Vocal Coach Artist-Teacher
The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Vocal Coach, beginning 1 July 2022. The successful candidate will be an exceptional collaborative pianist and pedagogue who will enhance our faculty and reflect the artist-teacher’s particular expertise in lyric diction, vocal repertoire, and collaborative recital preparation. Candidates at various stages of their careers are encouraged to apply. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.
Essential duties include individualized coaching for singers at the undergraduate and graduate levels in addition to work with collaborative singer/pianist teams. Experience teaching courses in German, French, Italian lyric diction, and vocal repertoire in all genres, including musical theater, is preferred. A deep commitment to include instruction of repertoire from underrepresented groups is required.
Review of applications begins on 11 October 2021. To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, vocal repertoire lists, one video or audio recording of a recent performance, and two in-studio videos (45 minutes, minimum) of an undergraduate and graduate coaching session. Candidate coaching session videos from undergraduate-only institutions will be accepted. Please send materials to VocalCoachSearch@esm.rochester.edu, and indicate Vocal Coach Search, followed by Your Name, in the subject line of your email; include audio recordings via mp3 and video recordings via mp4 formats as attachments or a provided video link (YouTube). Please also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.