OBOE/BASSOON: Graduate Assistantships at UA for 2009 – 10

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    Richard Ramey

    the University of Arkansas
    Department of Music


    in the area of


    available for the 2009 – 2010 academic year


    QUALIFICATIONS: completed Bachelor’s degree

    DESCRIPTION: Assistantship duties are primarily as an assigned
    performer in selected university ensembles, including chamber
    ensembles; there is the possibility of coaching undergraduate chamber
    groups. Additional duties will include teaching applied lessons and/or
    classroom teaching, depending on the needs of the department and the
    strengths of the applicant; this may include the graduate assistant’s major
    area of concentration, Instrumental Methods, Theory, Aural Perception,
    and/or Music History. Load time would be up to 20 hours per week.

    WOODWIND QUINTET: Graduate Assistants would have the opportunity of
    performing in the UA Woodwind Quintet and being mentored by The
    Lyrique Quintette, the quintet-in-residence at the University of Arkansas.
    Members of the Lyrique Quintette are: Ronda Mains, flute (B.M., M.Ed.,
    Boise State University, D.M.A., University of Oregon), Theresa Delaplain,
    oboe (B.M., Bowling Green University, M.M., University of Michigan, D.M.A.,
    Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music), Nophachai Cholthitchanta,
    clarinet (Performer’s Diploma, Indiana University, M.M., University of
    Northern Colorado, D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Conservatory of Music), Richard Ramey, bassoon (B.M./B.A. University of
    Southern California, M.M., Arizona State University, D.M.A. candidate,
    Michigan State University), and Timothy Thompson, horn (B.M., University
    of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, M.M./D.M.A., University of

    FINANCIAL AWARD: a potential financial package of up to $15,000 per year; this
    includes a $8200 stipend for the academic year and full to partial waiver of both
    in-state and out-of-state tuition. Assistantships are renewable for up to four
    semesters, assuming satisfactory performance.

    * * * * * * *
    The University of Arkansas Department of Music is fully accredited by the
    National Association of Schools of Music to offer the Master of Music in
    all performance specialties, in Vocal and Instrumental Conducting, Theory
    and Composition, History of Music (including an option in Early Music
    Performance), and Music Education. The Department of Music has a
    distinguished full-time faculty of 35.

    Fayetteville, Arkansas is in the scenic Boston Mountains of Northwest
    Arkansas, a thriving area of over 260,000 in population. The University
    has a resident student population of 17,000 and is the cultural and
    recreational focus of a beautiful region.

    There are many outstanding performance opportunities throughout the
    University and the community, including the Fort Smith Symphony, the
    Boston Mountain Chamber Players, the University Symphony Orchestra,
    the University Bassoon Ensemble, a wide range of choral ensembles,
    chamber and solo performance, jazz ensembles, Early Music performance,
    and two symphonic bands. Performances are given in the nationally-
    acclaimed Walton Arts Center and in the Fine Arts Concert Hall, designed
    by famed Edward Durrel Stone, architect of the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.

    For additional information and application materials, please contact:

    Richard Ramey/Theresa Delaplain
    Department of Music
    201 Music Building
    University of Arkansas
    Fayetteville, AR 72701

    e-mail: delaplai@uark.edu

    phone: 479.575.4177
    FAX: 479.575.5409

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