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ANNOUNCEMENT OF A FACULTY POSITION
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF WIND ENSEMBLES
The Department of Music at Cornell University announces an
opening at the rank of Lecturer, half-time, starting July 1,
2007. The appointment is an endowed, non-tenure-track position
(with benefits) and will be for a term of one year, with renewal
dependent upon performance.
The Assistant Director will assist the Director in all aspects
of the Wind Ensembles program at Cornell. Duties of the position
- Assisting in administering and conducting the departmental
wind groups, as needed (Wind Symphony, a large wind band with
two rehearsals weekly, and Wind Ensemble, with two rehearsals
- Acting as faculty music advisor to the Big Red Band (a
non-departmental, student-run marching band with one rehearsal
weekly during the fall semester only);
- Assisting with the Chamber Winds program;
- Helping with performance logistics at Senior Week and Commencement
exercises in May.
Qualifications: Demonstrated success in teaching, conducting,
and administering bands and wind ensembles, as shown by experience
and education. Strong performance skills are desirable.
Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and
three letters of recommendation by March 1, 2007 to:
Professor Cynthia Johnston Turner
Director of Wind Ensembles
Ithaca, NY 14853-4101
Please do not submit recordings or other materials unless asked to do so.
Information about the Department may be found at:
Information about the wind ensembles program may be found at:
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
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