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MM and DMA in Choral Conducting - University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Location: North Carolina, USA
Choir type: College and University Choirs
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
School of Music, Theatre and Dance
Graduate Assistantship in Choral Conducting
2014-2015 Academic Year
 
DMA or MM in Choral Conducting
 
The Choral Conducting Area at UNCG seeks applicants for graduate assistance in the MM or DMA degree programs. Graduate students in choral conducting at can expect to receive regular podium time with the University Chamber Singers, University Chorale, Women’s Glee Club and Men’s Glee Club, and are appointed as assistants to these ensembles. Responsibilities include sectional work, rehearsing, and performing both as a vocalist and as a conductor. There are also ample opportunities within local area and state for professional singing and conducting. The UNCG choral conducting program has had student participation in ACDA conducting competitions and master-classes and has a proven track record of placement for future graduate student or post-doctoral job placement. 
 
The Conducting Area Faculty at UNCG is dedicated to the success of our graduate students as conductors in both academic and professional settings. UNCG offers the Master of Music degree and The Doctor of Musical Arts degree in instrumental conducting and choral conducting. We will look forward to receiving your materials and to meeting you.
 
STIPEND:  Well-qualified applicants will receive up-to-full waiver of tuition and applied fees as well as a stipend.
 
APPLICATION:  Please send an e-mail of interest to Dr. Welborn Young: weyoung@uncg.edu or Dr. Carole Ott: cjott@uncg.edu. Application, including supplemental materials, must be complete by January 10, 2014. Qualified applications will be invited for an on-campus audition before March 1, 2014.
 
Mail to:
Sara Hunt, Department of Music Performance
UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
sehunt@uncg.edu
 
For more information, please visit: http://performingarts.uncg.edu/areas/conducting/
 
UNCG has long been recognized as one of the top music institutions in the United States and has been fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1938. The Department of Music Performance (including composition and jazz) offers the only comprehensive music program from undergraduate through doctoral study in the State of North Carolina. Our outstanding facilities, world-class faculty, and numerous ensemble experiences, provide an environment for artistic and educational success.
 
Our MM programs offer conservatory-type performance training and complement this with academic offerings directly related to careers in performance. These students graduate with the performance and entrepreneurial skills enabling entry into the profession or further studies. Our DMA students are fully prepared as artist/scholars ready to join the academy.
 
Located in the artistically thriving Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, the Triad area provides a wealth of cultural opportunities for our students. Students regularly attend and perform in concerts by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, the Greensboro Opera Company, the Winston-Salem Symphony and the Eastern Music Festival, along with a myriad of musical theatre, jazz, and chamber music ensembles.