Call for Papers
Fifth Annual Graduate Conference | 13–14 April 2018
The Temple University Theory, History, and Ethnomusicology Society (THEMUS) invites paper proposals for its fourth annual graduate conference on Saturday, 14 April 2018. Our keynote speaker will be Prof. Daniel Beller-McKenna of the University of New Hampshire, author of Brahms and the German Spirit (2004) and articles about Brahms, nineteenth-century music, and popular music in the twentieth century.
We invite proposals related to theory, analysis, musicology, popular music, or ethnomusicology from graduate students at any point in their course of study. We especially encourage projects that explore interdisciplinary topics, though all proposals will be given equal consideration. Individual proposals should be designed for a 20-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute discussion. Proposals for lecture-recitals and panels should be designed for a 30-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute discussion.
Didactics in instrumental teaching: from task to activity
Venue: HEMU Lausanne, 2 rue de la Grotte, Switzerland
Date: 2–3 July 2018
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, TENURE-TRACK - WIND ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR
The University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Music, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as University of Lethbridge Wind Orchestra Director at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2018. This position is subject to the approval of the Board of Governors.
A completed doctorate is preferred. Applicants who are ABD and/or nearing completion of their degree or those with commensurate professional experience will also be considered. “Commensurate professional experience” refers to a substantial career as a conductor/performing artist with an equal reputation as a pedagogue at the post-secondary level. The successful candidate will be expected to direct the University of Lethbridge Wind Orchestra and teach courses in Conducting and an instrumental (woodwinds) Studio area. Teaching duties in other areas of the Music Department, such as Musicianship Skills, Music Theory or Music History, will be assigned depending upon the candidate’s secondary proficiencies. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the M.Mus. Music graduate program. The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research/performance/ creative activities. Administrative contributions to the Department of Music, the Faculty of Fine Arts, and University community are expected.
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