Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Performing Arts: Dance (PERFA 19-13) Glee Club

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7089641 (Ref.No. 2658756)
Posted: November 23, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Nov 22, 2021
Deadline: Dec 06, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Saint Mary's College seeks to hire a per-course adjunct faculty member to teach PERFA 19-13, Glee Club, in January Term 2022.

Jan Term 2022 (January 3 - January 28, 2022)

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:00pm

.25 credit course (.33 faculty workload)

This course will be taught in person, on campus.

This auditioned ensemble focuses on developing intermediate-advanced ensemble musicianship and artistry in performance of mostly a cappella choral arrangements in contemporary music styles (pop, jazz, funk, rock, etc.). Study includes vocal technique, diction, movement, rhythmic development, and the discernment of intervals, complex harmonies, and modes.

We seek an instructor of music whose primary experience and training lies in choral accompaniment, in all styles and genres. Equally important is a background in Estill Voice Training (EVT), including instruction of EVT concepts at the college level and in the context of both choral and soloist coaching. Applicants should also have mastery of IPA. Masters degree in the area of keyboard studies is required.

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