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                                              JOB VACANCY BULLETIN NO. 435

                                                               July 15, 2011

                   CONGRATULATIONS                                                            COMPETITIONS
head of the Music Department at the Baltimore School for the Arts,     TWO COMPETITION – Every three years the Society’s CMS Two
where she has taught violin, directed the orchestra, and served as     program opens its doors to welcome an international array of
curriculum and program assistant in the Office of School and           tomorrow’s most important chamber music ensembles. Those chosen
Community Partnerships. A Peabody Preparatory faculty member,          through a competitive audition will join the VMS roster for a three-
Edwards is a BSA alumna and the daughter of Conservatory Dean          year period, during which they will appear in significant performances
Mellasenah Morris.                                                     at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and Rose Studio stages, on tour,
                                                                       on recordings, and in CMS’s myriad educational activities. For
The Guitar Foundation of America will give DAVID STAROBIN              information and application, please visit
(BM’73, Guitar) its 2011 Artistic Achievement Award at its    The CMS Two Ensemble
convention in Columbus, GA, on July 3, making him a member of the      application will be available by July 31, 2011. Application Deadline:
GFA Hall of Fame.                                                      September 30, 2011. Live auditions: January 3-4, 2012, at Lincoln
Congratulations to the Peabody Double Bass faculty, who concluded
their first bass workshop “Maryland Bass Works in June, 2011. Next                             JOB LISTINGS
year’s "Peabody Bass Works" is scheduled for the first week of July.
                                                                       Legend: cv=Curriculum vitae, MM/dp=Master's required, Doctorate
Thank you and congratulations to Virginia Probasco on her recent       preferred
retirement. In her twenty years working in the Office of Career        Please see clippings at the back of the bulletin for additional job
Counseling and Placement, she helped countless students. We wish       listings.
her all the best, and she will be missed.
                                                                       Electronic job listings of the College Music Society and League of
                                                                       American Orchestras are available for on-line research in the Career
Please continue sending your Good News to                              Counseling Office, including jobs in college teaching, conducting, and                                             arts administration.
                                                                             interest and c.v.'s as soon as possible. Review of applications will
                     ADMINISTRATION                                          begin July 19th and continue until the position is filled. Please submit:
                                                                             1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a letter of application which includes a
                                                                             statement of educational philosophy, teaching experience, and
                                                                             performance interests 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness 4) three
Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy. The Director of
                                                                             letters of recommendation sent under separate cover 5) graduate
Community Engagement develops and implements the New World
                                                                             transcripts. A conducting video showing both rehearsal and
Symphony’s community engagement activities, training, and
                                                                             performance footage (15-20) minutes may be requested later. Please
educational programs in partnership with New World Symphony
                                                                             send materials electronically to Dinah Dodds, Chair c/o Denise
fellows, community and staff. Submit cover letter and resume by
                                                                             Gerhardt ( Department of Music. Applications
August 1, 2011 to Sarah Burman, New World Symphony, 500 17th
                                                                             should be submitted to Dinah Dodds c/o Denise Gerhardt , email:
Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139; fax (305) 673-6749; email:
                                                                    Application deadline: July 19, 2011.

                                                                             C22 MUSIC DIRECTOR AND ADMINISTRATOR (One Season) –
CH34 DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND ORGANIST/PIANIST (reposted                        Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony and Community Orchestra. The
with updated contact information and application deadline) – Geneva          Music Director is responsible for the repertoire, programming, and
Presbyterian Church, located in Potomac, MD, has a part-time (20-25          artistic production, and has the ultimate authority for the selection,
hours/week) opening for Director of Music and Organist/Pianist               development, recruiting and placing of musicians. The successful
(bachelor’s degree a minimum). The church has a membership of 160            candidate will be required to lead SVYS rehearsals on Monday and
with regular attendance of 100, has a Rodgers 950 organ installed in         Tuesday evenings and SVCO rehearsals on Wednesday evenings
1998 (3 manuals w/ MIDI, 57 ranks); a Kawai studio piano; a                  throughout the season. The season runs from late August through
keyboard; a 5-octave set of Schulmerich English handbells and 5-             May. S/he will have experience working with student and amateur
octave set of Malmark handchimes. Combined duties include one                musicians. Please e-mail cover letter with curriculum vitae, resume
weekly Sunday service, special services (inclusive of occasional             and/or bio with references to SVYS Music Director Search Committee
Contemporary Praise Services), weekly rehearsal for two choirs               ( In the cover letter, please provide the Search
September through July, choir performances one service/week                  Committee with a brief personal statement as to why you are
September through July and Handbell Choir performances four to six           interested in becoming the next Music Director of the SVYS and
times a year. The Director of Music will be responsible for                  SVCO and what this appointment would mean to you in your personal
coordinating and building upon the existing music ensembles and              career growth. Mail a DVD of recent conducting examples in
continuing the development of a children’s music program. We                 rehearsal and concert settings to SVYS Music Director Search
believe in and support a vibrant music ministry that includes classical      Committee, 420 South Sixth Street, Springfield, IL 62704 by Friday,
to contemporary music. Salary is commensurate with experience in             July 22, 2011.
accordance with guidelines of the Presbyterian Association of
Musicians. Additional benefits include paid time off, continuing
education, health insurance, retirement/pension and book/music
                                                                                        ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY
allowance. Application deadline August 15. To obtain complete job                              EDUCATION
description and information for application, contact Carole Jelsema,
Music Search Committee, or Music Search                   EST 3 ETHOS MUSIC CENTER is seeking 10 community minded
Committee, Geneva Presbyterian Church, 11931 Seven Locks Road,               musicians who are interested in serving as AmeriCorps Members with
Potomac, MD 20854. Phone: 301-424-4346. Fax: 301-340-0265.                   Ethos’ rural Music Corps program. This program places music
Employer’s Website:                                    educators in rural towns across Oregon to live full-time and teach
                                                                             music classes to students ages K-12. Prospective AmeriCorps
                   COLLEGE TEACHING                                          Members should have experience working with children and an
                                                                             interest in rural community development. For more information, call
                                                                             888-58-ethos or email For complete job description
The Music Vacancy List of the College Music Society is available in
                                                                             and application process, visit
the Placement Office for reference.

CT 35 ADJUNCT PROFESSORS OF                                                                          PERFORMANCE
CLARINET/FLUTE/SAXOPHONE - Cecil College. Responsibilities
will consist of teaching instrument curriculum in private lessons.           P17 YOUNG PERFORMERS CAREER ADVANCEMENT 2012:
Experience with teaching students of various levels and multiple             now accepting applications. YPCA participants will: Attend
instruments highly desirable. The anticipated start date is Fall 2011.       APAP|NYC 2012, participate in an Arts Presenters Showcase,
Qualifications: B.M. required, M.M. preferred. Send cover letter and         maintain year-long access to National/International performance
resume to Andrew Dickenson at or Cecil                  opportunities. Eligible candidates will: 1. Be in the first ten (10) years
College Music Dept., 107 Railroad Ave., Elkton, MD 21921.                    of his or her professional performing career and characterized as a                                                                classical soloist or ensemble committed to a professional career as a
                                                                             performer(s).2. Be a soloist, duos or any combination of artists
CT 36 MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR – Lewis & Clark College.                      comprising an established ensemble. The performers may be vocal or
Responsibilities include conducting and enhancing the quality of the         instrumental (electric or acoustic).3. Be represented, at the time of
College orchestra and teaching Music Theory, Aural Skills and Music          submitting this application, by professional artist management or an
Appreciation. The successful applicant will demonstrate potential for        equivalent support infrastructure of an Arts Presenters member in
excellent teaching, and will hold a doctorate, be ABD or hold                good standing. 4. Have ensured that their representation has registered
comparable experience. The committee requests initial expressions of         for the 2012 APAP Members Conference in New York City by

October 14, 2011. The applicant’s management can attend the
conference as either delegates or as delegates and exhibitors.5. Have
experience touring and be familiar with the concert booking process in
the United States. 6. Be proficient in English. All seminars will be
conducted in English. To apply, email the completed nomination
form, artist statement, artist bio, recording, photo and resume to All information must be received by Arts
Presenters by September 30, 2011 at 5:00pm E.S.T For more
information, please visit

                PART-TIME MUSICAL
TEACHERS – Studio Papillion. Successful candidates must have
excellent organizational skills and a professional outlook on teaching.
A love of children is essential. Applicants should have a minimum of
a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or conservatory.
Compensation is $48 per hour on a contract/1099 basis. Teachers may
establish how many students they would like to teach during the
academic year and must sign a contract committing to the 2011-2012
academic year. To apply, please submit a resume and a list of 3
professional references to Jennifer Scott at

PT 49 SALES ASSOCIATES – Centerstage seeks friendly and
professional people to join our stellar telemarketing team as Sales
Associates. Weekday evening shifts from 5:30 to 9:30, salary plus
commission. Please e-mail cover letter and résumé to NO PHONE CALLS, please.

PT 50 EVENTS ASSISTANT – Centerstage seeks an Events
Assistant, responsible for coordinating the logistics for development-
specific events and activities. Will assist with fundraising
correspondence, donor benefit administration, Annual Gala silent
auction, and provide general development office support. The position
reports to the Annual Fund and Events Manager. Position is full-time,
with benefits. Send cover letter and resume to; no phone or FAX applications.
Application deadline: July 15, 2011. EOE.

We do our best to provide good information in this Job Vacancy
Bulletin. However, since the information is drawn almost completely
from other sources, we cannot be responsible for its accuracy.


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