Conservatory of Music
The Johns Hopkins University
OFFICE OF CAREER COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT
DAVID FETTER, DIRECTOR VIRGINIA PROBASCO, SECRETARY
Hours, 1 - 5 P.M. (410) 659-8100 x4450 Room P04-6, Conservatory
1 E. Mt. Vernon Pl. Baltimore, MD 21202
JOB VACANCY BULLETIN NO. 457
April 15, 2005
MARK YOUR CALENDAR – PEABODY CAREER DAY - MAY 5
PEABODY CAREER DAY May 5 will feature a lecture at 1:30 p.m. by Angela Myles Beeching, author of a new book, Beyond Talent: Creating a
Successful Career in Music. She is the Director of the New England Conservatory Career Services Center and will speak on “New Trends in Music
Careers”. The afternoon will also include a panel discussion on Freelancing, and there will be Mock Auditions for voice, orchestra, and chamber
musicians. Information tables will be open throughout the afternoon. For more details, visit http://www.peabody.jhu.edu/index.php?pageID=917
ERIN RILEY was the winner in the Voice/Senior Division category in the Baltimore Music Club Competition.
DARRYL CARR, Peabody Stage Manager, will receive a Hopkins University Diversity Recognition Award in a ceremony in Shriver Hall on the
Homewood Campus at Noon on May 2.
TATEVIK KHOJA-EYNATYAN, a Preparatory percussion www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A2232-
student of Svetoslav Stoyanov, joined her father, percussionist Leon 2005Mar25.html
Khoja-Eynatyan, to assist in a concert by the Ko’mm Percussion MELANIE SCHATTSCHNEIDER KELLER (BM '99) won first
ensemble in the mansion at Strathmore Hall on March 23 in prize in the Mid-Atlantic Flute Fair Young Artist Competition held
Rockville, Maryland. For a review see at the Dulles Airport Marriott in Virginia on February 19. In
January she won second prize in the Flute Society of Kentucky City, featuring world premieres of music by Keeril Makan, Dennis
Young Artist Competition held in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and Bathory-Kitsz, and David T. Little, with additional music by
she has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to attend the Aspen Hillary Zipper and John Cage.
Music Festival this summer. As a member of The Avenue Winds,
Ms. Keller performed in recital at the San Francisco Conservatory The Jennings-Johnson Duo, with Christina Jennings, flute, and
on January 23 in music by Barber, Persichetti and Fine. Also, at LURA JOHNSON, piano, completed a successful tour in Vermont
Skywalker Sound in Marin County, California, in January, Ms. in March. They began with an hour segment on Vermont National
Keller recorded selections for the documentary film Ballet Russes, Public Radio, in which they performed highlights from an upcoming
which was featured at the Sundance Film Festival. concert and chatted with interviewer Walter Parker. A sold out
performance in Hanover, New Hampshire, was followed by a
HIRO NOGUCHI (BM '94), a member of the Atlantic Brass concert appearance on Vermont’s new chamber music series, Bravi
Quintet, has just completed a three-month long trip to Asia. In Vermont!, in music by Griffes, Rochberg, Chopin, A.J. McCaffrey,
Hong Kong, he was a featured guest artist with the Hong Kong and Fauré.
NEOWINDS, and he gave a masterclass at Hong Kong International Upcoming appearances include a concert at the Detroit Institute of
School and the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts. See Art on May 8, a residency in Syracuse, New York in October, and a
|www.hkapa.edu. His jazz group "Pacific Bridge" toured for the first performance at Strathmore Music Center in Bethesda, Maryland in
time in western Japan featuring some of Mr. Noguchi's newest January of 2006. The Jennings-Johnson Duo will record a CD next
compositions. Mr. Noguchi also presented a solo concert in Tokyo, August in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which will be released before
featuring both classical and jazz, to critical acclaim. A review in The Christmas. See www.lurajohnson.com and
Band Journal noted the "unbelievable depth and richness that exists www.christinajennings.com.
in his world of music, delivered with such confidence and thorough
knowledge of compositions." Another magazine Wind Instrument The cover article in the April edition of the JHU publication Human
Paradise credited him with "complete destruction of pre-conceived Resources Today is “A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Peabody’s
notion; you must hear to believe this kind of extreme versatility.” Ensemble and Concert Offices.” The article will be posted on the
Hopkins Human Relations web site within the next two weeks. To
In Japan Mr. Noguchi also recorded for Japanese pop-icon Kat-Tun see this comprehensive look at the thrills and chills and extended
with Eric Miyashiro, a former lead trumpet with Buddy Rich, Frank detail of concert production, the article will soon by posted at
Sinatra, Maynard Ferguson and Sammy Davis Jr, and the most hrnt.jhu.edu/hrtoday.
sought-after studio trumpet artist in Japan. At Mr. Miyashiro's
invitation, Mr. Noguchi performed in his big-band, the most On April 10, The Peabody Consort, directed by MARK CUDEK,
powerful, exciting, and popular Maynard Ferguson-style big-band in performed as part of a Choral Evensong at Saint David’s Church in
Japan. In addition, Mr. Noguchi performed as a leader of the Hiro Baltimore.
Noguchi quartet and quintet during 20 live sessions with some of
Japan's top jazz musicians. He will return to Tokyo in April for a On April 9 at 8:00 and 10:00 p.m., the INGRID JENSEN Quartet
live recording session and tour Taiwan August 15-22 with the will appear with Ingrid Jensen, trumpet and flugelhorn; Geoffrey
Atlantic Brass Quintet. Keezer, piano, Matt Clohesy, bass; and Jon Wikan, drums and
percussion. Ms. Jensen has been selected by Down Beat as one of
Since returning from Japan he has toured in the U.S. with the the “25 most important improvising musicians of the future” and
Atlantic Brass Quintet, which most recently was featured at the rated in the top three in a number of their critics’ polls for “talent
National Trumpet Competition, where it was welcomed with a deserving wider recognition.” This concert will feature compositions
standing ovation. Upcoming activities for the ABQ include an Ms. Jensen and Mr. Keezer.
appearance at the Rockport Chamber Music Festival on June 23 at
8:00 p.m., see www.rcmf.org, and the ensemble’s own ABQ Soprano SUSAN WHEELER MARTOSKO was a soloist with the
International Brass Quintet Seminar, where Mr. Noguchi is a faculty Columbia Symphony conducted by JASON LOVE in the Jim Rouse
artist. The Seminar will be at Boston College July 23-August 5. See Theatre in Columbia, Maryland, on April 9 in a program titled
|www.atlanticbrassquintet.com/seminar.html. Also, Mr. Noguchi “Broadway, Beatles, and Beyond.” In this, Assistant Conductor
will be lead-trumpet with Pittsburgh Collective, led by David GLENN QUADER led symphonic music from films. Also, Ms.
Sanford, and he will perform and record at the Knitting Factory in Wheeler will sing the role of Cunegonda in Candide with the
New York City with innovative cellist Matt Haimowitz. Piedmont Regional Orchestra in Warrenton, Virginia on May 15 at
3:00 pm. See www.prorchestra.org.
BRIAN SACAWA has launched a weblog about new music and new
sounds. Check out Sounds Like Now at In the April 6 edition of the Los Angeles Times, ADAM BAER
|www.soundslikenow.typepad.com. Upcoming concerts for Mr. profiles film and television composer Michael Giacchino, who
Sacawa’s are: refuses to abandon the live orchestra when symphonic sounds are
April 14 - SEAMUS National Conference, Muncie, Indiana demanded in his scores. Mr. Baer’s blog address is
April 17 – Performance of Karen Tanaka's Night Bird in Ann Arbor, |glassshallot.com. He has been quoted on the blog of New Yorker
Michigan critic Alex Ross and his articles have also appeared in the New York
April 18 - World premiere of a new work by Tim Sullivan in Ann Sun and the New York Times. Mr. Baer’s interests as a writer
Arbor include film, television, books, travel, technology, health, and, of
April 23 - Non-Zero plays at the Tenri Cultural Institute, New York course, music. He also writes scripts, personal essays, and fiction.
He recently moved to Los Angeles.
KENNETH SLOWIK played the broadwood piano in a recital on
Tim Smith wrote in the Sun on February 24: the Music in the Mansion series at the Strathmore Music Center in
North Rockville, Maryland, on April 10. The repertoire was two
Last weekend, the Concert Artists of Baltimore continued its track Schumann song cycles, Dichterliebe and Liederkreis, with James
record of imaginative programs and satisfying performances at the Weaver, baritone,
acoustically classy Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings
Mills. Saturday night's salute to Eastern European composers Joseph Mclellan wrote recently in the Washington Post:
included Tchaikovsky's absurdly ignored Orchestra Suite No. 1, a Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is a celebration of creativity, of joy
sparkling score that suggests a ballet in search of a story. Conductor and of human brotherhood; above all, perhaps, it is a celebration of
EDWARD POLOCHICK tapped the many charms of the work and freedom, being the work that first, with elaborately focused energy,
drew warm, dynamic playing from the ensemble. The bassoons freed the symphonic form from wordlessness. All the work's
nearly stole the show with their lush solo work. qualities could be heard Saturday [April 9] in a performance by the
Prince George's Philharmonic under CHARLES ELLIS at the
Bohulslav Martinu's deftly crafted Concerto for Two Pianos, which University of Maryland's Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. It
Bach might have written had he lived in the 1940s, received a crisp, was also a celebration of community. The orchestra was joined by
sweeping performance. Duo-pianists MARK CLINTON and three choruses: the Chesapeake Chorale, Heritage Signature Chorale
NICOLE NARBONI offered supple technique and terrific color, and High Point High School Concert Choir. They sang together as a
while Polochick had the orchestra digging just as animatedly into the tightly integrated and intensively trained unit. The sections were
notes. The Concert Artists' chorus delivered a fascinating group of a well balanced, the ensemble precise, the diction clear and powerful.
cappella items - breezing through the challenging styles of eminent There were a few momentary intonation problems in the orchestra,
contemporary composers Krzystof Penderecki and Gyorgy Ligeti; but on the whole its performance was excellent: the first movement
reveling in the nostalgic warmth of a folk song by Soviet-era mysterious, the second crisp and energetic, the third contemplative
Vissarion Shebalin; and romping through a doo-be-doo-be-doo and the finale dramatic. Four soloists heightened the drama: soprano
vocalization of an instrumental tune by Tchaikovsky. Marilyn Moore Brown, mezzo-soprano Delores Ziegler, tenor Keith
--------------- Craig and bass Eric Johnson. All sang well; Craig made a
particularly strong impression.
BRIAN STONE conducted the new music ensemble Ruckus in -- Joseph McLellan
Elliott Carter’s Triple Duo on April 12 in the Fine Arts Recital Hall
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ANTHONY RIVERA, a conducting student of Harlan Parker and
graduate assistant in the Music Education division, has accepted an NEWS NOTES - OTHER EVENTS
apprenticeship as Assistant Director of Education at the Spoleto
Arts Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. From May 15 through MANNES COLLEGE OF MUSIC SCHENKER SYMPOSIUM will
June 13, Mr. Rivera will work with guest artists to present take place March 17-19, 2006 in New York, NY, to demonstrate the
workshops and clinics for all age groups of the Charleston breadth of scholarly and artistic work stimulated by Schenker. Paper
community, including children with special needs. proposals will be accepted until October 1, 2005. Submit a copy of the
proposal (2-4 pages of text, plus examples if relevant) to: David Loeb;
On May 13 and 14 at 8:00 p.m. at the Embassy of Poland in Co-Chairman, Techniques of Music Department; Mannes College of
Washington, D.C., KEVIN KENNER will present a piano recital. A Music; 150 West 85th St.; NY, NY 10024 and email a PDF file to:
buffet reception follows. See www.embassyseries.org, or call 202 Christopher Park at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Coming soon:
The Seventh Annual French Organ Music Marathon, played on the INTERNATIONAL TROMBONE FESTIVAL 2005 will take place
incredible pipe organ at Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 N. May 25-28, 2005 in New Orleans, LA. Program includes concerts,
Charles St. in Baltimore, will take place on April 24 at 2:20 – 7:00 recitals, clinics, master classes, competitions, warm-ups, and exhibits.
p.m. Included in the 13 organists on the docket are DONALD The festival will feature an eclectic mix of trombonists in various styles
SUTHERLAND, BRUCE EICHER, FRED MARKEY, DAVID and genres, including an emphasis on jazz. For more information, visit the
DASCH, JASON KISSEL, and FELIX HELL. Call 410 433-6650 Placement Office, or www.itf2005.oef.
or see |www.graceunitedmethodist.com.
SYMPHONIC WORKSHOPS - Information on workshops for
Pianist MARIAN HAHN performed as a member of the Amadeus conductors, singers and other musicians is available at
Trio in the Clarice Smith Center at the University of Maryland www.symphonicworkshops.com. Contact Patricia Hitchcock at
College Park on April 9. email@example.com. For information on recording projects,
Jazz pianist and composer GEORGE COLLIGAN appeared with
his trio on the Essential Expressions series at An Die Musik in TOKYO PERFORMING ARTS MARKET 2005 will take place
Baltimore on March 26. September 12-15, 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. Comprised of 25 showcases, 70
booths, discussion sessions and networking opportunities, the program is 8-13, 2005. Prize is $10,000 and conducting opportunities throughout
designed for all performing arts professionals such as art presenters, Mexico and Brazil. Competition is open to orchestra conductors or any
artists, agents, journalists and students. Information on the program nationality born after November 13, 1970. Application deadline is June
details and online registration will be available at www.tpam.or.jp in 15, 2005, and are available online at www.instrumenta.org. For more
early May. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries. information, visit the Placement Office, or the above website.
COMPETITIONS UNISA INTERNATIONAL VOICE COMPETITION will take place
January 23- February 4, 2006 in Pretoria, South Africa in the categories
THE AMERICAN MUSIC CENTER Opportunity Update, containing of Opera or Concert. Singers of any nationality under the age of 33 are
information about composition competitions, is available in the Placement eligible. Deadline for applications is August 31, 2005. For more
Office for your reference. information, visit the Placement Office or
MONACO’S WORLD VOICE MASTERS COMPETITION will take
place June 7-11, 2005 in Monaco. First prize is 30,000 euros and ECKHARDT-GRAMATTE STRING COMPETITION for Canadian
prospective performances in France and abroad. The date of the United citizens or permanent residents between the ages of 18 and 30 will take
States finals is yet to be determined; it will take place early May in New place May 5-7, 2006 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Deadline is October
York, and singers from the US and Canada are encouraged to apply as 21, 200 for application. Visit |www.brandonu.ca/egre for more
soon as possible. Singers under the age of 40 who have been judged information, or the Placement Office.
finalists in any accredited international music competition are eligible to
apply. For more information, visit the Placement Office, or PLYMOUTH COLLECTION CELEBRATION HYMN
www.montecarlopianomasters.com, or email Ernest Fleischmann at COMPOSTITION COMPETITION announces its winner for the text
email@example.com. portion of the competition, and now seeks submissions from composers
for a musical setting. Manuscripts for the setting must be received by
CONTRA COSTA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CONCERTO July 15, 2005. For more information, concerning applications and
CONTEST AWARD will accept applications until June 1, 2005. All guidelines for the setting, visit the Placement Office, or
soloists who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply. |www.www.plymouthchurch.org.
Soloists should submit a resume and cover letter listing the titles of three
concerti in order of preference, as well as a recording of one of the works SHIRLEY RABB WINSTON SCHOLARSHIP IN VOICE will take
in its entirety. For more information, visit the Placement Office, or place October 1, 2005 in Marietta, OH. Applicants must be US citizens
www.cccorch.org. between the ages of 16 and 22 years. Videotapes must be submitted to
both the nearest chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters by
BILLIE HOLIDAY VOCAL COMPETITION will take place June 23, June 10, 2005, and to the Winston Scholarship Committee by June 30,
2005 at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, MD. Vocalists 2005. Prizes total $8000 to be used for private study, special training or
residing in Maryland who are 18 years of age or older are eligible to for personal advancement in the applicant’s future career. For more
apply. First prize is $2500. Deadline for application is May 6, 2005. For information, visit the Placement Office, or www.arts-nsal.org, or email
more information, visit the Placement Office or |www.artscape.org. Dr. Jeanne Tasse at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. JOHN THE DIVINE EPISCOPAL CHURCH announces a hymn SUMMER FESTIVALS
and anthem Composition competition in the categories of a New Hymn AND STUDY PROGRAMS
text, New Hymn text and tune, and Festive Anthem Competition. The
New Hymn Text possible themes include church dedication, worship, VIOLIN AND PIANO MASTER CLASSES will take place in August 8-
praise, and thanksgiving. The deadline for submitting the text is July 15, 14, 2005 in Lausanne, Switzerland, for established Violin and Piano Duos
2005. New Hymn Text and Tune and Festive Anthem Competition with a repertoire of sonatas. Program offers personalized teaching,
possible themes include organ dedication, music, and praise with a concerts, and performance opportunities. Registration deadline is June 1,
deadline for submission on September 15, 2005. Application forms and 2005. For more information, visit the Placement Office, or
additional information is available on the church’s website: www.sjd.org, www.academy-lausanne.com.
or contact John Gearhart or Steve Newberry at 713-622-3600.
CHAMBER MUSIC INTERNATIONAL will take place in
MUSICAL THEATRE COMPOSITION COMPETITION will be Northamptonshire, UK, from August 21-29, 2005 for composition and
accepting completed works in the genres of: musicals, plays with songs, chamber music. Program includes daily coachings, a master class,
chamber operas, thematic revues, or comparable works until November 1, performance opportunities, composer and chamber music ensemble
2005. The submission of innovative and experimental material is collaboration, workshops in Yoga, bodywork and theatre skills, as well as
encouraged. Composers and writers who have yet to achieve significant a recording of the performance. Pre-formed ensembles are encouraged to
recognition in the field of musical theatre are eligible. Application forms apply; duos and unusual groupings are particularly encouraged.
may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: Musicians must be 16 years of age or older. Applications must be
Richard Rogers Awards 2006; American Academy of Arts and Letters; submitted by April 1, 2005. For more information, visit the Placement
633 West 155 St., New York, 10032. Office, or |www.chambermusicintl.org.
EDUARDO MATA INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING VIANA DO CASTELO INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL will
COMPETITION will take place in Mexico City, Mexico from November
take place August 1-15, 2005 in Portugal for strings, piano and Placement Office, or www.drumcircle.com.
woodwinds. Program includes master classes, concerts, chamber music,
and orchestra opportunities. For more information, visit the Placement ACADEMIE EUROPEENNE DE MUSIQUE will take place August 1-
Office, or www.vianamusicfest.org. 14, 2005 in Prades Cedex, France, featuring instrumental and chamber
music classes and courses, as well as chamber music concerts. For more
INTERNATIONAL KEYBOARD INSTITUTE AND FESTIVAL will information, visit the Placement Office, or |www.prades-festival-
take place in New York, NY from July 17-31, 2005. Program features casals.com.
master classes, lectures and concerts, as well as the Dorothy MacKenzie
Prize of $10,000. For more information, including schedules, applications, NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS SUMMER MUSIC
and program information, visit www.ikif.org. PROGRAM will take place June 19- July 2, 2005 in Winston-Salem, NC
for strings, harp, woodwinds, brass, percussion, voice, piano, and guitar.
12 ANNUAL AMEROPA 2005 Chamber course and festival will take Programs feature chamber music, coachings, orchestra, individual lessons,
place July 24-August 7, 2005 for piano, strings, woodwinds, horn, voice master classes, performances and concerts. For more information, visit
and harp. The solo master classes will take place July 18- July 23, 2005. the Placement Office or www.ncarts.edu/summermusic.
Both will take place in Prague, Czech Republic. Program includes
individual lessons, rehearsals, concert, master classes, and lectures. To TROMBONES DE COSTA RICA at Western Connecticut State Univ.
apply, visit www.ameropa./org; application deadline is April 15, 2005. for trombonists of all levels. July 6 – 9, 2005. Recitals, master classes,
More information is also available in the Placement Office. chamber music, individual lessons, and trombone choir. For additional
information and applications, visit
HIDDEN VALLEY MUSIC SEMINARS AND MASTER CLASSES for |http://www.wcsu.edu/summermusic/trombones.html
cello, oboe, flute, jazz flute, English horn, bassoon, early music and piano
will take place at various times throughout the summer in Carmel Valley, PACIFIC NORTHWEST FILM SCORING PROGRAM will be held
CA. Class sizes are limited and applicants are chosen by auditions and/or July 11 – 22, 2005. The program teaches techniques applicable to
recommendations. For more information, visit the Placement Office, composing music for film, television, video games and commercials. Full
|www.hiddenvalleymusic.org, or |email@example.com. details about the program and individual classes are available on the
website: |www.pnwfilmmusic.com or call 800-546-8611.
LUBECK MASTER CLASSES at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
will take place July 12-August 21, 2005 for piano, cello, chamber music, GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
bass, violin, voice, and marimba in Lubeck, Germany. Application
deadline for taped auditions is May 15, 2005. For more information, visit Detailed information about the following assistantships can be obtained in
the Placement Office, or write to Stiftung Schlewig-Holstein Musik the Placement Office or by contacting the institutions listed:
Festival; Abteilung Meisterkurse; Jerusalemsberg 7, D 23568 Lubeck.
MULTI- University of South Carolina School of Music, Columbia, SC.
VIENNA MASTER COURSES 2005 will take place in Vienna, Austria,
throughout the summer with various artists specializing in voice: opera,
lied, oratorio, operetta, and musical theatre, as well as piano, violin, and JOB LISTINGS
conducting with orchestra. Application deadline is June 15, 2005.
Program features 2-week courses with 20 lessons per week, public recital, Legend: cv=Curriculum vitae, MM/dp=Master's required, Doctorate
and master classes. More information, including application, is available preferred
in the Placement Office, or visit www.wiener-meisterkurse.at. Please see clippings at the back of the bulletin for additional job listings.
SUMMIT MUSIC FESTIVAL will take place July 24- August 14, 2005
in Pleasantville, NY, for piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass,
woodwinds, and harpsichord. Also offered is the Concerto Competition, A10 ARTISTIC DIRECTOR needed at Tales and Scales, an outreach
open only to fully registered students. For more information, visit the program catering to children and families, located in Evansville, IN. The
Placement Office or www.summitmusicfestival.org. Primary activities are ongoing commissioning and performance of original
“Musictales,” theatrical productions incorporating music, and the
INSTRUMENTA OAXACA SUMMER 2005 will take place July 25-
presentation of arts education workshops and residencies. Duties include
August 7, 2005 in Oaxaca, Mexico, for musicians of any nationalities
oversee planning and implementation of artistic projects and operations,
from ages 18 to 33. Program includes concerts, solo opportunities, communicate to Board, staff and community, participate in fund-raising
chamber and symphonic orchestras, camerata, ensembles, instrumental events and community outreach, and to oversee performing staff and
instruction, workshops and conferences. For more information, visit the schedules. Qualified applicants should have exceptional directing skills in
Placement Office, or www.instrumenta.org.
collaborative arts projects incorporating music, theatre and/or dance; a
master’s degree or equivalent, proven record of success in innovative
VILLIAGE MUSIC CIRCLES is a program based on facilitating human
programming, outstanding skills in interpersonal relationships, leadership
potential through rhythm. Sessions are offered at different levels of and collaboration and communication, as well as proficiency in music,
experience, featuring training designed to build leadership skills using the theatre or dance. Year-round residency in Evansville, IN required. Submit
community drum circle as a model. Participants will learn how to lead a
to: Ad Search- Tales and Scales; PO Box 3672; Evansville, IN 47735. For
successful rhythm-based event and discover how to inspire group
more information, visit www.talesandscales.org.
participation. Graduate credit is available. For more information, visit the
CHURCH CT43 THEORY/MUSIC TECHNOLOGY – Eastern Kentucky
University. Teach freshman and sophomore music theory classes
CH20 INTERIM ORGANIST & CHOIR DIRECTOR – St. John’s including ear-training both in classroom and music lab environments.
Episcopal Church, Kingsville, MD. Position is part-time at this historic Additional duties such as Graduate Theory and related courses may be
1692 parish with a 1924 Moller pipe organ. Applicants should be assigned. Masters degree in Music Theory, Music Technology or related
flexible and positive collaborators to work with Interim Rector and small field plus 24 graduate hours plus collegiate teaching experience in theory
adult choir. Regular schedule: Choir rehearsal customarily Wed. 7:30 and music technology required. Doctorate preferred. Send letter, resume,
PM, Sunday Choral Eucharist 10:30 AM. Summer schedule: (July – unofficial transcripts, phone numbers, addresses and email addresses for
September) Sunday rehearsal 8:45 AM Eucharist 9:30 AM. Some extra at least 3 professional references to: Chair, Dr. Alan Beeler; Theory
services. Salary follows Episcopal Diocesan guidelines. Please send Search Committee; Department of Music; EKU; 101 Foster; Richmond,
cover letter and resume to St. John’s Church, Attn: Rector, PO Box 187, KY 40475. Review begins April 1, 2005.
Kingsville, MD 21087
CT44 DOUBLE REEDS – Eastern Kentucky University. One-year
CH21 CHURCH ORGANIST/PIANIST needed at Wesley United visiting Ass’t Professor. Teaching responsibilities include applied oboe
Methodist Church in Baltimore, MD. Position is part-time. Applicants and bassoon, woodwind methods, and other courses such as music
should be comfortable with traditional music and ability to adapt to literature and/or music theory as needed. Perform with the Faculty
contemporary music, have excellent playing ability, a heart for worship Woodwind Quintet. MM/dp Send letter, CV, graduate transcripts, 3
and a commitment to Christ. Schedule includes Sunday morning services, letters of recommendation, phone numbers, addresses and email addresses
Thursday night rehearsals, plus special services during the church year. for at least 3 professional references, and performance CD of recent solo
Two-manual custom Moser with midi installed. Contact Music performances as well as a representative chamber music performance to:
Director/Staff Parish Chairperson at 410-744-5462, and send resume to: Dr. Connie Rhoades; Chair, Double Reed Search Committee; Department
5602 Johnnycake Rd, Baltimore, MD 21207. of Music, Foster 101; EKU; 101 Foster; Richmond, KY 40475 Review
begins April 11, 2005.
CH22 ORGANIST needed at Naomi Makemie Presbyterian Church in
Onancock, VA. Play for services at two churches, one at 9:30 am, and CT45 VOICE – Mezzo-Soprano, Wichita State University. Teach
the other at 11:00 a.m. Choir practice Thursday evening. Anyone applied voice and advise undergraduate and graduate voice majors in
interested in the position either on a permanent or substitute basis, music education, vocal performance, and musical theatre. Must have
contact Janet Higdon, |firstname.lastname@example.org artist-level performance ability with compelling professional experience,
successful college/university teaching experience in both classical and
CH17 MUSIC DIRECTOR - Towson Unitarian Universalist Church musical theatre techniques, masters degree. Earned doctorate or
(www.towsonuuc.org) is seeking a part-time Music Director to provide equivalent required. The application package consists of a letter of
professional leadership for the choir and for other musical activities. The application, resume, and credentials (placement file, 3 independent letters
Music Director works closely with the minister in planning Sunday of recommendation and solo audition tapes or CDs). Please send to:
services, runs weekly choir rehearsals, and is present at two services most Chair, Vocal Search Committee; School of Music; WSU; 1845 Fairmount,
Sundays, conducting the choir and/or presenting other musical offerings. Box 53; Wichita, KS 67260-0053. Deadline for receipt of application
S/he is also responsible for arranging music on the Sundays s/he is not package is April 15, 2005.
present. The person in this position will be anticipated to work an
average of15 hours per week during the church year, from September 1 CT46 TUBA/EUPHONIUM – Texas A&M University. Teach applied
through the second Sunday in June. The preferred start date is September tuba/euphonium to undergrad and grad music majors in established low
1, 2005. Salary will be commensurate with experience and consistent brass studio. Additional duties may include freshman/sophomore theory
with UUA guidelines. Compensation does not include benefits. To and/or intro to music history as needed. MM/dp Send letter, resume,
apply, please submit a cover letter and resume via email (preferred) to official college transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation along with phone
TUUCMusic@comcast.net or via paper mail to the church, “attn MD and/or email references, and a recent recording of solo performances to:
Search”. Questions can be directed to that same email address. (Repeat Dr. Sarah Gill; Chair, Tuba/Euphonium Search Committee; Music Dept.
listing) MSC 174; 700 University Blvd.; TAMU-Kingsville; Kingsville, TX
78363-8202. Review begins April 25, 2005.
The Music Vacancy List of the College Music Society is available in the
Placement Office for reference. CONDUCTORS GUILD Opportunities Bulletin is available in the
Placement Office for reference.
CT42 CELLO – Frederick Community College. Teach cello in the
College’s credit and non-credit applied music divisions. Participate in CONDUCTOR TRAINING WORKSHOP will take place July 29-
jury exams and prepare students for recitals and repertoire classes. August 3, 2005 in Santa Cruz, CA. Program includes guidance on
Master’s degree and experience as a performer and teacher of children and technical and musical matters, under the guidance of Gustav Meier, and
adults required. Suzuki cello experience a plus. Open until filled. the opportunity to work closely with young composers, as well as a
Contact Jan Holly, 301-846-2566 at FCC; 7932 Opossumtown Pike; public concert of the composers works to close the workshop.
Frederick, MD 21702. email@example.com Application deadline is April 22, 2005. For more information on
repertoire and application process, visit the Placement Office or
|www.conductorsguild.org/workshops. Deadline is May 15, 2005.
LUZERNE MUSIC CENTER announces its Conducting Fellowship, C13 MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR – New Jersey Youth
open to recent graduates, graduate or upper class college students. Duties Symphony. Serve as conductor of most advanced full symphony
include serving as assistant conductor, conducting one of the two strong orchestra, rehearse and conduct rehearsals. Audition new and returning
orchestras, lead woodwind and brass sectional rehearsals, and have the students. Must have exceptional musicianship and orchestral conducting
opportunity to have time in front of the full orchestra, as well as work in experience, Masters Degree or equivalent, and overall interest in music
instructional and counseling capacities. Candidates must be excellent education. Send resume by email or mail to NJYS; 570 Central Ave.;
instrumental performers; chamber music performance opportunities with Murray Hill, MJ 07974 by April 15. |firstname.lastname@example.org
the faculty. Preference is given to brass and woodwind players.
Fellowship is from June 23-July 23, as well as a second fellowship from C14 MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR – Illinois Brass Band in
July 23-August 22 is available. Send resume, references, tape of recent Lincolnshire, IL. Serve as principal conductor and artistic director,
instrumental solo or chamber music performance, and a VHS of sample rehearse and conduct rehearsals and concerts. Audition new members,
conducting. Mail to: Dr. Andrew Kurtz; c/o Center City Opera Theatre, and guide the choice of repertoire and guest artists. Must have
Artistic Offices, 104 Stoney Ford Road, Holland, PA 18966. 215-968- exceptional musicianship and conducting skills, knowledge of brass
2492, email@example.com. Apply ASAP, position is open until instruments. Knowledge of brass band repertoire a plus. Submit resume
filled. and conducting video (if available) to: IBB; 444 South St. Apt. BWE;
Elgin, IL 60123.
C9 DIRECTOR, YOUTH CHORUSES – Fairfax Choral Society, Inc.
The Youth Choruses consists of four ensembles of young singers, first ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY
grade through high school. The Director will design and implement the EDUCATION
artistic/educational vision of the FCS Youth Choruses program. Duties
include acting as conductor for one or more of the ensembles. Must have EST8 FULL TIME MUSIC TEACHER needed at Trinity School at
5 – 10 years of experience as a music instructor to youth of various age Meadow View in Falls Church, VA. The curriculum consists of theory
levels. Must have management skills of budget preparation. Experience and composition, and performance in recorder and voice. Send a resume
with fund-raising and development a big plus. Send cover letter and and a letter of inquiry to Mr. Andrew J. Zwerneman at
resume to: Fairfax Choral Society, Inc. 4028 Hummer Road; Annandale, firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Placement Office, or
VA 22203. Or by email to |email@example.com www.trinityschools.org for more information.
C10 CONDUCTOR – Youth Choruses Performing Groups, – Fairfax EST9 MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSIC TEACHER/BAND DIRECTOR
Choral Society, Inc. In collaboration with the Director of the Youth needed at Krieger Schechter Day School in Baltimore, MD. This position
Choruses, prepare curriculum and programming for the assigned is part-time. For more information, send resumes/inquiries to: Carolyn
performing groups and prepare the group for concerts and conducts Helfman; Head of Middle School; Krieger Schechter Day School; 8100
performance. Candidate should have 5 – 10 years experience as a music Stevenson Rd; Baltimore, MD 21208, call 410-486-8640, or email
instructor to youth; have management skills of budget preparation, |firstname.lastname@example.org.
supervision of staff, music program design and implementation, etc.
Experience with fund-raising and development a big plus. Send cover PERFORMANCE
letter and resume to: Fairfax Choral Society, Inc. 4028 Hummer Road;
Annandale, VA 22203. Or by email to email@example.com
P27 SECTION/JAZZ TRUMPET- US Military Band’s Jazz Knights in
West Point, New York will be accepting applications until June 15, 2005.
C11 MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR – Greeley Philharmonic Submit a resume, a recent full-length photo, and three copies of a recent
Orchestra. Conduct rehearsals and concerts, oversee orchestra personnel,
recording including samples of big band and small group performance with
audition new members, and participate in the development of program
improvisation to: Jazz Knights Trumpet Auditions; Attn: Sergeant First
repertoire and selection of guest soloists. Must have exceptional Class Rachel Grasso; US Military Academy Band; 685 Hardee Place;
musicianship and conducting skills and the ability to develop imaginative West Point; NY 10996. www.usma.edu/band.
programming. Send resume including a history of programming examples,
letter, and 3 references with contact information to: Search Committee;
GPO; PO Box 1535; Greeley, CO 80632. Please indicate any areas of
special musical interest. No tapes at this time. Review begins June 1, PART-TIME AND FULL-TIME
C12 MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR – Seattle Youth Symphony PT26 ADMINISTRATIVE/CLERICAL help needed part–time at the
Orchestras. The Music Director is responsible for the planning and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Help is needed in reception, mailroom,
direction of all musical affairs including the academic year orchestral and general office functions assisting development and marketing. No
programs and the Marrowstone Summer Music Program. Conduct special training or experience required except for a commitment to good
rehearsals and concerts of the Seattle Youth Symphony. Must have work, an ability to learn, dependability regarding scheduling, and a
exceptional musicianship and conducting skills and the ability to inspire positive attitude working with BSO staff and musicians. Send a letter of
and communicate musical and educational values to youth, at least 4 years interest and/or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
of professional conducting experience. Send letter, references, and resume
of CV (No tapes) to: Search Committee, email@example.com www.syso.org PT27 VOICE TEACHER, Levine School of Music, Washington, DC.
Requirements: A minimum of a B.M. in Voice Performance or Musical VIOLA, BASSOON AND SAX positions available at the Performing
Theater, or equivalent professional performing experience. Experience Arts Institute, located in Northeastern, PA, June 26-August 7, 2005.
teaching students of all ages and abilities is required. Good piano Duties include performing in large and small ensembles and dormitory
proficiency is a plus. Tenor or Baritone will be given some preference. supervision. For more information, contact Director Nancy Sanderson at
The successful candidate will teach private voice lessons and vocal 570-270-2186, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit
coachings in classical and musical theater repertoire. Teachers are www.wyomingseminary.org/pai.
expected to work with students at all levels of musical skill, from beginner
to advanced. Classes in music theater production or other subjects may
also be possible, depending on the successful candidate's area of expertise.
Candidate will be expected to attend all departmental and full faculty We do our best to provide good information in this Job Vacancy Bulletin.
meetings, to teach at two of Levine's four campuses, and participate in However, since the information is drawn almost completely from other
juries. Late afternoon and evening availability is required. Compensation sources, we cannot be responsible for its accuracy.
is competitive, and is based upon experience and education level. A
benefit package is available when a minimum number of weekly teaching
hours is met. Applying: Please submit a cover letter, resume, names and
contact information for three professional references and a recording of a
recent performance by April 29, 2005 to: Fleta Hylton; Chair, Voice Dept.; Levine School of Music; 2801 Upton Street, NW; Washington DC 20008; fhylton@levinesch
PT28 STRING TRIOS, QUARTETS, PIANO TRIOS, needed to work
on cruise lines around the US and Europe. Video, bios, and song list a
must. Contact Stan Cherechnik at 410-384-7967 or
PT29 TRUMPET, TROMBONE, ALTO AND TENOR SAX, FLUTE,
CLARINET, PIANO BASS, GUITAR, DRUMS needed to work on
cruise lines around US and Europe. Players must be very good sight
readers, drug free, and responsible individuals. Demos and resumes are
required. Send to: Stan Cherechnik; 365 Volley Court; Arnold, MD
21012. 410-384-7967 or email@example.com
PT30 PRIVATE MUSIC TEACHERS (Piano, Voice, Guitar) needed at
The Music Workshop. Must work well with children as well as adults.
Contact Jim at 410-323-1524 or firstname.lastname@example.org Front
desk help also needed.
MUSICIANS needed to play for a Southwest Airlines benefit for Ronald
McDonald House in Baltimore. The event is a fashion show on May 12,
7 – 10 pm at BWI airport. If you would like to help, contact Lisa Hafner
RAMAPO ANCHORAGE CAMP in Rhinebeck, NY, seeks specialty
counselors in music and drama to serve children ages 4-16 with a wide
range of emotional and learning problems. Position includes salary, room
and board, and travel for employment from June 20-August 20.
Professional training and fieldwork experience, as well as on-site college
course opportunity is available that can be credited in education, special
education, educational psychology, as well as several other areas. For
more information, visit the Placement Office, or