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AUDITIONS

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COMPETITIONS

 

 

Sidney Forrest Clarinet Competition

 Clarinetists should apply by January 14th at 11:59pm EST. More information here

 

JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

Organist/Accompanist at Fairfax Presbyterian Church 

This position provides organ and piano support for two Sunday morning worship services as well as special services such as Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, Christmas Eve, etc. See full job description here.

Violin/Piano Teachers at Soulfege Music Studio

Soulfege Music Studio is looking for experienced Violin and/or Piano teachers to offer high quality musical instruction in student homes, particularly in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. See full job description here.

Internship Position at Candlelight Concert Society

This internship would offer the opportunity to work directly with the Executive Director and Office Manager in the coordination of all aspects of a classical presenting organization.See full job description here.

Music Director at Northwood Presbyterian Church

A culturally diverse church in Silver Spring, MD is searching for an experienced candidate to fill a 15-hour- per-week position. The director will offer various styles of organ and/or piano music during worship services; direct and select diverse music for 4-part adult choir; organize and develop youth choir. Effective planning and organizational skills required. Salary commensurate with experience. For the right candidate, we will offer a scholarship to develop organ skills. See full job description here.

 
 Part-Time Faculty Positions at The Suzuki Music School of Maryland
 
The Suzuki School is looking to fill part-time faculty positions in Early Childhood Music, Cello, Violin/Viola, Guitar, Harp, Voice, and Band Instruments.  Further details and specific job descriptions can be found here: For Early Childhood Music , For Cello , For Band Instruments , For Harp , For Guitar , For Violin/Viola , and For Voice.
 
 
Full-Time Program Coordinator at The International School of Music in Bethesda
 
 
The International School of Music is looking to fill the full-time position of Program Coordinator. Responsibilities include registering students, organizing classes and lessons, general customer service duties and overseeing the information system and student records. To apply, email a resume to info@ismw.org. More information here.
 
Violin Teachers at Harmonia School of Music & Art
 
Harmonia School of Music & Art in Vienna, VA is in need of new violin teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. They are seeking violin teachers to teach private or group lessons. Suzuki certification is preferred, although not required. Interested applicants may send their resumes and references to Chonghae Durak, Director: chdurak@harmoniaschool.org. More information about the school can be found here.
 
 
 PR, Marketing and Development and Social Media Intern Positions at Candlelight Concert Society

Candlelight Concert Society (CCS) presents a nationally recognized, world-class Chamber Music Series; a CandleKids series to spark children’s interest in the performing arts; Educational Outreach programs to build an audience for the future through performances, lectures, workshops, and master classes; and Community Outreach performances for Howard County residents unable to attend a formal concert setting.


Based in Columbia, MD since 1972, CCS has presented the finest in Chamber Music concerts and is ranked among the best professional series in the United States.  CCS is a not-for-profit organization. CCS has an Executive Director, Artistic Director, Office Manager, a 14-person Board of Directors and many volunteers.  Information is available at www.candlelightconcerts.org. For more information about the PR Internship click here. For more information about Marketing and Development, click here. For more information about Social Media, click here.

 

Choir Members at the Gamer Symphony Orchestra

The Gamer Symphony Orchestra is a student-run ensemble composed of approximately 120 musicians, including a full-part choir. We derive our repertoire exclusively from orchestral arrangements of video game music and soundtracks. We strive to use video game music as an educational tool and to promote it as an art form. GSO is great way for students to continue their love of music performance in a fun, positive environment. Read more here.

 
Part-Time Woodwind Instructors at the Bethesda International School of Music

The International School of Music is seeking Woodwind Part-Time Instructors. Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in music
  • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience
  • Professional demeanor as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to students' progress and success

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, and resume to Inja Stanic at info@ismw.org

 

Teachers Need at B&B Music Lessons

B&B Music Lessons is looking for music teachers to join their family of teachers. They are seeking the instructors to help meet growing demand for home lessons in the DC area. Their ideal teacher is under 30 years old, has some teaching experience, great attitude, available at least 3 days a week from 3pm - 8pm, has a reliable car and is looking for a long term, part time job. Starting pay is $47/hour. Opportunity to earn more over time. Fill out the web form here.  

 
Director of Music Ministries at The Episcopal Church of the Ascension
 
The Episcopal Church is looking for one person to fill the position of Director of Music Ministries, or possibly splitting the position into two (Director and Assistant Director). The perfect candidate(s) will be excited to be part of Ascension and about the responsibilities and opportunities outlined here.
 
Assistant Voice Professor at Augusta University
 
Augusta University is looking to fill a tenure-track voice faculty position. DMA or equivalent professional experience is required, and the applicant will teach undergraduate students and coach opera ensembles. More information can be found here.
 
MusAid Summer Teaching Residency
The MusAid summer residency offers musicians the unique opportunity to perform and teach at socially driven music programs around the world during two-week summer workshops. MusAid Teaching Artists teach, perform and explore a new culture while also learning teaching strategies from internationally renowned MusAid faculty.  Through our innovative program, MusAid seeks to empower a new generation of globally aware teaching artists and performers. Apply here.
 
Art for Social Impact Applications
 Application Due December 15th, apply online here. Program Description:over fifteen weeks, you’ll build deep friendships and collaborate with other artists of diverse backgrounds; learn about the history, techniques, and strategies of art-based activism and organizing; and gain valuable skills as an artist-in-residence with a grassroots justice campaign. You’ll also learn a lot about yourself as a person and how you can do this work in a spiritually grounded and emotionally resilient way.

Upon completion of the program, you’ll have the opportunity to earn money facilitating a future cohort of the program, leading workshops for other organizations and youth programs, and/or working on larger projects and campaigns.

Candelight Concert Society Office Manager

Read the job description for an office administrator at Candelight Concert Society here.

Guitar Audition for Navy Band

The United States Navy Band has an immediate opening for the position of guitar instrumentalist in the Cruisers popular music group. The audition date is February 26th, 2018, with recording and resume due by January 22, 2018. Starting salary is $58,960-$65,656, plus benefits.

As your student body is among our targeted musicians, please share the attached flyer with any interested students or relevant parties, and feel free to contact navyband.auditions@navy.mil or 202-433-2840 for more information.

Song Leader, Contemporary Worship

More information, and to apply, click here.

 

 

 

 
 

 

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

ARHU Graduate Student Travel Awards

To support the professional development of graduate students, the College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) awards grants for travel to significant national and international conferences. These awards are made through three competitions each year. In order for ARHU to consider your application, you must first have the support of the School of Music, so please note that the School has an earlier deadline than that found on the ARHU website. Notable deadlines are: 

Round 1 (for travel taking place between October 1, 2017 and December 3, 2017).

School of Music deadlinenoon, September 29, 2017.
 
Round 2 (for travel taking place between December 4, 2017 and May 6, 2018).
 
School of Music deadlinenoonDecember 1, 2017.
 
Round 3 (for travel taking place between May 7, 2018 and September 30, 2018).

School of Music deadlinenoonMay 4, 2018. More information here.

 

Goldhaber Travel Award

The Graduate School supports student travel to major conferences through the Jacob K. Goldhaber Travel Grant. This award has a rolling deadline, so students may apply at any time. It does, however, require matching funds from an internal or external source. If you wish to use School of Music funds to match a Goldhaber Award, you must email your complete Goldhaber package to the Associate Director of Graduate Studies by the deadlines listed below.

Round 1 (for travel prior to March 1, 2018).

School of Music deadlinenoonOctober 13, 2017.
 
Round 2 (for travel between March 1 and May 1, 2018).
 
School of Music deadlinenoonFebruary 16, 2018.

Round 3 (for travel after May 1, 2018)

School of Music deadlinenoonApril 6, 2018.

More information here.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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