LECTURER IN MUSIC Instrument Workshop for Graduate Students
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACADEMIC POSITION
LECTURER IN MUSIC - Instrument Workshop for Graduate Students
Fall quarter, 2022
The Department of Music at the University of California, Davis, announces an opening for a lecturer to teach the following course starting in the 2022-23 academic year.
Music 298: Advanced Methods Contemporary Instrumental and Composition Practice
The successful candidate will teach graduate students in music composition. The class is structured in a workshop format, with a focus on a particular instrument. The course will explore specific techniques and materials of musical composition as they pertain to specific instrumentation. The class culminates in a final performance of the students' compositions.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum qualifications for position is a master's degree or equivalent professional experience. Demonstrated proficiency on particular instrument is required as well as previous experience performing challenging and varied works by living composers.
SALARY: Negotiable, dependent upon candidate's training and experience.
STARTING DATE: September 19, 2022-December 9, 2022. The instructor will be appointed as a Lecturer in Music. The primary responsibility will be teaching graduate composers through work-shopping and performing their works.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin May 8th. Position will remain open until filled. Send cover letter that summarizes the candidate's relevant experience and outlines how the candidate might fulfill the requirements summarized above. Applications should also include links to video of performances featuring living composers (solo performance preferred, however chamber performance acceptable), and contact information for three references.
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