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Last Update: 9/3/19


UNIVERSITY POSITIONS 2020-2021

Jacksonville State University - Assistant Professor, Percussion
Job posted: August 26, 2019
Applications due: September 30, 2019
Primary responsibilities include teaching applied percussion, percussion ensemble, and class percussion. Candidate will be successful in developing the percussion studio through aggressive recruiting and inspirational teaching of both undergraduate and graduate students.
Minimum qualifications: DMA in Music (Percussion) by appt. date; college teaching and/or experience in teaching field.
Please visit their website for additional information and to apply online

 

University of Michigan - Asst/Assoc Professor; Artist/Teacher of Percussion
Job posted: July 12, 2019
Review of applicants begins November 1, 2019
Responsibilities include serving as director of the UM percussion program; teach applied private instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels; teach additional courses in the percussion program such as literature, pedagogy, and ensemble; mentor and advise students; other departmental needs as required.
Required Qualifications: Graduate degree in percussion performance or equivalent professional experience (DMA degree preferred); sustained and distinguished professional record as a performer of multi-percussion repertory, chamber music, and orchestral performance. Specializations in world percussion, commercial/popular music, new music, and/or other disciplines preferred.
Please visit their website for additional information and to apply online:
Assistant Professor Link
Associate Professor Link


GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS FOR 2020-2021


PERFORMANCE POSITIONS

Allentown Symphony Orchestra - Section Percussion
Resume & deposit must be received by Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
Audition to be held Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Please visit their website for additional information and to apply online

 

Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra - 1-Year Temporary 2nd Percussion
Resume deadline: August 26, 2019
Audition to be held September 13, 2019
Please visit their website for additional information and to apply online

 

San Francisco Symphony - Assistant Principal Timpani/Percussion
Application and Resume Submission Deadline: September 30, 2019
Preliminary and Semi-Final Rounds: November 4 & 5, 2019
Final Round: February 2020
Candidates will be invited based on their submitted resume to participate in this audition. All applicants will be notified of their invitation status following the deadline above. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.
Please visit their website to submit your information online

 

U.S. Army Concert Band “Pershing’s Own” - Section Percussion
Job posted: August 2, 2019
Application deadline: October 4, 2019
Audition date: December 10, 2019
Auditions will be held in Fort Myer, VA. Travel expenses will be covered pending qualification and funding approval. The audition includes both prepared and sight-reading material. Applicants are expected to have a diverse skill set that includes symphonic percussion, rudimental drumming, timpani, as well as drum set experience.
Please visit their website for more information about the position and instructions for submitting applications

 

West Point Band - Drum Set
Job posted: June 28, 2019
Packet received deadline: September 19, 2019
Final round: November 15, 2019
Primary duties of this position include rehearsals and performances with The Benny Havens Band, a 10-piece Top 40/Popular music ensemble. Additional setting include small group, jazz quartet, large pops ensemble, and ceremonial support as needed.
Application packets should include a cover letter and resume/CV; Full-length photo; Video demonstrating the following styles: Pop, R&B, Rock, Funk, Country, Jazz. Can be with live rhythm section or play-along recording.
Please see the attached file for additional information and application directions.


Accepted Offers/Positions

University Positions, 2020-21

Here you can find all of the jobs listed from previous years, along with the successful candidates for those positions where applicable. If there is any information missing, please let me know and I’ll be happy to include it. Thanks for visiting!

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Jobs starting 2019

Benedict College - Joe W. Moore III
Berklee College of Music - Chair of Percussion
California State University, Los Angeles - Adam Snow
Clayton State University - Taylor Poole
College of Wooster - Mario Marini
George Mason University - Adjunct Professor, Jazz Percussion
Grand Canyon University - Joe Millea
High Point University - Christopher Thompson
Illinois College - Drumline Director
Indiana University - Joe Gramley (Professor of Percussion)
Indiana University - Joel Castro (Percussion Technician)
Ithaca College - Mike Truesdell
Iowa Western Community College - Adjunct Instructor, Applied Percussion
Kansas City Kansas Community College - Adjunct Music Faculty, Percussion
Kennesaw State University - P/T Instructor/Professor of Music, Percussion
Las Positas College - Vinnie Rodriguez
Lebanon Valley College - Matthew Keown
Liberty University - Asst. Director of Athletic Bands & Drum Line
Livingstone College - Adjunct Instructor, Applied Percussion
McNeese State University - Brian Nozny
Middle Tennessee State University - Russell Wharton
Midwestern State University - Corey Robinson
North Carolina State University - Adjunct Instructor, Marching Band Percussion
Northwest Missouri State University - Derek Frank
Rowan University - Fabio Oliveira
Shaw University - P/T Instructor, Applied Percussion
Southeastern Louisiana University - Michael Brothers
Southwest Minnesota State University - Scotty Horey
Stevenson University - Gordon Hicken
Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi - Ksenija Komljenovic
Texas A&M University, Kingsville - Percussion Technician
Towson University - Adjunct Instructor, Percussion
Troy University - Robert Clayson
University of Alabama - Andrew Lynge
University of Arkansas, Little Rock - Justin Bunting
University of California, Irvine - Studio Teacher, Classical Percussion
University of Jamestown (ND) - Jason Kihle
University of Miami - Teacher, Drumline
University of Michigan - Jeremy Epp (Lecturer in Timpani)
University of Michigan - Tom Sherwood (Lecturer in Orchestral Percussion)
University of North Carolina, Pembroke - Andrew Barlow
University of North Dakota - Brian Pfeifer
University of Northern Iowa - Kramer Milan
University of Southern California - Dance Percussionist
University of Texas, Arlington - Andrew Eldridge
University of Texas, Tyler - Tim Feerst
University of Virginia - Joshua Bowman
Virginia Commonwealth University - Hector ‘Coco’ Barez
Washburn University - Von Hansen
Western Colorado University - Ben Justis
Winston-Salem State University - Adjunct Faculty, Percussion
Winthrop University - Ben Cantrell