Wright State University
Category: Music Director
|Location||Wright State University|
Provide musical direction, singing instruction and accompaniment for departmental productions, classes, departmental auditions and special events.
Instructs students in all aspects of musical theatre vocal performance.
BFA or BM in Theatre, Music or professional equivalency. 3 years teaching and/or coaching students in a pre-professional training program. 3 years professional and academic musical direction and accompaniment for rehearsal and performance. Ability to teach singing and coach students in all periods and styles of musical theatre repertoire. Ability to conduct large and small musical ensembles for musical theatre performance (including piano-conducting). Excellent musical sight-reading skills.
Essential Functions and Percent of Time:
40% Teach private singing lessons, accompany private lessors and/or private vocal coaching & accompany 2 Acting in Musical Theatre courses annually
20% Music Direct and accompany one theatre production in the academic year season
10% Accompany all Departmental auditions & workshops with visiting artists and professional guests (as needed)
5% Participate as instructor or accompanist for weekly repertoire classes
5% Music direct and accompany one ArtsGala presentation
20% Summer responsibilities will include teaching and/or musical direction during summer season, musical/orchestral preparation for upcoming season productions, accompaniment and/or other reasonable responsibilities amounting to full-time engagement. Summer may entail specifically designed projects to support departmental initiatives
How to Apply