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 Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Summary:Teaching Post
Deadline: 30 June 2017
Date Posted: 21 June 2017
Details: Contract: Part-time, Hourly-Paid Teacher, Fixed Term from September 2017 to July 2018

Salary (Including LWA): £48.72 - £57.18 per hour depending on experience

Closing date: 12:00h (noon), Friday 30 June 2017

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward-thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century. At the leading edge of music and dance training, it provides specialist education of the highest quality, which reflects the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice and supports the lifelong career development of students and professional performing artists.

Integral to the Faculty of Music are the learning opportunities provided by the Academic Studies Department, who deliver core academic and vocational learning across all programmes of study within the Faculty. The team of Academic Studies teaching staff – many of whom also contribute to instrumental/vocal/composition teaching within the Faculty – each exemplify the multi-faceted skillset of modern musicians and thus provide important exemplars for students.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, versatile and suitably qualified candidates to contribute to the teaching and examination within undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the following areas:

History and context of music in the classical tradition (BMus only: long 19th and 20th centuries)
Audience engagement (BMus and PG: strategies and skills for the public presentation of music to live and/or digital audiences)
Music entrepreneurship (BMus and PG: music leadership skills; music business management and marketing; music industry innovation; arts and the digital economy; creating a professional portfolio)
Analysis (PG only: applied analysis for performers)
Psychology in Music Performance (PG only: applied psychology for performers)
Individual Project/Dissertation Supervision (BMus/PG)
The successful candidate(s) will be experienced and knowledgeable, and expected to contribute to the development and delivery of curriculum throughout the period of their appointment. Time commitments are negotiable – it is anticipated that two or more hourly paid appointments will be made.

The Faculty of Music is committed to encouraging research-informed teaching, and you will also be encouraged to apply and develop your skills in line with this ethos. Applications from early career researchers seeking their first formal teaching position are strongly encouraged.

You can download a job pack and application form by clicking on the links below:

Job Pack
Application Form
For queries, you can email or contact Chloe Roper on 02083054382. To apply for this position, please send your completed application form to the email address

Closing date: 12:00h (noon), Friday 30 June 2017 (No Agencies)

Interviews: 11 and 12 July 2017

CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.

 Musician / Co-composer for R&D of Jeremiah, Jack Dean
Summary:Band/composer required
Deadline: 03 July 2017
Date Posted: 14 June 2017
Details: Closes: 3rd July 2017
Location: Yorkshire
Type: Part time
Salary: Paid (£25k-30k pro rata)
Contact: Jack Dean

Jeremiah will be a loud rambunctious new piece of gig theatre by rap storyteller Jack Dean, telling the incredible true tale of the much-misunderstood Luddite rebellion. The show is commissioned by Unlimited and produced by LittleMighty. We are seeking three musicians to form a live band that will support Jack Dean on the research & development phase of the show over summer 2017. The musicians will help compose the show’s original score, experimenting with live looping to create a lush melodic soundtrack.

An “audio mood board” for the show can be found here:

Person Specification

- Highly proficient in at least one instrument, (ie Grade 7 level or higher - no formal certification required). In particular we’d love to hear from electric guitar, brass and strings players.
- Experience of working in a band or ensemble to write songs and compose music collaboratively, and ability to contribute ideas in this context
- At ease and comfortable on stage

- Able to transport their instrument/s to and from the rehearsal and performance venues.

- Proficient with multiple instruments
- Some singing / choral experience
- Experience of working with MainStage 3 or other live looping equipment

Rehearsals will be at the Jam Factory in York on Mondays and Thursdays, 6pm - 9pm, for 10 weeks, starting the week of 24th July. A work-in-progress performance will be held on the final week of rehearsals at a venue in or near York (venue, date and time tbc).

£1000 for each musician, covering rehearsals, performance and 1-2 hours a week of prep / songwriting work. We can also offer up to £150 each towards travel.

How To Apply
Send a CV and links to any relevant musical recordings to Jack at
Auditions will be held at the Jam Factory in York on Monday 17th July from 6pm-9pm.

 Music Facilitator/Composer, Pegasus Opera Company
Summary:Composer project with young people
Deadline: 28 June 2017
Date Posted: 14 June 2017
Details: Closes: 28th June 2017
Location: London
Type: Part time
Salary: Paid (£10k-15k pro rata)
Contact: Sonia Hyams

Music Facilitator/Composer for Black Sound Project

Pegasus Opera Company are looking for Music Facilitators/Composers who are experienced with working with young people to create short devised pieces for performance. We are specifically looking for Music Facilitators/Composers with experience/interest in one or more of the following music genres Reggae, Hip Hop, Gospel and Opera.

We are looking for freelance practitioners for one day per week for 8 weeks in September/October 17 to work with several schools based in Lambeth.

Person Specification

• Experience working with children and young people in a school setting
• Experience in devising workshops and compositions with large groups of young people
• Has a current enhanced DBS Certificate
• Experienced composer
• Can play an accompanying instrument ie. piano or can produce backing tracks for young people to perform with.

Please email a cover letter and CV outlining the reason you want to apply and your availability and any links to your work.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 6th July at our office in Brixton Library, South-West London.

 Music Engraving
Summary:Engraving job
Deadline: 30 June 2017
Date Posted: 14 June 2017
Details: Closes: 30th June 2017
Location: London
Type: Part time
Salary: Paid (£25k-30k pro rata)
Contact: Leo Geyer

Composer and Conductor Leo Geyer is looking to recruit an experienced Freelance Music Editor who is a confident and fluent user of Finale (not Sibelius). The Music Editor role would include;

-Tidying scores of new works
-Proofreading and editing new works
-Producing parts for new works
-Making amendments in scores and parts following premieres

The Music Editor would be recruited on a Freelance basis, as and when work is required. There is normally a steady stream of work, working out as approximately 4 days a month. The Music Editor would work remotely with discussions with composer over Skype or meetings in person in London.

The fee offered is £100 a day.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Leo Geyer -

 PT Lecturer - Songwriting/Composition (Folk)
Summary:Lecturing Post
Deadline: 09 July 2017
Date Posted: 07 June 2017
Details: Location: 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PD
Salary: £31,076 to £46,924 per annum pro rata
Part Time / Term Time only
Weeks per Year: 20
Closing Date: Sunday 09 July 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 161766

Various hours available per week dependent on student numbers
Leeds College of Music Folk Pathway is looking to employ a dynamic and inspirational songwriter/composer with an established profile, to work alongside our existing faculty and add to the collaborative and adventurous nature of the conservatoire.

We are looking for a highly experienced songwriter/composer with experience of sharing their knowledge in a Higher Education environment and will inspire and bring innovative practice to this progressive institute. The candidate should have an extensive songwriting/composition portfolio and be comfortable working within a wide range of folk repertoire. The candidate will be expected to deliver one-to-one tuition on a weekly basis throughout the academic year, guiding the student towards technical and performance assessments.

The Academic Travel Scheme is available for visiting lecturers who live over 40 miles from the conservatoire. This covers contribution towards mileage, public transportation and accommodation.

Please visit our website to complete our online application form. Please note you may wish to upload a CV in support of your application however please note that the shortlisting is scored against the criteria detailed in the application form.
It is anticpated that interviews will take place week commencing 24th July 2017.

Please contact Rachael Sutcliffe - Curriulum Co-ordinator for Folk on if you have any queries regarding the role.
Alternatively the HR department is contactable by email

 Musicians (incl. composer) and electronic programmer wanted, Billie Ray Martin
Summary:Set play to music
Deadline: 01 January 2018
Date Posted: 19 April 2017
Details: Closes: 1st January 2018
Location: London
Type: Part time (volunteer)
Salary: Unpaid

Jazz or Classically trained musicians as well as electronic programmers for ‘strange’ music project wanted.

We am looking for a rhodes player and someone who plays ‘weird’ instruments like Ondes Martenod for writing new songs for a new album and with a view to recording an album and performing the pieces live.

The style will be stripped down songs, emotional, moody, soulful but ‘weird’.

For reference please check on youtube:

‘Please forgive my heart’ played live by Bobby Womack and Damon Albarn


Thom Yorke (Radiohead) Cymbal Rush (live)

Other influences to be explored are French chansons of the 60’s and all kinds of strange stuff – there is no limit.

There is also a play set to music I’m working on and again I’ll be looking for co-composers/arrangers etc. More in person.

PS. If you’re not trained but simply mad, that’s good too.


Please contact:

Please don't get in touch if you do a zillion other things and really don't have time for a committed collaboration.

 Lecturer in Music
Summary:University teaching post
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 09 July 2012
Details: The Department of Music at Princeton University has an occasional need for lecturers. Dependent on department need, responsibilities may include some or all of the following: teaching or co-teaching in areas such as Musicology, Ethnomusicology, Musical Performance, Jazz Studies, Computer and Electronic music, music theory and composition and/or coaching student ensembles and presenting a final concert to the University community.


 Assistant Professor of Theory/Composition
Summary:University teaching post
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 06 May 2011
Details: The University of Texas at Tyler is seeking to appoint an assistant professor of music responsible for teaching theory and aural skills, orchestration, form and analysis, counterpoint and applied composition. More details on the post and how to apply can be found on the university's website listed above.

 Assitant Professor of Composition
Summary:University teaching post
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 08 December 2010
Details: Colgate University is seeking a full time assistant professor of music composition. The succesful candidate will hold a doctoral degree and have experience of working in a digital music studio. The role includes teaching composition, digital music studio and traditional harmony. More details on the post and how to apply can be found on the university's website listed above.
Contact:Glenn Cashman, Chair Department of Music Colgate University 13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346