The Department of Music seeks candidates for a part-time, semester-long, renewable position to oversee and participate in our studio lesson program. Responsibilities include: teaching private lessons to Princeton University students, coordination of lesson programs for the instructional focus, review and evaluation of admission tapes; review, evaluation and placement of students who audition for lessons; meeting prospective students, student advising, and writing letters of recommendation. Other responsibilities may include programming for Richardson Chamber Players; presenting master classes, coaching student soloists and ensembles, adjudication of senior recitals and soloist competitions and presentation of studio concerts at the end of the academic year. Candidates may have the opportunity to teach in music courses subject to Departmental need and approval by the Dean of the Faculty. Positions perform their own administrative and clerical support functions. This is a five-month position starting February 1, 2018. Appointment duty time will depend on student enrollment in the studio lessons program. Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in music or equivalent experience. Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree with a major emphasis and demonstrated experience in viola da gamba and historical performance. Successful candidates should also demonstrate knowledge and ability in ensemble direction, studio teaching and repertoire. Candidates must submit an application online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/5301, including a cover letter, current CV, and the names and contact information for three references. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a college or university setting, experience coaching soloists and ensembles, and teaching of master classes.
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