The Carnegie Mellon University School of Music is searching for a full-time opening for a Vocal Coach & Accompanist.
POSITION & APPOINTMENT: Full-time, 9-month position at the rank of Special Faculty beginning at the earliest availability of the successful candidate, but no later than September 1, 2020.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as vocal coach & accompanist for undergraduate and/or graduate voice majors, teach classes in area of expertise, serve as accompanist/coach/repetiteur for all School of Music opera productions, including attending evening rehearsals, coach roles for students for all opera productions, serve as accompanist for juries and auditions, and satisfy all other normal requirements of full-time faculty.
Carnegie Mellon University, located in Pittsburgh, PA, is a major research university of approximately 13,000 students, consistently ranked as one of the top research universities on the globe by US News and World Report. The School of Music serves approximately 150 undergraduate and 150 graduate majors in a variety of comprehensive degree programs ranging from bachelors to artist diploma.
The School of Music is housed primarily in a turn-of-the-20th century masterpiece of architectural design, the College of Fine Arts. Located in one of America's most vibrant urban centers, the School of Music offers outstanding artistic and academic training. Students benefit from area professional musical groups that include Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Pittsburgh Opera, Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh, Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, and Mendelssohn of Pittsburgh. For more information, visit the School of Music website at: http://music.cmu.edu
Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community of a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.
A thorough knowledge of traditional and modern opera, art song, oratorio, and concert vocal repertoire
Fluency in French, German and Italian
Master's degree or equivalent in professional experience and/or achievement
Excellent collaborative skills and willingness to work across disciplines
A commitment to diversity
Submit a letter of application with statement of interest in the position, resume or curriculum vitae, the names of at least three professional references, and links to one or more online videos of recent performances.
Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
Internal Number: 73504
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.