The Artist-in-Residence is a non-tenure track faculty position appointed on the basis of outstanding professional attainments, creative accomplishments, and recognition in his or her specific field and renders specified service to the University including lectures, performances, demonstrations, master classes, and consultations.
Description of Primary Duties:
Depending on the candidate’s strengths and needs of the Music department, primary duties will include:
Weekly coaching of senior voice students, certificate students, and graduate majors (coaching of other advanced voice students as load hours permit)
Diction and language coaching in Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Czech
Play recitals for senior voice performance majors, voice certificate students, and masters in voice performance students
Role preparation of singers in MSU Opera Theatre (scenes, full productions, audition aria repertoire)
Collaborate with students, faculty, guest artists, and incoming student auditions
Other duties assigned by Music Department Head as need and load dictate
Ability to work collegially with faculty colleagues, administration, and alumni while maintaining MSU’s Public Affairs Mission of cultural competence, community engagement, and ethical leadership
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Artist-in-Residence are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
The candidate is expected to possess excellent piano skills; extensive collaborative experience and knowledge of vocal and operatic repertoire; command of diction and language in Italian, French, German, and Spanish; must have coaching experience in academic or professional opera settings. The candidate should possess communication and interpersonal skills to work with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
MM in Collaborative Piano or equivalent experience required. DMA in Collaborative Piano preferred.
Candidates who are ABD with May/August 2019 graduation dates may be considered.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The date of first consideration is May 6, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is August 12, 2019.
Include application letter, current CV, video(s) of recent and varied collaborative performances, unofficial college transcripts, three current non-confidential letters of recommendation, and full contact information for five professional references.
Video web links can be uploaded utilizing the online media presentation during the online application process or applicants may upload a list of links in a Word document.
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