Artist-Teacher of Voice – Soprano

Position Announcement:

Artist-Teacher of Voice – Soprano


The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester invites applications for an Artist- Teacher of Voice, beginning in the fall semester of 2020. The successful candidate will be an exceptional soprano artist and pedagogue who will enhance our faculty and reflect the artist- teacher’s particular expertise or interest in subjects which might include lyric diction, vocal pedagogy and voice science or classical/ musical theater repertoire. Candidates at various stages of their careers are encouraged to apply. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. This is a tenure-eligible position with the expectation that the successful candidate will reside in Rochester.

Applicants must demonstrate experience and success in teaching. A deep commitment to effective instruction, to mentoring students in their professional development, to recruiting high- caliber voice students, and to broadening participation among members of under-represented groups is required.

Review of applications begins on October 10, 2019. To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae including evidence of performance and teaching activity, three current confidential letters of recommendation, and up to four video or audio recordings of current or past performances via attachments to VoiceSearch@esm.rochester.edu. Please send audio recordings via mp3 and video recordings via mp4. Please indicate Voice Search, followed by Your Name, in the subject line of your email. [Note: names of additional references and a DVD of the candidate teaching voice lessons to two students, one male and one female, may be requested following receipt of materials. Please do not send unless requested to do so.]

The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We encourage applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity in higher education. We are an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.