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POSITION: Part-time Instructor of Applied Voice

DEPARTMENT: Musical Theater

SUMMARY:
The Musical Theater department at the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA is seeking an experienced and engaged voice teacher to teach 8-10 hours per week as a part-time faculty member in our program.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaches private voice lessons for BFA Musical Theater majors
  • Serves on the panel for voice juries at the end of each semester
  • Ongoing support and mentorship of young performers

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior experience teaching private voice, preferably at the undergraduate level, with a verifiable record of student success and teaching effectiveness
  • A knowledge of vocal function facilitating the proper diagnosis of vocal issues and the prescription of solutions across the full spectrum of musical styles found in today’s musical theater world
  • Theatrical experience, either in opera or musical theater
  • Strong piano skills
  • While a master’s degree in music or theater is preferred, those with bachelor’s degrees in voice performance, musical theater, or other relevant specialties will be considered if paired with supplemental training in vocal pedagogy

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions. Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of the Arts—a leader in developing visual and performing artists and designers since 1876—is the only university in the United States that allows its students to collaborate across traditional lines. With more than 30 majors, 30 minors and 13 graduate programs in visual arts, performing arts, design and liberal studies, UArts develops alumni who are not only leaders in their disciplines, but also creative thinkers able to succeed in any path they choose. Our nearly 1,900 students study and create on our campus in the heart of Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts, the city’s cultural center, within walking distance of hundreds of galleries, museums, theaters and other performing arts venues.

TO APPLY: Interested qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, current CV, three references and, if possible, a link to a teaching sample and/or performance to: jobs@uarts.edu. Please ensure job title is in the subject line.

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