I will be posting all university, K-12, and other percussion teaching and orchestral/performing positions here. If you know of a job posting that is not listed here, please let me know and I will be sure it gets added. Thanks for visiting!


TEACHING POSITIONS

High Point University - Adjunct Instructor - Percussion - OPENING FOR FALL 2018
Job posted: August 15, 2018
This position will be responsible for teaching private percussion lessons and leading/conducting the percussion ensemble.
Qualifications: Masters degree required, Doctorate in music preferred. 5 years teaching experience preferred. Talented musician and passionate pedagogue.
All application materials must be uploaded as one file/attachment with resume/CV. For additional information regarding this position, please contact Chair, Dr. Marc Foster at mfoster@highpoint.edu.
Visit the website to apply online

 

Houston Baptist University - Adjunct Professor - Music (Percussion) - OPENING FOR FALL 2018
Job posted: August 8, 2018
Open until filled, review begins immediately
Primary responsibilities include teaching Percussion Techniques to music education majors and applied lessons to percussion majors. Other duties may include teaching additional classes as needed.
Applicants should have a MM, DMA, or PhD in Music. Successful candidates will possess the ability to teach courses in music from a Christian worldview and will demonstrate enthusiasm for our classical liberal arts core curriculum which includes embracing the need for these courses to complement each other.
Visit their website for more information and to submit an application

 

Las Positas College - Part-Time Applied Music: Jazz Drums and Percussion - OPENING FOR FALL 2018
Job posted: August 14, 2018
Open until filled, review begins immediately
Minimum qualifications: Master's in music OR Bachelor's in music AND Master's in humanities or the equivalent.
Job description: Individuals will be asked to teach private lessons in jazz drums and percussion as part of the school's Applied Music Program. Candidates must possess a Master's degree and teaching experience or a demonstrated ability to teach. College-level teaching experience is preferred.
Application requirements: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts. Send copies of application materials electronically to Dan Marschak (dmarschak@laspositascollege.edu) and Ian Brekke (ibrekke@laspositascollege.edu)
 


PERFORMANCE POSITIONS

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra - Principal Percussion
Audition date: September 8, 2018
Send 1-page resume to auditions@boulderphil.org
Complete information will be provided upon receipt of resume. Visit www.boulderphil.org for more information

 

Fort Wayne Philharmonic - Principal Percussion
Audition date: November 13, 2018
Deadline for application: October 15, 2018
Highly qualified applicants please email a 1-page resume to Tim Tan, Personnel Mgr.: ttan@fwphil.org
Visit fwphil.org/about-the-phil/employment-opportunities/local-auditions for more information

 

Hudson Valley Philharmonic - Timpani
Audition date: October 9, 2018
To apply email a 1-page resume in Word or PDF format to marciagates1@gmail.com by September 25, 2018
You must also mail a $50 refundable deposit to Bardavon Opera House, 11 Cannon St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, Attn: Marcia Gates, Personnel Mgr.
Confirmation and audition information will be returned via email

HVP is a per service orchestra - $85 per service section / $92 principal

 

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra - Principal Timpani
Auditions dates: October 15, 16, & 18, 2018

Visit www.ipomusic.org for more information

 

Jazz at Lincoln Center - Open Auditions for Drummers
Audition for a position with the Jazz At Lincoln Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Application deadline: August 31, 2018
Complete application, instructions, requirements, and more information can be found at app.getacceptd.com/jlco

 

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra - Principal Percussion (One year, may become permanent)
Deadline for application: September 7, 2018
Per service, one-year contract. Compensation at $170.63/service.
Visit orlandophil.org/auditions for more information

 

Sarasota Orchestra - Section Percussion
Auditions to be held October 26-27, 2018
Resumes due on or before September 2, 2018
2018-19 salary: $36,772.90 + Benefits
Employment begins immediately. One-page PDF resumes must be emailed to auditions@sarasotaorchestra.org
For complete information, including excerpt lists, visit sarasotaorchestra.org/orchestra/about/the-orchestra/careers-and-auditions

 

Virginia Symphony Orchestra - Section Percussion
Deadline for application: September 1, 2018
2017-18 Salary: $30,470.56 + Benefits
Qualified applications please email a 1-page resume and deposit check for $100 by Sept. 1 to James B. Nesbit, Personnel Mgr., Virginia Symphony Orchestra, 150 Boush Street, Suite 201, Norfolk, VA 23510. Email - jnesbit@virginiasymphony.org