California State University, Chico

California State University, Chico Department of Music, Theatre and Dance is seeking a full-time Academic Year Interim Director of Bands starting August, 2024. This position will include directing the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band and Pep Band. Other teaching duties might include techniques classes, conducting classes, coaching small ensembles, Aural Musicianship or other classes in the core, etc. Non-instructional assignments include but are not limited to supervising band staff, planning travel and recruitment visits, running scholarship auditions, and providing music for graduation ceremonies.

The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a master’s degree in music or music education. DMA, Ph.D. or ABD in music education, instrumental/band music, or conducting preferred. Ability to teach studio/private instruction desirable. Previous teaching experience at the university level is preferred. Experience teaching classes in the core of the major (theory, aural musicianship, etc.) preferred. Experience in secondary music education and innovative, creative, visionary, and enthusiastic artistic leadership desirable.

Questions about this position should be directed to:

Dr. David Scholz
Chair, Department of Music, Theatre and Dance
California State University, Chico

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