Horn Faculty

Brigham Young University School of Music
Utah, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 24, 2020
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

This is a full-time, continuing faculty status (tenure)-track, professorial position.

Qualifications: (1) Master’s degree in music required; doctorate preferred; (2) Record of successful professional career in horn performance; (3) Record of successful collegiate-level teaching; (4) Ability to administer a large horn studio, including undergraduate and graduate music majors.

Responsibilities: (1) Teach horn performance to undergraduate music majors, graduate music majors, and non-major horn students; (2) Teach horn and other brass-related courses as assigned; (3) Mentor students; (4) Maintain national/international visibility through performance and research/creative activities; (5) Perform with the Faculty Brass Quintet; (6) Perform with the Faculty Woodwind Quintet; (7) Recruit a vibrant studio that is fully integrated into the activities of the School of Music; (8) Assist with auditions and sectionals as needed; (9) Maintain administrative responsibilities in the horn studio; (10) Serve on department, college, and university committees as assigned.

The School of Music at Brigham Young University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and has 450 majors enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The School has 50 full-time and approximately 60 adjunct faculty members and offers instruction leading to a variety of degrees, including the B.A., B.M., B.F.A., M.A., and M.M. Brigham Young University, which is supported by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has an enrollment of 33,500 students drawn from all over the world. BYU is located 50 miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah.

BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university's honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Brigham Young University School of Music recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to music education. Our mission is to create and maintain an environment for learning that promotes respect for and appreciation of scholarship, academic freedom, human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; to promote excellence in instruction and creative and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education for its students. We recognize and honor the innovation and growth that comes from voices of all kinds, and we celebrate creativity and diversity in the School of Music. We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to this perspective or have experience that would further the school's diversity goals. Prospective candidates are invited to include a brief diversity statement with their application.

Application procedure:

  1. Submit a university application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and diversity statement online at https://yjobs.byu.edu
  2. Upload transcripts with the application or have the required official transcript for the highest degree received sent to the search committee chair (Will Kimball, will_kimball@byu.edu).
  3. Upload to the application a link to at least 30 minutes of a live, unedited solo performance. Do not upload a video of the performance.
  4. Upload to the application a link to at least 30 minutes of a live, unedited chamber music performance. Do not upload a video of the performance.
  5. Upload to the application a link to a 30-minute sample of applied lesson teaching or chamber music coaching. Do not upload a video of the teaching or coaching.
  6. If applicant is currently teaching at a college/university, submit the last three years of institutional teaching/student ratings either by upload with the application or directly to the search committee chair.
  7. All materials must be received by the application deadline: October 31, 2020.

Search committee chair is Dr. Will Kimball, School of Music, C-550 HFAC, BYU, Provo UT 84602; will_kimball@byu.edu; 801-422-2375



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