Artist/Teacher of Piano
School of Music
Job Posting Number 2016-40
Position Artist/Teacher of Piano Appointment Date Fall 2016
Closing Date November 2, 2015 Review Date November 2, 2015
Position Description (responsibilities/duties)
Recruit and teach well-qualified graduate and undergraduate piano students in applied lessons and related courses, such as chamber music. Maintain an active performing career. Serve on committees and related duties as assigned by the Director, including a possible leadership role with the Texas State International Piano Festival.
Required: Doctorate in performance, or equivalent achievement as a professional artist and an earned Master of Music degree. Record of successful teaching and high-profile professional performing experience.
Preferred: Experience recruiting and full-time teaching at the college level. Demonstrated commitment to career mentoring for pianists. Leadership potential and strong organizational skills to serve as co-director of the Texas State International Piano Festival.
A complete application will include:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum Vitae
• Names and contact information for three references
• Copy of transcript for highest degree
Mail these materials to:
Dr. Jason Kwak, Piano Search Chair
Texas State University School of Music
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666.
Deadline: must be received by November 2, 2015, to ensure full consideration.
School of Music
Texas State’s School of Music is a vibrant musical community of more than 600 graduate and undergraduate music majors and more than 80 faculty. Its many learning and performing activities take place in six buildings on the San Marcos campus, including an acoustically exquisite Recital Hall in the beautiful new Performing Arts Center. Special programs include Sound Recording Technology, Latin Music (with mariachi and salsa ensembles), jazz (with three big bands, jazz bones and numerous combos), steel drums, gamelan, and an International Piano Festival. Regular curriculum includes five choral ensembles, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony and other concert bands, and the Bobcat Marching Band.