UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (UNCG) Conducting graduate assistantships

Conducting graduate assistantships are available in Orchestral, Wind, and Choral specializations. UNCG offers the Master of Music and the Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in instrumental conducting and choral conducting. Graduate assistants function as assistants to the faculty conductors in the band, orchestral, and choral programs. Assigned duties may include assisting with or conducting a major ensemble, conducting rehearsals and sectionals, teaching conducting classes or other courses, or duties in other areas specific to a candidate’s expertise. Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in music from a regionally accredited institution (MM degree required for DMA study), significant conducting experience, demonstrated ability in performance, a high degree of musicianship, and the potential top lead premiere college ensembles in superb performances. Assistantship awards cover up to the cost of full tuition, including health insurance, for up to four semesters (MM or six semesters (DMA). Most awards include a stipend. Pre-audition requirements: video recording of the applicant conducting an instrumental or choral ensemble in rehearsal and performance; repertory list; audio CD; list of conducting training. Finalists will be invited to campus for a live audition, including an interview and live conducting inn the major area, scheduled prior to Feb. 22, 2015. Pre-audition application deadline: January 9, 2015. Information about programs, application procedures, and auditions may be obtained by writing directly to: Dr. Kevin M. Geraldi (Orchestral, <>), Dr. John R. Locke (Band, <>), or Dr. Welborn Young (Choral, <>). Web-site:

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