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Teacher of Jazz Saxophone - University of Michigan

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 7:39 PM
Author: Patrick McCulley

Teacher of Jazz Saxophone -- University of Michigan at Ann Arbor -- Michigan Dance: The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance is accepting applications for a September 2009 faculty position in the Department of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation. Rank is open and commensurate with experience and education. This full-time faculty member will teach jazz saxophone performance to undergraduate and master's level jazz majors and qualified saxophonists in other degree programs in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance; recruit outstanding students; maintain national and international reputation as a performer, teacher and composer, and assume faculty service responsibilities. Other teaching duties may include jazz improvisation, jazz theory, jazz composition and small ensemble coaching. Requirements for this position are a thorough knowledge of jazz repertoire, jazz history and improvisation pedagogy, a sustained and distinguished record as an artist, teacher and composer, and a master's degree or equivalent experience. To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae including evidence of performance and teaching activity, and a list of at least five references with contact information to Professor Ellen Rowe, Chair Department of Jazz and Improvisation Search Committee c/o Julie Smigielski University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 1100 Baits Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2085 Do not send recordings or other supporting materials at this time. Applications should be received by November 15, 2008, to ensure full consideration.


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