UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA (UA) SCHOOL OF MUSIC, TUCSON One or two positions will be available in the MM and DMA programs in orchestral and opera conducting, beginning in August, 2015
conducting, beginning in August, 2015. Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Cockrell (Nelson
Riddle Endowed Chair in Music, Director of Orchestral Activities), the program features
generous performance opportunities with both School of Music orchestras and the UA Opera
Theatre. Significant responsibilities are with the UA Philharmonic (a mix of undergraduate
majors and non-majors, performing four concerts per year). Successful applicants will be
expected to have superior musicianship skills and significant experience with secondary school,
youth, or college orchestras. Graduate teaching assistantships, in addition to other financial
assistance, are available. A small number of highly qualified applicants will be invited to
audition and interview in Tucson in February or March, 2015.
For complete requirements and a description of the process, see the UA Orchestras website:
http://www.cfa.arizona.edu/symphony Also view
In advance of submitting your completed application please e-mail the following: (1) a current
résumé; (2) a repertoire list (works performed, works conducted in rehearsal, and works studied);
(3) links to examples of your conducting on YouTube or elsewhere on the web. Send to:
Deadline for priority consideration of complete applications and supplementary materials is Jan.
15, 2015. Invitations to audition in Tucson will be made by early February.
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