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    Auditions | Opportunities

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    Faculty position in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque musicThe Longy School of Music of Bard College

    The Longy School of Music of Bard College is seeking a scholar to join its Early Music Department. Teaching duties will include classroom instruction in topics courses in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music.

    Date of appointment: January, 2015

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with department chair to create challenging courses tailored to the needs of Longy’s Early Music majors
    • Create and distribute well-organized, thoughtful syllabi for all courses
    • As appropriate, incorporate elements of the Longy mission into course delivery
    • Enthusiastically take steps to raise the profile of the Longy conservatory and to increase graduate-level student enrollment in the Early Music department
    • Provide ongoing assessment of student progress and development and take steps to accommodate the needs of students with individual learning styles
    • Provide curricular recommendations to conservatory advisors about failing students
    • Communicate with Longy advisors about students who are struggling emotionally
    • Participate in large school events including new student orientation, commencement, full faculty meetings, and Early Music departmental meetings
    • Provide recommendations and support to graduate students seeking to pursue doctoral study
    • Counsel students on performance job opportunities post-graduation

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Qualified candidates will be individuals who are proven scholars in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music with broadly recognized records of accomplishment as educators in higher education. An advanced degree (MM) or demonstrated equivalent is required; a doctorate is preferred. Candidates with a minimum of three years of teaching in higher education are preferred.

    TO APPLY
    Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of three references by hard copy or email to Libor Dudas, Chair, Historical and Theoretical Studies (libor.dudas@longy.edu) at the Longy School of Music of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ADDITIONAL MATERIALS AT THIS TIME. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    ABOUT LONGY
    The Longy School of Music of Bard College is a conservatory founded in 1915, located near Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Longy is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information, visit Longy on the web at www.longy.edu.

    The Longy School of Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or age.


    ARTIST-TEACHER OF HARPSICHORD (PART-TIME)The Longy School of Music of Bard College

    The Longy School of Music of Bard College is seeking applications to fill an artist-teacher of harpsichord position.  Candidates should have the interest and demonstrated ability to recruit and develop an active studio in the school’s Conservatory and to teach a course in Figured Bass Practicum.

    Date of appointment: 2014-2015 academic year

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with department chair to create challenging courses tailored to the needs of Longy’s Early Music majors
    • Create and distribute well-organized, thoughtful syllabi for all courses
    • As appropriate, incorporate elements of the Longy mission into course delivery
    • Provide weekly, hour-long  private lessons to graduate-level pre-professional musicians
    • Guide students in selecting appropriate professional repertoire for technical development, promotional juries, graduate-level final recitals, and professional job auditions
    • Evaluate and grade the performance of your classroom and private lesson students, according to the grading standards of the Longy Conservatory
    • Provide ongoing assessment of student progress and development and take steps to accommodate the needs of students with individual learning styles
    • Provide curricular recommendations to conservatory advisors about failing students
    • Communicate with Longy advisors about students who are struggling emotionally
    • Provide recommendations and support to graduate students seeking to pursue doctoral study
    • Counsel students on performance and teaching job opportunities and summer programs post-graduation
    • Participate in large school events including new student orientation, commencement, full faculty meetings, and Early Music departmental meetings
    • Enthusiastically take steps to raise the profile of the Longy conservatory and to increase graduate-level student enrollment in the Early Music department
    • Attend and provide professional feedback on graduate student admission auditions, student juries, dress rehearsals, and recitals

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Qualified candidates will possess an outstanding record as performers and teachers, with a strong national or international reputation.  An advanced degree (MM) in harpsichord or demonstrated equivalent is required.  Candidates with a minimum of three years of teaching in higher educations are preferred.

    TO APPLY
    Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of five references by hard copy or email to Libor Dudas, Chair, Historical and Theoretical  Studies, Longy School of Music of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (libor.dudas@longy.edu).   PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ADDITIONAL MATERIALS AT THIS TIME.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.    

    ABOUT LONGY
    The Longy School of Music of Bard College  is a conservatory founded in 1915, located near Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Longy is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.  For more information, visit Longy on the web at www.longy.edu.

    The Longy School of Music of Bard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or age.


    Faculty position: Medieval, Renaissance repertoire/ performance classesThe Longy School of Music

    The Longy School of Music is seeking a performer/scholar to join its Early Music Department. Teaching duties will include repertoire/performance classes in Medieval and Renaissance literature.  

    Date of appointment: September, 2014

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work with department chair to create challenging courses tailored to the needs of Longy’s Early Music majors
    • Create and distribute well-organized, thoughtful syllabi for all courses
    • As appropriate, incorporate elements of the Longy mission into course delivery
    • Enthusiastically take steps to raise the profile of the Longy conservatory and to increase graduate-level student enrollment in the Early Music department
    • Provide ongoing assessment of student progress and development and take steps to accommodate the needs of students with individual learning styles
    • Provide curricular recommendations to conservatory advisors about failing students
    • Communicate with Longy advisors about students who are struggling emotionally
    • Participate in large school events including new student orientation, commencement, full faculty meetings, and Early Music departmental meetings
    • Provide recommendations and support to graduate students seeking to pursue doctoral study
    • Counsel students on performance job opportunities post-graduation

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Qualified candidates will be individuals who are proven scholar/performers in Medieval and Renaissance music with broadly recognized records of accomplishment as educators in higher education.  Candidates with an advanced degree (MM) or demonstrated equivalent in voice preferred; a doctorate is preferred.  Also preferred are candidates with a minimum of three years of teaching in higher education.

    TO APPLY
    Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of three references by hard copy or email to Libor Dudas, Chair, Historical and Theoretical  Studies (libor.dudas@longy.edu) at the Longy School of Music of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.   PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ADDITIONAL MATERIALS AT THIS TIME.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.    

    ABOUT LONGY
    The Longy School of Music of Bard College is a conservatory and school of community education founded in 1915, located near Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Longy is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.  For more information, visit Longy on the web at www.longy.edu.

    The Longy School of Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, age, or any other protected status or characteristic under federal, state or local law.

    Auditions


    Bach Society Houston announces that auditions for the Bach Choir's 2014-2015 season will take place on Friday, August 15; Saturday August 16; Tuesday, August 19; and Wednesday, August 20 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Blvd at Greenbriar, Houston, Texas.

    Each applicant will be asked to perform one baroque aria or excerpt of their choice (accompanist will be provided) and to sight-read a selected passage. Each audition will last no longer than 10 minutes. Call backs may be requested. Please bring a copy of your bio/vitae to leave with us.

    To arrange for your appointment, please send the following information to info@bachsocietyhouston.org with AUDITION in the subject line:

    • Your name and voice category
    • Bio/vitae
    • Any requests you may have for a particular day among those offered/time of day.

    Bring with you to the audition:
    • Music for yourself
    • Music for the accompanist
    • A copy of your bio/vitae to leave with us



    The Rose Ensemble announces openings for one soprano, one bass and one alto. Successful candidates will possess extraordinary musical abilities, a strong and enthusiastic work ethic, and an engaging stage personality. Basic requirements include: at least two years of professional singing experience, solid sight-reading and non-English (typical Western, Latin, and Hebrew and/or Church Slavonic) language-singing skills, and the ability to switch musical styles with ease, excelling in both ensemble and soloistic settings.

    The Rose Ensemble's schedule is filled with a variety of local, national and international performances, recordings, educational programs and special projects. While the group's continuously growing and demanding performance calendar varies from season to season, the 2014-2015 season is particularly busy.

    For those candidates considering relocating to Minnesota for this position, resources and connections will be available to help secure other freelance work, such as a church soloist position.

    To apply, please prepare the following:

    • Current résumé
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Audition CD featuring three works of contrasting style: at least two should be non-English language; one can be of folk style and/or from oral tradition; two should be from pre-18th-century source material.
    • Submit no later than July 1, 2014 to:

      Jordan Sramek
      Founder/Artistic Director, The Rose Ensemble
      75 West 5th Street, Suite 314
      Saint Paul, MN 55102

      Email submissions (PDF; MP3 and/or WAV files via Dropbox link) and inquiries will be accepted only at: info@RoseEnsemble.org

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      Opportunities


      The Historical Keyboard Society of North America (HKSNA) and the Schulich School of Music of McGill University (Montreal, Canada) are pleased to invite submissions of proposals for the Fourth Annual Meeting of HKSNA:The deadline for proposal submission is September 30, 2014. Click for more information.

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