University of Rochester Music Dir. of Eastman Opera Theatre; Vocal Coach in Rochester, New York

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The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester invites nominations and applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as resident Music Director/Conductor/Vocal Coach, beginning fall semester 2018. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. The candidate should have a strong reputation as a conductor and music director on the national or international level, in addition to a proven record as a vocal coach in all forms of vocal repertoire. The candidate should have exceptional keyboard and language skills.

Responsibilities: Music director, coach and conductor for at least two mainstage productions for Eastman Opera Theatre per academic year. Supervise and mentor the music staff and graduate assistants who are coaching and accompanying all the productions. Oversee the musical preparation for all performance activities in the opera courses. In addition to opera-area responsibilities, coach individual students in vocal repertoire on a weekly basis.

Review of applications begins October 1, 2017. To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information from three prominent performer/teacher references, and audio recordings of examples of conducting and musical direction via attachment to EOTMUSICDIRECTORsearch@esm.rochester.edu. Upon request, candidates may be asked to submit video excerpts of a musical coaching rehearsal, along with any other pertinent material.

The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We encourage applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity in higher education. We are an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Music Dir. of Eastman Opera Theatre; Vocal Coach

Location: Eastman School Music

Job ID: 201881

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time