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Institution: Colby College

Position: Artist in Residence

General Information:

The Music Department of Colby College invites applications for an Artist in Residence for the spring semester of the 2010-2011 academic year, starting February 1, 2011.


Though applications are welcomed from persons of any suitable area of specialization, candidates who are accomplished performers and teachers in jazz or a non-Western musical genre are particularly encouraged to apply.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to offer two public programs during the residency (formal campus concerts or lecture recitals, or a combination of the two), offer private or group lessons in his/her performance specialty to a small number of students, and teach one general survey course for non-majors that covers the basic history, theory, and practice of his/her performance tradition.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

Candidates should send a resume that outlines their academic and performance history and any relevant teaching experience, examples of recent concert programs, copies of recorded or videotaped performances, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy and a detailed description of courses and concerts that the candidate might offer. Review of applications will begin in early October 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

Deadline: open until filled


Applications should be sent to: Jonathan Hallstrom, Chair, Department of Music, Colby College, 5671 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-5671. Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other under-represented groups. For more information about the College, please visit the Colby Web site:

Date Listed: 09/21/2010

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