The School of Music at the University of Washington announces a half-time (50%) position as Artist in Residence in Bass on a three-year contract to begin September 16, 2020. The appointment will be renewable. The term of service annually is 9 months. The individual selected will be required to build and sustain a successful bass studio, to have an active role in the development of the Strings Program, and to have continued growth in a national/international career as an artist with a demonstrated commitment to music ranging from the early masterworks to experimental contemporary genres, as well as improvisation. The individual should also be highly interested in collaborations beyond the School of Music, such as with the UW Department of Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS).
Responsibilities: Private instruction in bass performance at the undergraduate and graduate levels; recruitment of bass students; coaching chamber music; participation in School of Music concerts, auditions, juries, student advising, all pertinent School of Music meetings and other responsibilities as assigned by the Director.
Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) and/or significant professional experience. Examples of significant professional experience may include: 5 years of extensive performing experience; 2 years experience teaching at the university level.
Applications should include (1) a letter describing the applicant's experience, interests and suitability for the position, (2) a statement on perspectives and contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, (3) a curriculum vitae, and (4) three letters of reference. In the C.V., please include a section of
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