Music - Orchestra Conductor

Music - Orchestra Conductor
Date:  11/20/2012
The Department of Music at Colby College invites applications for a salaried, part-time (.4) position in orchestral conducting (non-tenure-track). The position requires documented success conducting; a completed DMA degree or equivalent professional experience; and the ability to work with students, faculty, and college community in a small liberal arts environment. Effective date of employment is September 1, 2013. Duties will include conducting the college/community orchestra (approximately 45 players), auditioning students and community members, preparing appropriate and effective publicity for concerts, and managing the orchestra budget. The Music department is also seeking an individual to serve as applied instructor in violin/viola. Applications by candidates able to fill both the conducting and applied teaching posts are especially encouraged. Further information on these positions is available at

Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and audio/video recordings (no more than 3) of representative examples of the candidate's conducting. All application materials should be sent to

Review of applications will begin February 4, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Questions about the position or submission process should be directed to:

Steven Nuss
Associate Professor and Co-Chair
Department of Music
Colby College
Waterville, ME 04901-8856
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