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Graduate Assistantships at the University of Wyoming

Saturday, October 22, 2011 10:24 PM
Author: Bradley Saniga


University of Wyoming

    Department of Music

     Dept. 3037

     1000 East University Avenue

     Laramie, WY  82071

     (307) 766-5242 / (307) 766-5326 fax


Graduate Saxophone Teaching Assistantship

A full Graduate Teaching Assistantship includes a full tuition waiver, stipend (typically around $12,000), and available health benefits.

Assistantship duties may be awarded in the areas listed below.  Saxophonists who are qualified in any of the below mentioned areas are strongly encouraged to apply.  Qualified students will have the opportunity to receive teaching experience in their areas of expertise.

Saxophone                                                             Music Theory

            Applied                                                      Music History

            Chamber music                                          Bands

Jazz Studies                                                          Woodwinds

            Jazz Ensemble

            Jazz Combo


Degrees offered:  Master of Music in Performance and Master of Arts in Music Education

Department of Music:  The University of Wyoming Department of Music's Mission is multi-faceted. As artist/performer/teachers, we offer the highest level of instruction in preparing musicians for leadership positions as professional performers, excellent teachers, and as continuing creative individuals in the field of music. As active performing community, we continue to position the UW Department of Music as a state, regional, national, and international artistic and cultural leader in performance, teacher education, research and creative activities. As role models and leaders, we serve the state and region as resources for music educators, for community performances, and as mentors and guides for young musicians seeking future musical careers.

Deadline:  Competed application materials (including audition) must be completed by

March 1, 2014.

Application Process: Visit the Department of Music webpage at www.uwyo.edu/music and click “New Student Info” at the top of the page.  This will direct you through the steps to applying to the University of Wyoming, applying for assistantships, and setting up an audition.

Questions: For any questions or assistance contact:

Dr. J. Scott Turpen                                                            Dr. David Brinkman

Professor of Music- Saxophone                                    Graduate Coordinator

Director of Jazz Studies                                                307.766.5242

307.766.4252                                                                        dbrinkman@uwyo.edu



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