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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


                                                                 Winner’s Circle

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                   
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
| 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 and
Band Journal noted the "unbelievable depth and richness that exists  
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          
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, 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
| 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
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
| 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,             | 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
at the University of Maryland Baltimore County in Ellicott City,             -----------
Maryland.                                                                    Please continue to send your Good News to David Fetter at the
                                                                             address above, or to him at
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, or call 202             Christopher Park at: Coming soon:
625-2361.                                                                    |

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 |
                                                                             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      Contact Patricia Hitchcock at
College Park on April 9.                                            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 in             15, 2005, and are available online at For more
early May. Contact 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
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 | 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, or email Ernest Fleischmann at                    COMPOSTITION COMPETITION announces its winner for the text                                                          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.         |
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                                                                  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, or email
more information, visit the Placement Office or |                 Dr. Jeanne Tasse at

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:,
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 |

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
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                                                 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       
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                                       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
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                                |
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
|, or |                                      details about the program and individual classes are available on the
                                                                                   website: | 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                      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                                   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
                                                                                   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
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, |                                      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
( 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 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.
                    COLLEGE TEACHING
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.                                      Application deadline is April 22, 2005. For more information on
                                                                               repertoire and application process, visit the Placement Office or

|                                               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. |
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, 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,     Visit the Placement Office, or
VA 22203. Or by email to |                             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,                |
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
                                                                                  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.
programming. Send resume including a history of programming examples,
letter, and 3 references with contact information to: Search Committee;
                                                                                                   PART-TIME MUSICAL
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
2005.                                                                                                 NON-MUSICAL

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
of professional conducting experience. Send letter, references, and resume
of CV (No tapes) to: Search Committee,                 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 Visit
coachings in classical and musical theater repertoire. Teachers are
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

on cruise lines around the US and Europe. Video, bios, and song list a
must. Contact Stan Cherechnik at 410-384-7967 or

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

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 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
at 410-691-9631

                         SUMMER JOBS

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


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