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Full-time Lecturer in Voice (Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, or Bass preferred) - Texas State University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: San Marcos, TX
Position: Full-time Lecturer in Voice (Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, or Bass preferred)
Deadline: May 13, 2022
Posted: April 22, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Main Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Teach weekly Applied Voice Lessons and Studio Seminar to undergraduate and graduate Voice majors, in addition to end-of-semester voice juries.
• Depending on the needs of the department and the expertise of the appointee, possibility of additional courses in Lyric Diction, Vocal Pedagogy, Song Literature, or Intro to Fine Arts.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
• Graduate degree in Vocal Performance/Pedagogy (terminal degree preferred but not required)
• A collegial attitude and ability to work collaboratively with faculty colleagues, as well as a nurturing approach to educating.
• Experience teaching applied voice at the college level
• Experience teaching related vocal courses such as diction, pedagogy, and song literature preferred, but not required.
• Mezzo-sopranos, tenors, or basses preferred; all applications will be reviewed.

Salary: Salary commensurate with assigned teaching duties and experience.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least three current (within last 12 months) letters of recommendation, links to audio or video recordings of recent performances (include date of performance), and links to recent teaching videos (include date of instruction) to Daveda Karanas, Assistant Professor of Voice, at Applications due by Friday, May 13th, 2022.

Employer Profile

The School of Music at Texas State University seeks an Applied Voice Instructor (Full-time Lecturer) to join its dynamic Voice and Opera area. Nestled in the Hill Country of central Texas, this growing research university boasts a School of Music with nearly 600 majors taught by over 85 full and part-time faculty. The vocal area nurtures 100 or more voice majors who fill the ranks of our 6 choral ensembles and the casts of our 2 fully-staged operas, in addition to numerous recitals, opera scenes, chamber recitals, and outreach concerts. Our voice faculty are actively involved in local, national, and international performing careers, providing our students a real-time, real-world perspective as they begin to navigate their own professional music careers. Vocal alumni from the Texas State University School of Music have gone on to successful careers as performers, teachers, and conductors.