UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS Position: Conducting, Voice/Opera

Position:  Conducting, Voice/Opera.  Non tenure-track.  Responsibilities:  Serve as conductor and coach on up to four full opera productions a year (both traditional and contemporary repertoire).  Active involvement in coaching recital/audition repertoire.  Assist in opera administrative duties with the program director.  Collaborate with the supervisor of student vocal accompanist.  Teach opera conducting, coaching, and lyric diction as needed.  Qualifications:  Documented professional experience with opera companies or in a university opera program, coaching and conducting both traditional and contemporary opera repertoire.  Excellent keyboard skills.  Expertise in lyric diction, including Italian, German, French and English.  Ability to work in a positive, supportive, team environment.  Qualifications:  Master’s or doctorate preferred as is university teaching experience.  Salary:  Commensurate with experience.  Begin:  Aug. 25, 2014.  Deadline:  Review is ongoing, and will continue until the position is filled;  apply ASAP.  Submit:  Transcripts, resume, and three letters of recommendation.  Additional materials may be requested at a later time.  Send to:  Opera Conductor/Coach Search Committee, Buck Ross, Chair, Moores School of Music, University of Houston, 120 School of Music Building, Houston, TX 77204-4017.   Contact:  by phone:  713-743-3162;  by fax:  713-743-31666; or by e-mail:  <>.


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