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University of Virginia Instructor in Trumpet (Faculty Wage) in Charlottesville, Virginia

The University of Virginia Department of Music seeks applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor in Trumpet for the Fall 2021 semester. Responsibilities include developing a studio of undergraduate trumpet students, and other potential performance opportunities on a per-service basis.

Qualifications: Graduate degree in trumpet performance or pedagogy or commensurate experience. Demonstrated excellence as a performer of solo and ensemble music and experience or strong potential as a teacher of undergraduate students. Candidates should be comfortable teaching students of varying skill levels (music majors and non-majors). Compensation is per service for studio teaching; 2021-22 rate is $760 per student per semester of weekly one-hour lessons. Appointment to begin August 24, 2021.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and review will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Kim Turner,

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at and attach a current CV/Resume, Cover Letter and the Contact information for 3 references. Search on requisition number: R0026584.

Submit audio only recordings of their playing, including solo work(s) and three or more standard orchestral excerpts (unaccompanied) demonstrating a variety of styles. Recordings may be submitted via streaming link or file sharing service, and should not total more than 20 minutes. Audio submissions should be sent to Kim Turner, , 434-924-3952.

Applications that do not have all the required documents will not receive full consideration.*

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)

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