As part of an ongoing dedication to cultivating and performing new work, the Maryland Opera Studio (MOS) and the Artist Partner Program of The Clarice at the University of Maryland announce the second annual Opera Composition Contest for a new work reading to be performed by the singers of the MOS. The MOS and The Clarice seek proposals from composers for a $5,000 commissioning award for a February 2018 premiere. The reading will be recorded and winning composer will have an opportunity to receive feedback from artistic team, performers and audience members as appropriate. Proposals due May 15, 2017.
Interns at the National Orchestral Institute + Festival (NOI+F) assist with festival operations and administration to gain valuable artistic and administrative work experience in one of four areas: orchestra librarianship, stage/personnel management, community engagement, and marketing/social media.
The University of Maryland School of Music seeks a General Music Education specialist for a one-year, potentially renewable visiting appointment in the School of Music beginning Fall 2017. For best consideration, please apply by April 25, 2017.
The Music and Culture Minor Program offers students from any discipline or major the opportunity to study the ways in which human cultural diversity is represented through music, and to learn how musical practices and values, including those embedded in the teaching and transmission of music, relate to core values in a particular culture or subculture. They will also develop skills in hearing, thinking about, analyzing, discussing, and writing about music and relating it to other aspects of human life.