The Peabody Conservatory seeks an experienced and innovative musical leader with a proven national and international record of achievement as a choral conductor and as a teacher of choral conductors. The successful candidate will bring an understanding of and dedication to the role of highly trained conductors and vocalists in the 21st century, as well as a commitment to the benefits of choral singing both in large ensembles and small, flexible ensembles. This is a non-tenure track position with a long-term contract pending rank appointment.
The successful candidate will conduct the School of Music choral ensembles in rehearsal and performances both on and off campus; develop and supervise professional graduate degree programs in choral conducting; teach, mentor and advise graduate conducting majors; provide artistic and administrative leadership for the choral program; select repertoire serving pedagogical and professional needs of both conductors and vocalists; collaborate on performance projects with instrumental and opera programs; develop curricula as the profession demands; recruit for conducting and applied voice programs; serve on the faculty of a comprehensive school of music at a major research institution; and maintain and continue to develop a national and international reputation as a choral conductor and pedagogue. The successful candidate will show evidence of significant artistic, administrative, interpersonal and communication skills.
To ensure full consideration all materials must be received by October 15, 2019, however, applications will be received until the position is filled.
Required Documents: Cover Letter that addresses required/preferred experience and position duties, Curriculum vitae, Contact information for 3 references, 3 Current letters of Reference, Links to electronic samples listed, MUST be uploaded in ONE attachment. Electronic submissions SHOULD include: 20 minute choral rehearsal video, and 20 minute choral performance video.
Internal Number: A-64168-1
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