Responsibilities include serving as Violinist in the Eykamp String Quartet and Concertmaster in the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra; approximately 165 services with the EPO (includes all orchestra, outreach, and quartet services). Participate in performances and educational activities as Artists-in-Residence at the University of Evansville, including recitals, master classes, and coachings.
Qualifications include performance at a very high level of artistic accomplishment including solo, chamber, and orchestral experience; a dedicated commitment to playing in a full-time string quartet; commitment to education and outreach. A bachelor’s degree is required.
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and the University of Evansville collaborate fully in the selection and employment of Quartet personnel.
The University of Evansville is an independent, selective admissions university recognized for excellence in its core liberal arts and sciences curriculum and professional programs. Enrollment is 2,000+. The Music Conservatory currently has 80 undergraduate music majors. Degree programs include Music Education, Music Therapy, Music Management, Performance, and General Studies (Bachelor of Science). Instruction on every orchestral instrument, voice, keyboard, and guitar is provided by 10 full-time and 16 part-time instructors.
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra presents a subscription series of five classics and five pops programs each season. In addition, the EPO performs youth concerts, Messiah, Nutcracker, and outreach concerts each season. The organization includes two Youth Orchestras and a 100+ voice adult chorus.
This position is eligible for health insurance benefits.
The starting date is August 23, 2021. Auditions are scheduled for August 9-10, 2021, by invitation. Audition will include both orchestral excerpts and quartet playing. Finalists will be interviewed. If the advertised position is won by a member of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, the resulting vacancy may be offered to the next qualified applicant.
Review of applications will begin immediately (application deadline is July 15, 2021). Please submit the online application at https://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm and send letter of application, resume including at least 3 references, at least two contrasting audio/video recordings (video is preferred, inclusion of one work of chamber music is encouraged), and transcripts to: Dr. Kenneth Steinsultz ([email protected]). Electronic submission of materials is preferred.
Requests for information or questions may be sent to Dr. Kenneth Steinsultz, Co-Director, UE Music Conservatory, Eykamp String Quartet Search Committee, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN, 47722, [email protected] or by calling (812) 488-2879. The University of Evansville is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer strongly committed to educational excellence through diversity.
The University of Evansville operates under a nondiscriminatory policy with regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, creed or religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and all federally protected groups/classes. Minorities and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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