Sidney Forrest Clarinet Competition
This competition commemorates the significant influence of the renowned artist-teacher, Sidney Forrest (1918–2013), who taught clarinet to hundreds of students nationally and internationally. This competition will be held at the University of Maryland Clarinet Symposium at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on April 14, 2019. The competition is open to all clarinetists, ages 14-20. Former winners may not reapply until three years have passed. Cash prizes available. Application Package Deadline: Sunday, March 3, 2019. Learn more.
JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Part-Time Teachers at The International School of Music in Potomac and Bethesda
Music Intern at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church ($2,500 stipend)
The Music Intern will support the music ministries at St. Andrew's by coordinating with the staff to provide music office assistance and musical performance. The role requires 8-10 hours per week during the semester. $2,500 stipend. Learn more.
Summer Jobs at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp has summer job positions open for string musicians, college vocalists, college pianists, and music education majors. View the postings here. Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is a summer school of the arts located on a 1,600 acre campus in Michigan’s Manistee National Forest, offers fine arts education for all ages. Each summer, the principal camp program serves more than 5,400 gifted elementary, junior high, and high school students with diverse programs in music, art, dance, and drama while offering more than 175 performances during its Summer Arts Festival. Blue Lake also operates a widely acclaimed International Exchange Program and two public radio stations. Since its inception in 1966, Blue Lake has provided cultural enrichment to more than 350,000 gifted students and countless concert-goers.
Trumpet: Idaho State University seeks a colleague for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Music to teach and perform Trumpet at the artist level, with additional teaching responsibilities in music theory. Start Date: August 2019. Learn more.
Composition & Music Theory: The University of Utah School of Music announces a tenure-track faculty position in music composition & music theory. Appointment: July 1, 2019 (Duties begin August 15, 2019). Learn more.
Electroacoustic Composition & Music Theory: The University of Utah School of Music announces a tenure-track faculty position in electroacoustic composition & music theory. Appointment: July 1, 2019 (Duties begin August 15, 2019). Learn more.
View more faculty vacancies at Augusta University, University of South Carolina, and The University of Georgia.
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.
Teachers Needed at B&B Music Lessons
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.