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 Composer/MD, Annie Siddons
Deadline: 01 April 2017
Date Posted: 28 March 2017
Details: We are looking for a brilliant, versatile, collaborative, experienced theatre MD/composer for our new show, Dennis of Penge.

This is the third collaboration between director Justin Audibert (SNOW IN MIDSUMMER (RSC),, MY MOTHER MEDEA (Unicorn Theatre), HOW NOT TO LIVE IN SUBURBIA (Pulse Festival, Summerhall, Soho Theatre); THE JEW OF MALTA (RSC); BEACHED (Marlowe Theatre, Soho Theatre); WINGMAN (Soho Theatre, Pleasance); RAYMONDO (BAC, Summerhall, Pulse Festival); and writer/performer Annie Siddons (Raymondo, How Not to Live in Suburbia, Rapunzel, Nutcracker and Mouse King, Alan Davies as Yet Untitled.)

Wendy is one of the outcasts, the meek and the bleakly afflicted. When she meets her old friend Dennis in a chicken shop after 25 years, he makes her an offer that promises to change her life. But will she find the courage to follow him? And should she? This is a show about poverty, addiction, the city, and finding your mojo. Told in Annie’s visceral, heartbreaking, hilarious poetry, this show will combine spoken word, music and performance. Co-produced by Oval House, Albany Deptford and Bristol Ferment.

Set in SE20, we want to pay homage to the S. London sounds of today without being hemmed in by them. We want to think laterally, and for the music to be as big in scope and sweep as the story. We want live music on stage - happy to combine electronic music with live instrumentation. There will be songs.

Person Spec:

Experienced Theatre MD/composer, with a track record of collaboration.

Equally at home coaxing harmonies out of performers as writing music for the show

Broad scope and sweep of musical styles

Natural experimenter

Good person


May 1-12 (5 days of this, 3 in first week, 2 in second)

May 23-28

September 11-22 17

January 22-Feb 19 18

Fees per week £600/750

Please contact us with CV and samples on, cc check your availability before writing to us, as these dates are set now. We look forward to hearing from you.

 Composer/Sound designer , High Hat Theatre
Summary:Composition job
Deadline: 06 April 2017
Date Posted: 28 March 2017
Details: Location: Yorkshire, and all UK
Type: Part time
Salary: Paid (£10k-15k pro rata)

High Hat Theatre are seeking a musical composer/sound designer who could create a soundtrack for our performance project The World Watcher. This is a participatory piece of movement theatre and dance, involving workshops and devising sessions with young people that lead to a final performance. It will mean some flexibility, and an emphasis on creating an otherworldly, evocative mood to transform the setting and the contribution of the young actors taking part.

The soundtrack would be composed of a number of sequences; these might combine atmospheric music, some rhythmic passages, or ambient sounds, to complement the mythic, magical themes of the piece. These sequences would be used for both the workshops and the final performance which will be 45 minutes maximum, and weather permitting held outdoors. The project will run from early July.

We are making a funding application to allow this exciting project to take place, so pending this there will be a fee paid for the music and sound design.

For more information and detail about the World Watcher, please contact together with your expression of interest and any CV/resume, or links to examples of work.

John Lang, High Hat Theatre Tel: 01706 818077

 Lecturer in Composition
Summary:Lecturer post
Deadline: 07 April 2017
Date Posted: 28 March 2017
Details: Music Department

Essential Functions
One-year lecturer position in composition at Washington University in St. Louis. We are seeking a composer, composer-theorist, or composer-performer who can contribute to our growing undergraduate composition program and offer additional courses in musicianship and music theory. The anticipated teaching assignments are as follows: Fall 2017 (composition workshop/lessons, Musicianship I, undergraduate-level Classical Theory I); Spring 2018 (composition workshop/lessons, Musicianship II, graduate-level Analysis II).

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. or D.M.A., earned before the start of the Fall 2017 semester.

Application Instructions
Send, via electronic submission, a letter of application (addressed to Prof. Paul Steinbeck) describing your creative work and teaching experience, a CV, and three letters of recommendation to Kim Daniels at Review of applications to begin April 7. Questions regarding the search can also be addressed to Kim Daniels.

Salary Range
Salary commensurate with experience.

EOE Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status.

 Composition and Songwriting Department Head – Full Time Position
Summary:Academic Post
Deadline: 10 April 2017
Date Posted: 20 March 2017
Details: McNally Smith College of Music is seeking a Department Head for its Composition and Songwriting Department. The Department Head plans and directs the overall administrative operations of the department, provides visionary leadership for faculty, and reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs.
McNally Smith is dedicated to developing students as creative professionals and preparing them for success in the areas of music performance, business, production, engineering and composition. Accordingly, the Department Head is responsible for ensuring that the curriculum is relevant and current with the industry standards and career realities of working composers and songwriters. This is a collaborative position that requires the Department Head to work across departmental lines to create meaningful educational experiences that reflect current and emerging best practices within the music and entertainment industry.
The College celebrates its faculty as a community of accomplished educators, artists and active practitioners. To this end, the ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

• Considerable professional experience as a composer for media (e.g., television, film, video games, new media, etc.) and/or songwriter (e.g., publishing, placements, licensing, etc.)
• Highly skilled with:
Audio recording and mixing technologies
MIDI sequencers and digital audio workstations
• Collaborative working style
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to relate and engage students in the learning process
• Master’s degree or graduate certificate in related field; or equivalent professional experience
• Experience in curriculum development
• Minimum of 3 years working in a supervisory role
• Minimum of 3 years teaching experience

Responsibilities include:
▪ Curriculum review, development and oversight
▪ Faculty management – including course scheduling, classroom observations, and faculty development
▪ Development of departmental goals
▪ Membership on committees as needed
▪ Maintenance of teaching load (reduced)
▪ Student advising

This is a 12-month position with a renewable contract. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Please submit recorded work samples (audio or video), resume/CV, and cover letter (pdf preferred). On the application, please list contact information (phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references. If transcripts are not provided at application, they will need to be submitted prior to receiving an offer.
Work samples will be accepted as web links, downloads or attached as electronic media (mp3, mp4, Quicktime, etc.)

Applications will be accepted until April 10, 2017. Review of applications will begin upon receipt.

 Endelienta Residency 2017 for a writer, composer and artist
Summary:Residency Opportunity
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Date Posted: 13 March 2017
Details: Endelienta is a cultural organisation working to foster the arts
and spirituality in North Cornwall. Building on the success and
reputation of the St Endellion Music Festivals and on the unique setting of St Endellion, Endelienta promotes music, literature and arts through a year-round programme of events, offering more people the opportunity to participate in the arts in North Cornwall.

One of our ambitions is to support emerging artists, in particular musicians, composers, writers and visual artists. We want to share the experience and spirit of the inspirational setting of St Endellion with talented creative minds and enable opportunities for working on and showcasing new compositions, writing or art on location.

With support from Arts Council England we are able to offer a short residency to a composer, a writer and a visual artist. This will be the second year we offer this opportunity.

The residencies are for 7 days working on location at St Endellion, to take place from 5 to 12 July 2017. A stipend of £675 including travel expenses is available for a selected composer, a writer and an artist. Accommodation and work space is provided on site.

The purpose of the residency is to support the selected candidates in their creative work, without limitations with regard to subject matter. We expect however that the three successful candidates will incorporate in their work a re ection on the St Endellion location and make a presentation at the end of the residential week. The residencies are scheduled simultaneously, offering candidates the opportunity to work together or in parallel.

How to apply

If you are interested to apply for this residency opportunity as a composer, writer or visual artists, please email your CV (two pages A4 max), with a personal statement (max one page A4) and max 4 examples of (or digital links to) work to date to Endelienta. Your statement should include an indication of what you would like to achieve with the residency.

Deadline for applications is Friday, 31 March 2017, 12noon. Interviews of shortlisted candidates will take place on April 20th at St Endellion.

Email your application (5MB max) to: fao. Peter Ursem, Business Development Manager


 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