outreach Concerts; he/she will
University. Teach studio voice on undergraduate and graduate levels. conduct these concerts. The Assistant Conductor will also provide
Candidates must also be capable of teaching diction, class voice, support to the Principal Pops Conductor as required. Must have
and/or pedagogy courses as needed. Doctorate of equivalent previous or current professional conducting experience Master‟s
professional experience required. To apply send letter, CV, evidence Degree in Orchestral/Instrumental Conducting preferred, knowledge
of teaching effectiveness, and a CD or video recording (DVD or VHS) of a broad range of repertoire, strong leadership and interpersonal
and/or a commercially released recording of a recent performance, and skills, strong commitment to educational programming, proper
credentials (including names, mailing, addresses, phone numbers, and documentation to work in the United States. Applicants must be
email addresses) of three references to Dr. Keith Jackson, Chair: available for a live audition with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra on
April 4 and 5, 2008. Qualified applicants please submit a personal references will not be considered.
letter of interest from the applicant, current resume, list of professional
references, and applicant‟s current repertoire list. Applicants should PT10 EARLY CHILDHOOD ELEMENTARY PIANO TEACHER
also submit sample programs for a Young People s Concert and a POSITION at the Levine School of Music – Applicants should
Family Concert. Video materials may be submitted, and should be in possess a minimum of a Bachelor‟s Degree in Early Childhood Music
high-quality North American format DVD or CD-ROM labeled with Education and show evidence of strong background in and
name, contact information, and repertoire index. Video should be a commitment to teaching children and adults. Requires teaching classes
maximum of thirty minutes in length, and should be a close front-view for children ages 1 year through 2nd grade. Candidates must have
perspective of a recent rehearsal or performance. NOTE: Applicants flexibility and ability to travel within the DC/MD/VA metropolitan
are requested to submit electronic forms of their letter of interest, area to all of Levine‟s sites, Saturday morning teaching, instrument
resume, program samples, and repertoire list in addition to submitting inventory and maintenance, as well as curriculum planning and
these materials in hard copy. Materials should be sent to: Lauren development experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover
Lanehart, 3621 Sixth Avenue South. Birmingham, AL 35222. letter of application, CV, names and addresses of three references,
Electronic submission should be made to copies of candidate‟s and/or students‟ recent concert programs, and if
firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline is March 7, 2008. possible, CD/DVD/Video of candidate and/or candidate‟s students in
performance. Submit all materials to: A. Maria Williams; Director of
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY Human Resources; Levine School of Music; 2801 Upton Street;
EDUCATION Washington, DC 20008. Email: email@example.com, ph:
202-686-9733. For more information, visit www.levineschool.org.
EST2 UPPER SCHOOL CHORAL DIRECTOR AND MUSIC
PT11 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - The Music Dept. of the
TEACHING needed at the Garrison Forest School – Position to begin
Baltimore School for the Arts. This person will interact with faculty,
in the fall of 2008. Responsibilities of this full-time position include
students and the public and will be involved in the logistics of musical
teaching ninth grade required musicianship classes, directing the
performances, maintaining scheduling records and some light book
Garrison Forest Chamber Choir and the Chorale, and supervising a
keeping. Familiarity with office computers and flexibility in dealing
student-directed a cappella group. The Director will also serve as a
with individuals is a must. This job is 30 hours per week from mid-
student advisor. Minimum qualifications include a BM (MM
August through mid-June and payment is an hourly rate. Health
preferred), teacher training and experience and excellent conducting
benefits are not provided. The position will begin in the last week of
and piano skills. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and
February. Please send a letter of interest and resume to
resume to: Marlene Rua Pasternack, Performing Arts Department
firstname.lastname@example.org by February 20.
Chair; Garrison Forest School; 300 Garrison Forest Road; Owings
Mills, MD 21117. Email: MarlenePasternack@gfs.org.
MUSICIANS needed to play for the residents of North Oaks
Retirement Community; 725 Mt. Wilson Lane; Pikesville, MD 21208.
P3 PIANO/KEYBOARD, GUITAR, AUDIO ENGINEER needed to
Times are flexible. If you‟d like to help, contact Sherrie Polsky,
fill positions in The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West.
Community Life Services Director. 410-484-7300 x406.
Annual Salary starting at $29,778-$37,109, plus full medical and
dental benefits, 30 days paid vacation, $10,000 college loan
repayment program, and tuition assistance. Four-year minimum SUMMER JOBS
enlistment. Interested applicants should send an audition package to:
Auditions, The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West; 551 VALLEYFAIR FAMILY AMUSEMENT PARK 2008 AUDITIONS
Waldron St.; Travis Air Force Base, CA 94535. Email: will take place February 17-18, 2008 in Minneapolis, MN. Positions
email@example.com. For more information, visit available for singers, dancers, instrumentalists, street performers,
www.bandofthegoldenwest.af.mil/. technicians, and costumed characters. If you cannot audition in
person, you may send a resume and audio or video materials to Live
PART-TIME MUSICAL Entertainment Department; One Valleyfair Drive; Shakopee, MN
55379. For more information, visit www.valleyfair.com or email
PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME firstname.lastname@example.org.
HERSHEY PARK will hold auditions February through March in
PT9 PIANO, VIOLIN TEACHERS - Studio Papillon is hiring various locations across the US. Video auditions will also be accepted,
experienced piano and violin teachers to travel to student homes in the but must be received by February 28, 2008. Send application materials
DC Metro Area. Compensation is $45 per hour. Commuting would be to Hersheypark Auditions; 100 West Hersheypark Drive; Hershey, PA
confined to a limited area per teacher, as mutually agreed upon. 17033. Open to singers, instrumentalists, dancers, gymnasts, and
Teachers are currently sought in Northwest DC, Bethesda, Potomac, technicians. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Visit
Fairfax and Alexandria areas. Teachers make their own schedules and www.hersheypark.com for more information about audition locations
focus on teaching, while the Studio does all of the billing and and application/audition procedures. Direct questions to
advertising. Good organization skills and professionalism are required audition@HersheyPA.com.
of successful applicants. Piano teachers have potential to develop a
full-time base of students, if desired. Otherwise, a minimum of 5 We do our best to provide good information in this Job Vacancy
clients per teacher is required. Teachers must have a minimum of a Bulletin. However, since the information is drawn almost completely
Bachelor's Degree in Music from an accredited university or from other sources, we cannot be responsible for its accuracy.
conservatory. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. To be
considered, please submit a resume and references to
email@example.com. Applications submitted without