Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Full time Accompanist gig

Piano Accompanist (Lecturer 10 months)
State University of New York (SUNY) College at Purchase

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

We seek a faculty member with experience and interest in collaborative piano for instrumentalists and vocalists, as well as chamber music performance. This position manages all collaborative piano services in the Classical Division of the Conservatory, including hiring and supervising employees and independent contractors, working with faculty to schedule and coordinate collaborative services (opera and voice, strings, woodwinds, brass). The position also serves as the primary collaborative pianist in the Conservatory. Other duties, as assigned by the Director of the Conservatory, may include: interacting with presenting venues on campus, including the Performing Arts Center and Neuberger Museum of Art, and participating in academic advising and community service (which encompasses committee work as well as College, School, and Board of Study governance).

Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working and thinking across disciplines, having interests and experience that extend beyond his or her specialty, and encompass broader approaches to art practice and human knowledge. Successful candidates will demonstrate their commitment to student learning, success, and liberal education.

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates individuality, diversity, and creativity as we encourage students to Think Wide Open . At Purchase College, the arts play a special role liberal education infuses the arts and the arts infuse the campus. Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess a graduate/professional degree (MM, DMA, Ph.D., PD, PL, etc.) in a related discipline or show substantial commensurate professional experience. Teaching experience in music at an undergraduate or graduate level. Experience accompanying students of string, woodwind, and brass instruments. Experience playing chamber music. Familiarity with standard Italian, German and French art song repertoire. experience as an opera rehearsal pianist

In addition, current demonstrable collaborative experience as well as the management of collaborative pianists is required. Experience teaching and mentoring undergraduate students is preferred.

Salary: $44,000

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following to the online employment application:

1) Cover letter (maximum one-page) expressing interest in the position and summarizing qualifications
2) CV, including noted productions, reviews, published articles, panels/papers, service, courses taught, etc. (Do Not Submit Original Materials.)
3) Names, addresses, and e-mail addresses (and phone numbers, if possible) of three references (attach as "Other Document 1").
4) Two statements: the first is a statement about your work in music; the second is a statement of teaching philosophy. BOTH statements must be submitted as one document (can be multi-page) (attach as "Other Documents 2").

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