Music Director/Lecturer in Theater

JOBS

Music Director/Lecturer in Theater

Binghamton University
Binghamton, NY 13902
US

Job Details

CATEGORY

Academic

TITLE

Music Director/Lecturer in Theater

DESCRIPTION

This is an academic year appointment (9 months) in the Theater dept. with a joint title in the Music Dept.

Candidates Abilities and Duties:

  • Music direct Theater Department productions. Including: Collaborating with the creative team to establish the look, feel, and sound of the production and its characters
  • Teaching music to singers
  • Running music rehearsals with cast and with orchestra
  • Providing piano accompaniment for rehearsals
  • Conducting and/or accompanying performances
  • Recruiting instrumentalists for pit orchestra and adjusting orchestration as needed
  • Administering to all other aspects of the production's musical integrity


Co-teach and accompany musical theatre performance courses

Coach singers in a diverse array of musical theatre styles (legit, pop, belt, rock, et al.)

Teach foundational music skills to young/pre-professional singers in Music classes designed for Theater students (including basic music theory, sight singing, ear training, etc.)

Advise and train student Music Directors

Actively support a diverse and inclusive collaborative creative environment reflecting the University's diverse student population.

Coordinate with Music Dept. faculty for music students (collaborative pianists, vocalists, instrumentalists) to work on Theater Dept. productions.

Coordinate with Music Dept. faculty to assure that the training in both departments is compatible and mutually supportive.

Run vocal warmups in classes and rehearsals.

The ability to teach vocal technique in a classroom and/or studio setting to young/pre-professional singers covering a range of styles from classical/legit to contemporary musical theatre/"belt" is also desirable.

This is an 3 year appointment, with opportunity for renewal.

DURATION

August 20, 2018 -

Union

UUP

SALARY

$50,000+/-

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE

https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com