Adjunct Instructor – University Community Orchestra Conductor Wichita-KS
The Music Program in the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education at Friends University is seeking to fill a vacancy for an adjunct instructor for fall 2014 to conduct the University Community Orchestra. The orchestra is a combination of community members, students and faculty who have a long tradition of music making at the university. The ensemble rehearses one evening a week for 2-2.5 hours and is scheduled to perform two concerts during the 2014-15 academic year. The conductor would be expected to choose appropriate literature for a community/student ensemble and develop a meaningful learning/artistic experience for members and audiences. The Music Program is accredited by the National Association for Schools of Music (NASM). Teaching duties for Fall 2014 begin August 19. The rehearsal is for Tuesday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. for 15 weeks.
Skills & Requirements
- A Master’s Degree in Music is preferred. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree plus 30 credits of graduate work in music or Bachelor’s Degree plus significant, recognized professional performance experience could be considered.
- Working knowledge of orchestral performance literature and pedagogy.
- Experience conducting orchestras.