Associate Professor of Music

Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute


 

Associate Professor of Music 

Requisition #: A-133845-1

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Peabody Institute

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21202

Closing Date: Open until filled

General Description

The Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University invites applications for the position of Professor/Associate Professor and Sidney M. Friedberg Chair of Chamber Music. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional artist and teacher with extensive experience as a performer and proven success in conservatory-level teaching.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide vision and administrative oversight for the entire Chamber Music Program, including strings, piano, winds, brass, guitar, and piano ensemble.
  • Coordinate with faculty and staff about curricular requirements
  • Oversee student placement and registration for chamber music ensembles
  • Recruit and assign coaches and oversee their work
  • Manage student workers and support staff on all matters relating to rehearsal and production
  • Coach 10-12 chamber music groups per semester
  • Serve as the academic chair of the department

 

About The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University

The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University advances a dynamic, 21st-century model of the performing arts, building on its rich history of innovation and leadership as the first conservatory in the United States. Comprising both a Conservatory for undergraduate and graduate studies and the Preparatory, Baltimore's largest community performing arts school, Peabody empowers musicians and dancers from diverse backgrounds to create and perform at the highest level. Courses of study range from classical and jazz performance, composition, ballet, and modern dance to cutting-edge programs in acoustics, recording arts and sciences, and music for new media, taught by world-renowned faculty alongside the Conservatory's signature Breakthrough Curriculum, a career development framework that prepares citizen-artists to help shape the future of the field and serve their communities. A division of Johns Hopkins, one of the world's preeminent research universities and medical institutions, Peabody provides opportunities for interdisciplinary studies through its dual degree program and important initiatives in both arts-in-healthcare and clinical care for performing artists. A leading voice at the intersection of art and education, Peabody is also a convener of critical discourse, providing platforms for a broad range of artistic perspectives to engage with current issues and critical ideas in the cultural sector. To learn more about the Peabody Institute, visit peabody.jhu.edu.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have an international profile as an active chamber musician. Experience as a member of an established chamber music ensemble is preferred. Candidacy requires demonstrable experience as a chamber music coach with comprehensive knowledge of the chamber music repertoire. As an academic chair, the position requires administrative and organizational expertise. Peabody embraces change and seeks faculty who can envision new departmental directions and creative projects. Similarly, the next chair of Chamber music will need to further the traditional canon of chamber music while embracing the music of our time from around the world.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter and a Curriculum vitae with three professional references. A review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023.

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/133845

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