LECTURER IN MUSIC, Vocal Repertoire and Coaching, College of Fine Arts, School of Music

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LECTURER IN MUSIC, Vocal Repertoire and Coaching, College of Fine Arts, School of Music

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music seeks a vocal coach / instructor of diction and song repertoire to work with undergraduate and graduate voice majors. Terminal degree or demonstrated professional equivalent required; previous teaching at the college level required. This is a full-time non-tenure track position.

The successful candidate will demonstrate depth of familiarity with the song repertoire and show evidence of detailed teaching of diction, especially in the German and Italian languages. Strong performance skills as a pianist are essential; superb organizational and verbal / written communication skills will be expected. Knowledge of operatic repertoire and ability to work with student collaborative pianists will serve the successful candidate well.

Anticipated date of appointment: September 1, 2018

Qualified applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Repertoire list
  • List of at least three references who may be contacted
  • Three letters of recommendation sent directly from recommenders not listed as references.

Selected candidates will be asked to provide a video-recording of 30 - 45 minutes of performance of vocal repertoire, including song as well as opera reductions. In addition, the video-recording should include 15 - 20 minutes of vocal coaching, including repertoire in contrasting styles and languages.

Cover letters addressed to Shiela Kibbe, School of Music Director, and complete applications must be received via email at [email protected] no later than August 1, 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States






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Posted: 11/3/2018
Application Due: 12/6/2018
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