Assistant Professor of Music – Orchestral and Instrumental Studies
The Binghamton University (State University of New York) Department of Music invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Music (Orchestral and Instrumental Studies) position. The successful candidate will serve as director of the orchestral program and conductor of the University orchestra.
The Department of Music offers B.A. and B. Mus degrees, as well as a M.M. degree with concentrations in opera/voice, instrumental performance, composition, music history and conducting.
Essential Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities
Serve as director of the orchestra program and conductor of the University orchestra
Oversee the Department of Music instrumental program
Collaborate with the Department of Music composition and opera programs
Supervise graduate students in conducting and instrumental performance
Offer additional academic courses as needed, which may include Music Theory, Composition, Orchestration, or Conducting
Engage actively in on-campus and off-campus recruiting
Masters or Doctoral degree in Instrumental/Orchestral Conducting
Experience conducting orchestras at the university level
Performance record of a broad repertoire (full orchestra, new music, opera, chamber ensembles, solo concerti and arias, musical theater, works for choir and orchestra) from a range of musical eras
Demonstrated experience in new-music collaboration and programming
Doctoral degree in Instrumental/Orchestral Conducting
Experience teaching academic music courses as instructor of record
Experience supervising graduate students in Orchestral Conducting
Experience in building and maintaining an orchestral program in a high-performing liberal arts university setting
Entrepreneurial experience in ensemble and audience development
Experience in interdisciplinary collaboration across the arts and/or humanities
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