Adjunct Assistant – Opera University of North Texas


Date Posted May 23, 2018
Title Adjunct Assistant – Opera
University University of North Texas
Department Division of Conducting & Ensembles
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019
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  • LocationDenton, TX
    United States
  • Job CategoriesAdjunct/Visiting Professor
  • Academic FieldsMusic – Song Performance
    Music – Piano/Organ/Keyboard
    Music – Vocal
    Music – General
The Division of Conducting & Ensembles seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Assistant Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses to develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need may include but is not limited to:
Assistant Music Director, UNT Opera.

Duties may include: coach and prepare singers; conduct rehearsals; conduct performances; play piano for rehearsals; play piano or other keyboard instruments during performances; play piano for auditions; play piano for acting classes & master classes; play piano for various outreach, fund-raising & publicity events; assist the opera music director and/or director of opera (mark orchestra parts, take notes during rehearsals, participate in planning & scheduling meetings, contribute to the success & efficiency of UNT Opera). Advanced pianistic skills; knowledge of opera literature.

20 hours per week, fall and spring semesters, and must be available most of the following UNT weekly Opera rehearsal schedule as follows:
Monday 3:45-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday 3:45-6:15 p.m.
Thursday 3:15-9:00 p.m.
Friday 2:15-6:15 p.m.

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