Orchestra Graduate Teaching Assistantships
The Texas State University Orchestra Program offers graduate teaching assistantships to individuals desiring a Master of Music degree in Instrumental Conducting with an emphasis in orchestral conducting.
The Graduate Teaching Assistantship for conducting majors provides opportunities in the following areas:
- Guest conduct the Symphony Orchestra in select performances
- Serve as conductor or co-conductor of the University Orchestra
- Assist with daily operations of the orchestra program
- Assist with academic courses, departmental special events and camps
Graduate Assistants are expected to participate in the Texas State Symphony Orchestra and maintain an exemplary grade point average.
A Bachelor of Music
Acceptance into the Graduate College and School of Music
Graduate-level performance skills on principal instrument
Musicianship, conducting skills, and rehearsal ability that enable the applicant to conduct university ensembles.
Approximately $6000 per academic year. Health insurance can be arranged and additional scholarship assistance is possible for exceptional performers.
More information is available at http://www.music.txstate.edu/gradprospectivestudents/BecomingaMusicMajor-Grad.html
Review of applications is underway. Please contact the individuals listed below for more information.
Texas State University Orchestra
Dr. Jacob Harrison
Director of Orchestral Activities | Associate Professor of Music
School of Music | Texas State University
601 University Drive | San Marcos, TX 78666
firstname.lastname@example.org | 512-245-1095
School of Music, Graduate Studies
Dr. Al Corley | Coordinator of Graduate Studies
School of Music | Texas State University | 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666
email@example.com | 512-245-7387