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Associate Professor of Professional Practice & Collaborative Piano Artist - Texas Christian University (TCU) School of Music

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Fort Worth, TX
Position: Associate Professor of Professional Practice & Collaborative Piano Artist
Deadline: January 18, 2019
Posted: January 2, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The full-time (non-tenure track) collaborative piano artist will be expected to provide primary collaborative/accompanimental support to TCU School of Music students in all genres, including strings, winds, brass, and vocal/choral. The collaborative piano artist will work closely with the Coordinator of Collaborative Piano and the Chair of the Piano Division in assessing departmental needs and handling any special circumstances. In addition to playing in regular rehearsals, lessons, and coachings, duties will include performing on undergraduate, graduate, and Artist Diploma student recitals, juries, and concerto competitions, accompanying TCU's preeminent choral body, the TCU Concert Chorale, playing for incoming studio placement vocal auditions for new undergraduate, graduate, and Artist Diploma students each semester, playing for spring entrance live auditions, including the selective Nordan auditions, and availability to collaborate with guest artists and faculty. Instruction in applied music, ensembles, or classroom as assigned based on individual qualifications and expertise. Other duties as defined by the Director of the School of Music.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Master's degree in music with demonstrated success as a collaborative artist on a national level. Excellent sight-reading ability. Professional and timely oral, written, and digital communication skills. Prior experience of department-wide collaborative playing in a college, university, and/or conservatory setting is desirable. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; learn more about TCU's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at

Additional Information

Only online applications will be accepted. Applications should include a letter of application addressing the responsibilities and qualifications outlined above, a current curriculum vita (CV) or resume, and links to 3-5 videos of recent performances demonstrating ability in both vocal and instrumental collaboration. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. Only electronic materials will be accepted. Uploading instructions are available at Application review will begin December 5, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Date of appointment: August 2019.

Salary: Competitive

Contact Information

TCU Human Resources

Employer Profile

Texas Christian University is an independent university with an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students. TCU's School of Music is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM with 72 full- and part-time faculty members and approximately 340 undergraduate and graduate music majors. The School of Music provides a wide range of opportunities for music and intellectual growth offering BM, BME, BA, MM, MME, and DMA degrees as well as the Artist Diploma study. The School of Music is one of six arts units housed within the College of Fine Arts. TCU is a nationally-ranked private university where teaching is as important as research and scholarship. The 15th largest city in the U.S., Fort Worth is a thriving community of more than 800,000 who are strongly committed to the support of all the arts. TCU seeks candidates dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship, service and professional development. We strive to make appointments that will bring academic recognition to the University and support our work to create a more diverse and inclusive campus community. TCU values diversity, equity, and inclusion as necessary elements of academic excellence in higher education.