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Position: Artist/Teacher of Oboe. Full-time (9-month), tenure track at the rank of Assistant Professor. Starting date is August 16, 2012. Required qualifications are: Master of Music in Oboe Performance. Demonstrated effectiveness of solo and chamber music performance and successful teaching at the college level. Desired qualifications are: Doctor of Musical Arts in Oboe Performance. Evidence of success in undergraduate and graduate recruiting and mentoring. Experience guiding graduate creative activity at the doctoral level. Creative/scholarly accomplishments demonstrated through national and international performances, master classes, presentations at music educator forums, recordings, publications, and/or professional leadership. Responsibilities are: Teach and recruit undergraduate and graduate oboe students in music degree programs and coach woodwind chamber ensembles. Perform with the Oklahoma Woodwind Quintet. Serve on graduate committees including DMA research documents. Work with ensemble areas for auditions and placement in major ensembles and chamber music. Contribute to School, College and University service. Maintain an active and visible international, national and regional performance and outreach schedule.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) letter of application, (2) complete vita, (3) CD and/or DVD formatted recent performances of solo and chamber music reflecting stylistic variety, and (4) three current letters of recommendation.

SEND TO:
Dr. Valerie Watts, Chair
Oboe Search Committee
University of Oklahoma School of Music
500 West Boyd, Room 138
Norman, OK 73019

Screening will begin October 17, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please call (405) 325-2081; FAX (405) 325-7574. The complete vacancy announcement is available at: music.ou.edu/home/faculty_vacancies.html.

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Washburn University Department of Music invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor of Oboe beginning August 2011.

Qualifications: earned Masters degree and a successful record of recruiting, teaching and performing. College teaching experience is required. The successful applicant will be asked to recruit students and maintain a public profile as a performer and teacher. The successful applicant may also be asked to teach additional courses that would be commensurate with the candidate’s background and skills.

Deadline: Application review will begin on March 28, 2011 and continue until the position has been filled. Send application letter, vita, copies of transcripts and name/addresses/phone numbers of a minimum of three references to Dr. Rebecca Meador, Adjunct Instructor of Oboe Search Committee, Washburn University, Department of Music, 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, KS 66621. Do not send additional materials until requested. Candidates under consideration may be required to send a performance CD within one week of request. Electronic files will not be accepted. Applicants will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Arrest information is not considered in the selection process. To enrich education through diversity, Washburn University is an EOE. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. www.washburn.edu.

TUITION REMISSION: The full-time graduate assistantship is valued at $30,640 and covers all
40 hours of the degree over a two-year period. Partial assistantships
may be offered.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completed Baccalaureate degree in music and admission to the graduate program at the University of Redlands School of Music.

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES: Recitals; Chamber Music; University of Redlands Orchestra; Wind Ensemble; Concert Band; Redlands Symphony Orchestra

APPLICATION: The application process includes submitting the following:
1. School of Music graduate application form
2. Audition (live audition preferred)
3. Transcripts
4. Two letters of recommendation
Application forms and information are available at www.redlands.edu

AUDITIONS: Auditions for Master’s applicants will take place on February 26, 2011 or by appointment.

DEADLINE: April 1, 2011
For more information contact:
Francisco Castillo
Professor of Oboe
(626) 422-4582
oboesolo@sbcglobal.net

Dr. Carolyn Beck
Professor of Bassoon
(323) 226-9218
Carolyn_Beck@redlands.edu

Brad Andrews
Director of Music Admissions
(909) 748-8014
Brad_Andrews@redlands.edu

On the web at www.redlands.edu/music

POSITION:
Bassoon. .47 FTE Instructional Academic Staff position in the Department of Music and Theatre Arts in the Lecturer series beginning August 22, 2011.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters required; doctorate preferred. Salary will be commensurate with teaching and related professional experience. Evidence of excellence in bassoon teaching at the college level and significant solo, chamber music, and/or orchestral performing experience considered an asset. The ability to enhance the diversity of the department and serve as a role model and mentor for women and/or minorities may be considered an asset.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach applied bassoon, two sections of woodwind techniques, and chamber music. The successful candidate will demonstrate high potential for recruiting and building a studio.

DEPARTMENT:
The Department of Music and Theatre Arts serves 380 music majors and minors supported by 27 full-time and 10 part-time faculty. The department and its musical programs are highly regarded in the state and region and enrich the Eau Claire community while providing outstanding academic opportunities. Academic programs include the BM degree in performance, theory and composition; the BME degree in instrumental and choral music education; and the BA and BS degrees in music and music history. All degree programs are fully accredited by NASM. The department also serves 100 majors and minors supported by 6 full-time faculty and two staff in undergraduate programs in theatre arts and dance and offers BA degrees in theatre and theatre education as well as a minor in dance. Applicants are encouraged to peruse the department’s website at www.uwec.edu/Mus-The.

UNIVERSITY & EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY:
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus community consists of 10,500 students and 700 faculty and administrative/professional staff. As the UW System’s only Center of Excellence for faculty and undergraduate research, faculty and students regularly work side-by-side on original research.

Often described as Wisconsin’s most beautiful campus, UW-Eau Claire’s campus spans the banks of the Chippewa River in the heart of Eau Claire, western Wisconsin’s largest city. Eau Claire and the surrounding countryside have many scenic rivers, lakes, parks, bike trails and wooded areas where students and community members enjoy seasonal sports, camping and a variety of other recreational activities.

A regional center for western Wisconsin, Eau Claire is a friendly and affordable community with employment opportunities for family members and outstanding schools for children. Eau Claire offers theatre, symphony and chamber orchestras, and a thriving arts community. The metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St.Paul is nearby.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send a letter of application, copy of undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation sent under separate cover, a high quality CD or DVD of recent solo bassoon performances, and a list of additional references including e-mail addresses to:

Dr Robert Knight, Chair
Department of Music and Theatre Arts
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by January 21, 2011. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Applicants’ names are subject to public release unless confidentiality has been requested in writing. Names of all finalists must be released. Criminal background checks are required prior to employment. An AA/EEO employer. To learn more, visit our Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/acadaff/jobs/.

Ball State University School of Music Assistant/Associate Professor of Oboe
Tenure-track position available August 19, 2011.

Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate applied oboe; perform with the Musical Arts Quintet and other faculty chamber music ensembles; coach mixed woodwind ensembles; teach oboe techniques, repertoire and pedagogy classes; provide an artistic model in a fine arts setting; maintain a national profile; recruit and maintain a strong oboe studio; advise students; participate in the student chamber music program; assist in job and graduate school placement, curricular development, professional service, and faculty governance. Additional performance opportunities may be available locally and regionally.

Minimum qualifications: master’s degree in music; documented history of a high level of professional activity in oboe teaching and performance.

Preferred qualifications: demonstrated ability to recruit and retain quality students on the college level; exceptional performance and/or scholarly background; completed doctorate; experience in coaching chamber music; and/or teaching oboe repertoire and pedagogy.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference written within the past two years, a short list of additional references who may be contacted, a CD of performances from within the past two years representing various styles, and a certified transcript copy of the highest degree earned to:

Dr. Keith Sweger, Chair
Oboe Search Committee
School of Music, MU 203
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Samples of recordings, student evaluations, scholarly publications, and other supporting materials may be included with the application. Additional supporting materials may be requested at a later date. All materials will be retained. Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

Ball State University is an institution of over 18,000 students located approximately 65 miles northeast of Indianapolis. The School of Music offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level degrees and artist diploma and has an enrollment of approximately 400 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students. For more information, please go to www.bsu.edu/music.

The United States Army Band, “Pershing’s Own”, announces an oboe vacancy. Job and audition information are available at: http://www.usarmyband.com/jobs/vacancies.html. The audition will be held October 29, 2010. The winner of the audition will receive full military benefits, including medical and dental care; 30-days paid vacation each year; a permanent duty assignment to Fort Myer, VA; and educational benefits such as the College Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000). Musicians are promoted to the grade of Staff Sergeant (E-6) upon completion of four-months of active-duty service.

An der Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz ist ab Wintersemester 2011/12 folgende Stelle zu besetzen: Universitätsprofessur für Fagott im Ausmaß von 22 Wochenstunden; Einstufung LD 8

Aufgabenfeld: Leitung einer Fagottklasse im Rahmen künstlerischer und künstlerisch‐pädagogischer Ausbildung im Bachelor – und Masterstudium sowie Betreuung der facheinschlägigen Ergänzungsfächer, insbesondere Didaktik und Lehrpraxis bzw. Ensemble/Kammermusik. Klicken

The University of Akron School of Music, comprised of 441 music majors, is searching for a dynamic teacher and performer capable of recruiting and maintaining a vibrant bassoon studio. Full time, non-tenure track position to start August 2010. For optimum consideration, your complete file should be received by April 5, 2010, but screening will continue until the position is filled.

Duties: Teach graduate and undergraduate applied bassoon and studio classes, including repertoire and pedagogy, reed-making, and chamber ensembles. Additional duties may include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, or as assigned by the Chair of the School of Music. Contribute to an active community of faculty and students by engaging in local, state, regional and national performing activities; including performing with Solaris, a faculty quintet in residence at The University of Akron.

Qualifications: Master of Music degree and successful teaching and performing experience required. Doctorate of Musical Arts or Ph.D in music (bassoon) preferred.

To Apply: Send letter of application, official transcripts, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, a list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses for three additional references, and a CD or DVD of a recent unedited performance to: The University of Akron, Attn: Galen S. Karriker, Chair, Bassoon Search Committee, School of Music, Akron, OH 44325-1002. Electronic submission may be sent to: gsk1@uakron.edu. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws. Information about The University of Akron: www.uakron.edu. Information about the School of Music: www.uakron.edu/music.

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate applied oboe and studio classes, including repertoire and pedagogy, reed-making, and chamber ensembles. Additional duties may include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, or as assigned by the Chair of the School of Music. Contribute to an active community of faculty and students by engaging in local, state, regional and national performing activities; including performing with Solaris – faculty quintet in residence at The University of Akron.

The School of Music, comprised of 441 music majors, is searching for a dynamic teacher and performer capable of recruiting and maintaining a vibrant oboe studio. Master of Music degree and successful teaching and performing experience required. Rank: Part-Time Instructor – Music (Oboe). Start Date: Fall 2010. Application deadline: April 1, 2010 or until filled.

Send letter of application, official transcripts, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, a list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses for three additional references, and a CD or DVD of a recent unedited performance to:

The University of Akron, Attn: George Pope, Chair, Oboe Search Committee,
School of Music, Akron, OH 44325-1002.

URL: http://uakron.edu/music/

The appointment will be part-time. The position will begin – Fall 2010. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply and those with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations. The University of Akron is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

The University of South Alabama (Mobile, AL) has an opening for a tenure track position in Double Reeds.

Teaching responsibilities will include applied oboe and bassoon, woodwind ensembles, and building the university’s double reed program in addition to teaching in other areas dependent on the strength of the candidate. For further information, requirements and application procedure go to http://www.southalabama.edu/music/doublereedposition.
Review of applications will begin March 19, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

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